Manchester City Life President Bernard Halford has sadly passed away at the age of 77.

Former long-serving Club Secretary, Bernard had been suffering from ill-health for some time but continued to be a regular visitor at the CFA and the Club he loved up until his final days.

By his admittance, Bernard “ate, slept and breathed” City – in fact, his nickname over the years was indeed ‘Mr Manchester City’.

He was a key figure at the club for more than 40 years and by way of a tribute to Bernard’s enormous contribution to the Club, here are a selection of images profiling Bernard’s amazing career at his beloved City…