Tag Archives: Man United History

Sir Matt Busby

By Iain McCartney Sir Alex Ferguson is responsible for the modern day Manchester United (read that whatever way you want), but the foundation was set by one man – Sir Matt Busby, with the sterling assistance of Jimmy Murphy, whose part in the unique partnership must not be forgotten or under estimated. Bringing Busby to […]

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Q&A with ‘Manchester United 1958-68: Rising from the Wreckage’ author Iain McCartney

By Nathan Thomas Read Nathan’s book review of ‘Manchester United 1958-68: Rising from the Wreckage’ HERE. Nathan Thomas: For those not familiar with your work, could you explain a bit about yourself and your background as a United fan and author? Iain McCartney: Although I have always lived in south-west Scotland, United have always been […]

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Book Review of Iain McCartney’s ‘Manchester United 1958-68: Rising from the Wreckage’

By Nathan Thomas Published: 30/05/2013 Publisher: Amberley Publishing ISBN: 9781445617985 The tragedy that occurred in Munich on the sixth of February 1958 has become no less emotive despite the passing of time. Reds young and old are still touched by the moving tributes that are paid to those who lost their lives in the Munich […]

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My Favourite Game: Manchester United vs. AS Roma, April 10th 2007

By Harry Sherlock. Being asked to pick your favourite Manchester United game of all time, and then write about it, is akin to being asked to pick your favourite child. So many memories instantly pop into your head – that majestic night in Barcelona in 1999, the 6-1 thrashing of Arsenal, the 1-0 aggregate win […]

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My Favourite Game: Manchester United vs. Aston Villa, April 5th 2009

By Callum Jones. To most football fans, a game is much more than the 90 minutes it’s represents. It’s a memory, an occasion and something that can stick in your mind forever. Of course, the majority of these ‘memories’ and ‘occasions’ are the big ones. Barcelona 99. Moscow 08. Wembley 68. But I’m going to […]

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Manchester United Then and Now

Book Review by Mark Young. There are many books on Manchester United and Manchester United’s history that paint a good picture of what has happened over the years at Old Trafford but Manchester United Then and Now puts everything into perspective. The back cover reads “Manchester United Then and Now takes a nostalgic look at […]

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