1969

Manchester Evening News - - NOSTALGIA -

NOVEM­BER 22: Manch­ester City and Eng­land mid­fielder Colin Bell taunts the Ar­se­nal de­fence dur­ing a league match at High­bury.

The re­sult was a 1-1 draw with Ian Bowyer scor­ing the City goal. The Blues went on to fin­ish 10th in the First Divi­sion, but added the League Cup and Euro­pean Cup Win­ners’ Cup to their tro­phy cabi­net.

City leg­end Bell made 394 league ap­pear­ances for the Blues from 1966 to 1979, scor­ing 117 goals. He was capped 48 times for Eng­land, notch­ing up nine goals, and played four times for the English Foot­ball League XI.

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