Air raid destroys Manchester home

Air raid destroys Manchester home

January 1, 1941: Searchers sift through the rubble of a Manchester house after a Luftwaffe air raid on the city during World War II. The heaviest raids on Manchester took place on the nights of December 22nd and 23rd 1940 – dubbed the Christmas Blitz. An estimated 684...
Salford Royal nurses bring festive cheer

Salford Royal nurses bring festive cheer

December 24, 1952: Nurses and medical staff at Salford Royal Hospital bring their own brand of festive cheer to patients separated from their families at Christmas. They sang carols on Christmas Eve, gathering round the Christmas trees in each ward and carefully...
Trevor Francis scores two at Maine Road

Trevor Francis scores two at Maine Road

December 19, 1981: Manchester City team-mates congratulate striker Trevor Francis after scoring one of his two goals against Sunderland at Maine Road. Unfortunately, his brace was not enough to clinch the First Division match as the visitors won 3-2. City went on to...