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Butt: We’ve been here together since we were 12

This week has been fairly fantastic for Manchester United fans, with David Moyes being moved on and the Class of ’92 being brought in to coach the squad. Nicky Butt, who has spent this season with the Reserves, has reflected on what this means to him. “It will be massive for us, a proud moment [...]

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Pique: United over City for me

Gerard Pique attended a press conference this evening ahead of Barcelona’s Champions League game against City. It is the first time in their club’s history that City will play in a Champions League knock-out game. “Manchester is a very special place for me,” he said. “I arrived here when I was 17, I was still [...]

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PICTURE: Former United player posts picture of first game as a kid with Beckham

PICTURE: Former United player posts picture of first game as a kid with Beckham

Mats Moller Daehli posted a picture to his Instagram account of his first football game. He was born in Oslo but lived in London for two years after his father, a football journalist, moved to England for work. He returned to Norway and played for Lyn but was spotted by Manchester United when he was [...]

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GNev: Eikrem will do well with Solskjaer

Gary Neville has spoken about his former team mate, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has just taken up the position of manager at Cardiff, under their controversial owen, Vincent Tan. “He was the kind of player that would write down all the training sessions when he was coming towards the end of his career,” said Neville. [...]

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INTERVIEW: Danny Higginbotham – On The Cliff, Fergie, Class of ’92 and being a red

INTERVIEW: Danny Higginbotham – On The Cliff, Fergie, Class of ’92 and being a red

Danny Higginbotham is one of many former United academy players who, despite not establishing himself in the first team at Old Trafford, went on to have a successful Premier League career. During his time at United, when loaned out to Belgian side Royal Antwerp, he was banned from playing for four months after attacking a [...]

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Djemba Djemba: Fergie was so happy with my Leeds goal

When people talk about Sir Alex Ferguson’s transfer record, which has seen the club bring in some fantastically talented players, the conversation will always turn to the flops. Eric Djemba-Djemba is always one of the first names to be mentioned. Now 32-years-old and playing for Partizan Belgrade, Djemba-Djemba has given an interview with The Guardian [...]

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Cole: I wish I stayed at United

Cole: I wish I stayed at United

The news that we had signed Robin van Persie last summer took me back to almost 20 years ago when I found we’d bought Andy Cole. Having scored 41 goals in 45 games the season before for Newcastle and 15 goals in 27 games by January of 1994-1995, he was the most exciting striker in [...]

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Keep Calm and Pass Him the Ball: Dimitar Berbatov, a retrospective

Keep Calm and Pass Him the Ball: Dimitar Berbatov, a retrospective

It was approaching 11:30pm on Monday 22nd April 2013 BFR. (Before Fergie Retired). The pubs – The Trafford, Sam Platts, The Tollgate – had been cleared and staff were starting the long, hard clean-up operation. The last, straggling cars in the many unofficial car parks surrounding Old Trafford were gunning their engines, preparing to leave. [...]

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Brian Greenhoff sadly passes away

Brian Greenhoff sadly passes away

It has been confirmed that former Manchester United player, Brian Greenhoff, has sadly passed away at his home in Rochdale. Police were called to Brian’s address this morning following reports of a sudden death as a matter of procedure and the case has now been passed to the coroner. He was only 60-years-old. Greenhoff joined [...]

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PICTURE: A brilliant Owen moment (not the derby!)

PICTURE: A brilliant Owen moment (not the derby!)

As expected, many fans didn’t warm to Michael Owen during his three seasons at Manchester United. Still, thanks to that late winner against City, in one of the best derbies ever, Owen’s name is in our history books. Yesterday he announced he would be retiring at the end of the season and so it’s probably [...]

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Remembering John Denis Downie

Remembering John Denis Downie

John Denis Downie joined Manchester United from Bradford Park Avenue in 1949 for £18,000, making him our most expensive player, when he was 23-years-old. Sir Matt Busby gave him his début on March 5th against Charlton Athletic, when he scored the first goal in a 3-2 win, and he went on to score 37 goals [...]

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PNev: Everyone Knew How Much I Loved United

PNev: Everyone Knew How Much I Loved United

Ahead of today’s game between United and Everton, Phil Neville has spoken about how tough he found it settling in to the Merseyside club, claiming that whenever he didn’t play well or Everton lost, he’d be referred to as ‘the Manc’. “I look back now and the lads who were in the team that first [...]

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Schmeichel: FA Cup Degraded By United’s Absence

Schmeichel: FA Cup Degraded By United’s Absence

Peter Schmeichel has reflected on the decision to allow Manchester United to pull out of the FA Cup following our historic Treble winning season to play in the World Club Cup in Brazil. Whilst United have always been the ones criticised for this decision, the truth is the government and FA were the ones at [...]

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Ronaldo: I Still Love United

Ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford to play Manchester United in the Champions League with Real Madrid, he has spoken of his feelings for his former club. “I still have a great feeling of friendship and love for them, they are a team that have done a lot for my career,” said Ronaldo. [...]

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Van der Sar: I Love Fergie Arguing With Refs

Van der Sar: I Love Fergie Arguing With Refs

Sir Alex Ferguson was criticised for giving the officials a bollocking during United’s 4-3 win over Newcastle earlier this week. Edwin Van der Sar has stuck up for his former manager, claiming his rant showed passion and was performed for the sake of the team. “When you see Sir Alex arguing with referees and linesmen, [...]

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