Tag: Manchester City

A presentation of football clubs 1903/04

During the 1903/04 season the “Sunderland Daily Echo” enlightened their readers with some great article features presenting many of the leading football club for that season. I have now collected all these feature articles and you will find links to the different articles further down in this article. […]

Liverpool finally sign Iago Aspas

Sunday, June 23 – 2013 Liverpool last night signed striker Iago Aspas from Celta Vigo in a £7,7m deal. Aspas, who scored 12 goals for Celta last season, has signed a long-term contract subject to international clearance. It’s Liverpool’s third summer signing after Manchester City’s Kolo Toure and […]

David Thompson to quit Liverpool

Tuesday, August 1 – 2000 David Thompson is ready to quit Liverpool to save his Premiership career. The England Under-21 midfielder has been given permission to talk to Coventry who have tabled a £2,5m bid. Thompson, who has been at Anfield school days, admitted: “I would like to […]

Six of the best from slick Luton

Wednesday, December 5 – 1990 Luton, unofficial football kings of plastic, took formal possession of the crown in Manchester last night. They ran away with the Guiness Soccer Six title by thumping Liverpool 4-0 in a one-sided final. Yet Anfield manager Kenny Dalglish can hardly be surprised his […]

Doc take a swipe at Liverpool

Monday, July 31 – 1989 Millwall boss John Docherty took an angry swipe at Liverpool yesterday – after making a club record £500,000 bid for Tottenham midfielder Paul Allen. Spurs chief Terry Venables turned down the first approach but Docherty is determined to capture 26 year old Allen […]

Superkid move

Tuesday, January 8 – 1985 Liverpool will today beat a cluster of First Division rivals for the signature of Oldham’s £200,000-rated teenaged starlet Wayne Harrison. The League champions last night agreed terms with Oldham and the player travels to Anfield today to become Britain’s costliest player at his […]

The top men and their salaries

Tuesday, August 17 – 1982 What the top man get – an estimate of managers’ salaries in the First Division. Club Manager Salary Contract remaining Arsenal Terry Neill £35,000 3 years Aston Villa Tony Barton £25,000 3 years Birmingham Ron Saunders £40,000 3 year “roll on” Brighton Mike […]

Toshack leaves Liverpool

Thursday, November 21 – 1974 Jimmy Bloomfield yesterday did more than half a million pounds worth of transfer business – and was then locked out of the Football League HQ. The Leicester boss sold England goalkeeper Peter Shilton to Stoke for a record £340,000 and the dashed to […]

New date at Anfield

Wednesday, December 23 – 1970 Liverpool’s home First Division match with Manchester City, postponed because of the European Fairs Cup-tie at Liverpool tonight, will be played at Anfield on January 12, kick-off 7.30 p.m. (Daily Mail, 23-12-1970)

Manchester City v Liverpool 3-2 (League Cup)

Wednesday, September 24 – 1969 Match: League Cup, 3rd Round, at Maine Road, kick-off: 19:45. Manchester City – Liverpool 3-2 (1-1). Attendance: 38,019. Referee: Mr. Eric Jennings (Stourbridge). Manchester City: Joe Corrigan, Tony Book, Glyn Pardoe, Mike Doyle, George Heslop, Alan Oakes, Mike Summerbee, Colin Bell, Franny Lee, […]

Leeds will walk it, say bookies

Saturday, August 9 – 1969 The bookies have no doubt about it – Leeds kick off today as the hottest favourites for years to retain their League title. They are quoted at 11-4 by a leading London bookmaker, with Everton and Liverpool at 7-1. Other prices: 8-1 Manchester […]

Southampton v Liverpool 2-0 (League match)

Wednesday, August 14 – 1968 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at The Dell, kick-off: 19:30. Southampton – Liverpool 2-0 (1-0). Attendance: 24,453. Referee: Mr. K. Burns. Southampton: Eric Martin, Joe Kirkup, Denis Hollywood, Hugh Fisher, John McGrath, Jimmy Gabriel, Terry Paine, Frank Saul, Ron Davies, Jimmy Melia, John […]

Liverpool 7/1 for the League title

Saturday, August 10 – 1968 Manchester City and Manchester United are best backed teams for the First Division championship. William Hill’s leading prices are: 4-1, Manchester United; 6-1, Leeds United and Manchester City; 7-1, Everton and Liverpool; 10-1, Tottenham; 12-1, Chelsea; (Daily Mail, 10-08-1968)