The line-up of Manchester WAGs has changed dramatically since the 1960s. Social media today keeps us up to date with our favourite footballers and celebrity couples, but these stunning photos capture a generation of Manchester United and Manchester City WAGS from years gone by.

The term WAGS – standing for Wives and Girlfriends – has become synonymous with the partners of footballers across the country -and in Manchester, they’ve continued to represent the height of glamour and style in the region.

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And decades ago, these are some of the long history of women carved out their own place in the city’s affections.

From fashion and hairstyles of the time to intimate moments at home and travelling with the team, we take a look back at the changing faces of Manchester United and Manchester City WAGS.

For beautiful, historic images from the past have a look at memorylane.co.uk/ and see what you can discover

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