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On This Day: 30 October

  • 30 October 2013 08:27
  • Posted by @MCFC

Looking back through the history books for the events, signings and memorable matches that happened on this day in City’s history.

Saturday 30 October 2010

City go ahead through an Emmanuel Adebayor penalty but, despite dominating the first-half, somehow lose 2-1 to Wolves at Molineux. The defeat is a blow to Roberto Mancini’s side who had hoped to strengthen their Champions League hopes.

Adebayor Wolves Goal1

Saturday 30 October 1971

Colin Bell’s 100th appearance comes in a 1-1 draw away to Huddersfield Town. The point against a side second-bottom underlines the Blues’ problems away from Maine Road where they had now won just one of their seven league games. In contrast, City had won seven out eight on their own turf, scoring 16 goals and conceding just two.

Saturday 30 October 2006

Richard Dunne’s 23rd minute goal is enough to give the Blues a rare 1-0 win over Middlesbrough at the  then-named City of Manchester Stadium. Boro had enjoyed many successes against the Blues in the past decade and this victory will start to turn the tide against Teessiders.

Saturday 30 October 1982

Goals from Dennis Tueart and Asa Hartford give the Blues a 2-1 win over John Toshack’s Swansea City at Maine Road and extend City’s impressive form.


Do you remember this day or any of the events? We are building the social history of Manchester City and we want you tell us your side of the story. If you have a memory or a story of this day, submit it to #citystories.

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