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On this day: 31 July

  • 31 July 2013 08:51
  • Posted by @mccarthy_mcfc

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

Thursday 31st July1997

Portsmouth striker Lee Bradbury signs for a club record £2.1m, raising more than one or two eye-brows in the process.

Bradbury is soon Christened ‘Bad buy’ by some factions of the City support following a poor start in sky blue.

The forward never wins the City fans over and moved to Crystal Palace for £1.5 just 15 months later.

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