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VIDEO: Eric Cantona on Charlie Hebdo attacks and reaction

Eric Cantona has spoken at length about his opinion on the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the unfair negative reaction to Muslims as a result.

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EXCLUSIVE Q&A: Norman Whiteside on Di Maria, Big Ron, George Best comparisons and his favourite goal

Norman Whiteside signed for Manchester United when he was a teenager after being spotted by United scout Bob Bishop, the same man who unearthed George Best. He spent eleven years at the club, winning two FA Cups and scoring in both finals, before moving on to Everton. He has written two books about his time [...]

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Sandy Turnbull’s story III: The opening of Old Trafford and more controversy

Sandy Turnbull’s story III: The opening of Old Trafford and more controversy

February 19th 1910 saw the curtain rise on the new Old Trafford home, a venue considered the most modern in the land, with tip up seats and a playing surface akin to a billiard table. The setting was perfect. The result was certainly not. As on the previous Saturday, United shared seven goals with their [...]

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Sandy Turnbull’s story II: United’s first ever FA Cup

Sandy Turnbull’s story II: United’s first ever FA Cup

So, A. Turnbull was now on the Manchester United pay-role, making his debut in red, along with his former blue team mates, against, ironically enough – Aston Villa and he ran out behind captain Charlie Roberts to a rapturous welcome from around forty thousand supporters. The pitch, however, wasn’t as welcoming as the fans, as [...]

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Sandy Turnbull’s story I: From City to United

Sandy Turnbull’s story I: From City to United

The noise was deafening, incessant, vibrating through his whole body, making the hairs on the back of his neck stand on end, creating a nervous tension, a feeling surpassing all others. But this wasn’t a familiar arena such as Hyde Road or Ewood Park, nor was it the more familiar, much loved environs of the [...]

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United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – Fan Report Pt. 2 (#AskALegend Winner!)

United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – Fan Report Pt. 2 (#AskALegend Winner!)

Day 2 …. Everything I wrote about yesterday (See HERE) was fantastic but hands down the highlight of Saturday for me was of course meeting the lads representing the Manchester United Foundation. After the game with the FC Bayern Legends all of the players made their way to the mix zone and took time talking [...]

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United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – Fan Report Pt. 1

United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – Fan Report Pt. 1

First off a big thank you to everyone at FC Bayern and Allianz Football who made the FCBday#1 an incredibly special day. As an Allianz employee here myself in the UK I was expecting it to be a tremendous event, however I wasn’t quite ready for the real once in a lifetime experience I had [...]

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United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – Live Blog

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United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – #AskALegend Competition

United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – #AskALegend Competition

To celebrate the upcoming Allianz Insurance FC Bayern Munich 2014/15 Team Presentation and United vs FC Bayern All Star Match at the Allianz Arena we are offering you the chance to win a signed shirt from one of the Manchester United Legend’s. Our reporter will have access to the Press ‘Mix Zone’ after the match [...]

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United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – August 9th

United vs FC Bayern All Star Match – August 9th

This Saturday August 9th Republik Of Mancunia have been invited by Allianz Insurance to attend the Bayern Munich 2014/15 Team Presentation #FCBday1. We will be sending a reporter to Munich, Germany, to soak in the atmosphere of the Allianz Arena, to witness the 2014/15 Bayern Munich Team presented and then report on the main attraction [...]

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Class of ’92 return is gift to suffering fans

If 1999 never happened and you watched a film that told the same story, you would spend the duration rolling your eyes and tutting. As if that could happen. As if you could get a group of local lads, playing for one of the biggest teams in the world, go on to achieve something no [...]

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PICTURES: Giggs and Robson over the years

PICTURES: Giggs and Robson over the years
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What is Solskjaer thinking about?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has gone from strength to strength since retiring from playing football, firstly when in charge of our Reserve team and then as manager of Molde. The Norwegian side had never won the league before his appointment, a stretch going back 100 years, but they won it in both of his first two [...]

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Moyes: I’d definitely back knighthood of Law

The Manchester Evening News has launched a campaign calling for Denis Law to be knighted and David Moyes has been asked whether he would support that. “100% I would back that, definitely” Moyes said with a smile. “I said when I first came in that I was thrilled to meet Sir Bobby Charlton. Then I [...]

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PART IV: Bill Foulkes and the End of the Rainbow in ’68

The Holy Grail in Europe Everyone at Old Trafford and indeed throughout football, if not the wider world, knew that Matt Busby was obsessed with winning the European Cup. He never put it into words but everyone assumed he saw it as the only possible way of vindicating his original decision to enter Europe back [...]

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