Random Facts About City

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  1. lancs blue

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    It's barm so STFU.
    Now you're talking, what a match - the compensation for being over 50 is having been lucky enough to see matches like that at first hand.
     
  2. The Pink Panther

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    1972 - City beat Villa in the Charity Shield. Franny Lee scored
     
  3. fbloke

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    And weirdly havent both teams fell as far (3rd tier) as eurean trophy winners.

    AS well as Forest i think?
     
  4. The Pink Panther

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    Can you imagine the outcry from todays bunch of puffs if they had to play in conditions like that.
     
  5. gagiesotherhalf

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    Block 122 innit
    That'll do nicely! On my first birthday :)
     
  6. lancs blue

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    It's barm so STFU.
    LOL True enough, though nowadays it would have been called off to protect the fans from the slippery conditions!
     
  7. Gary James

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    'Manchester City Folklore' see @garyjameswriter
    How about...

    'City' first played under floodlights in 1889? Ardwick played newton heath in feb 1889 at Belle Vue to raise money for the families of victims of the Hyde Coal Mine disaster. 10,000 watched the game and lights were strung up around the pitch.

    In March 1890 we apparently played Everton in a floodlit friendly at Hyde Rd (I'm still researching this, so don't have much info yet).
     
  8. fbloke

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    Thats top factage my friend.

    Surely thats a worlds first?

    Perhaps even a sporting first?

    Oohh Im almost moist with excitement now.
     
  9. Gary James

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    And City wore the original version of the diagonal stripe shirt - that version was white with red and blue diagonal.
     
  10. johnmc

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    Manchester. Always will be.
    Awesome. A football and rock legend.

    Keep on rockin NQT
     

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