On this day: 2 September
- 02 September 2013 09:17
- 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.
Tuesday 2 September 1975
Having left for Burnley just a few months earlier, Mike Summerbee is granted a testimonial with City after almost ten years of sterling service with the Blues. A crowd of 20,309 pay tribute to Buzzer who plays in an entertaining 4-3 defeat to Manchester United.
Wednesday 2 September 1982
Controversial future City midfielder Joey Barton is born in Huyton.
Barton joins the Blues after being released by Everton and works his way up through the youth team ranks to become an integral member of the first team.
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