Columnists

EXCLUSIVE: Ex United Boss: “Philosophy More Important Than Formation”

24 Jul , 2014  

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Former Manchester United manager Tommy Docherty believes that it doesn’t matter what formation new boss Louis van Gaal uses, as long as he maintains the attacking philosophy of the club. Docherty was responsible for creating the modern day United set up which most supporters are familiar with, and which was used with such success by […]

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VIDEO: Entire Game in HD : LA Galaxy 0-7 Manchester United

24 Jul , 2014  

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Louis van Gaal’s first ever game in charge of Manchester United couldn’t have gone any better with his team winning 7-0 against La Galaxy. New signing Ander Herrera was in sparkling form and you can watch the full game here. First Half Second Half

Columnists

Life At The Open: Memories of Bournemouth 1957

20 Jul , 2014  

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I was reminded, as Rory McIlroy won the British Open today, about an interview Fred Eyre and myself did for our book “What a Game” back in 1983 with that silky commentator who makes Golf seem so easy from the sidelines, PETER ALLISS. Peter is now 83 years old, born the son of a professional […]

Columnists

Sing When You’re Winning… Or Losing

16 Jul , 2014  

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It dawned on me towards the end of last season that whilst loads of the songs sung by United fans are timeless, and will be sung forever more, some, by way of a contrast, are, well, quite frankly shit. Ok, ok, not shit, but sometimes neither particularly appropriate or pertinent. Oh, and don’t get me […]

Former Players

EXCLUSIVE: Macari Urges “Caution” On Van Gaal’s First Day

16 Jul , 2014  

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Manchester United legend Lou Macari believes there should be caution ahead of all the optimism surrounding Louis van Gaal’s arrival at Manchester United. Van Gaal officially begins work today as he meets up with the players ahead of travelling to the United States on Friday for the clubs’ pre-season tour, and with a number of […]

Columnists

Andy Green on United’s adidas Deal Announcement

14 Jul , 2014  

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Andy Green – @andersred on Twitter – has long been the ‘go-to’ guy when news regarding Manchester United’s financial situation breaks. You can check out his website here  - in the wake of the news about United’s record breaking kit deal with adidas, we caught up with Andy to ask a few questions about how things […]

Former Players

EXCLUSIVE : Hill: Record Deal “Shows United Are Top Club In The World”

14 Jul , 2014  

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Manchester United legend Gordon Hill says that today’s announcement of the club agreeing a record £750m with sportswear manufacturers adidas is proof that they are still the biggest club in the world. Reports last week deceptively suggested that Nike had dropped the Reds from their label after an agreement that has lasted over a decade […]

Columnists

The King Of Old Trafford

14 Jul , 2014  

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Over the years, Manchester United has had so many brilliant, influential players and leaders. Billy Meredith, Frank Barson, Charlie Roberts, John Carey and his 1948 side, Roger Byrne and the ‘Busby Babes who included the legendary Duncan Edwards, then the Bobby Charlton, Denis Law and George Best years, Bryan Robson, and Eric Cantona who helped […]

Podcast

Talk Of The Devils Podcast: Episode Thirty Seven

11 Jul , 2014  

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The TalkOfTheDevils.com podcast returns for a special edition during the World Cup. United legend Gordon Hill is joined by author Wayne Barton to discuss England’s failings as well as the tournament in general – including impressive Germany and dismal Brazil. The main topic of conversation, of course, is Louis van Gaal and Holland, while the […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Terry Gibson “Van Gaal The Right Man”

11 Jul , 2014  

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The tale of Terry Gibson at Manchester United is one that oozes frustration and curiosity at what might have been. Terry arrived at the club in early 1986 from Coventry City where he recorded an impressive tally of 52 goals in just over 100 appearances and remembers the speculation in the weeks leading up to […]