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When David James’ error awarded United the title

Season 1996/1997 ended with a disappointing surprise as Eric Cantona announced his early retirement from playing football – 30 years old that time- , but there were good moments that season such as United away title decider against Liverpool at Anfield.

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Old Trafford may hold the key to 20th title

There can be little argument that the the title race in the new season will be fought between no more than six clubs. The same old suspects if you like, but with a slight difference. Liverpool does not look ready to win its first title since 1990. Even their ambitious American owner John Henry is targeting a Champions League qualifying place at the very best. Tottenham appear to have gone slightly backwards and cannot be seriously regarded as Premier League winners while Arsenal are having all sorts of problems off the field. That leaves Chelsea under a new manager who can only be described as an inexperienced and of course the big spending noisy neighbors, as the major threats to Manchester United.

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United record 19 saluted at Liverpool

Not content with knocking Liverpool off their perch, a group of United fans braved the atmosphere of Anfield to rub their rivals’ noses in it a little bit more and unveil an antagonising banner inside the ground before the game against Tottenham. ‘MUFC 19 TIMES’ it said, hung from the Anfield Road end. MailOnline reports that “Rather than stay and wait for the vitriolic response, the fans responsible made a quick getaway in cars waiting for them outside, but not before other members of the group had taken important photo evidence” and here it is.

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