Trevor Francis, December 1983.
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'Trevor Francis signed on again with Manchester City yesterday. But before Second Division goalkeepers dive for cover, the England striker is only here for "a good cup of tea and some treatment." Both came at Manchester City where Trevor was given a quick burst of treatment for his Achilles tendon injury on a new machine at Maine Road. Roy Bailey, City's trainer-physio, said: I think we can get him back..." Britains first million pound footballer, Trevor Francis (born 1954) receives treatment for an injury at Manchester City FC. Francis began his career at Brimingham City however in 1979 his talents were noticed by the reigning League Champions and League Cup holders Nottingham Forest who made an offer of over one million pounds for him. In 1981 he moved to Manchester City for also a million pound fee. Francis has also played for Sampdoria winning the Coppa Italia with them in 1985, as well as with Atlanta and Ranger FC with whom he won the Scottish Cup in 1988. He has been a player