Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

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1969 September 3: Manchester United winger George Best was reunited with an old pal from Belfast before the League Cup clash with Middlesbrough at Old Trafford.

Best was delighted to catch up with fellow winger Eric McMordie.

The two went for trials together at United as youngsters.

The Reds won the second round match 1-0 with a goal from David Sadler and went on to reach the semi-final against local rivals Manchester City.

They lost the two-leg match 4-3 on aggregate, going down 2-1 at Maine Road and then drawing 2-2 at Old Trafford.

1965 September 6: Pop star Sandie Shaw puts on her best pout after performing in Manchester on her British tour.

One of the most successful singers of the 1960s, Shaw was the first British winner of the Eurovision Song Contest with Puppet on a String in 1967. …

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