On this day: 12 February
- Tue 12 Feb 2013, 9:01AM
- Posted by @mccarthy_mcfc
Looking back through the history books for the events, signings and memorable matches that happened on this day in City’s history.
Sunday 12th February 2011
Wayne Rooney’s spectacular late winner gives United a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.
City had looked much the better side for the majority of the game but Portuguese forward Nani broke clear to give the Reds a 41st minute lead.
Edin Dzeko’s shot on 66 minutes struck David Silva and left Edwin van der Sar flat footed for a deserved equaliser but despite threatening to record a rare win at Old Trafford, Rooney stole the points with an acrobatic free-kick six minutes from time.
Saturday 12th February 2006
City move up to ninth in the Premier League after goals from Richard Dunne, Georgios Samaras and Joey Barton give City a 3-2 win over Charlton at CoMS.