Columnists

Reds Around The World: Mumbai

26 Nov , 2014  

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We caught up with the Mumbai Supporter’s Club who recently celebrated their first anniversary as an official branch. Hello there, how have things been going for MUSC Mumbai as an Official Manchester United Supporters Club, since we last spoke to you? Things have never been better. We just completed a year as an Official Manchester […]

Columnists

A Tale Of Two Brothers – Interview With Ian Best

25 Nov , 2014  

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On the anniversary of George’s death, Ian Best talks about what it is like to be the younger brother of a footballing legend. Ian, who is over 20 years younger than George, was born in 1966 and is the youngest member of the Best family. His middle name is ‘Busby’ after the legendary Manchester United […]

Former Players

EXCLUSIVE: McIlroy – ‘George Best Was A Fantastic Bloke’

25 Nov , 2014  

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Today marks the 9th anniversary of the passing of the man who many insist was not just the greatest player that Manchester United have ever had, but the best in the history of the sport. George Best passed away on 25th November and we caught up with fellow legend Sammy McIlroy for his memories of […]

Podcast

RetroUnited Podcast: Episode 105

21 Nov , 2014  

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The RetroUnited.com podcast, sponsored by 3in1 Football returns to preview Manchester United’s game with Arsenal. Host and author Wayne Barton is joined by RetroUnited columnists Darren Jennings and Raman Paul to discuss the trip to the Gunners as well as the recent win over Crystal Palace. Injuries, transfers and Danny Welbeck are all also up […]

Columnists

Review: Manchester United Greatest Games by Rob Clark

21 Nov , 2014  

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Writing a book on the 50 greatest games of Manchester United (and Newton Heath as they were previously known) is a great task, due to the fact that there are so many great games to choose from. On the other hand though, it is also a difficult one, as the amount of hugely memorable games […]

Columnists

The Week That Was: Ouchester United

21 Nov , 2014  

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… As the list of injured players at the club keeps growing. At a time when the cold, dark evenings are getting longer, and games will start coming thick and fast, we were hoping that the list of ‘crocked’ players will start to shorten. Instead, it got longer during the international break. First we had […]

Columnists

Retro Red: Arsenal, Not Just A Modern Day Rivalry

21 Nov , 2014  

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Encounters between Manchester United and Arsenal are often remembered for all of the bad feeling generated when Ferguson and Venger were battling for Premier League supremacy in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Events like the “battle of the buffet,” Van Nistelrooy’s penalty miss and of course Roy Keane’s pre-match tunnel rant at Patrick Viera […]

Columnists

The Week That Was: Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Juan

14 Nov , 2014  

After last week’s derby defeat, it was imperative that United beat Crystal Palace at Old Trafford, otherwise we’d have gone into the international break not having won in the past four games. United were once again ‘down to the bare bones’ at the back, as apart from all the injuries, Chris Smalling was suspended after […]

Match Coverage,Premier League

MATCH REPORT: Manchester United 1-0 Crystal Palace

8 Nov , 2014  

It’s a strange time to be a Manchester United fan. A large proportion of the club’s fanbase felt a sense of pride and refused to be too downbeat after last weekend’s derby failure at the Etihad, looking for the positives in that 1-0 defeat. Fast forward six days, and the immediate reaction was relief mixed […]

Columnists

Romeo In Football Boots

8 Nov , 2014  

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Taken from Quality: Manchester gangster tales of the sixties ROMEO IN FOOTBALL BOOTS ‘George, have you been listening to a damn word I’ve been telling you?’ A raging Matt Busby has spent the last five minutes in his Old Trafford office venting his spleen at the twenty-year old Irish genius George Best, who is clearly […]