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Farewell Neil Young

Farewell Neil Young

Manchester City Legend Neil Young has passed away. In the words today of Club Ambassador Mike Summerbee, 'We have lost one of our favourite sons'

A scorer of many important goals for The Blues, it was Neil's legendary strike that won the FA Cup for City against Leicester City in 1969. The club dedicated this season's FA Cup clash with The Foxes to 'Nelly' and produced red and black scarves, the colour of The Citizens kit in that final, for City fans to wear.

The centre forward was deeply touched by the City faithful's show of support for him as he battled against cancer.

Everyone at Vital Manchester City and the Vital Network extend their deepest condoleances to Neil Young's family and friends.




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Thursday February 3 2011
Time: 4:27PM

Comments

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Rest in peace Neil.
Bluedub
03/02/2011 16:46:00
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RIP Neil. True MCFC legend
SkyBlueSuedeShoes
03/02/2011 17:17:00
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always be a legend to me Nelly, thanks for that goal. R.I.P
Buzz Lightyear
03/02/2011 17:40:00
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Hats off to the one and only Neil Young - let's hope City can honour his memory by lifting a tropphy this season.
fifthcolumnblue
03/02/2011 19:38:00
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RIP, Nelly,a true blue and will be missed..
cityman51
03/02/2011 20:13:00
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Only the good die Young... R.I.P. Neil. The club fundraiser has earned over 16k for him so far (50% to his family, 50% to charity - not sure what will happen with the first 50% now) showing just how appreciative we are with our club heritage and legends.
StuMCFC
03/02/2011 21:04:00
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Also a great shame he couldn't live to see our hopefully upcoming successes, the first since his era, as he still followed us closely and loved the club.
StuMCFC
03/02/2011 21:06:00
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R.I.P Neil - somebody i'll never forget when City is talked about.
Thaibluefan
03/02/2011 22:04:00
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RIP Neil, never got to watch you play but from the youtube clips you looked like a sensational player
Scragg
04/02/2011 00:43:00
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R.I.P Neil you did us proud ......
Doody
04/02/2011 04:08:00
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