August 7, 1990:
David Bowie belts out some of his classic hits at Maine Road, Manchester, on his worldwide Sound and Vision tour.
Bowie visited 27 countries in five continents, giving 108 performances in seven months.
The tour started in Quebec City, Canada, in March and finished in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in September.
The song list at Maine Road included Space Oddity, Rebel Rebel, Ashes to Ashes, China Girl and Modern Love.
August 1, 1988:
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson takes a break from pre-season training to pose for a press photo with former Aberdeen stars Gordon Strachan and Jim Leighton, now playing for the Red Devils.
Ferguson managed Aberdeen from 1978 to 1986. Both midfielder Strachan and goalkeeper Leighton played under him at Pittodrie before moving to Old Trafford.
Strachan joined United in 1984, making 160 appearances for the club and scoring 33 goals before leaving for Leeds United in 1995.
Leighton, who came to United in 1988, played 73 times before going out on loan to Arsenal and Reading. He joined Dundee in 1992.
August 1, 1969:
Manchester City midfielder Alan Oakes, pictured in the new club kit at Maine Road, is ready for the new season after football’s summer break.
And what a season it proved to be! City won not only the League Cup by beating West Bromwich Albion 2-1, but also the European Cup Winners’ Cup by defeating Gornik Zabrze 2-1.
They became the first English team to win a European and domestic cup in the same season.
Oakes played a record 776 league matches for City after joining as an amateur in 1958.