September 12th 1992:
Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs looks pensive during the Red Devils’ Premier League match against Everton at Goodison Park.
Giggs was in his second senior season with the club after making his debut against Everton at Old Trafford in March 1991. He came on as a substitute for injured full-back Denis Irwin.
This time round, the Red Devils reversed the score – winning 2-0 with goals from Brian McClair and Steve Bruce.
United went on to win the inaugural Premier League with 84 points. Aston Villa were runners-up, 10 points behind. Norwich City were third with 72 points.
September 16th 1972:
Tottenham Hotspur winger Ralph Coates watches intently as Manchester City go on the attack at Maine Road.
The England international could do nothing to stop the Blues winning the First Division encounter 2-1 with both goals coming from Rodney Marsh. Martin Peters scored for Spurs in the 90th minute.
After winning the Charity Shield 1-0 against Aston Villa at Wembley, City finished 11th in the league. Marsh was top scorer with 19 goals in all competitions.
September 20th 1960:
Salford playwright Shelagh Delaney is pictured at the Queen’s Hotel, Manchester, before the opening of her new play The Lion in Love at the Palace Theatre.
Alongside her is the play’s producer Wolf Mankowitz, who wrote the screenplay for the1960 movie The Millionairess. It starred Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren.
The Lion in Love was a follow-up to Delaney’s highly acclaimed kitchen-sink drama A Taste of Honey.