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Manchester United: the 26 barren years

For fans below the age of 30, it’s perhaps unthinkable that Manchester United would go five years without winning the title. Therefore it must seem inconceivable to imagine a Manchester United who…

Mark Hughes: the introvert who saved Alex Ferguson’s job

When the idiosyncratically brilliant English winger Chris Waddle left his job in a sausage factory to sign professionally with Newcastle United at the relatively late age of 19, he thought all his childhood…