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I thought, “Christ, he’s a cocky b*****, him”.

I thought, “Christ, he’s a cocky b*****, him”.

Having been manager of Manchester United for over for 26 years, it will take a special person to replace Sir Alex Ferguson. The Scot lives and breathes the club so anyone hoping to follow in his footsteps will know they have...read more »

VIDEO: Interview With Director Of Youth Football Jimmy Ryan

VIDEO: Interview With Director Of Youth Football Jimmy Ryan

Director of Youth Football Jimmy Ryan sits down with Tom Clare to discuss all things United including his time as a player under Sir Matt Busby. Outside of United, Ryan also gives an insight into his time at Luton as...read more »

DOCUMENTARY: BUSBY, STEIN & SHANKLY: FOOTBALL MEN – PART THREE

DOCUMENTARY: BUSBY, STEIN & SHANKLY: FOOTBALL MEN – PART THREE

Having looked at their early lives and their appointments, this final documentary in the series looks at the success Sir Matt, Shankly and Stein brought to United, Liverpool and Celtic. Regarded as the finest managers in their club's histories, each manager...read more »

DOCUMENTARY: Busby, Stein & Shankly: Football Men – Part Two

DOCUMENTARY: Busby, Stein & Shankly: Football Men – Part Two

The second part of the BBC documentary focuses on the time period of 1945-1960 when all three men became managers. With Busby we see the creation of the Busby Babes at Manchester United  whilst Shankly moves around before finally settling at Liverpool...read more »

DOCUMENTARY: Busby, Stein & Shankly – Football Men

DOCUMENTARY: Busby, Stein & Shankly – Football Men

Following the BBC's dramatisation of the Busby Babes and the Munich Air Disaster there has been much dispute about the portrayal of Sir Matt Busby. Whilst some felt he was merely an aside in the film others have complained about his...read more »

Former United youngster highlights what must be a worrying situation

Former United youngster highlights what must be a worrying situation

How many kids do you think there are playing football in England with aspirations of making it as a professional? Even if you are lucky enough to be picked up by a club there is no guarantee that you'll make it...read more »

Sir Matt’s impact at Manchester United can still be felt

Sir Matt’s impact at Manchester United can still be felt

Today marks 17 years since the passing of Sir Matt Busby. The second longest serving manager of our club, it is an impossible task to decipher who, between he and Sir Alex, have had a bigger impact on the club's fortunes. That...read more »

24 years, one month and 14 days, these are the numbers that matter

24 years, one month and 14 days, these are the numbers that matter

24 years, one month and 14 days. These are the numbers that matter and on Sunday when Sir Alex steps into the dug out at Stamford Bridge ahead of our game against Chelsea he will have broken the club's record as...read more »

Video: Maradona good, Pele better, George Best

Video: Maradona good, Pele better, George Best

On the 5th anniversary of George Best's death we pay tribute to football's first superstar. Plagued with problems off field, George was a genius on field and when he turned it on (and at times when he didn't) was unbearable. None...read more »

We should forget about Bayern our way to success

We should forget about Bayern our way to success

[caption id="attachment_1805" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Lahm & Schweinsteiger are both products of Bayern Munich's youth teams"][/caption] In light of Franz Beckenbauer's comments on the English national team it does raise questions on English football. I have previously looked at how football is...read more »

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