Tag Archives: Iain McCartney

Ryan Giggs is 40

By Iain McCartney So, Ryan Giggs is 40, or at least he will be by the end of the week. It must be something that they put in the water or the milk in Wales, as another United winger, Billy Meredith (who hailed from Chirk) played until he was 50. Meredith, however, was not a […]

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SAF

By Iain McCartney. It was the news that we have long dreaded, but knew that one day it would explode across the vast wide spectrum of the media. ‘Twitter’ went into melt down. No idea about ‘Facebook’, as it does not hold any interest to me, but I can imagine some of the comments on […]

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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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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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Twenty Five Years Of Fergie

By Iain McCartney. It certainly does not seem like twenty five years since Aberdeen lost their coveted manager to Manchester United. Mind you, it doesn’t seem like that I have been married for twenty-six years, but that is another story! If the Aberdonians found the departure of their manager hard to take, then those of […]

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