September 13, 1959:
Salford Rugby League Club take on the Australian touring team at the Willows ground.
The Kangaroos won a close match 22-20. Our photo shows Australian half-back Peter Burke battling his way through the Salford defence to score under the posts.
Captained by Welsh-born Balmain Tigers fullback Keith Barnes, the Kangaroos played 21 matches against club and county representative sides on their UK tour.
Great Britain won the three-test ‘Ashes’ series against the Kangaroos 2-1.
September 11, 1982:
Manchester City forward Kevin Reeves rues a missed chance during the Blues’ 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.
Reeves joined City from Norwich for £1.25 million in March 1980. He made 130 appearances scoring 34 goals, including a penalty in the 3-2 defeat by Spurs in the 1981 FA Cup Final replay.
Reeves left the Blues in 1983 to rejoin former City manager John Bond at Burnley. A hip injury forced him to retire from playing at the age of 26.
He was a coach at Burnley and Birmingham City and assistant manager at Wrexham and Swansea City. He is currently the chief scout at Everton FC.
September 13, 1925:
Former Liberal Prime Minister David Lloyd George, right, journeys to Stockport to support Liberal candidate Henry Fildes in the forthcoming by-election.
The result was close, but the Stockport seat was won by Labour candidate Arnold Townend, who polled 20,219 votes. Fildes came third with 17,296 votes.
Fildes stood again in the 1929 General Election, but was again unsuccessful. He did not stand in 1931.