Thursday, 14 June 2012

Ogden's Cigarette Card 1906 - Club Colours

Continuing the theme of club colours, another cigarette card, this time from Ogdens from around 1906.  The shirt in the picture seems to be the wrong shade of blue when compared with the kit at
A lot of early memorabillia wasn't always accurate!

Monday, 11 June 2012

Gallaher Cigarette Card 1910 - Club Colours

Cigarette card issued by Gallahers in 1910 depicting club colours. The player featured is Irvine Thornley, more information on him can be found at this link
I wonder if the FA (or more likely UEFA) will have another 'investigation' into City's finances in the future?

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Cash wont corrupt us (the 1968 version)

A very interesting article from a 1968 magazine called 'Out of the Blues' by Manchester City Captain Tony Book, in which he talks about how money may affect football in the future.  Very topical as City  have been accused of 'ruining' football since acquiring their wealth and starting to win trophies!! 

Tuesday, 5 June 2012