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28/05/2017 18:03
Manchester United, Qualified Success Manchester United have always been linked with European soccer for the simple reason that manager, Matt Busby, who was knighted by England`s queen Elizabeth II, after his team won the 1968 European Cup, and became Sir Matt Busby, took the club into Europe to...
27/05/2017 09:04
The Charity Shield Was Shared By The Demons   One of the more interesting features of English soccer and its history is the extent to which the Shield is despised as a trophy. Essentially it`s a knockout competition, won by Manchester United at its inauguration in 1908, in which the...
25/05/2017 00:52
Classic Mourinho Chelsea Season At United   When Portugal`s  José Mourinho was manager at Chelsea, the Blues were mean in defence and mean in attack, because the team won trophies by conceding fewer goals than their opponents although they scored fewer also. A typical Chelsea team...
31/01/2017 17:43
Phil Jones Filling In   Phil Neville was the right full back who was edged out of the Manchester United line up by future England captain and brother, Gary Neville, so he had to play left full back, although right full back was his natural position. When United obtained the services in...
23/12/2016 20:18
From Left At The Front To Right At The Back   A great Manchester United tradition is the switching of the successful left, or right winger, to the left, or right, full back position. The most obviously successful players include England`s John Aston Snr, whose son, John Aston Jnr, was...
04/11/2016 12:13
George Best Still Contributed In the early years of the European Champions` Cup, the winner of the English league gained entry into the competition and, if they won, they`d be afforded the opportunity to play in the Intercontinental Cup against the Champions of South America, winners of the...
04/11/2016 09:23
Why Did UEFA Abolish The Cup Winners` Cup? Manchester United won the European Cup Winners` Cup for the only time in the club`s history in 1991 after qualifying in a difficult competition, the F.A. Cup, which had been a model for similar cup competitions throughout the world since its inception in...
29/10/2016 11:32
Malcolm Glazer: A Significant Achiever When Malcolm Glazer of Rochester, New York state, USA, bought Manchester United in 2005, it made of the `red devils` at the `Theater Of Dreams`, Manchester`s Old Trafford stadium, `team United States` in England and Europe. Manchester United`s relations with...
02/10/2016 23:54
United Abolished? Manchester United were the winners of the European Cup Winners` Cup in 1991 after winning the F.A. Cup at England`s national Wembley stadium, London, in the second attempt after the Final ended in a 3-3 draw with Crystal Palace and a replay was required. Then left back, Lee...
02/10/2016 21:08
Learning Spanish At Manchester United Because Real Madrid won the inaugural European Cup in 1956, and consecutively thereafter in 1957, 1958, 1959, and 1960, English clubs believed that the wresting of the European Cup from the Spanish giant was the aim of their soccer campaigning. When the...
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