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Thu, May 21, 2020
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GORDON SMITH STATSBorn 29th September 1954 in Kilwinning ScotlandCity AppearancesLeague 42(inc 2 as sub) – Goals scored 13Cup 7(inc 1 as sub) – Goals scored 2 Gordon with his wife Marlene and children Grant and Leigh-anne at their Wilmslow home in 1984 Gordon was a silky midfielder who started his football career in [...]
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Sun, May 10, 2020
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BILLY TELFORD Billy was a striker born in Carlisle on 5th March 1956. He joined City as a trialist in August 1975, after playing in 2 friendlies and an Anglo Scottish Cup tie he then made his only senior appearance for City coming on as sub in a league game at Coventry. The [...]
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Mon, Apr 27, 2020
In 1975 Football Magazine and its star writer John Ross in particular, had a singular bee in its bonnet. The buzzing noise has followed us resolutely into the 21st century until it sounds like the shelling of Hiroshima. The John Ross column, Football Monthly Magazine, Volume 2 Number 1, 1975Watching [...]
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Sun, Apr 12, 2020
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Gerry Baker Forward, Gerry was of Scottish roots but was born in New York USA on 11th April 1938. After moving back to the UK, Gerry got his first chance of league football with Motherwell in 1956, after 11 appearances over two years he joined St Mirren where he was top [...]
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Tue, Apr 07, 2020
Number two in a series comparing the best players in the history of Manchester City:Joe Corrigan v. Ederson MoraesJoe Corrigan hit the depths before he reached the heights, eventually becoming an England squad regular, restricted only by the phenomenal presence of Ray Clemence and Peter Shilton from gaining more than [...]
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Sun, Apr 05, 2020
Albert Camus, who everyone is reading this spring, don't you know, once stated that “Everything I know about morality and the obligations of men, I owe it to football.” Well, not many of us can say that anymore. In his epic novel La Peste (The Plague), Camus depicts Raymond Rambert, [...]
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Thu, Mar 26, 2020
Robert Hopkins didn't stay at Maine Road long enough to be appreciated. It was the wrong move at the wrong time, but, as Neil Moxley, a fellow true son of Birmingham, explains, any move away from St Andrews was the wrong move for Hopkins. *****ROBERT Hopkins had blue blood running [...]
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Thu, Mar 19, 2020
Number one in a series comparing the best players in the history of Manchester City. Kevin de Bruyne v. Colin BellDe Bruyne has often been compared to Bell, perhaps still City's greatest-ever player, although that mantle is under pressure from numerous candidates from the modern era of success. Here [...]
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Tue, Mar 17, 2020
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ERNIE TOSELAND An article by Eric Todd in the City programme 25th September 1971 IN days of old when wingers were wingers and centre forwards were glad of it, Manchester City had one of the most formidable attacks in the country. When they won the League championship in 1937, they scored 107 [...]
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Wed, Mar 11, 2020
SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 0 CITY 1 FA Cup 5th Round 4th March 2020 Attendance 20,995 Scorer Aguero(53) Ref Michael Oliver City Bravo, Cancelo, Stones, Otamendi, Mendy, B Silva Mahrez, Rodri, D Silva, Jesus, Aguero – Subs Sterling(86), Gundogan(unused), Zinchenko(unused), Fernandinho(unused), Foden(unused), Garcia(unused), Ederson(unused) Wednesday Wildsmith, Murphy, Palmer, Lorfa, Borner, Fox, Lee, Pelupessy, Bannan, Da Cruz, Forestieri – Subs [...]
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