September 14th 1974:
Liverpool midfielder Ray Kennedy tries to give Manchester City’s Colin Bell the slip during the teams’ First Division clash at Maine Road.
City won the match 2-0 with goals from Rodney Marsh and Dennis Tueart. They went on to finish eighth in the league with 46 points.
Liverpool fared better, ending the season as First Division runners-up with 51 points, two behind champions Derby County.
Bell was City’s joint top scorer for the season with 18 goals.
September 23th 1998:
Schoolboy golf champion Justin Rose jets out of Manchester for Heathrow after shooting to prominence at the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.
He holed a shot from the rough from 50 yards out for a birdie on the 18th hole to finish in joint fourth place at the age of 17. His performance earned him the silver medal for the lowest-scoring amateur.
As a professional, Rose has won the US Open as well as a gold medal in the 2006 Olympics at Rio de Janeiro.
He has also played in six Ryder Cup competitions, ending up on the winning European team on no less than five occasions.
September 18th 1972:
Two managers who helped shape British football pay their respects to Manchester United midfielder Bobby Charlton, left, at his Old Trafford testimonial match.
They are Leeds United boss Don Revie, centre, and Liverpool manager Bill Shankly.
Revie was Manchester City’s deep-lying centre forward (and captain) from 1951 to 1956. He made 148 league appearances for the Blues, scoring 35 goals.