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Forlan will never forget those two strikes at Anfield


Ever since former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan was voted Golden Ball winner for best player at the 2010 World Cup there have been calls from many quarters for Sir Alex Ferguson to bring the Uruguay hit man back to Old Trafford. But the odds of it ever happening can only be described as highly remote at best. Ferguson simply does not sign players of his age unless he’s faced with exceptionally dire circumstances. Forlan nevertheless has fond memories of his time at Old Trafford – as manutd.com discovered when it had a chat with him prior to United’s recent 1-0 defeat of Valencia.

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Players like Berbatov epitomise why United>England


Like many of the Old Trafford faithful, my loyalty and devotion to my club surpasses that for the England national team. This isn’t to say I don’t support England, I still become somewhat of a blubbering wreck each time we’re predictably sent packing by far superior opposition at each major international tournament. But I don’t feel that I can connect with and relate to the footballing ethos and philosophy of the England national team, which has a long history of anti-intellectualism and self-righteous arrogance, in a way that I can with Manchester United’s. Read the full story

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Players like Berbatov epitomise why United>England


Like many of the Old Trafford faithful, my loyalty and devotion to my club surpasses that for the England national team. This isn’t to say I don’t support England, I still become somewhat of a blubbering wreck each time we’re predictably sent packing by far superior opposition at each major international tournament. But I don’t feel that I can connect with and relate to the footballing ethos and philosophy of the England national team, which has a long history of anti-intellectualism and self-righteous arrogance, in a way that I can with Manchester United’s. Read the full story

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