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The Ones That We Missed Out On!


Sir Alex Ferguson has spent 25 years as the manager of Manchester United and he has won the Premier League 12 times, FA Cup 5 times, League Cup 4 times, the Champions League twice, 10 Community/Charity Shields and one each of the now defunct Cup Winners’ Cup, Intercontinental Cup, FIFA World Club Cup and UEFA Super Cup. In his time, he has build and rebuilt at least 4 teams that have contributed in a large part to the trophies he has won and the legacy he has built at Old Trafford. The biggest and the highlight of all his achievements would undoubtedly be the Treble of 1999.  Hours away from our big FA Cup tie against our neighbours and current Premier League leaders, Manchester City, let’s look back to understand how special the Treble triumph was. What better way to do that then by assessing the trophies that we missed out on, on a couple of occasions as one of Sir Alex’s great teams went close to winning the Treble before and after 1999. Read the full story

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Clayton Blackmore’s memories of life at United


Clayton Blackmore retains a place in the hearts of United fans, perhaps for one reason more than any other. With only minutes left in the 1991 European Cup Winners’ Cup final, he denied Barcelona an equaliser, clearing Michael Laudrup’s effort off the line. The former Wales international rose through the club’s junior ranks to make 245 first team appearances, so his latest post as a coach to the under-15 Academy side seems highly appropriate. In a report by Tony Bugby on manutd.com Blackmore answered questions  about his successful playing career sent in by readers.

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Clayton Blackmore's memories of life at United


Clayton Blackmore retains a place in the hearts of United fans, perhaps for one reason more than any other. With only minutes left in the 1991 European Cup Winners’ Cup final, he denied Barcelona an equaliser, clearing Michael Laudrup’s effort off the line. The former Wales international rose through the club’s junior ranks to make 245 first team appearances, so his latest post as a coach to the under-15 Academy side seems highly appropriate. In a report by Tony Bugby on manutd.com Blackmore answered questions  about his successful playing career sent in by readers.

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