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Flashback 1991: The floodgates opened for United


Sir Alex Ferguson admits the European Cup Winners’ Cup unexpected victory against Barcelona 20 years ago was a major step in the club’s development under his control. That famous night in Rotterdam in 1991 saw Manchester United overcome the odds to beat Johan Cruyff’s strong favourites 2-1 and there are echoes of a similar situation at Wembley in this season’s Champions League final.

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A Truly Red Legend – Denis Irwin


It’s common knowledge that Ryan Giggs is the most decorated Manchester United player of all time with over 30 winners medals – and still counting. But how many times does the name Denis Irwin spring to mind when asked which player comes closest to Giggs for winning the most honours at the club?

During his time at Old Trafford Irwin made a total of 329 appearances, yielding 33 goals and gathering 13 winners medals. Not at all bad for the left full back with a keen eye for goal who was so often underrated by the media gurus.

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