Find out why Charlton & Best look perplexed

Find out why Charlton & Best look perplexed

August 20, 1971: No wonder Manchester United footballers Bobby Charlton and George Best look a little perplexed. They’d just beaten Arsenal 3-1 on their home turf – Anfield! United were ordered to play the first two matches of the 1971-2 campaign at neutral venues...
Man United’s Denis Law tackles Arsenal defender

Man United’s Denis Law tackles Arsenal defender

August 22, 1970: In a reversal of roles, Manchester United striker Denis Law tackles Arsenal defender Bob McNab during a Division One match at Highbury. Law’s tenacity failed to stop United going down 4-0 to the Gunners in their third match of the season. The Red...
Ian Botham dismisses Aussie batsman for 0

Ian Botham dismisses Aussie batsman for 0

August 14, 1981: Howzat! England cricketer Ian Botham dives full length to dismiss Australian batsman John Dyson for 0 at the Fifth Ashes Test at Old Trafford. The inspirational all-rounder took the catch from the bowling of Bob Willis to help England win the match by...
Robbie Fowler celebrates Manchester City goal

Robbie Fowler celebrates Manchester City goal

August 14, 2004: Robbie Fowler celebrates scoring for Manchester City in the 28th minute of their Premier League match against Fulham. The game at the City of Manchester Stadium – the first of the season – ended in a 1-1 draw as Collins John equalised for Fulham...
Dog saves another dog from drowning

Dog saves another dog from drowning

August 4, 1966: Proud owner Stanley Lomax is pictured with his dog Thane, who showed real canine courage when he saved another dog from drowning. The 11-month-old retriever, photographed at home in Farnworth, near Bolton, was presented with a special plaque for...