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One of the key characters in the Blues dressing room back then was a full-back who played in almost every outfield position for the club in his 14 year career. Now 69 years old, Glyn Pardoe looks back fondly on the manic week that led to Citys first taste of League Cup glory against West Bromwich Albion at Wembley.I think what made it a better win was we played Academic Coimbra in the Cup Winners Cup in Portugal on the Wednesday. It was about 70 degrees and the pitch was like a rock, Pardoe said. We travelled back to London and couldnt land because of the snow so we touched down in Birmingham and had to travel down to London through the night. We got there the next day and won the match. The conditions were testing and I thought we played tremendous. Pardoe didnt just take part in the match, he scored the winner, his only goal of that season and while the rest of the game and the celebrations that followed are now something of a blur, his recollections of his golden moment beneath the Twin Towers are razor sharp.I do remember the goal, Franny (Francis Lee) went down the wing, he chipped one into Belly (Colin Bell), Belly flicked it on and I beat the keeper and the centre-half to it, right footed into the corner. I remember it like sitting here now. The lap of honour by Manchester City after they won the 1970 League Cup Final against West Brom at Wembley City had come from behind to beat West Brom, their other goal on the day was scored by Mike Doyle and he and Pardoe went from being great friends and team-mates to relatives. Mike passed away in 2011 but the pair share grandchildren, one of whom, Tommy, now plays in the same Manchester City Academy in which his grandfathers both learnt their trade. In fact Pardoe also holds the record for being the youngest ever player to make his debut for the clubs first team, that game a 4-1 battering by Birmingham at Maine Road when he was just 15 years and 314 days old.Birmingham City, April 1962. Trevor Smith was the centre-half, England centre-half, I remember that well. I didnt do too bad actually, I thought I did alright but we got hammered didnt we? But at that time we were getting hammered lots so that doesnt help.Its a record that, despite Manuel Pellegrinis recent tinkerings with Citys youngsters at Stamford Bridge last weekend, Pardoe believes will stand the test of time, although hes a big fan of giving academy starlets first-team opportunities.I think its brilliant, I think if youre young enough, youre good enough. It doesnt matter how old you are, but the trouble is now its governed a little bit more by money. But I cant see that record ever being beaten, I mean I might be wrong but I cant see anybody playing in the first team at 15, simply because of the money side of it all, not the football side. Youre going to have to be some player. David Faupala was one of five full debuts for City against Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round Still, he believes some of the players weve glimpsed this season will be given their chance to cement places in the Manchester City first-team squads to come.Theyre doing fantastic. I mean Id love to see one or two of them get in there. I mean [Kelechi] Iheanacho, hes just beginning to get in there. He looks like he could turn the corner and start being a regular and Id love that. The fans would love it as well. Pardoe is a fan of young Man City striker Kelechi Iheanacho If his League Cup winning goal and debut are two of the fondest memories of a career he still cherishes, the darkest day of Pardoes time as a City player came nine months after that Wembley triumph in a Manchester Derby at Old Trafford. Custom Dodgers Jerseys. . The Blues ran out 4-1 winners, but during the first half Pardoe was tackled by George Best in a challenge that broke his leg and left him fighting for his life as well as his limb.It was serious, I was within 20 minutes of losing my leg, I was very lucky to keep it, another 20 minutes and theyd have cut it off or it would have killed me, he continued. Even now I havent got the full movement in my ankle, having said that Im fine, Ive played football in the garden with my grandson for the whole of his life. It was a shame, it did harm my career no doubt about that. I would have been an international, I think, if he hadnt done that but I look at it on the other side, I could have lost my leg and Ive got it. So to me thats all that matters. Manchester Citys Mike Doyle (front) and his team-mates celebrate Doyles equaliser Pardoes recovery from such a grave injury took almost two years and although he went on to play for Manchester City until 1976, he admits he was never the same player again. Now a club legend, he doesnt harbour a grudge for that incident on the Red side of Manchester in December 1970.Ive no regrets in football but Id have loved to have played for my country. I played for the schoolboys, the Under-23s, so it would have been fantastic, but it wasnt meant to happen. I look at life and if its not meant, its not meant. You can work your socks off and it might not happen for you and other people dont seem to do it and it happens for them!I hold my hand up, Ive been lucky. What a career I had, I mean how many people have won the trophies Ive won? And played with the players I played with and against? I mean it was a fantastic era.Which brings us onto the last question. Talk to Pardoe and hell tell you about the aggression, the passion and the flamboyance of the teams that saw him win the First Division, the FA Cup, the Cup Winners Cup, as well as the League Cup. Hes looking forward to the arrival of Pep Guardiola and believes that Pellegrinis displayed all the qualities of one of his former managers, Joe Mercer, in how hes dealt with the constant speculation. Manuel Pellegrini will be guided City into their Capital One Cup final against Liverpool So who would win if Pardoes boys of 1970 were pitched into battle against the team that Pellegrini will pick for Wembley this weekend? Pardoe has no doubts.Wed beat them. Because we had so much going forward and we had so much aggression, whereas today I dont think they play with that sort of aggression. Mind you, wed probably get some red cards for tackling! So its difficult to say. But we had great characters.The majority of the Pardoe/Doyle clan will be making their way down to London as City aim to seal their fourth League Cup on Sunday. But the man whose goal saw the club lift the trophy for the first time 46 years ago wont be joining them, hell be watching at home. After all, someone has to look after his granddaughter and the familys dog. Also See: Pellegrini: Job not done Carra meets Noel Will Liverpool beat City? Road to Wembley ' ' '

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