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Legends rekindle memories of 1970

  • 30 April 2010 11:32
  • Posted by Tim Oscroft

Two of Manchester City’s greatest players took a trip down memory lane this week to commemorate our 1970 European Cup Winners’ Cup triumph.

Its 40 years since City beat Gornik Zabrze on a rainy night in Vienna, and the Polish club invited Tony Book and Mike Summerbee over to rekindle memories of that famous night in Austria as well as the two-legged game in the same competition that required a replay in the following season. The pair met many of their opponents from 1970 and watched the 2010 side play a league game in the Ernest Pohl Stadium.

There’ll be an exclusive video of Tony & Mike’s Polish adventure later on today, including vintage black-and-white footage from Vienna, right here on

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