Manchester City v Shrewsbury 1984/85

shrewsbury home 1984 to 85 prog

CITY 4 SHREWSBURY TOWN 0

League Division 2

16th March 1985

attendance 20,828

scorers Power, May, Kinsey, Smith

City Williams, Clements, Power, Reid, McCarthy, Phillips, Smith, May, Melrose, McNab, Kinsey – used sub Tolmie

Shrewsbury Perks, Petts, Johnson, MacLaren, Griffin, Cross, McNally, Hackett, Stevens, Robinson, Tester – used sub Williams

League leaders City put out an unchanged side against ‘The Shrews’ and The Blues were in impressive form from the first whistle.
Paul Power anticipated a bad back pass by Gary Hackett and put the Citizens in front after just 5 minutes and within minutes The Blues were 2-0 up courtesy of Andy May.
City then withstood a good spell of pressure from Shrewsbury before Steve Kinsey made it 3-0 in the 37th minute with a low left foot shot past Shrewsbury custodian Perks.
After the break Gordon Smith wrapped up the scoring in the 62nd to complete an excellent 4-0 victory for City.

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