Site Meter

Tag Archive | "Aberdeen"

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

700 reasons why nobody comes close to Ferguson


It has to be as sure a bet as you’re ever likely to get, not quite impossible to lose but as near a certainty as can be. Managing the same club for 700 consecutive Premier League matches is a record that nobody will ever take from Sir Alex Ferguson. That milestone was reached at Goodison Park on Saturday but overall, the Scotsman has been in charge of Manchester United on 1336 occasions. It’s an incredible record built over 24 years at the club and nobody has any doubt that a quarter of a century will be clocked up in November next year to take him a shade past Sir Matt Busby. As Sir Alex celebrated his unique achievement, Sportsmail writers recall the moments of football genius and volcanic temper that put Fergie in a league of his own.

Read the full story

Share

Posted in Latest News, Editor viewComments Off on 700 reasons why nobody comes close to Ferguson

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Who can ever forget Tommy Docherty at United?


Having been fortunate enough to become attracted to the magic of  Manchester United just prior to going into my teens a couple of years before Munich, I have lived through the eras of every Old Trafford manager since then, from the great Sir Matt Busby to the incredible success of Sir Alex Ferguson. Those two legends have left their own legacy to both the club and to English football itself which is unlikely to ever be matched.

There was however, one other manager in between who has left an immense impression which still remains today, even after more than 30 years. Despite his many shortcomings, Tommy Docherty was that man, a name which may not mean much to many of today’s younger generation of fans but who still evokes memories of those unpredictable days of the seventies.

Read the full story

Share

Posted in Latest News, Editor viewComments Off on Who can ever forget Tommy Docherty at United?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

How Evra escaped the fighting streets of Paris


One day Patrice Evra will write a book. He has an inspirational story to tell offering a rare insight into life at Old Trafford under Sir Alex Ferguson. Evra is a wonderful story teller who articulates as well as anyone what it means to play for Manchester United and arguably the world’s greatest manager. Fluent in five languages and now working hard to master Korean so that he can converse with his close friend Ji-Sung Park, he tackles a large variety of subjects. This is a lengthy, exclusive interview by Matt Lawton which was published in the Daily Mail on May 1st 2010.

Read the full story

Share

Posted in Latest News, Editor viewComments Off on How Evra escaped the fighting streets of Paris

Archives

Show Love!