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Match Of The Week: Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Old Trafford has a swaggering confidence about it this evening. A new sponsorship deal with a package delivery company will be bringing an eyebrow-raising amount of money into the club and, perhaps more importantly as far as the supporters are concerned, less than convincing starts to the season for Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool will have…

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August 22, 2011
Ian

The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: Manchester United

Seldom, in recent years, has the gap between the Premier League and Champions League titles seemed so great. In the minds of some, Manchester United’s trip to Wembley for the Champions League final against Barcelona should have been a coronation, a celebration of a uniquely long-lasting dynasty that has dominated English football for almost two…

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July 31, 2011
Ian

The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final: Barcelona 3-1 Manchester United

Manchester United and Barcelona at Wembley, then. These are two clubs whose European histories have become interwoven with each other as well as this venue. When Manchester United became the first English club to win the European Cup, they did so at Wembley in 1968. Twenty-four years later, Barcelona won it for the first time…

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May 28, 2011
Ian

Barcelona vs Manchester United: A Preview, Of Sorts

Tomorrow evening at Wembley, in front of what will probably be described as “a world-wide television audience of seventeen billion people”, Manchester United play Barcelona in the final of the 2011 UEFA Champions League at Wembley Stadium. It is, one could be forgiven for thinking, the final that would have topped the governing body’s wish…

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May 27, 2011
Ian

Video Special: Six Great FA Cup Finals

It may have escaped your attention, but it is the FA Cup final on Saturday. Manchester City and Stoke City will take the pitch at Wembley on Saturday afternoon, with both clubs looking for their first major trophy since the 1970s. With shameless nostalgia in the back of our minds, then, it’s time to take…

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May 11, 2011
Ian

Match Of The Week: Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea

Everybody knows the maths.Prior to kick-off, Chelsea are three points behind Manchester United, and the two sides are level on goal difference. A win for them this afternoon will put them top of the table with two matches of the Premier League season left to play. There is perhaps something inevitable the fact that Manchester…

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May 8, 2011
Ian

Disunited About United

It is difficult to draw a straight conclusion about a TV drama which has a Scotsman playing a Welshman called Murphy in the lead role. And the BBC’s 90-minute dramatisation of events surrounding Manchester United and the 1958 Munich air tragedy has produced a complex set of reactions. Before picking through some of these complexities,…

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April 27, 2011
Mark
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