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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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You Expect City To Respect Munich? Get Real!

“Munich bastards!” a City fan shouted at my dad and me as we approached the council house for our game towards the close of last season. We’d just driven in to town, found a carpark close to the ground, and set off on the walk. Seemed like a fairly good idea at the time. It [...]

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Comeback Kings

My girlfriend is American, and is slowly beginning to learn and come to love United. I’m a passionate United fan, and when I talk about my team, my strong feelings for them are very apparent. I was trying to get across the point that there is something special about United, and that’s why the FC [...]

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