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Farewell Rene Meulensteen

Farewell Rene Meulensteen

Manchester United yesterday announced the expected departure of First Team coach Rene Meulensteen. Although it’s not something you can put a wager at Betfair.com but Rene had played an important role under Sir Alex Ferguson. With David Moyes preferring his own backroom staff, it seemed apparent that Meulensteen would be on his way out. He [...]

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Meulensteen hasn’t left United… yet

Following the departure of Mike Phelan and Eric Steele, rumours were rife that Rene Meulensteen had also left the club after rejecting the new position offered by David Moyes. Reports suggested that Meulensteen wasn’t prepared to accept the demotion, with Moyes wanting to bring in his own first team coach, and had left the club. [...]

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Tribute To Eric Steele

Tribute To Eric Steele

Eric Steele began his playing career as a goalkeeper at Newcastle United in 1972. His next club was Peterborough United where he established himself as first-choice keeper and set a record for most consecutive league appearances (124) that still stands today. Within the next 12 years he moved from club to Brighton & Hove Albion, [...]

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Sir Bobby Charlton Criticism Of Jose Mourinho

Sir Bobby Charlton Criticism Of Jose Mourinho

Last night, Jose Mourinho showed the negative side of his character which contributed to him not being offered the United job he dreamed of. No doubt Sir Bobby Charlton, who has never been keen on Mourinho, would have been watching last night’s Copa del Rey final with a smug smile on his face. April 24th [...]

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“Beckham was desperate for #7 shirt after Cantona”

“Beckham was desperate for #7 shirt after Cantona”

Albert Morgan has reflected on the impact Eric Cantona had on the club, particularly the youngsters that were coming through the ranks, with the likes of Scholes, Beckham, Butt and the Nevilles sharing his dedication to hard work and improvement. “He was a big influence on the other lads because he was the first one [...]

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“Cantona used to play dominos with the old men in the local”

“Cantona used to play dominos with the old men in the local”

Manchester United’s kitman, Albert Morgan, mush have more than his fair share of stories to tell about our club and players, having joined the club in 1996. Albert has reflected on one of our greatest ever players, Eric Cantona, and can sum up the great man in one word. “Iconic,” he said. “There will never [...]

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Mike Phelan Was A Credit To The Club

Mike Phelan Was A Credit To The Club

Following Manchester United’s exit from Europe thanks to a ridiculous red card decision, it was Mike Phelan who addressed the press, not Sir Alex Ferguson. Our #2 claimed that the manager who too “distraught” to answer questions on the game at that time. There had been rumours that Sir Alex Ferguson may have been considering [...]

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Sir Bobby Hosts Families Of Hillsborough Victims

Sir Bobby Charlton played host to families of the Hillsborough victims at Old Trafford yesterday. Our ambassador was involved in the tribute that was paid to those that lost their life at Hillsborough ahead of our game against Liverpool at Anfield earlier in the season too.

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Charlton: Mourinho Wrong Man To Replace Fergie

Charlton: Mourinho Wrong Man To Replace Fergie

Sir Bobby Charlton has yet again reiterated his opinion that Jose Mourinho doesn’t have the right character to be manager of Manchester United. “A United manager wouldn’t do that,” Charlton said, referring to Mourinho gouging Tito Vilanova’s eye, then Barcelona’s assistant coach, in the 2011 Spanish Super Cup. “Mourinho is a really good coach but [...]

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The Gaping Hole Left From 2008 Departure

The Gaping Hole Left From 2008 Departure

Sir Alex Ferguson would be the first to admit that he doesn’t have enough European Cup wins to his name to match the quality of the teams he has produced in almost 26 years at Manchester United. Whilst his early years were hampered by the ridiculous three foreigners rule, meaning that only three from Eric [...]

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Cheers Jimmy

Cheers Jimmy

The club have today announced that Director of Youth Football, Jimmy Ryan, is retiring. He started his career at United when he was a teenager after moving down from Scotland to play for our youth team. Ryan made his début for United at the end of the 1965-66 season against West Brom and scored in [...]

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Who Is Richard Arnold And Why Does He Keep Saying Ridiculous Things?

Who Is Richard Arnold And Why Does He Keep Saying Ridiculous Things?

Richard Arnold has been Manchester United’s Commercial Director for five years and is responsible for the commercial operations at the club, including media relationships, merchandising, sponsorship, marketing and sales. With United drawing in ridiculous sums of money in this time it is clear that Arnold is good at his job. Out of interest, did you [...]

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Schmeichel Back To United

Reports in this morning newspaper claim that Peter Schmeichel is coming back to United in the role of a club official ambassador. He joins the likes of Sir Bobby Charlton, Bryan Robson and Gary Neville who travel the world promoting Manchester United.

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Joyce Turns Down Hull Job For Reserves

Joyce Turns Down Hull Job For Reserves

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer once turned down the offer of becoming the manager of the Norwegian national team in favour of staying in charge of our Reserves. “I work for Manchester United and my career is going in the right direction,” he said. “It would have been exciting to take on a much bigger job than [...]

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Fergie and Meulensteen: Different Hymn Sheets

Just days ago, first team coach Rene Meulensteen claimed that United weren’t scared of anyone this season and reckoned Chelsea were too old. “Chelsea have just made one major signing in Juan Mata,” he said. “Besides, Chelsea’s squad is too old, and their tempo is not high enough to win the Premier League.” This is [...]

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