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Ranking the 58 best Manchester United players ever (vote here)

The international break leaves us some time to look at where today’s Manchester United heroes such as Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie rank among the greatest ever to wear the Manchester United kit. Legends like Sir Bobby Charlton and Bryan Robson. You can add Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao into the mix too. And Ranker is here to foster that debate. You can vote up or down...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Manchester United Starting XI by ESPN FC

You heard Manchester United Executive Vice Chairman Ed Woodward state his goal this morning: “a top three finish.” So “watch this space” to see if United are truly on this “great adventure” that Sir Bobby Charlton says they are. The question now is how does Louis van Gaal fit everyone in? Does he abandon his 3-5-2 formation? Does he switch to a 4-3-1-2? Who’s left out...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sir Bobby Charlton talks Man United fans off the ledge

Louis van Gaal has had as a miserable start as possible at Manchester United. The fanbase was extremley excited when The Iron Tulip was hired, and expectations were raised as LVG led the Netherlands to a third place finish at the World Cup. Then came United’s undefeated preseason. However, reality has set in now.  Van Gaal has picked up just two points from United opening three...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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

Charlton helping Rooney control temper on pitch

Manchester United great Bobby Charlton says he has been advising Wayne Rooney on how to curb his fiery temper on the pitch. The burley striker will miss the entire group stage of the 2012 European Championship after receiving a three-game ban for kicking a player during England's last qualifier against Montenegro. Charlton, now a Manchester United director, says: ''...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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