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On This Day – April 30: Kompany header wins the biggest Manchester derby ever (2012)

On April 30 in City history…

1960: City stun Newcastle United at St James’ Park with a 1-0 victory in the old Division One. Joe Hayes scored the only goal, as City left the North East with three valuable points.

2012: City take a huge step towards their first Premier League trophy, beating rivals Manchester United 1-0 at The Etihad in what was billed as a title decider. City skipper Vincent Kompany scored the only goal, powering a David Silva corner into the net. This momentous victory meant City needed two wins from their last two games to clinch the title. Further drama was to follow…

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