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Rooney Spares United’s Blushes.

Manchester United 1 Sheffield United 0

Wayne Rooney’s 93rd minute spot kick sent Manchester United into the draw for the FA Cup 4th round after another dismal display that had the fans voicing their dismay at the final whistle.

United put their Premier League pursuit on the back burner to concentrate on the FA Cup as they welcomed Sheffield United to Old Trafford for the 3rd round. Read the full story


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George Best: The Boy from Belfast.

“It was a very simple team talk. All I used to say was ‘Whenever possible, give the ball to George'” Sir Matt Busby.

In the final part of my tribute to the ‘United Trinity’, I have literally left the best till last, George Best. Over the years, thousands of words have filled hundreds of books, magazines and newspaper columns filling both the back and front pages with tales of his on and off field exploits some false but unfortunately the majority mostly true.

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Man United’s Fallen Angel.

He came, He saw, but He didn’t conquer. Hopes were high last summer when it was announced that Louis van Gaal had secured the services of Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for a record fee of close to £60m.

The news got all the fans excited in anticipation of what the Argentinian would bring to the team. Fast forward 12 months and all that hype and promise has turned sour as United have offloaded the star to Paris Saint- Germain at a loss of around £15m.

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