This week our popular bygones quiz remembers classic January cup ties involving Manchester football teams and a few thrilling FA Cup finals too.
Questions range from City’s classic 2-0 victory over United in January 1955, when Don Revie’s side beat the Busby Babes, to the Red Devils’ last-minute 2-1 victory over arch rivals Liverpool in January 1999.
Why not test your FA Cup footballing knowledge in our quiz and compare your score with family and friends?
After beating local rivals United 2-0 in the FA Cup Third Round, Manchester City made it all the way to the Wembley final in 1955 to lose 3-1 to which club?
Which club did City beat 3-1 in the FA Cup final a year later to lift the 1956 trophy?
One of City’s most memorable FA Cup wins was the 3-0 defeat of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in January 1971. Colin Bell scored twice with the third coming from Ian Bowyer. How many league appearances did Bell make for City in total?
United pulled off a brilliant smash-and-grab raid to beat Liverpool 2-1 in the FA Cup Fourth Round in 1999. Gary Neville, pictured, was ecstatic when United scored twice in the last two minutes. Dwight Yorke got one – who got the other?
After beating Liverpool, the Red Devils went on to win the 1999 FA Cup final. Which team did they defeat 2-0 at Wembley?
Eric Cantona, pictured, struck his classic imperious pose after scoring the third goal in United’s Fourth Round 3-0 demolition of Reading in January 1996. How many league goals did Cantona score in total for United?
Goalkeeper Joe Corrigan, pictured, couldn’t stop Third Division Shrewsbury Town pulling off a major cup upset by beating City 2-0 at Gay Meadow in the Fourth Round in 1979. How many senior caps did Corrigan win for England?
George Best, pictured, tortured the Derby County defence when United won 5-2 away in the FA Cup Third Round in January 1966. Best scored twice with a further double coming from which famous strike partner?
In 1983, it took a replay for United to defeat which club in the FA Cup final?
Who was City’s goalkeeper when they beat Leicester City 1-0 in the 1969 FA Cup final?
📍 Manchester Town Hall, 7th November 1986.
A blaze of lights illuminates Manchester Town Hall, which is topped by a huge Santa Claus and sleigh. Who's looking forward to Christmas festivities in Manchester this year?
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