Inter-war City

Inter-war City

A little bit of history was made at Manchester City’s Hyde Road stadium when the Blues lined up to face Liverpool in March 1920. Football had just returned after the First World War – and the 35,000 crowd were expecting a very important visitor. The match officials...
Man City Hall Of Fame

Man City Hall Of Fame

The past decade has been a quiet one for inductions into the Manchester City Hall of Fame. No name has been inscribed on the hallowed roll of honour since East German forward Uwe Rosler in 2009. But the lack of admissions has not been mirrored by the National Football...
Everton’s Holy Trinity

Everton’s Holy Trinity

One of the sweetest moments in Everton midfielder Colin Harvey’s long career arrived at precisely 3.41pm on Saturday September 19th 1964. He’d just scored his side’s third goal in the 4-0 demolition of Liverpool at Anfield – and was jumping in the air in sheer...
Denis Law

Denis Law

Most footballers would be jubilant after scoring six goals in a single match. But not Manchester City’s gifted young forward Denis Law. This week in January 1961, his double hat-trick against Luton at Kenilworth Road was wiped from the record books. City were 6-2 up...
United Vs Arsenal

United Vs Arsenal

Manchester United and Arsenal matches have always been feisty affairs – particularly at Old Trafford. But they climbed to new combative heights in the fiery clashes of the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. Who can forget Martin Keown’s manic stare in 2003 as he confronted...