Corrie Women in Prison

Corrie Women in Prison

It’s probably little comfort to Sally Metcalfe, but she’s not the first woman to be wrongly imprisoned on Granada’s TV soap Coronation Street. Sally, played by Middleton actress Sally Dynevor, was jailed for 18 months for fraud last week after being framed by bogus...
Pat Crerand’s Testimonial

Pat Crerand’s Testimonial

A glittering array of stars took to the pitch at Old Trafford this week in 1975 in a line-up any United manager would envy. The occasion was the testimonial match for tenacious midfielder Pat Crerand, who enjoyed a brilliant career with Celtic and the Red Devils....
Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

It was supposed to be a party – but tell that to Les Dawson. The comic was at his lugubrious best when he switched on Liverpool’s Christmas lights in December 1980. Famed for his dead-pan monologues and off-key piano-playing, Dawson delighted the crowds with his...
This Week – Dog invades pitch at Maine Road…

This Week – Dog invades pitch at Maine Road…

November 20, 1982: Goalkeeper Joe Corrigan had more than the opposition forwards to contend with when Manchester City took on Birmingham City at Maine Road. A large black dog held up play in the First Division match as it evaded repeated attempts by players and...