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Secret story behind Ferguson’s United survival


Veteran journalist David Miller has been writing football for over half a century, became sports editor of the Times of London and a columnist for the Daily Express. He has also been awarded the famous Jules Rimet Centenary Award in 2004 given to journalists who have covered 11 or more World Cups. Miller has now revealed just how close Manchester United came to replacing Sir Alex Ferguson in the winter of 1989 but that sensational story which could have changed football history was never published. Miller goes on to explain what happened in this Daily Express story twenty years later.

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Secret story behind Ferguson's United survival


Veteran journalist David Miller has been writing football for over half a century, became sports editor of the Times of London and a columnist for the Daily Express. He has also been awarded the famous Jules Rimet Centenary Award in 2004 given to journalists who have covered 11 or more World Cups. Miller has now revealed just how close Manchester United came to replacing Sir Alex Ferguson in the winter of 1989 but that sensational story which could have changed football history was never published. Miller goes on to explain what happened in this Daily Express story twenty years later.

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Those 25 years of hurt for Manchester United


There are times when it still seems hard to believe how one of the greatest football clubs was forced to endure a quarter century of championship barren seasons between 1967 and 1993.  Five Manchester United managers attempted to bring the biggest prize in English football back to Old Trafford for the first time since Sir Matt Busby last won it in 1966-1967 but it eventually took the formation of the new Premier League for Sir Alex Ferguson to finally succeed in 1992-93.

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