1993/94 August (Part Two)

FA PREMIER LEAGUE, MON 23RD AUG 93, 39,624 ASTON VILLA 1-2 UNITED (Sharpe 17,74) Schmeichel; Parker, Bruce, Pallister, Irwin; Kanchelskis, Ince, Keane, Sharpe; Giggs, Hughes One thing was definite as United headed into this fairly titanic early season fixture, and it was that there would be no room for complacency on the Champions part. Aston […]

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1993/94 August

The Charity Shield, like most other domestic competitions, has lessened in stature over the years – so much so that the winners are almost derided for celebrating winning it. In 1993, while it could hardly be described as definitive, it was certainly competitive, with both teams looking to lay down a marker for the season […]

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1993/94 Pre-Season

The twenty six year hoodoo had finally been broken; Manchester United were once again Champions of England in 1993 after seeing off competition from Ron Atkinson’s Aston Villa to win the inaugural Premier League title. Inspired by their talismanic Frenchman, Eric Cantona, Alex Ferguson’s team were able to achieve what so many since 1967 had […]

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United v Liverpool U21

United U21 1-–0 Liverpool U21 Tom Lawrence was back into the side after his Yeovil loan spell when United’s U21 beat Liverpool 1-0 in the semi-final. This was the first time all season that Liverpool haven’t scored at home. The victory means that Warren Joyce’s side will face Chelsea in the final, as the Blues […]

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Time to Move on Anderson

Once upon a time, Manchester United signed a world class talent in the attacking midfielder role. Both the club and player enjoyed the first season of co-operation, which culminated in a Premier and Champions League double back in 2008. The youngster contributed in the most significant moment from the penalty spot, as he slotted home […]

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United Limping To Title

As Manchester United close in on yet another Premier League title – a record twentieth top division Championship in England – the overpowering consensus seems to be that they are limping towards the achievement rather than the dominant swagger that seemed likely at the beginning of February. To some extent, that is true and it […]

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