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RIP City's Neil Young, United fans show respect


Fierce club rivalry is part and parcel of football today – but so should respect and sheer human decency. Which is why this Manchester United site wants to pay tribute to a Manchester City legend who has just lost his battle for life. Former City forward Neil Young, scorer of the only goal in the 1969 FA Cup Final against Leicester City, has died at the age of 66. Under the guidance of managers Joe Mercer and Malcolm Allison, Young was key to City’s most successful era. He was the club’s top scorer as City won the old First Division title in 1968 and found the net in the European Cup Winners’ Cup victory of 1970.

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Good old days were not so good for footballers


Life for a footballer in the 60s and 70s was as different as chalk and cheese when compared to the extravagant lifestyles of today’s multi millionaires – so much for the Good Old Days as far as they’re concerned! The Sunday Times ran a series of articles recently which illustrates how the world has changed for players from the two eras. Football legends who were able to bring the World Cup to England 44 years ago were ordinary, simple guys just like us back then instead of  overly pampered stars surrounded by bodyguards, living with WAGS in stately mansions.

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