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Six United legends who never made the World Cup


Four years of anticipation and expectations are now only hours away. Some of football’s greatest stars are assembled in South Africa preparing to put on “The Greatest Show On Earth” but a number of others will be watching the 2010 World Cup from their living rooms back home. It must be frustrating for grossly talented players who are capable of lighting up the tournament with their outstanding skills but whose countries were unable to obtain one of the only 32 spots available.

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The 60 years old Busby vision


Back in the early 1950’s Manchester United made a far sighted decision which had major ramifications for the club at the time and has continued to produce handsome dividends until this very day. Their legendary manager Sir Matt Busby had concluded that rather than spend large sums of money on big name players, better long term results would be produced by recruiting youngsters just out of school and developing them himself. Read the full story

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Good bye Albert Scanlon


Former Busby Babe Albert Scanlon has died at the age of 74 in Salford, Manchester United official website has confirmed.

Scanlon had been suffering from poor health for some time, having been admitted to hospital in October with kidney problems and pneumonia, and sadly passed away on Tuesday.

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