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Another Wembley Cup Final


Manchester United will be attempting to win the Football League Cup for the fourth time when they take on Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

That trophy has been known as the Carling Cup since the 2002/03 season, one of a number of names it has been known by since it came into being in 1960/61 so here’s a question to test the memory of all you history buffs. What was it called when captain Steve Bruce lifted the cup for the first time for United in 1991/92?

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Could Manchester United have tamed The Devil in Paul Gascoigne?


Today, we start the “What If” series. We will talk about players and events and Paul Gascoigne is the player to start with. What if Gazza agreed to join Manchester United?

Paul Gascoigne’s current mental health and financial problems have been well publicised. He had stints in a mental institution and has previously battled drinking problems as well as marital problems.

Not as well publicised is the fact Sir Alex Ferguson was interested in signing him for the Red Devils. Gascoigne visited the Manchester United youth academy as a youngster and spurned the opportunity to continue his football education under the tutelage of Sir Alex for reasons only he knows. Read the full story

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