The Woodman stood at No.684 Manchester Road in Hollinwood, just inside the M60 ring road. Although the aerial shot on Google Maps shows the pub still standing, it closed a few years ago and has been demolished recently.
Woodman, Manchester Road. (c) Google 2014. View Larger Map.
The Indian restaurant next door stands alone on this stretch of the A62, with JE Lees' Woodman Inn already a memory.
Former location of Woodman, Manchester Road. (c) Google 2014. View Larger Map.
It was at the Woodman that the Failsworth Blues MCFC supporters club started up in 1978, the landlord and lady, Pat and Win Power, being the father of City's Paul Power .
Woodman Inn, Manchester Road. (c) Failsworth Blues .