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Top 5 Manchester United One-Man Seasons

Top 5 Manchester United One-Man Seasons

Whereas true golden years and genuinely titanic struggles usually require an ensemble cast – squeezing every drop out of a hugely talented squad being a feature of both ‘99 and ‘08 – seasons which are dominated by an individual tend to instead be focused on what fate was avoided rather than what was won. The [...]

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Deepest Red

Deepest Red

Deepest Red is a unique collection of writing about the myth, madness, and glory that is Manchester United. Bringing together writers, bloggers and journalists to provide fresh insight into the club’s history, this anthology pinpoints the defining moments that have created a global legend. From Sir Matt to Sir Alex, from standing on the Stretford [...]

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Cantona: Ferguson Has Created Generations Of Great Players

Eric Cantona has sung the praises of his former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, claiming that his greatest strength is his ability to understand people as well as tactics. “Last season United lost the league in the last minute. Sometimes that happens, but they are still a top team and a top team in Europe,” Cantona [...]

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VIDEO: All Of Eric Cantona’s Goals

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Cantona: United Is Special and I Love To See Them Win

Cantona: United Is Special and I Love To See Them Win

Manchester United legend, Eric Cantona, is currently director of football at New York Cosmos, but has admitted that if the opportunity to manage United came about, he would have no hesitation in accepting. “I would say, ‘United is special, of course I would do it’,” he said. “Today I’m with the New York Cosmos. But [...]

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COMPETITION: Eric Cantona print

COMPETITION: Eric Cantona print

To win this wicked Eric Cantona print, simply follow @R_o_M on Twitter and RT this. The competition is open to anyone worldwide. Alternatively, you can buy the Cantona print here and it will cost you €20 (approx £16.50).

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COMPETITION: Win Cantona Print

COMPETITION: Win Cantona Print

“Anyone who is different from the ordinary is considered crazy and I am happy to be considered so. And proud.” Post a YouTube clip of your favourite Cantona goal in the comments (using a valid e-mail address) below to win this print. This Graham Jones print is available on Print For Good where profits go [...]

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Cantona: Balotelli’s Actions Calculated And Unspontaneous

Cantona: Balotelli’s Actions Calculated And Unspontaneous

Eric Cantona isn’t impressed with how Mario Balotelli celebrates on the field, claiming he should be more spontaneous. Ridiculous myths circulate about the City striker, often with the press referring to the most mundane of actions as “madcap” and “bizarre”. This week Balotelli was asked to remove the hood from his hoodie at the Trafford [...]

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Wall hits Fan: Manchester United Star Does A ‘Cantona’… 100 Years Ago

When Eric Cantona of Manchester United did his amazing Kung-fu kick on an obnoxious Crystal Palace supporter seventeen years ago this month, I was there. By chance I was also an eye-witness thirty-five years earlier when United’s goalkeeper Harry Gregg spectacularly whacked a spectator at Luton Town in April, 1960, knocking him to the ground. That coincidence meant [...]

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President Cantona

President Cantona

Eric Cantona has written to France’s elected mayors seeking 500 signatures needed to stand for the 2012 presidential vote.

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Cantona: Fergie Told Me I’d Become Great At United

Cantona: Fergie Told Me I’d Become Great At United

Eric Cantona, who was a key figure in bringing Sir Alex Ferguson his first title with Manchester United in 1993, has talked about his relationship with our manager on the 25th anniversary of him taking charge of the club. “I remember my first meeting with Sir Alex when he wanted to sign me from Leeds [...]

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PICTURE: Cantona Shows Up Balotelli And Tevez

PICTURE: Cantona Shows Up Balotelli And Tevez
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Cantona: Can’t Understand Why Tevez Doesn’t Like Manchester

Manchester City captain, Carlos Tevez, has repeatedly criticised our city since signing for the blues. He won’t be taking part in this weekend’s Charity Shield, having been given extended leave by his club. “There’s nothing to do in Manchester,” Tevez recently said. “There’s two restaurants and everything’s small. It rains all the time, you can’t [...]

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The Redemption of Eric Cantona: The Double Double of 1995-96 Part III

The day after Manchester United clinched the Premier League title at Middlesbrough’s Riverside stadium it was a Bank Holiday. I spent it strolling nonchalantly in the sun down by the Riverside at Richmond, with my wife and daughter, wearing my old ’92-93 Champions T-shirt. It was a satisfying feeling knowing all that effort and commitment [...]

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The Redemption of Eric Cantona: The Double Double of 1995-96 Part II

Cheer Up , Kevin Keegan On course, for United to now go on to win the Double, having secured their place at Wembley, much depended on how Newcastle handled the pressures of the league run-in.And we got a very significant clue only a few days after the semi-finals, in one of the all-time great Premiership [...]

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