Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

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1982 NOVEMBER 20: Goalkeeper Joe Corrigan had more than the opposition forwards to contend with when Manchester City took on Birmingham City at Maine Road.

A large black dog held up play in the First Division match as it evaded repeated attempts by players and officials to catch it.

At least it proved a distraction from the 0-0 draw ground out between the two teams!

It was not a vintage season for City. They were relegated after finishing 20th with 47 points.

1978 NOVEMBER 20: Seconds out! Two of football's most combative managers come together at a boxing evening in a Manchester nightclub.

Standing between them is former Manchester United and England midfielder Bobby Charlton.

Clough was the high-flying manager of league champions Nottingham Forest at the time, while Docherty had left Old Trafford to take charge at Derby County. …

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