Tagged: Manchester United

Red Is The Colour 1

Red Is The Colour

The best team, it has to be said, won. Manchester United have been the best team in the Premier League this season, no matter how unctuous they have been at times, and no matter...

You’re Not Trying Hard Enough, Europe. 3

You’re Not Trying Hard Enough, Europe.

Let joy be unconfined. It’s Manchester United against Chelsea in the European Cup final. Actually, I’m going to try to not be too down-hearted about it all. If you strip away all the hype...

Goodbye Lenin 2

Goodbye Lenin

On the “6-0-6″ BBC Radio phone-in show, BBC football commentator and apparently self-styled “Voice Of The People” Alan Green stated that he thinks that, should two English teams make it to the final of...

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City 1

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

In many ways, it was the best tribute that Manchester City could have paid to The Busby Babes. A minute of perfectly-observed silence, followed by an immense performance against a United team that looked...

Munich: 50 Years On 2

Munich: 50 Years On

The European Cup was created, in many ways, because it could be. The end of the Second World War left Europe with a sizeable quota of aircraft to be converted for commercial use. This,...

Losing His Grip? 4

Losing His Grip?

There was a time when one could have regarded Alex Ferguson as being “one of us” at the top end of English football. He was the former union shop steward from Govan, the supporter...

United We Stand 6

United We Stand

Well, there was a moderately interesting weekend of football played over the last couple of days, but I rather think that the novelty of friendlies has worn off, and I’m starting to get impatient...