September 17, 1994:

Manchester United’s flying winger Andrei Kanchelskis celebrates scoring against Liverpool in the 2-1 Premier League victory at Old Trafford.

United’s other goal came from Scottish striker Brian McClair in a season which saw the Red Devils miss out on the league championship by one point to Blackburn Rovers.

Russian international Kanchelskis made123 league appearances for United, scoring 28 goals, after signing from Shakhtar Donetsk for £650,000 in 1991.

September 17, 1963:

Pop idol Eden Kane meets fans in Manchester while he promotes and distribute his latest single – Like I Love You – at city record shops.

Kane, whose real name was Richard Graham Sarstedt, was the brother of musicians Peter and Robin Sarstedt and collaborated on many of their albums.

His 1961 hit single, Well I Ask You, went to Number One in the UK charts. At the end of his singing career, Kane became an actor in the USA.

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September 17, 1981:

Perms were definitely the hairstyle of choice for football managers and players in the 1980s – as our picture of the Swansea City bench at Old Trafford clearly testifies.

Swansea player-manager John Toshack, left, saw his team beaten 1-0 in the First Division match against Manchester United thanks to a goal from Garry Birtles.

It turned out to be a positive season for the newly promoted Welsh side who finished sixth in the league with 69 points. United were third on 78 points.

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