The world of football in Manchester is full of coincidences and connections.

Did you know, for example, that England captain Bobby Moore spent his early days playing with not one, but two future Manchester City managers?

Or that City captain Don Revie would end up signing midfielder Johnny Giles from arch rivals United as the manager of Leeds United

Why not test your football knowledge in our latest nostalgia quiz – and compare your score with your friends?

Many of the questions in our quizzes come from Clive Hardy’s brilliant Around Manchester books on the 1950s, 60s and 70s. They’re packed with unmissable pictures from the M.E.N. archive.

The books are on sale now for £14.99 including postage and packing. Just go to inostalgia.co.uk or ring 01928 503777 to place your order.

How many league goals did Don Revie score for Manchester City during his playing career at the club from 1951 to 1956?

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Future Manchester City manager Malcolm Allison was West Ham’s centre half before he was replaced by Bobby Moore. In what year did Allison play his final senior match for the Hammers?

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Another future City manager, John Bond, made 381 league appearances as a player for West Ham, scoring 32 goals. But what position did he play at?

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Outspoken manager Barry Fry started his career as a youth player with Manchester United before leaving at the age of 19 to join Bolton Wanderers. What club did he famously manage from 1996 to 2006?

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Midfielder Johnny Giles played 99 league games for Manchester United, scoring 10 goals, before transferring to Leeds United for £33,000 in 1963. Who was his famous midfield partner at Leeds?

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Which Greek side did Wilf McGuinness manage after he left Manchester United in 1970?

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Which former Manchester United footballer had a galaxy named after him in 2015?

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The galaxy is called Cosmos Redshift 7 - CR7

What was the last club former Manchester United boss Ron Atkinson managed in the Premier League?

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Manchester United winger George Best was the best man at which Manchester City player’s wedding? The two were great pals

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A former Manchester United footballer holds the rare distinction of being the only player born before 1960 to score a hat-trick in the Premier League. Who is he?

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