The thoughts of the Best Manchester United legend

It’s amazing what can be found while doing a little bit of Googling! Four Four Two magazine asked their readers to send questions they would like to ask Manchester United legend George Best four years before he passed away in November 2005. His answers were then published in the magazine and are as interesting today as they were at that time. Some readers may have come across the answers Best gives in this article before but for those who like myself had never seen this piece, here are The Thoughts of George Best.

How the United, Glasgow Rangers rivalry originated

Tuesday nights European Champions League first round clash with Glasgow Rangers at Old Trafford is the second so called ‘Battle of Britain’ in the last seven years. The two sides met at Ibrox on October22, 2003 where United took the three points with a Phil Neville goal after just five minutes. The English champions did not have everything their own way however as Rangers threw everything at United and were considered unlucky not to at least get a share of the points.

Darren Fletcher becomes the latest Scotland legend

At the age of 26, Darren Fletcher is only a few months away from celebrating ten years since signing his first professional contract at Old Trafford. Now, as he joins a list of Scottish legends by winning his 50th cap when leading his country against Liechtenstein at Hampden Park, Fletcher admits in his understated way that “It’s a nice moment when you reach these milestones in your career. But to be honest my primary concern is the points and winning the game rather than me winning my 50th cap. That’s something I will think about afterwards.”