Ton up for lifelong Blues’ fan Cyril

LIFELONG Manchester City supporter Cyril Silcove will be on the ball as he celebrates his 100th birthday today.

Cyril, a resident at Heathlands Village, Prestwich, was raised in Salford, the son of Anne and Russian-born Sam Silcovitch.

He had three siblings — Bernard, Joyce and Pearl.

Cyril served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.

He met wife Elsie (nee Bloom) at The Waterpark Club and they married at Higher Crumpsall Synagogue in 1951.

The couple settled in Prestwich and had two children, Vivien Michelson — who died in 1993 — and Anne.

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