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Monthly Archives: November 2009

‘The Boy Has Got Skills’ – Man United’s Davide Petrucci

‘The Boy Has Got Skills’ – Man United’s Davide Petrucci

Last July, just days after being beaten to the signature of Aaron Ramsey by Arsenal, Manchester United announced they had signed Davide Petrucci. Their signing of the then 16 year old infuriated his old club AS Roma who accused United...read more »

‘A Star in the Making’ – Man United’s Josh King

‘A Star in the Making’ – Man United’s Josh King

Manchester United’s Norwegian connection has been a lucrative one. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer cemented his place in United history when he scored the winner in the 1999 Champions League final. Ronny Johnsen played a hand in helping United win 4 league...read more »

‘A Star in the Making’ – United’s Ritchie De Laet

‘A Star in the Making’ – United’s Ritchie De Laet

When Man Utd signed Ritchie De Laet from Stoke City in January 2009 it of course raised eyebrows. The young man from Belgium was a virtual unknown, joining Stoke City from United’s feeder club Royal Antwerp in August 2007 and after...read more »

‘The Boy’s Got Skills’ – Man United’s Ravel Morrison

‘The Boy’s Got Skills’ – Man United’s Ravel Morrison

Manchester United has a fine history of producing young talent, from the Busby Babes of the mid 1950s to Fergie’s Fledglings from the early 90s, a steady stream of gifted players have risen through the ranks. Last season saw the emergence...read more »

‘A Star In The Making’ – Manchester United’s Magnus Eikrem

‘A Star In The Making’ – Manchester United’s Magnus Eikrem

It’s around this time every season that the media begin to gush over Arsenal’s youngsters. A string of good performances in the Carling Cup and suddenly they are world beaters but as good as Arsenal’s youngsters are, Man United’s are...read more »