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Ole: We Repaid Fergie’s Faith With Title

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s name is still sung on a weekly basis at Old Trafford, after he retired from the game earlier this season, moving up to United’s coaching staff. He is a player all reds remember fondly, and one of the rare United players who’s earned the admiration and respect from rival fans (well, not [...]

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Tired of the Lies: Keane vs Haaland

Cristiano Ronaldo spoke out at the weekend about the poor treatment he gets from the referees in this country, claiming he will end up like Arsenal’s Eduardo, who suffered a broken leg, if the referees don’t offer him better protection. United are the most fouled team in the league this season, despite the inaccuracies Arsene [...]

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Cantona: Two Successive CL Titles For United, Please

Manchester United take on Lyon tonight in the Champions League as favourites to progress to the quarter finals. Following a 1-1 away draw in France, United have a crucial away goal and will be hoping to cruise through to the next round. Eric Cantona has recently spoken out about United’s chances in Europe, saying he [...]

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Eric The King: In The Last Minutes Of My Life I’ll Have This Club In My Heart

Eric Cantona gave a moving interview with Sky Sports this week, in which he speaks about his great fondness for the manager, club and fans. He admits that he lost his passion for the game and that is why he retired, heaping the praise on Sir Alex Ferguson for managing to keep his passion as [...]

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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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When The News Broke… Reaction To Munich

Most of us can remember the feeling of hearing a shocking piece of news, one which would stay in your memory for the rest of your life. You can remember where you were, who told you, what your reaction was like, and how you felt. Often, these moments are of a matter that you are [...]

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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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Pressure To Win CL For Babes

Fifty years ago today, eight Manchester United players lost their lives in the Munich Air Disaster. The young lads were returning from their successful quarter final in the European Cup, stopping in Munich to refuel. The plane attempted take off three times before crashing, taking the lives of 23 people. United were in a rush [...]

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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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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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Fergie Changes His Mind On Beckham’s England Spot

Sir Alex Ferguson has long been blamed for David Beckham’s decision to leave Manchester United. The fact that Becks spent 18 months renegotiating his contract, unhappy with with the deal he was offered on image rights, to stay at the club he’d loved since he was a lad, is often forgotten. The writing was on [...]

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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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Oh Bryan Robson Is Still A Manc

Manchester City bombed out of the FA Cup earlier this evening, after losing 2-1 away to Sheffield United. Bryan Robson was critical of his team following their defeat to rivals Sheffield Wednesday last weekend, leading fans to be rather more critical off him. On the radio before the FA Cup game today, several Sheffield United [...]

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Another Red To Sunderland – Does Keano Have What It Takes?

Phil Bardsley has joined the long list of ex-Reds at Roy Keane’s Sunderland today, for a fee which could be worth £2 million. I know I’m not alone in feeling regretful over saying farewell to the Salford lad, who a couple of years ago looked to be the man to replace Gary Neville, in playing [...]

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Ronaldo: I Don’t Care About Best’s Record

Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best player in England the second best in Europe last season, following a season where he scored 23 goals and assisted 20, in 53 appearances. The boy was on fire, aided by the motivation the booing and jeering opposition gave him, and blew the Premiership apart. Could Ronaldo improve on [...]

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