From the thousands of matches ever played by Manchester City, stretching from the early days of the 20th century to the new millennium and Premier League triumph, here are 50 of City's most glorious, epochal and thrilling games of all! Expertly presented in evocative historical context, and described incident-by-incident in atmospheric detail, Manchester City Greatest Games offers a terrace ticket back in time, taking in everything from the first game ever played at Maine Road in 1923 to the last in 2003, plus belters at the Etihad Stadium and Wembley classics. An irresistible cast list of club legends - Francis Lee and Billy Meredith, Bert Trautmann, Georgi Kinkladze and Ernie Brook - springs to life in a thrilling selection of last-day dramas, unforgettable derbies, relegation deciders, European nights and Cup crackers. In all, a journey through the highlights of City's history which is guaranteed to make any fan's heart swell with pride.
A lifelong City fan, David Clayton is the author of Manchester City Cult Heroes, The Little Book of Manchester City and When Football Was Football: Manchester City among some 50 other titles. He has also produced several autobiographical collaborations such as Feed the Goat: The Shaun Goater Story and Ollie: The Autobiography of Ian Holloway.