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Dr Gary James @GaryJamesWriter Www.facebook.com/GaryJames4

Honorary Research Fellow at @DMUhistory; Latest book: Manchester City Women: An Oral History. Currently researching history of women & football in Manchester.

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@DanielHarris And there are lots of examples, such as Veron £28m in 2001, throughout history at many, many clubs. N… https://t.co/uojkiQ8s6v @Numptyed @Smashi01 @MikeMinay Which also proves that clubs, media, fans focusing solely on transfer fees and spend… https://t.co/fd4uMdRtOG @Tosh_Warwick @Boro @Playing_Pasts @mcphh_mmu Good work Tosh. @MikeMinay Mike - This might help. Here's the top 20 or so transfers as published last August. Madrid paid £80m in… https://t.co/aSqam7wwJjThe prices City paid? Their record signing is Rodri at £62.8m Record signings Arsenal - Pepe £72m Chelsea - Kep… https://t.co/gHVwLyEH5U
Retweeted by Dr Gary James😡"I had snapped. I was shaking with anger..." #MCFC full-back Ray Ranson remembers The Bullfight in the Bernabeu.… https://t.co/dxmxW5RT9Z
Retweeted by Dr Gary James @atticusfinch104 Yes - There were newspaper reports which I have somewhere.3/3 on 12th June that year after an illness described as "an acute skin disease and a raging fever."2/3 the Football League. At City he was influential from the start as his 7 goals in the final 9 games of the 1898… https://t.co/A7hN1EgWyu1/3 Today in 1899: The great Jimmy Ross signed for MCFC. Ross was one of football’s leading names when he played f… https://t.co/aVaTkh96rwA year ago today: Manchester City retain the League Cup on penalties after a goalless draw with Chelsea. @SebSB @SteTudor123 @danielstorey85 @F365 I'm determined to write a piece on City fans and what we actually are...… https://t.co/rRY4GJSTSL @SteTudor123 @SebSB @danielstorey85 @F365 Ste's right here & it's good to see discussion rather than the lengths so… https://t.co/aiOqHe6L1yThere's some pretty interesting stuff in here that may surprise those who claim they know all about UEFA & City https://t.co/yoOkkw2L0w @tomritchiemcfc @warrenmcfc I agree-It's important to read all whether we like it or not; whether they're making as… https://t.co/ellNS8C9JT @ppbtp @mancmikeyb @MullockSMirror I don't know whether City are innocent or guilty, but I do know that they want t… https://t.co/5b8DSUr8ab @tomritchiemcfc It does seem odd when considering everything else. In Swales & Halford's day I'd believe that but n… https://t.co/pveaRmibNz @ppbtp @Iksotof @SimmosLeftPeg @MullockSMirror @UEFA Oh dear Ash. I'm not certain you should go down that route. @ppbtp @mancmikeyb @MullockSMirror 2/2 Legal processes are there for a reason. As I keep saying if a club or govern… https://t.co/7hq00OhTuU @ppbtp @mancmikeyb @MullockSMirror 1/2 Do you feel the same about other cases that haven't yet reached their final… https://t.co/CAB9PSGFbbSo much nonsense is being spoken (from all camps) at the moment that it really is important to read every angle and research into this.There's a really interesting (and long) thread by @SwissRamble this morning on MCFC, UEFA & FFP. It spells out quit… https://t.co/3agrQm4yYl @ppbtp @mancmikeyb @MullockSMirror Ash, once a transparent legal process is at an end then we'll know and any guilt… https://t.co/PylGf6gkizThe Chron was owned by MCFC’s chairman in early 20th Century; the MEN had an office at MUFC’s Bank St ground... 1 r… https://t.co/2702KC4mp9
2/24
2020
Every time I see this I can’t help thinking about the lad in the wheelie bin. Was it his choice or his mates? https://t.co/pVSy7HMRyr @Dliwekim1 Not Wilf - it’s the chairman. No room for managers then it seems. @davemcardle I agree in the main, but Maine Road wasn't full that day (cue 'EmptyRoad' jibes). The capacity was abo… https://t.co/8XuF81A238Today in 1935 – Manchester City drew 1-1 with Arsenal at Maine Road but the game made history by being the highest… https://t.co/0EL6SXndYs @thegingerwig Are you sure that’s not Franny Lee’s autograph book? @ppbtp @MullockSMirror City’s reputation is already at an all time low so, if the club is convinced of its innocenc… https://t.co/9fZr4iybk8Just watched the @BBCNews sport round up and was somewhat disappointed not to see ANY mention of @BarclaysFAWSL gam… https://t.co/itDRG1WXXJ @collectfootball @SprtinHistory @LisaJenkel Any clues to year or location?New on Women’s Euro 2021 with 500 days to go: Old Trafford will stage the opening game on July 7 featuring England.… https://t.co/yn7dt7aodb
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesInteresting angle from @MullockSMirror https://t.co/p35OLdZeif Many twists and turns to come before the entire proc… https://t.co/t1u9q0KH5d @KiersTheivam @BarclaysFAWSL Think you got the better game too!Looks like we missed a cracker at MCFC’s Academy Stadium today. 3-3 City v Chelsea in the @BarclaysFAWSLA youth player at MCFC around the same time as @Paul_Lake @david_white7 ..... https://t.co/EZk7fiPbC5 @CharlesDinneen Thanks.appreciated.Far too many people are quick to jump in proclaiming guilt or innocence without a proper, transparent, legal proces… https://t.co/RsoU7wAE2GFor clarity’s sake-My own view is that once a transparent, legal process has reached its end & judgements finalised… https://t.co/e3I8yr60nfBoth @DrRob_Wilson & @DrDanPlumley have been doing some excellent research into FFP for several years. Voices like… https://t.co/CYo2amRZC6
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesI’m writing Peter Barnes’ Biography. If you’ve memories of specific games/moments from his career (all clubs & Engl… https://t.co/BTDz1Kb6ac
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesTHE WEDNESDAY DEBATE. IN YOUR APPS. 📱💻 @SteTudor123 + @howiehok3434 discuss social media, trolling, and football w… https://t.co/27pNBDUrOw
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesRotherham fans on the way to Accrington have stopped off at Bury to give support to the local pubs and businesses t… https://t.co/1gb7twn3Ci
Retweeted by Dr Gary James @UEFAWomensEURO 📅 | The countdown is ON! We can't wait to see you at Old Trafford, @Lionesses😉 #WEURO2021 https://t.co/5ZLm0MbMyx
Retweeted by Dr Gary James @BertiefulSouth So long as it’s not missed penalties in a shoot out!
2/23
2020
@james_corbett @paulmichelle78 @DrRob_Wilson @DrDanPlumley People can write whatever they want about the club/proce… https://t.co/gOT815IVmH @wozza64mcfc @MemorabiliaMal @The_NFC @bifana_bifana @robertmdaws @jslovechild It will be. Do you know the copyrigh… https://t.co/NZf2OkGnI4 @kevinhunterday @KieranMaguire @POF_POD Any MCFC experts involved? @paulmichelle78 @DrRob_Wilson @DrDanPlumley Agreed. If a club does wrong then it should be punished. Process has to… https://t.co/Nrxlgma7Nu @DrRob_Wilson @DrDanPlumley If ever you need anything promoting then happy to help here or via @FootyCon @DrRob_Wilson @DrDanPlumley No problem. Deserved. Sadly too many (on all sides of the FFP UEFA investigations) focu… https://t.co/AaUYklYunF @paulmichelle78 @DrRob_Wilson @DrDanPlumley Dig out their work. MCFC fans may not like all their findings but that’… https://t.co/MDCoOz7iZGBoth @DrRob_Wilson & @DrDanPlumley have been doing some excellent research into FFP for several years. Voices like… https://t.co/CYo2amRZC6 @superbluedmoore Not a national record - Arsenal missed their first 5 pens in the PL I believeSpot the wheelie bin.... https://t.co/eISh3OL7uZSome in media keep banging on about what they think MCFC fans are... the truth is that we’re just football fans wit… https://t.co/jdRrj7ZNgoPhew! 3 points to 2nd placed MCFC and closing the gap to.... Er, oh, never mind that bit. Coming soon: Wem-ber-Ley, Wem-ber-leyGreat to see @robymancio in England... would love him to pop into Etihad at Madrid game to show his support. He can… https://t.co/PH0Cke0Yfe @SethCotlar @KevinMKruse Historian: "It's complicated." Twitter: "No your wrong, my alternate facts are right”. (Noted grammar error)
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesHistorian: "It's complicated." Twitter: "No it's not. Shut up."
Retweeted by Dr Gary James#OnThisDay in 1998 @ManCityWomen (then Man City Ladies) won 12-0 at Wrexham on their way to winning the North West… https://t.co/3fBLcVYXed
Retweeted by Dr Gary James @bluerocker1961 @GillHall27 Clements I meant @bluerocker1961 @GillHall27 I think it’s Kidd, Clement, Hartford then Ged Keegan @danielstorey85 @PrestwichBlue They were fighting ‘for’ their club. @Mulvaney1Kevin Yes. I’ve got the adverts and some nice stories from Peter on it. @danielstorey85 @PrestwichBlue Daniel-it’d be worth reading some of the excellent contemporary research on hooligan… https://t.co/KCmB7d08HT @morethanagame66 Coping. @morethanagame66 Barnes came close to going in 82 but a few setbacks gave Rix the chance and Barnes missed out. Bar… https://t.co/7RHzeCc5lt @ytic04 At the start. Often pubs would stage football games to sell more beer. Beer was at grounds when the League first started and before. @petermcr Standard LiegeI’m writing Peter Barnes’ Biography. If you’ve memories of specific games/moments from his career (all clubs & Engl… https://t.co/BTDz1Kb6ac @robertmellis Yes, though the Kippax was extended slightly and squared off to put the roof on in 1957.
2/22
2020
In The Times tomorrow - PSG president agreed to pay FIFA more than 1m Swiss francs as part of settlement to drop br… https://t.co/pQXYCOpJpm
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesWe will again have issue 19 of @FAWSLFT for sale at the reduced price of just £2.50 ( rrp £3) on Sunday . Dont m… https://t.co/MHdm9gPh9y
Retweeted by Dr Gary James @johnnyrc7 @FootyCon @RorySmith @mellotrono @PrestwichBlue @ManchesterUP Absolutely. @mellotrono @RorySmith @BurfMCFC @PrestwichBlue A few years back I wrote an academic article on him and 2 other Man… https://t.co/e3v0s0xE5CIn @itvcorrie the character Ray Crosby claims his first job was as a hot dog seller outside Maine Road.... this is… https://t.co/O9RdQAqbE6WFA NEWSLETTER- issue 33 - https://t.co/SpjZQUtIcf
Retweeted by Dr Gary James @RorySmith @mellotrono @PrestwichBlue To be fair money has ruled football since the beginning of professionalism. I… https://t.co/L1sywTTiyrGreat to see this Over 40s England Women Walking Football squad with @mandywalsh1 @KarenBretherto5 @jamesyheidi & J… https://t.co/glxwFi1I4RToday in 2004 – Bolton are defeated 3-1 at the Reebok by MCFC with goals from Fowler (2) and an own goal from Charlton.Today in1981 – Steve Mackenzie gives Manchester City a 1-0 victory over Manchester United in the 102nd League Manchester derby.Today in 1962 – MCFC defeat West Bromwich Albion 3-1 with goals from Peter Dobing, Alan Oakes, and Neil Young.Today in 1934 – Manchester City defeat Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 at Maine Road in a fifth round FA Cup replay. A rem… https://t.co/5C1bc7r4iCSome good news to start the weekend: I'm delighted to confirm that I'll be presenting at the International Footbal… https://t.co/QUmA2ucS12
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesAt the big @LCFC v. @ManCity match on Saturday? In our latest @ICSHC @dmuleicester BAME Player Profile in the match… https://t.co/tJwdgM1xK1
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesDuncan Edwards, practicing on a rain soaked pitch at Old Trafford. On this day in 1958, aged just 21, Edwards passe… https://t.co/Z8YXPj66K7
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesMy first contribution to the history section of @LCFC matchday programme for this season comes out tomorrow. It's m… https://t.co/vcoKqaaXXO
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesOn the Eventbrite page there’s a list of presenters. We’ll add the topics soon. Book your place at #footycon20 befo… https://t.co/NC0hFSxRvl
Retweeted by Dr Gary JamesOff for a meeting about the #ManchesterCorinthians women’s team soon. A remarkable group of pioneers. Will explain… https://t.co/58I36yw8hx @MullockSMirror @DanielHarris @JackPittBrooke @robbro7 @amylawrence71 Hattersley for you! @MullockSMirror @DanielHarris @JackPittBrooke @robbro7 @amylawrence71 I started to take sandwiches! An oven bottom… https://t.co/baa0zXkHKYThe efforts made by @LynnFauldsWood in establishing Watchdog should not be forgotten. It set the style for these ty… https://t.co/ptYr7SB2tY @DanielHarris @JackPittBrooke @robbro7 @amylawrence71 Mine was the 1980 World In Action investigation into the Loui… https://t.co/KLaypDWIIK
2/21
2020
The #callforpapers is open for a symposium on Olympic/Paralympic History and Heritage on June 19 at the… https://t.co/IIvCgpcoeH
Retweeted by Dr Gary James @ioan_football @Priceless_Silv_ @Priceless_Silva Leicester were found guilty of FFP & settled… https://t.co/3TpAoTeh42On this day last year the City Football Group bought a stake in the Chinese club Sichuan Jiuniu: https://t.co/gpaCyZ1aevToday in 1926 – MCFC beat @CPFC 11-4 at Maine Road in the FA Cup with goals from Roberts (5), Browell (3), Austin, Johnson and Hicks.Want to know the truth about match-fixing; player power; attempted bribery and more in Manchester football? The pap… https://t.co/1g9518RMZD
2/20
2020

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