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On this day: 12 August

  • 12 August 2012 08:03
  • Posted by Mark Booth

Looking back through the history books for the events, signings and memorable matches that happened on this day in City’s history.

Tuesday, 12 August 1979

As part of the agreement that brought Polish star Kazimierz Deyna to Manchester, City take on Legia Warsaw Maine Road for an ‘international friendly’. The game attracts a crowd of less than 15,000 and the Blues lose 2-1.

Kazi Deyna poland

Monday 12 August 2003

Antoine Sibierski scores his first goal in City colours as City reserves draw 1-1 with Wolves at Hyde. A decent crowd of 943 turn out to see the opening game of the campaign. Sibierski went on to play for Norwich City, Newcastle United and Wigan Athletic after his time at City.

Sunday 12 August 1990

Mario Balotelli is born...

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