It cannot possibly be denied! Barcelona has proved once again that they are simply the best club side in the world. The look on Sir Alex Fergusons face at the trophy presentation after the game said it all after the Catalans clinically brushed Manchester United aside with an emphatic 3-1 victory at Wembley
The old saying says that ‘A thousand people, a thousand opinions’ applies to football more than anything. There’s absolutely no doubt that many are heavily biased, yet they cannot be totally ignored! Some are more objective than others so it does no harm to at least listen to what the ‘experts’ have to say. Whether they count for anything at the end of the day is a completely different question but they’re all part of the tension built anticipation which forms the climax for what may turn out to be an unforgettable Manchester United season.
Sir Bobby is allowed to recollect his memories of the 1968 European Cup defeat of Benfica in 1968 and give his thoughts on Saturday nights Final against Barcelona. It makes for a fascinating story which should be read by United – and indeed, all football fans.