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Eric The King: Twenty Years

Eric The King: Twenty Years

[caption id="attachment_4191" align="alignleft" width="300"] Le Dieu: Silly Red Wig.[/caption] 19 years and 365 days ago today (we’re in a leap year, I got it right, and it was the morning after) I awoke bleary eyed, with the thought of not really...read more »

Duncan Edwards: A Tribute.

Duncan Edwards: A Tribute.

[caption id="attachment_3993" align="alignleft" width="201" caption="Legend."][/caption] Seventy Six years ago today, in Dudley in the West Midlands, Manchester United legend Duncan Edwards was born. A talented half-back, he was a man-mountain of a boy, if there could be such a term, and when...read more »

…And Number One Was Georgie Best…

…And Number One Was Georgie Best…

[caption id="attachment_2750" align="alignleft" width="284" caption="George."][/caption] It was six years ago today that British newsreaders finally reported the news that reds all over the world were bracing themselves for, but didn’t want to hear. After being ill in hospital for eight weeks, United...read more »

On This Day…Roy Keane Enters The Ring

On This Day…Roy Keane Enters The Ring

[caption id="attachment_2108" align="alignleft" width="233" caption="Happy Birthday, Keano"][/caption] It was a cool 40 years ago this very day that a legend was born.  The term ‘legend’ is often used so loosely, but on this occasion it’s use is wholly justified. Roy Maurice Keane...read more »

On This Day in 1996…Ole Who?

On This Day in 1996…Ole Who?

[caption id="attachment_2024" align="alignleft" width="221" caption="Who are ya? Legend."][/caption] 15 years ago this very day, Alex Ferguson clinched the signing of a 23 year old Noreweigan striker from Molde. He paid £1.5million for the player who was a stranger to everyone; from fans...read more »

May 26th ’99: Busby Celebrates His Birthday By Giving United A Gift

May 26th ’99: Busby Celebrates His Birthday By Giving United A Gift

[caption id="attachment_225" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Sir Matt Busby - The "Father of Football" "][/caption]  “Can they score? They always score.” “Name, on the trophy!”  “And Solskjaer has won it!” Those words from commentator Clive Tyldesley screamed as Manchester United “reached the promise land”...read more »

On This Day…1965 – Legend Norman Whiteside Was Born…

On This Day…1965 – Legend Norman Whiteside Was Born…

[caption id="attachment_1318" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="No doubt Norm will be having a few celebration drinks tonight..."][/caption] The 1980's weren't the most successful of times for United.  The football wasn't amazing, but the bond between fans and players were second to none.  Despite...read more »

On This Day…24th April 1948 – United Win The Cup!

On This Day…24th April 1948 – United Win The Cup!

[caption id="attachment_1170" align="alignleft" width="263" caption="The day when this made everything feel alright."][/caption] Away from all the doom and gloom of United leading the Premiership by six points, but doing it badly, today see's the 63rd anniversary of a very important...read more »

[Video] On This Day In 1999 FA Cup Semi-Final Highlights

[Video] On This Day In 1999 FA Cup Semi-Final Highlights

[caption id="attachment_1090" align="alignleft" width="232" caption="Don't do it Ryan!! United's greatest ever player celebrates his greatest goal"][/caption] All this talk of the treble among the United faithful has got many of us thinking back to that fateful season 12 years ago. With...read more »

Could Anderson Be The Key To United’s Season?

Could Anderson Be The Key To United’s Season?

[caption id="attachment_34" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="When asked the last time Torres scored, Ando was dumbfounded"][/caption] Last night's victory over Chelsea has moved Manchester United that little bit closer to what was almost unthinkable a few months ago- the treble. While the 'T'...read more »

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