Tag Archives: Manchester United FC

Harry Gregg RIP

I think it is hard for young people to understand life before the Internet. Hard for middle-aged people to understand life before colour TV. But for old people like myself there was actually life before television. We did not get … Continue reading

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From Busby To Mourinho

Yesterday Mr Bangor Dub, fellow Blogger and decent enough guy for a Gooner (a fan of Arsenal FC)  challenged me to write a post about Jose Mourinho becoming manager at Manchester United. Ya know its a strange thing. I find it … Continue reading

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Here We Go! Here We Go! Here We Go!

So in a few hours the 2013-14 Premiership Season gets under way. Tonight some teams will have three points on the board. Some will have one point. Some will have none. There will be at least one first day shock, … Continue reading

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If Political Parties Were Football Clubs….

In 1998, we had a family holiday in North Wales. One day we went up to Manchester. On another day we went to Liverpool…obviously we went to Old Trafford, Anfield and Goodison Park. The city of Liverpool…I like it. All … Continue reading

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After Alex…

A Declaration of Interest…I have been a Manchester United fan since 6th February 1958. My sons are fans. My grandsons also. In that time we have had two great managers. Matt Busby and Alex Ferguson. What happens next? Well seemingly … Continue reading

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Manchester United Fan Arrested On Sexual Abuse Charges

A few days ago, I reported that a leading Manchester City fan had pleaded guilty to sexual abuse charges. So today I can blog that yesterday a leading parliamentarian was arrested and questioned on abuse charges. He is a well-known … Continue reading

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BBC Man Stuart Hall Guilty Of Sex Abuse

So……Jimmy Saville was not the only rogue BBC man. Stuart Hall aged 83 the TV presenter and sports reporter and a big BBC man up in the Manchester area will be sentenced next month for sex abuse. The abuse goes … Continue reading

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Champions!

Manchester United…Champions for the TWENTIETH Time. And Celtic yesterday. Happy Days.

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The Beautiful Game…The Second Half

Several great games of football this week (including Reading 5 Arsenal 7 and Chelsea 5 Manchester United 4) and yet it has been a bad week for Football. The Clattenburg Affair is not going to go away. Chelsea FC have made … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Game?

Even for a Manchester United fan….like myself….Sunday’s 3-2 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge was a depressing affair. Football has become toxic. What happens during the course of the ninety minutes seems almost a distraction to what happens before and … Continue reading

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