Tag Archives: Eric Cantona

United’s First Champions League Knockout Round

By Piers Barber With its long and torturous winter break finally over, the Champions League is finally back with us, complete with Zlatan, Clive Tyldesley and gloriously pompous theme music. And this time, there’s none of that slightly dull group stage bit to pretend to enjoy. Now is the moment when one of the greatest […]

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Competition: Win a Stretford End Arising, Alex Ferguson or Eric Cantona T-Shirt

As the season reaches an exciting climax, Stretford End Arising has a Manchester United related T-Shirt to give away courtesy of Street Baroque (streetbaroque.bigcartel.com). The winner can choose from a Stretford End Arising, Alex Ferguson or Eric Cantona t-shirt. Stretford End Arising/WX24 T-Shirt A fashion fitted t-shirt with Street Baroque’s unique “WX24″ design – printed […]

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The Man Who Would Be King

By Iain McCartney This Monday marks 20 years since Eric Cantona signed for United. Author Iain McCartney writes a piece on our enigmatic hero. Few footballers can have made as much of an impact on a club as Eric Cantona did with Manchester United. Certainly, no individual’s name rings out from the terracing’s and stands […]

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Dimitar Berbatov: The Not-So-Poor Man’s Cantona

By Nick Kituno. Eric Cantona is undoubtedly one of Manchester United’s most revered greats in recent memory. A man whose name is often entangled within sentences such as “1990s”, “Champions League” and “King”. To some he is a hero, and to many he is a legend. Now stateside in his attempt to rejuvenate one of […]

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Photos: Paul Scholes Testimonial

A selection of photographs from Paul Scholes’ testimonial. To see more photographs click here. To see more photographs click here. —————————————– Register with the Stretford End Arising forum.

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Berbatov v Cantona: cut the comparisons

By Mikey Mumford. When he swapped White Hart Lane for Old Trafford in September 2008, Dimitar Berbatov had already adapted to the rigours and demands of the Premier League. He helped Spurs to the Carling Cup, scooped the clubs player of the season award in 2006/07 and was voted in the PFA Premier League Team […]

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Glory Glory Man United?

By Joe Angove ‘Ooo ahh Cantona’ I would scream at the telly as the gifted Frenchman graced the field, he was the first player who I remember aspiring to as a child, sparking my lifelong passion for Manchester United. I write this at the age of 22, having supported Man United ever since I can […]

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