This latest book review is very much a retro one as it goes back over 30 years to 1985 and Steve Coppell’s autobiography Touch and Go. At the time of reading this book it was also the 40th Anniversary of Coppell’s Manchester United 1st team debut in March 1975, whilst they were in Division Two. Keep Reading
Daniel Nardiello knows better than most how hard it is for a youth team player to become established in the Manchester United first team. The Welsh striker spent several years competing with the likes of Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Diego Forlan and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before flying the nest to carve out a successful career in the Football League.
Twenty two years ago, as a Manchester United fan celebrating the news that we had signed prolific goal scorer Andrew Cole from Newcastle United, there was also a big disappointment from myself that we had allowed Keith Gillespie to join Newcastle as part of the deal. Keep Reading
Writing a book on the 50 greatest games of Manchester United (and Newton Heath as they were previously known) is a great task, due to the fact that there are so many great games to choose from. Keep Reading
John O’Kane was part of a special group of players at a special time, but unlike some of the more famous members of the Class of 92, he was unable to cement a regular first team place at Manchester United before carving out a decent career in the Football League.
Jules Maiorana was a United player between 1988 and 1994, during which time he made eight appearances in the club’s first team. A regular contributor to United in Focus, here Jules discusses United’s recent fortunes under Jose Mourinho and looks ahead to Sunday’s trip to White Hart Lane.
Jules Maiorana was a United player between 1988 to 1994, during which time he made eight appearances in the club’s first team. A regular contributor to United in Focus, here Jules discusses United’s recent fortunes under Jose Mourinho and looks ahead to the visit of Sunderland on Boxing Day.
Markus Neumayr was a United player between 2003 and 2006 during which time he captained the club’s reserve team. He now plays for FC Luzern in the Swiss Super League and here gives his view of United’s start to the season as well as an update on the progress of his own club.
There have been many Irish players to represent United’s first team and Tom Sloan might not be one of the first that springs to mind, but for a time in the late seventies and early eighties he found himself playing alongside the elite at club and international level.
Former United winger Jules Maiorana believes that Jose Mourinho has a more difficult job than many perceived and that Wayne Rooney’s days of being a first choice starter for the club are coming to an end.