Cantona – ‘Being at United is like a drug habit’

Eric Cantona has likened leaving Manchester United to ‘quitting’ a heroin habit. The Frenchman said he had rarely returned to Old Trafford because he found it so hard to leave in the first place. He admitted that “If you are a heroin addict and you’ve gone through the agonies of withdrawal, you don’t go back and start hanging out with your dealer. I found leavingManchesterUnited very, very hard.”

Red Dead Podcast 5 – Sweethearts World Cup, Tw@tter and Stolen Bikes

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Red Dead Podcast, the juggernaut keeps on rolling. As always, this weeks episode is brought to you by Tom “Darren Fletcher” Addison and Liam “Wrestlemania” Brown.

This week we’re discussing contemporary feminist issues, women having crap penalty shoot-outs, twitter superfans, the latest update on the monotonous transfer speculation, and a crimwave that’s destroying the lives of cyclists in? western Lancashire. And Darren Fletcher’s weight problem.

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VIDEO: Cantona’s finest moment – or so he says

If the question was ever asked as to what the most dramatic single moment in a football match has been, many would opt for the Zinedine Zidane head butt on Italy’s Marco Materazzi in the final of the 2006 World Cup in front of a world wide audience of more than 700 million people. But was it? Just as many will argue that the infamous kung fu-style kick on a fan in the stands by another Frenchman was even more astonishing. Who can ever forget that breathtaking moment? Yet even today, Manchester United legend Eric Cantona rates that 1995 incident as the ‘best memory of my career’