March 22, 1991

Queen Elizabeth officially opens Oakwood Cheshire Home at Offerton, Stockport, accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester Lt. Colonel Sir John Timmins.

There is rain in the air, but the Queen looks radiant as she is welcomed by a crowd of well-wishers.

Oakwood Cheshire Home currently houses 20 residents in 19 single rooms with its own garden.

March 20, 1963:

Bolton Wanderers’ promising pack of young forwards line up for a press photo before their away match against Wolves.

On the left is Francis Lee, who played for Manchester City and England, with Gordon Taylor next to him. Taylor played for Birmingham and Blackburn before becoming chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association.

Standing tall in the centre is Brian Bromley with Dennis Butler on the right.

Unfortunately Bolton’s strike force failed to do the trick against Wolves. The Trotters lost 4-0.

Bolton Wanderers young forward line.
l-r: F.Lee, Gordon Taylor, B.Bromley and D.Butler.
20th March 1963

March 19, 1983:

Manchester United striker Norman Whiteside forces his way past two defenders during the Red Devils’ First Division clash with Brighton at Old Trafford.

The match ended in a 1-1 draw with United’s goal coming from Scottish defender Arthur Albiston.

United went on to finish third in the league, but won the FA Cup – also against Brighton – in what proved to be Whiteside’s breakthrough season. He scored 14 goals in all competitions, including one in the FA Cup Final replay.

United crushed the Seagulls 4-0 in the replay having drawn 2-2 in the Wembley final.

English League Division One match at Old Trafford Manchester United 1 v Brighton and Hove Albion 1
Norman Whiteside
March 1983