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Those 25 years of hurt for Manchester United


There are times when it still seems hard to believe how one of the greatest football clubs was forced to endure a quarter century of championship barren seasons between 1967 and 1993.  Five Manchester United managers attempted to bring the biggest prize in English football back to Old Trafford for the first time since Sir Matt Busby last won it in 1966-1967 but it eventually took the formation of the new Premier League for Sir Alex Ferguson to finally succeed in 1992-93.

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FLASHBACK: Maradona was no match for Robson


Among the many benefits of being a Manchester United fan, one of the biggest are the special memories that stays with you during your lifetime. European Cup nights in the Theatre of Dreams are without doubt some of the very best but even amongst those, some nights stand out above others. Each one is memorable in its own way but for pure drama the European Cup Winners Cup quarter final second leg against a Diego Maradona led Barcelona in March 1984 was arguably the best.

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