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Why a Diamond Formation Could Make England a Cut Above the Rest

Ever since Bobby Charlton and his men led England to victory in the 1966 World Cup, the English national team has never quite been able to return to successes achieved on that day. Year upon year and tournament upon tournament, the whole country is tormented by unrequited hope and overly ambitious expectation. But not since the days of Charlton has an England team made the final...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sir Bobby Charlton endorses embattled and maligned David Moyes

Sir Bobby Charlton is the Manchester United legend of Manchester United legends. He’s regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of the England national team which won the 1966 World Cup and Ballon d’Or. He played almost all of his club football at United, where he became renowned for his attacking instincts and passing abilities from midfield...
Via The Sports Bank
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Horrendous Twitter Gaffe – Man Utd make a mess of their History

Horrendous Twitter Gaffe – Man Utd make a mess of their History - originally posted on Soccerlens.comManchester United enjoyed a great weekend on the pitch after a long time. They came back from a goal down to earn a victory in the league against Sunderland after suffering two consecutive league defeats against Man City and West Brom respectively. But, it was yet another embarrassing...
Via Soccerlens
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlton has 'no doubt' Rooney will break his United goal scoring record

Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton has revealed that Wayne Rooney is 'happy' at Old Trafford and he has 'no doubt' that the forward can break his long-standing record as United's all-time leading goalscorer. The summer transfer window was dominated by speculation linking Rooney with a move to Chelsea after Sir Alex Ferguson suggested at the end of last...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney will stay with Manchester United, says Sir Bobby Charlton

Sir Bobby Charlton thinks that Wayne Rooney will remain with Manchester United this season despite the bid from Chelsea and the claim that Arsenal will meet his salary demands. Charlton believes Wayne Rooney will stay and even break his goal-scoring record. Earlier this month, Man U rejected a bid from Chelsea for the young striker and renknowned scorer. It is thought that Wayne...
Via The Sports Bank
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlton: Jose not the Special One

Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton is lukewarm on the idea of Jose Mourinho replacing Sir Alex Ferguson in the Old Trafford hotseat. Ferguson himself said recently the former Chelsea boss "could manage anywhere", a statement taken by many as backing for Mourinho as a future United manager. But the Portuguese is not so popular in all corners of the club. Charlton...
Via Fox Soccer
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Charlton carries Olympic flame at Old Trafford

Former England soccer star Bobby Charlton carried the Olympic flame as it passed Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium on Sunday. The 74-year-old Charlton, who won the 1966 World Cup with England, was among 151 people to carry the torch from Manchester to Leeds in northern England. Old Trafford is a football venue for the London Olympics and Charlton passed the statue at...
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Charlton carries Olympic flame

Former England soccer star Bobby Charlton carried the Olympic flame as it passed Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium on Sunday.
Via Fox Olympics
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Charlton undergoes minor surgery

Manchester United and England great Bobby Charlton has been unable to personally receive a Laureus Sports Awards honor because he had to undergo minor surgery. Charlton won the lifetime achievement award in London on Monday, 54 years to the day after surviving the Munich air disaster that killed eight members of his Man United team. But Laureus says the 74-year-old Charlton felt...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Rooney sets himself challenge

United legend Sir Bobby Charlton currently holds the accolade having netted 249 goals during his commended spell at Old Trafford. England international Rooney has so far hit 158 goals in 337 games for the Red Devils, with 12 of those coming over 16 matches this season. The striker hopes he can one day better Charlton's achievement, telling The Sun: "It would be fantastic...
Via Fox Soccer
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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