Sunday, October 18, 2009

Mike, get to know these players.

Now that everything is sorted for our trip in December, some homework for Mike.

We will be visiting Manchester 40 years after they won the Cup for the last time, and we need to be able to give it socks when it comes to bullshitting about their heroes. Mike, you have the greatest challenge for, despite your natural enthusiasm, you let us down as soon the locals go beyond the most famous one or two players.

So to assist you in leg one of the trip, here's the City team that won the Cup in 1969 - learn it well. Please remember Colin Bell's nickname and don't try to call him Arkle as we blag our way through lunch on the 5th of December.

And here's why he got the nickname: