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Book Review – A glance back at United in the 50's


Football in the 1950s was a far cry from the game that we are familiar with today. For many, Saturday morning meant putting in a shift at work, with the sound of the 12 o’clock hooters signalling a mad dash for the exit, an even quicker bite to eat and then off to the match. Stadiums were spartan, with little covered accommodation and terracing packed with swaying bodies eager to see the heroes of that period.

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Fergie remembers the influence of Jimmy Murphy


There is a house in Brookfield Avenue in Poynton, Cheshire, that forms a direct link between the team that appeared for Manchester United at Wembley in 1968 and the team Sir Alex Ferguson will send out against Barcelona. A house that was once the home of Jimmy Murphy and was the setting for one of the most important meetings in the history of the club. As Ferguson reveals for the first time, it was there that he saw Murphy soon after becoming United’s manager in 1986. There that he was given one of the best pieces of advice he has ever received.

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Media Watch May 12: Sir Alex is now beyond Busby


May 12, 2011 – There are more Manchester United stories in the media than any other club – some are worth reading, others are absolute garbage! How can anyone possibly keep up with them all? Truly Reds does it’s best to bring you the latest news but there’s only so much that can be covered. One alternative is to collate the stories which cannot be updated daily so that they can at least be brought to your attention each Thursday of every week

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