Collective Collaboration

As the dust settled on their 2-2 draw with Barcelona, United returned to league action to face Arsenal at Highbury. Andy Cole was an early casualty who would miss out through injury, but Scholes and Solskjaer passed late fitness tests which saw them make the bench. Coming into the United lineup was Nicky Butt who […]

Manchester United vs FC Barcelona

Phil Neville had deputized for both Gary Neville and Dennis Irwin in the weeks leading up to this game, however as both found themselves back to full fitness Ferguson went with his more experienced full back pairing. A late injury in United’s game with Coventry would see Ronnie Johnsen miss out on this match, with […]

Jewel in the Crown

The evening of the 15th of May 1991 will go down as one of the most famous nights in Manchester United history, with the club once again experiencing European glory and the realization that the man in charge was capable of delivering on the big stage. Thousands of United supporters made the pilgrimage across the […]

Under Starters Orders

On the 15th of December 1995 Belgian footballer Jean Marc Bosman stood in front of the European Court of Justice, awaiting a ruling that was to change the face of professional football forever. This case had been brought to court after Bosman had attempted to join French club Dunkerque in 1990 after his contract with RFC Liege […]

New Kid In Town

On the 26th of May 1999 in the depths of the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona, ITV presenter Gary Newbon stands in front of Alex Ferguson to conduct a post-match interview following the climactic end of the 1999 Champions League Final against Bayern Munich. Newbon begins by almost shrieking his interviewee’s name, blurting out a […]