Plus, Collyhurst comedian Les Dawson pretends to look downcast and glum at Manchester Opera House after receiving a final tax demand.
iNostalgia looks back on a memorable football reunion in 1975 – featuring United and City stars past and present
Plus, Manchester United defender Stewart Houston foils a Newcastle United attack; and there’s flyweight boxing at Belle Vue.
Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows Manchester City footballers ready to board the London train at Piccadilly Station at the end of April 1969.
Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our image this week shows five familiar faces from the Liverpool team of 1965 sitting in First Class as they wait for their train to leave Lime Street Station.
Manchester is renowned for its sporting icons, ranging from 1930s cross-channel swimmer Sunny Lowry to modern day British Paralympic cyclist Dame Sarah Storey. But how well do you know them? Why not test your knowledge of Manchester sports stars in our quiz and compare your score with friends?
It’s 60 years since football legend Billy Liddell hung up his boots. He’s still fondly remembered by the Liverpool faithful
Plus, Future Manchester United star Nicky Butt holds off the challenge of Eddie McCullagh during an FA Youth Cup match against Tranmere Rovers.
iNostalgia remembers the pop programme Ready Steady Go! – and the Manchester and Liverpool bands who appeared on it.
Today is Valentine’s Day – and our nostalgia quiz this week has a distinctly romantic theme! Why not test your knowledge of couples in love in Manchester, mainly in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and compare your score with friends?
Plus we look back at men’s fashion in a Manchester Evening News Valentine’s Day fashion spread back in 1984.
Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows four of the greatest footballers of all time gathered at Ringway Airport, Manchester, in March 1965.