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Farewell to The King

A Manchester City team wearing sky blue shirts, each bearing the number 8, will tonight pay homage to arguably the club’s greatest ever player. The tribute to Colin Bell – King Colin, as he has been and will always be to City supporters – will take place against Manchester United in a vital League Cup tie at Old Trafford. It’s a tragic irony that City will mark the death of […]

Royal visit for City Blue

It’s not every day that royalty drops in for ‘elevenses’ – but that’s exactly what happened when a King came calling on ailing Manchester City fan, Philip Entwistle. Phil (63), who is fighting what will ultimately be a losing battle against lung cancer, welcomed ‘King’ Colin Bell and City’s perennial Joker in the Pack, Les Chapman, into his Nelson home for a nostalgic chat of a lifetime. A season ticket […]

Ding Dong - Retro shirt competition rings Philip's bell

Manchester City supporter Philip Entwistle is the proud owner of a Retro 1972 City home shirt – complete with the iconic No 8 of Colin The King – after winning our ‘1968 title winning’ competition in conjunction with Campo Retro . Philip from Burnley – a season ticket holder since 1980 who sits in the Colin Bell Lower Level at the Etihad – correctly told us that it was Joe Mercer who […]