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Stepney sees home form as the key 'Just like '68'


When Manchester United secured its place in the European Champions League Final at Wembley on Wednesday night, it brought the memories flooding back for former United goalkeeper Alex Stepney. He was instrumental in the Cup coming to England for the first time back  in 1968 when he made a desperate late save from Benfica’s Eusebio to send the 1-1 stalemate into extra time before Wembley exploded in wild celebrations as United ran out 4-1 winners. And he sees similarities between that victory and this weekends title decider against Chelsea.

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Stepney sees home form as the key ‘Just like ’68’


When Manchester United secured its place in the European Champions League Final at Wembley on Wednesday night, it brought the memories flooding back for former United goalkeeper Alex Stepney. He was instrumental in the Cup coming to England for the first time back  in 1968 when he made a desperate late save from Benfica’s Eusebio to send the 1-1 stalemate into extra time before Wembley exploded in wild celebrations as United ran out 4-1 winners. And he sees similarities between that victory and this weekends title decider against Chelsea.

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Old Trafford Legends – Nobby Stiles 1960-1971


For many years he had the most famous toothless gums in England. 68 year old World Cup winner Nobby Stiles suffered a minor stroke last week and spent two days in hospital but is now recovering at home according to his agent Terry Baker. The  Manchester United sixties legend suffered disorientation which was diagnosed as a Transient Ischaemic Attack and is expected to undergo surgery in a few weeks.

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