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Gordon Hill was a United pioneer in the USA


The 2-1 pre season defeat in Kansas City by the Wizards this morning was not the first suffered in America by Manchester United. The club has been visiting the country for decades while a number of former stars have either played there for a few years towards the end of their careers or started a new life on the other side of the world. One of those who may be remembered is Gordon Hill who was brought to Old Trafford by former manager Tommy Docherty in November 1975 for £70,000 from Millwall at the age of 21.
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FLASHBACK – United win first trophy after Munich


cialis soft tabsht=”142″ />The great 1958 tragedy at Munich had decimated a Manchester United team which Sir Matt Busby had been patiently building for a decade. If United were ever to bounce back, the rebuilding had to start in earnest so at the beginning of the 60s Busby started looking more and more into the transfer market. His famous Youth system was still several years away from producing the major players who were capable of challenging for honours so there remained little alternative than to open the cheque book.

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