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Footballing Icons: George BEST

The Manchester United and Northern Ireland wingman was a maverick on and off the pitch during the 60’s and 70’s. The talented two footed Best would glide past defenders like they didn’t exist with his unique balance, pace and skill. He’s regarded as one of the greatest footballers to ever play the game and has […]

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Footballing Icons: Duncan EDWARDS

Manchester United and England international Duncan Edwards was tragically taken too soon aged just 21 when he sadly passed away shortly after the Munich air disaster in 1958. In his five years as a professional footballer at Old Trafford he helped the Reds win two league titles and amassed 177 appearances, scoring 21 goals from midfield. Whilst […]

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Big Jim

Imposing defender, Jim Holton was born on 11th April 1951 in Scotland. The centre back spent his early career at West Bromwich Albion but unfortunately he didn’t get the breakthrough at The Hawthorns. After being released by WBA, Jim finally made his professional debut for Shrewsbury Town in 1972 and he established himself as a […]

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How many can you name?

Whether it be the Busby Babes, Fergie’s Fledglings or the Class of 92, Manchester United have always taken great pride in the development of their youth system and that has been rewarded with a record ten FA Youth Cup titles. The investment in youth has seen some amazing talent coming though the ranks, most notably […]

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Manchester City 5 Manchester United 1

Alex Ferguson had spent big in the summer bringing in new recruits Neil Webb, Paul Ince, Gary Pallister and Danny Wallace to bolster his team at Old Trafford . After a slow start to the season for both Manchester teams, the bookies had the Reds as favourites for this Manchester derby in back in September […]

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Duncan Edwards

Manchester United and England international Duncan Edwards was tragically taken too soon aged just 21 when he sadly passed away shortly after the Munich air disaster in 1958. In his five years as a professional footballer at Old Trafford he helped the Reds win two league titles and amassed 177 appearances, scoring 21 goals from […]

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FA Cup: Record Breakers

The Football Association Challenge Cup was the first knock out competition of its type when it was founded back in 1871 and it remains the oldest cup competition in World football. Over 150 years have passed but the magic of the cup is still extremely strong with over 700+ teams battling it out to ultimately […]

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 9

Sid Lambert is a 43-year-old man playing Retro Football Manager on his iPhone. He’s gone back to 1995/96 to take over Newcastle United and put right what once went wrong: beat Manchester United to the title. And he’d love it if he beat them. Love it. We left the last instalment with the season just […]

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Manchester United 2 Manchester City 2

Ron Atkinson’s Red Devils took a two goal first half lead into the half time break courtesy of a screamer from Colin Gibson and a spot kick from Gordon Strachan. In the second half the tables turned and Clive Wilson pulled one back for the Sky Blues before Arthur Albiston scored one of the best […]

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Newcastle United 5 Manchester United 0

25 years ago today Sir Alex Ferguson’s red devils landed in hell when they met Kevin Keegan’s entertainers at St James Park. Top of the table Newcastle United we’re simply too hot to handle that day for the reds and the Toon won the battle 5-0 to go eight points clear of United. They eventually […]

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