Saturday Bloody Saturday – Book Review

Saturday Bloody Saturday – Book Review

When I was invited to this book launch, I knew it was a football book, but had absolutely no idea if it was a nostalgic look at the co-authors' beloved Burnley FC or a fictional novel. Fortunately for me it's the latter. And if - like me - you first started watching football in the 60s or 70s, you’ll love this great story. The book is based on a fictional team with some classic attributes - an alcoholic Scottish manager, a ladies' man star player, and a serial gambler. Whoever you support, you…Read more …
Henrikh Likes His Flag

Henrikh Likes His Flag

Me and Georgie and 2 of his cousins  went to an arranged meet at Carrington for Henrikh Mkhitaryan to sign Georgies flag kindly made and given to Georgie by my mate Jake a J Stand red. As an added bonus Anthony Martial and Axel Tuanzebe also stopped for photos with us all. Thanks as ever to KS at club for sorting.Read more …

Pete’s Podcast: Martin Edwards – Ex Man United Chairman

In the latest podcast Pete talks to ex Manchester United chairman, Martin Edwards about Eric Cantona, Sir Alex Ferguson and his new book. Edwards tells Pete about the time Leeds United wanted to sign Dennis Irwin but instead lost their French striker to Man United. Martin Edwards was chairman of Man United from 1980 until 2002, overseeing the appointment of Sir Alex Ferguson and sticking by him through the tough early years. Speaking to Pete, Edwards said Sir Alex was never 1 game away from being sacked, as previous reported by the media.…Read more …
Pete’s Podcast: Eric Cantona

Pete’s Podcast: Eric Cantona

In the latest podcast Pete talks to the legend, the king, Eric Cantona. The ex United forward says he's proud fans still sing about him but he worries "it will stop one day". Cantona also believe under Mourinho, United are on moving in the right direction, he said "I think United are on the way back to win, because Mourinho is a manager who wins and he can win things for United." Eric added, "I want [United] to win in a certain way" "United can be successful and play better football than Mourinho played with…Read more …
Pete’s Podcast: Sammy McIlroy

Pete’s Podcast: Sammy McIlroy

In my latest podcast I catch up with the last 'busby babe ' and red legend Sammy Mcilroy. Sammy talks about the 3 FA Cup finals he played in, including the 1977 final which stopped Liverpool from doing the treble. "People want to play for him, if you look at his CV in the Premiership, the cups he's won, where he's managed, Madrid, Inter Milan, Porto, he's done it all." "I still think if there's a manager that's going to get us back to winning trophies, it could be him." On Mourinho, Sammy…Read more …