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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…

Sir Matt Busby and the art of making anything possible

This feature is part of The Masterminds SOME MANAGERS find it difficult to build one truly great team. Sir Matt Busby built three. At Old Trafford, the legendary Scot made Manchester United…

The unsung heroes of Manchester United’s history

CHRIS SMALLING AND LUKE SHAW WERE THE ONLY TWO ENGLISHMAN STARTING FOR MANCHESTER UNITED in the clash against Chelsea last season at Old Trafford, having been signed for a combined total of £34…