Joe Mercer

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Vincent Kompany of Manchester City scores the opening goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

City 1 United 1, Division One, May 1963 In a season that finished with Everton winning the title, both Manchester clubs were mired in relegation trou(...)

 Pádraig Beggy riding Wings Of Eagles  wins the Derby at Epsom in June. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Highlight At 40-1, Wings Of Eagles was the longest priced Derby winner in 43 years. But that was nothing in the ‘Surprise Stakes’ compared to the pre(...)

The coffin is carried into the church before the funeral service for Pat Eddery in Thame. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Racing personalities past and present gathered to pay their respects to Pat Eddery, one of Ireland’s most successful ever jockeys, at his funeral in T(...)

Horse racing trainer Sir Henry Cecil with Frankel at Ascot in June 2012. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Sir Henry Cecil, who has died aged 70, was one of the most successful and popular racehorse trainers of the past century. He is the only trainer since(...)