Football’s Coming Home

Football’s Coming Home

That well-known lyric ‘football’s coming home’ should have been written about Manchester in June rather than England’s World Cup hopes. For June has traditionally been the month when European Cups, FA Cups and league championship trophies have all been brought back to...
When City and United topped the League

When City and United topped the League

Nostalgia looks back 50 years when City and United finished first and second in the league – and Real Madrid were tamed in the European Cup. Football’s First Division had a familiar ring to it half a century ago in May 1968. Top of the league – and already celebrating...
Bolton Win FA Cup

Bolton Win FA Cup

It’s 60 years ago this week that Bolton Wanderers beat a makeshift Manchester United in what became known as the Munich Cup Final. Nostalgia recalls an emotional day The most enduring memory of Wembley stadium on May 3rd 1958 wasn’t skipper Nat Lofthouse lifting the...
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