Look at his face...

Look at his face...

Barry Davies Quote
It was so sad to hear of the recent death of one of football's greatest players and characters, Francis Lee.

He was a key member of the Manchester City team which enjoyed a purple patch under manager Joe Mercer when being crowned Division One Champions in 1967-68, winning the FA Cup in 1969 and enjoying double success in 1970 by lifting the League Cup and the European Cup-Winners' Cup.

Though there were no more trophies for City after that, Lee continued to score goals and during the 1971-72 campaign he was on target 35 times with no less than 15 coming from penalties. His time at Maine Road came to an end in August 1974 when he joined Derby County and at the end of his first season at the Baseball Ground he had won another Division One title.

On December 28th 1974, Lee was back at his old stomping ground Maine Road to face City and famously scored the winner for his new team. BBC Match Of The Day commentator Barry Davies captured the moment of his goal perfectly.
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