Who Said City Couldn't Play song - recording

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  1. Psychedelic Casual

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    My Grandad’s 82, from Cheetham Hill, and doesn’t speak like that.
     
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    There’s no such thing as a Mancunian accent. The accent we have is a Salford accent that existed before Manchester was a significant place to even have an accent associated with it.
     
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    So you are saying that people in Salford spoke with the same accent as the modern day manc accent before the industrial revolution.
     
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    The commentator at the 1934 homecoming mentions the cup returning to Manchester after 30 years.
    Funny because United had won the cup in 1909.
    Was that a mistake or were United considered a Salford team, even in the 1930s?
     
  5. awest

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    then it goes

    "Bell passed to Lee, Lee passed it back, bell did a flying kick, and knocked Stepney flat."
    Who said, that City couldn't play, City couldn't play football.
     
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    Loving this tnread.
     
  7. ricardo

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    my mam sang this song to us when we were growing up in the 50s 60s with a manchester collyhurst accent a true city song
     
  8. Brightwells left peg

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    It's an ok song, but it won't take off until people start singing it so quickly that nobody can keep up, and then we get a rock/indie inspired version, equally as quick, that people won't keep up with.

    ;-)
     
  9. Gary James

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    I think he knew exactly what he was saying (though MUFC were based in the city of Manchester when they won that FAC in 1909).
     
  10. colinthewindowcleaner

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    After that as I remember as a kid we used to sing

    “Singing where was the goalie , the balls in the net
    There he is with his knickers round his neck”
     

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