16 years ago today, Manchester United won the Treble, after beating Bayern Munich with two goals in injury time.
With the injuries to Daley Blind, Michael Carrick, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones, rumours this morning suggest that Wayne Rooney will be moved back in to midfield and Radamel Falcao will start up front. If that’s the case, we could do with the Falcao of old returning, particularly the one that managed a first half [...]
Manchester City fans were applauded for respecting the one minute’s silence in 2008 which marked the 50th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster. They also sang a chorus of “there’s only one Frank Swift”, the former City goalkeeper who died in the crash, for the first and what would appear to be the last time. [...]
After going a goal behind, Joshua Harrop made it 1-1 before Joe Rothwell put United ahead. Harrop scored a second goal with just over an hour played. The game finished 3-2, keeping United’s U-21s top of the league, four points clear of Liverpool. United: J.Pereira; Rafael, McNair, Love, Kellett; Rothwell, Grimshaw, Harrop, Goss; Januzaj, Wilson. [...]