Manchester City Folklore – Special subscriber offer


A subscribers’ copy of Manchester City Folklore includes three special features:
— Your name will appear in a subscribers’ roll of honour inside the book. (Or you could add the name of the City fan in your life, a great gift idea!)
— Your copy of the book will be signed (and, if you wish, personally dedicated) by the author
— And you’ll receive your copy before the official publication date in August

Manchester City Folklore reveals an incredible array of stories, true Blue moments and characters that helped shape the club. This is City’s DNA, originally researched and mapped by acclaimed historian Gary James.

Based on the popular feature in the official City programme, the book gets right to the heart of the club. Read Manchester City Folklore and you will discover:
–The latest exclusive research into the birth of the club – as told by a witness present at its formation in 1880
–How City chants started – from ‘Blue Moon’ to an anthem based on a ‘60s film
–Why Blue? The significance of City’s first colours and other kits
–The story of the Kippax
–The unique attributes of City’s great captains, comparing every major trophy-winning skipper
–Your own part in the story: records and facts demonstrating the loyalty of City’s fans
–Dozens more nuggets providing insights into City’s great history and status as a Mancunian institution stretching back to the 19th century

Gary James is the author of 16 books on Manchester football, and cares passionately about ensuring City’s story is properly recorded. Gary has been a season ticket holder since 1984, and a programme contributor since 1994.

At checkout:
1) Please use the ‘order note’ field (at bottom of checkout page) to enter the name you would like added to the subscribers’ list.
2) When Gary is signing your copy, he will by default dedicate the book to this person. If you would prefer no dedication, or a special message, please add a second note.


  1. Bill Smith, Levenshulme
  2. Best wishes to Grandad 

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