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We Feared No One After Munich

Sir Bobby Charlton has dedicated his career to Manchester United, spending an incredible 43 years on the books at United. He represented the club as a player for 19 years, before rejoining the club on the board of directors in 1984. He was just 20 years old when aboard the flight which crashed in Munich, [...]

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Incredible Scenes At Old Trafford

Thousands of Manchester United fans gathered around Old Trafford at 3.04pm today in remembrance of the great Busby Babes. Eight of them lost their lives 50 years ago today. A memorial service was held inside the Manchester Suite, which could be heard outside the ground. The club chaplain, Reverend John Boyers, read out the names [...]

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Was He United’s All Time Greatest Striker?

Was He United’s All Time Greatest Striker?

When United fans are asked to name the all time greatest striker at the club, players like Ruud van Nistelrooy, Mark Hughes, Andy Cole, Dwight Yorke or Eric Cantona might spring to mind. You ask an older fan and you might find Denis Law, Jack Rowley or Stan Pearson get in to the short list. [...]

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Edwards Statue In United Shirt – Appropriate?

In Duncan Edwards’ home town of Dudley, a statue of the United legend was erected in 1999, which was unveiled by his mother and Sir Bobby Charlton. For those who watched Edwards play, he is the greatest ever, and he is in the thoughts of many with the anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster falling [...]

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A City United?

The 50th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster falls this Wednesday, with the tragedy being remembered on Sunday when United take on City at Old Trafford. There has been much talk concerning whether the blues will be able to respect the occasion. As has been noted by several fans, Munich was a Manchester disaster, with [...]

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50 Years On – United Due Their Third European Cup?

Sir Alex Ferguson is happy to admit that the European Cup is his driving ambition, feeling just the one he has won doesn’t reflect fairly the quality of the teams he has created over the years with United. United won the Champions League in 1999 with two goals in injury time, on what would have [...]

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Best? Ronaldo? Charlton? Cantona? Who Is The Greatest Ever United Player?

Manchester United fans have been lucky enough to see many great players over the years, who’d all rank highly amongst the greatest ever players in the World. With Ronaldo approaching George Best’s record for most goals scored by a winger at the club, the topic of who is the greatest of all time has arisen [...]

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Liverpool? City? Or United? Munich Memorial Picture Vandalised

Whilst the Munich memorial picture which hangs from the East Stand is less than perfect, with the words originally printed incorrectly and an AIG logo situated at the bottom, there is no doubting it is an impressive site. With the 50th anniversary of the tragedy approaching, much of the red focus is on our players [...]

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FA Backtrack Over Minute’s Silence

There has been a lot of fuss surrounding the 50th Anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, with it emerging some fans will find it too much of a temptation to sing sick songs during a moment of silent time for reflection. A couple of weeks ago, the FA announced that there would not be a [...]

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Ferguson Speaks Up For Silence

The debate over how the Busby Babes should be remembered on February 10th has been going on for some weeks now. City have asked for the plans of a minute’s silence to be scrapped, following fears some of their fans will show up the club, singing vile chants. The United faithful have pushed for the [...]

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Minute’s Applause? Sod off!

Of all the teams we had to play when remember the Munich Air Disaster, it doesn’t get a lot worse than the bitters. Liverpool would be worse, as they, unlike City, have no reason to hold back on their sick Munich chants. As City had to be reminded in a letter from their manager that [...]

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United Respond to the Republik on Poor Babes Tribute

Many reds have just been waiting for this Glazer lead Manchester United to screw up the Babes tribute. It had been so far so good, following the news of a sponsor less kit being warn by both United and City for the game on February 10th. Barring bitters spoiling the minutes silence, it appeared as [...]

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Busby Babes Tribute Up At Old Trafford

With the 50th anniversary of the Munich Air disaster approaching, Manchester United have plastered a picture of the Babes to the outside of the East Stand. The words to the Calypso song are placed alongside the photograph. United have already announced that they will be wearing a 1950′s styled kit when they play City on [...]

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England Fans Can’t Be Trusted… United > England

February 6th marks the 50th Anniversary of the Munich Air disaster, where eight Manchester United players lost their lives on their return from a European Cup quarter final. Sick fans of rival clubs sing about the disaster when visiting Old Trafford and make aeroplane wings out of their arms. United will commemorating the tragedy on [...]

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Ronaldo Is New Best Or Cantona?

Cristiano Ronaldo is well loved by the United faithful thanks to his blinding ability, match winning skills, and as much as anything, the hatred the rest of the country feels towards him. The more they all boo, the more we cheer, and seemingly, the more Ronaldo scores. In all competitions, he’s bagged nineteen goals in [...]

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