Tag Archives: Worried Turkey

My ‘Munich’ Annual Pilgrimage

By Worried Turkey. I would just like to thank everybody who has taken their time to read my rants and for those who have left messages, I thank you for your kind words. On Monday I sat reflecting on a day of transfer activity and realised the football world has gone absolutely mental… As you […]

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My Favourite Game: Real Madrid vs. Manchester United, May 15th 1968

By Worried Turkey. Right where do I begin… Before the semi final Manchester United had lost their previous game 2-1 to Sunderland at Old Trafford thus losing the league title to them lot from across the road. We were sat in the pub after the game head shaking and wondering who was going to get […]

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Manchester United Legends: Sir Bobby Charlton

By Worried Turkey. Sir Bobby Charlton was born in the village of Ashington (Northumberland) on the 11th of October 1937. Most of Bobby’s family were some way related too football. His mother Cissie was the cousin of ‘Wor Jackie’ Milburn the famous Newcastle and England centre forward, who really was a legend in those days. […]

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Ask Worried Turkey..? Mark Bosnich

By Worried Turkey. In 1988, at the age of 16, Mark Bosnich moved to England signing for Manchester United. He made his debut on 30 April 1990 in the First Division fixture against Wimbledon. During his first stint at Man United (three years) Bosnich made three appearances. Sir Alex had high hopes for Bosnich so […]

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Ask Worried Turkey..? Stuart ‘Pancho’ Pearson

By Worried Turkey (requested by forum member deviledspam). STUART ‘PANCHO’ PEARSON (DOB: June 21, 1949) Manchester United player, 1974-80 Pearson started his career with Hull City as an out and out centre forward. With luck he had a supplier in Wagstaffe, an old fashioned winger who hit the by-line and crossed the ball. He also […]

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Player Profile: George Best

By Worried Turkey. What can you say about George that hasn’t already been written… absolutely nothing. Except maybe repeat the telegram Bob Bishop (scout) sent to Sir Matt Busby, which read “I think I’ve found you a genius.” George was 15 at the time. He was the greatest player with a ball at his feet […]

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Munich Memories of A Manchester Lad – The Final Word

By Worried Turkey. These will be my last words regarding the Munich Air Disaster. I have not mentioned all the players that represented United during the 1957-58 season – in the main I have concentrated on the players that either perished or survived that awful tragedy.  There were a few players that helped in the […]

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Munich Memories of A Manchester Lad – Part 7

By Worried Turkey. Unc was mad (at me); I had never seen him so angry before. His patience was wearing thin – he shouted if I didn’t hurry up he would leave without me and wouldn’t take me again. I then realised what tonight meant… Having snapped out of my little tantrum and from the […]

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Munich Memories of A Manchester Lad – Part 6

By Worried Turkey. Wednesday 19th Feb 1958 Tonight we faced Sheffield Wednesday in the 5th round of the F.A Cup. Sir Matt and the great Dunc were still fighting, but after the positive earlier bulletins, Dunc had slightly relapsed (again – he’s too big, too strong and he’ll be back – I knew it). Believe […]

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Munich Memories of A Manchester Lad – Part 5

By Worried Turkey. Things were slightly returning to normal – on the Monday I had been forced to attend school and Unc returned to work. Once school had finished (for the day) I rushed home and waited for the latest news bulletin (usually 4 o’clock) to know the condition of Dunc and Sir Matt. After […]

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