UTD Unscripted: My flight of fancy

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That was just part of the atmosphere we worked in during our time at United. I think, if you look at the Treble Reunion game we had against Bayern Munich’s Legends last summer, you can see everything you need to know about that era at Old Trafford.  It was 20 years after we won the …

Reflections on Solskjaer’s first year

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For the fan, the last few matches are always at the forefront of the mind. And, fairly or not, players and managers are usually defined by the results they’ve captured in recent weeks. Encouragingly for us, United’s final game before the enforced break – a 5-0 dismantling of LASK in a behind-closed doors contest –  …

UTD Podcast: Highlights

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Pallister: I sat in a car park for seven hours

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WHAT THEY SAID Nick Duxbury (The Independent): “Middlesbrough, relegated after one season in the First Division, wanted to keep the 24-year-old capped twice by England, but Ferguson, backed by the money brought to United by new chairman Michael Knighton, made them an offer they could not refuse. ‘In the end I decided to get him …

Match Rewind: Pick your favourite Liverpool win

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UNITED 2-1 LIVERPOOL (2017/18) Mancunian Marcus Rashford was the toast of the city two years ago, when his double downed Liverpool. It took the forward just 14 minutes to break the deadlock in the 200th meeting between the clubs. Marcus’s skilful chop inside the box fooled Trent Alexander Arnold, before he curled the ball beautifully …

Goal of the Month focus: Ighalo v LASK

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Bruno Fernandes will be the first to admit his pass into Odion wasn’t perfect. The Nigerian, previously in space, glances LASK’s no.7, Rene Renner, bearing down on him out of the corner of his eye. As Renner’s fellow defenders press in on Ighalo from the other side, the Nigerian’s striking instincts, honed in Nigeria and …

Watch our live stream of United v Arsenal 2011

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UNITED 8-2 ARSENAL (2011/12)Old Trafford has seen its fair share of breathtaking football over the years, but this August afternoon in 2011 was one of our very best offensive performances. As reigning champions, we welcomed an Arsenal side yet to score in their opening two Premier League games, and their fortunes only worsened at the …

United lead the way in playing graduates

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There have been 11 United men who were raised at the club and have got on the pitch in the top flight this term – Tahith Chong, James Garner, Angel Gomes, Mason Greenwood, Jesse Lingard, Scott McTominay, Andreas Pereira, Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford, Axel Tuanzebe and Brandon Williams. Chelsea are one behind with 10 – …

A message to United fans from Ole and Casey

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A campaign image was also shared by all 20 Premier League clubs, to reinforce the importance of remaining indoors as much as possible to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Here is what Ole and Casey’s letter had to say, as posted via the club’s official Twitter account: ‘Firstly, on behalf of everyone at Manchester United, …

Johnsen: I turned Sir Alex down once!

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The Treble hero – who was one of only five players to start each of the three final matches in 1998/99 – was worried United might not return to sign him, but suspected Ferguson admired his loyalty to his Besiktas team-mates. “I think he understood. And maybe he saw that as a respect thing,” said …