Tag Archives: George Best

Bestie

By Iain McCartney Although not old enough to have seen the ‘Babes’, I can, however, say that I had the pleasure of watching the ‘Trinity’ in action, both home and away. Charlton was always simply ok. Denis was of course the “King” – I had a middle page spread from Charles Buchan’s Football Monthly pinned to my [...]

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Benfica vs. Manchester United: Remembering 1968 – Part Two

Read SEA’s seven part Champions League preview here. By worriedturkey. The Promised Land The journey to WEMBLEY!! WEMBLEY!! Was quite a journey. We squeezed into a train like sardines, though the banter was special, knots in the stomach and goose-pimples were in full stride and the sense of expectation was like nothing I’d felt before. [...]

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Benfica vs. Manchester United: Remembering 1968 – Part One

Read SEA’s seven part Champions League preview here. By worriedturkey. WEMBLEY!! WEMBLEY!! WE’RE THE GREATEST MAN UNITED AND WE’RE OFF TO WEMBLEY!! It was a tired and hungry (and smelly) lad who arrived home on the 17th May 1968, having just returned (hitching) from the semi-final of the European cup against Real Madrid. As I [...]

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