On This Day: 16 November
- Fri 16 Nov 2012, 8:30AM
- Posted by David Clayton
Looking back through the history books for the events, signings and memorable matches that happened on this day in City’s history.
Saturday 16 November 2008
Mark Hughes’ City continue to flirt with the foot of the table after a disappointing 2-2 draw away to Hull City. Daniel Cousin puts the Tigers ahead before a Stephen Ireland double puts the Blues 2-1 up at the break. Former Blue Giovanni cracks home a deflected free-kick on the hour to earn Phil Brown’s side a draw at a packed KC Stadium.
Wednesday 16 November 1949
England return to Maine Road for a World Cup qualifier after a three-year absence to thrash Ireland 9-2 in front of a crowd of 69,762. The goals are scored by Rowley (4), Pearson (2), Mortensen (2) and Froggatt.