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On This Day: 24 October

  • 23 October 2013 08:33
  • Posted by @dclayton_mcfc

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

Saturday 24 October 2004

City play their part in a thrilling game at St James’ Park against Newcastle. The hosts establish a 2-0 lead with a couple of quick goals from Laurent Robert and Alan Shearer after the break, but the Blues storm back with two goals in three minutes from Shaun Wright-Phillips and Robbie Fowler.

Robbie Elliot restores the Magpies’ lead before Wright-Phillips makes it 3-3 on 77 minutes. Future City player Craig Bellamy has the last word, though, scoring a last-minute winner to make it 4-3.

Shaun Wright-Phillips

Do you remember this day or any of the events? We are building the social history of Manchester City and we want you tell us your side of the story. If you have a memory or a story of this day, submit it to #citystories



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