|About the Book|
Manchester City Football Club - formed as St Marks of West Gorton in 1880 - have had 122 years of glory, drama, excitement and despair in almost equal measure. Everything Under the Blue Moon catalogues the highs and lows of this incredible footballMoreManchester City Football Club - formed as St Marks of West Gorton in 1880 - have had 122 years of glory, drama, excitement and despair in almost equal measure. Everything Under the Blue Moon catalogues the highs and lows of this incredible football club and features a plethora of records, information and irreverence.Moving from A to Z, nothing of importance is left out, whether it be the all-time record goal scorer, the manager with the shortest reign, the biggest win or most crushing defeat, right through to friendly results against Australia and the name of the club cat. The book captures the spirit of the club with facts and figures, and little-known information presented in an entertaining and often humorous manner. From revealing the origins of songs, bogey teams and curses to detailing rock stars, actors, comedians, managers, players, movies, plays, records, books, videos and mysteries linked to the club - theyre all in here and many for the first time anywhere. -- When was the last time City played at Maine Road in an away kit? -- Who scored the goals in a 5-4 Wembley defeat? -- Just who is Wimblydon in relation to the club? The answers to such teasers are all here, making it a book that every Manchester City fan must own. Exhaustively researched by the editor of the official club magazine, David Clayton, and an historian of Manchester City, Phil Noble, can any self-respecting Blue really live without this wonderful book?