August 3, 1987:
Manchester City footballer Kevin Langley, on loan from Everton, hobbles into a pre-season photo-call with winger Peter Barnes at Maine Road.
Midfielder Langley recovered from his injury and played nine matches for City before being loaned out to Chester City later in the season.
City went on to finish ninth in the Second Division after being relegated the previous season.
Before moving to Everton, Langley made 160 appearances for Wigan Athletic from 1981 to 1986, scoring six goals.
He returned there from 1990 to 1994 after a two-year spell at Birmingham city, playing a further 157 games and scoring six more goals.
August 3, 1985:
Cricket umpire Harold ‘Dickie’ Bird jumps smartly out of the way of a rogue ball during the Fourth Test of the Ashes at Old Trafford.
England batsman David Gower remains unmoved at the crease.
The Test match ended in a draw with Australia scoring 335 and 142 in their two innings. England had declared on 482 for nine with Mike Gatting scoring 160.
England won the overall Ashes series 3-1.
July 29, 1962:
Sir Oswald Mosley arrives in Manchester to address a rally of the British Union of Fascists.
Police called a premature halt to proceedings when protesters clashed with Mosley’s 80 supporters.
Banners were torn down and BUF marchers were pelted with stones, coins and cabbages.
Mosley spoke for just 12 minutes and had to be rescued from the melee. Forty seven people were arrested.