Manchester City
Memorabilia
- Page Three

Just a few more of my special memories from a time when things seemed to move a little more slowly and the game belonged to the people who made their own heroes. A time when SKY was something you looked up to - with clouds in it.

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Written in 1948 this booklet gives a detailed history of the club. Forwarded by the then manager and secretary Mr Wilf Wild

  
The DVD of the1955 Wembley Cup Final against Newcastle United in which Jimmy meadows was carried off and City Lost 3-1


This biography of Paul Lake is without doubt the best read of any of my football books - by a country mile!

      Frank Swift
Football From The Goalmouth

First published in March 1948 this excellent book follows Franks career from Blackpool Gasworks to Fleetwood Town and on to Manchester City. On Christmas Eve, 1933 he got his best ever Xmas present  when a telephone call from Mr Wilf Wild manager of Manchester City told him he'd been selected to play in the first team away at Derby County. And so one of City's greatest keepers started his long and successful career with God's chosen club. FA Cup and Division One championship medals were won along with a string of England caps. Sadly, Frank lost his life in the Munich air disaster along with seven young members of the Manchester United team


 


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