This Week – Dog invades pitch at Maine Road…

This Week – Dog invades pitch at Maine Road…

November 20, 1982: Goalkeeper Joe Corrigan had more than the opposition forwards to contend with when Manchester City took on Birmingham City at Maine Road. A large black dog held up play in the First Division match as it evaded repeated attempts by players and...
Sir Alex opens M&S after bomb…

Sir Alex opens M&S after bomb…

  November 1 1996: United manager Sir Alex Ferguson re-opens the temporary Marks and Spencer store in Manchester four months after Irish Republican Army (IRA) bomb blast in the city. Sir Alex is holding baby Sam Hughes who was lucky to escape the explosion with...
This Week – Beatles Fans Go Wild in Wigan…

This Week – Beatles Fans Go Wild in Wigan…

October 13, 1964: Beatles’ fans go wild in Wigan as the Fab Four play a sell-out concert at the ABC cinema. Also on the bill were Mary Wells, Tommy Quickly, The Remo Four, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam and The Rustiks. Similar scenes of adulation followed the...