Monthly Archives: May 2011

Manchester United player reviews 2010/11

1. Edwin van der Sar Glazernomics are widely – and rightly, derided by Manchester United supporters, but I can’t think of a single fan who would have begrudged them being enforced if it meant retaining the retiring Dutch goalkeeper. Age … Continue reading

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Barcelona 3-1 United

Manchester United lost to FC Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League Final for the second time in three seasons. Barcelona won 3-1 on the night with goals coming from each of their forward three; Pedro, Lionel Messi and David Villa. … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona v United Match Preview – UEFA Champions League Final

“I believe that Barcelona have a little bit better team but it will be a very close affair.” The words of Ossie Ardiles sum up the feeling of almost the entire footballing world; Barcelona are the best team on the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday George Best

Today would have been George Best’s 65th birthday. The legendary winger is perennially rated as one of, if not the greatest player ever to wear a Manchester United shirt. In 470 appearances (the 13th highest in the club’s history) in all competitions … Continue reading

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United v Blackpool Match Preview – Champions

What a joyous week it has been. After all the pre-match nerves before Blackburn and Tomasz Kuszczak’s attempts to stop it from happening, Wayne Rooney’s penalty sealed the coveted nineteenth title that means Manchester United are the most successful team … Continue reading

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Paul Scholes vs Barcelona

On April 29th 2008 in the UEFA Champions Leauge Semi-final, second leg, Manchester United beat FC Barcelona 1-0 thanks to a spectacular strike from Paul Scholes. The midfielder- who missed out on the 1999 Final through suspension, had fittingly scored … Continue reading

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Busby Babes in colour part three

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