Tag: Manchester United
The Humble Caretaker
The caretaker manager deserves more respect, that much is clear. We as football fans should never underestimate their sacrifice to the sport we love and the clubs we hold dear, as Simon Toye argues.
Denis Irwin: Manchester United & Sir Alex Ferguson’s Mr Reliable
This May sees the 30th anniversary of Manchester United’s 1989/90 FA Cup victory, a campaign which began in the 3rd round against Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest. The only goal scored by Mark Robins gave the Red Devils a 1-0 victory widely believed to have saved Sir Alex Ferguson from the sack. After a thrilling 3-3…
Interview: John Ludden, author of Matt & Jimmy
In 1958, Manchester United could almost touch the top of the world. The culmination of over a decade of cultivating the most authentic, hungry and talented footballers was spine-tingling; before setting off to Belgrade to take on Red Star in the European Cup quarter final they had mesmerised Highbury with a swashbuckling 5-4 thriller. A…