Halifax 1-0 Man City at The Shay, January 5, 1980. Photo: Johnny Meynell

Halifax Town nostalgia: When Halifax knocked Manchester City out of the FA Cup

In the second part of our nostalgia series, we look back on when Man City were dumped out of the FA Cup at The Shay in 1980.

Paul Hendrie's winning goal was enough to send Malcolm Allison's big-spending Man City crashing out of the cup on an unforgettable day at The Shay. Thanks to Johnny Meynell for his help with this article.

John Kilner saves acrobatically. Photo: Johnny Meynell

1. Halifax 1-0 Man City

John Kilner saves acrobatically. Photo: Johnny Meynell
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John Kilner saves again. Photo: Johnny Meynell

2. Halifax 1-0 Man City

John Kilner saves again. Photo: Johnny Meynell
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Joe Corrigan watches Paul Hendrie go close. Photo: Johnny Meynell

3. Halifax 1-0 Man City

Joe Corrigan watches Paul Hendrie go close. Photo: Johnny Meynell
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Joe Corrigan concedes a corner under pressure. Photo: Johnny Meynell

4. Halifax 1-0 Man City

Joe Corrigan concedes a corner under pressure. Photo: Johnny Meynell
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