RetroUnited.com Podcast Episode 102

22 Oct , 2014  


The RetroUnited.com podcast sponsored by 3in1 Football returns. This week the panel is just United author Wayne Barton and RetroUnited.com columnist Darren Jennings as Gordon Hill was otherwise engaged. Wayne and Darren look back over Monday’s draw at West Brom and discuss the ongoing problems with defence as well as the growing concerns about the visibility […]


Interview: Andy Walker, FC United Press Officer

22 Oct , 2014  

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One of the better known non league sides in the country is FC United of Manchester formed in 2005 by a group of Manchester United fans unhappy with the Glazer takeover and went on to set up their own fan owned club. Since then the club has come on in leaps and bounds and is […]

Columnists,Match Coverage

Review & Goals : West Brom 2-2 Man Utd

21 Oct , 2014  

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The away day blues continued for the Reds, as United left The Hawthorns with a solitary point, with a late Daley Blind strike sparing United their blushes. The game provided Adnan Januzaj an opportunity to show Louis van Gaal why he should be starting more games, and it also provided the team to finally claim […]


Manchester United History 1878-1990 Now Live

21 Oct , 2014  

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A major part of our decision to undergo the recent rebrand to RetroUnited.com was to accommodate the growth in traffic we had enjoyed and also expand to incorporate new ideas we had come up with. The Collector’s Club with Iain McCartney is already live. Iain has written a couple of fantastic articles which can be […]

Columnists,Match Coverage

Preview and Streams : West Brom v Man Utd

20 Oct , 2014  

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Louis Van Gaal takes his Man Utd side to West Brom with 2 consecutive wins before the international break against West Ham and Everton where as West Brom too have an impressive form with two wins against Burnley and Spurs and a loss in their last game against Liverpool. Van Gaal counts himself lucky as […]


Collector’s Club: Cigarette Cards

19 Oct , 2014  


Manchester United for me is all about the history, something many of you may have already gathered if you have bought and read any of my books. Give me the likes of Colman, Byrne and Edwards, even Meredith, Barson and Roberts to DiMaria, Blind and Rafael anytime. I would rather have a signed photo of […]


Speak For Your Dinner: Jackie Blanchflower

17 Oct , 2014  

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Sports Dinners was all the rage in the 1980’s and 90’s, even now used by clubs to raise much needed funds. Watching Paddy Barclay on Sunday Supplement reminded me of the time he and my fellow author Fred Eyre relaxed long into the morning hours after the book launch of ‘What A Game’ which became […]


Bathrooms, bubbly and Barcelona: Ron Atkinson, United’s Most Flamboyant Boss

16 Oct , 2014  

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Flash failure or founding father of the United we know today? Retro Red looks back at one of the club’s most talked-about managers. You can’t ignore it; management has been THE buzzword around this football club in recent years. From paying tribute to one of the greatest that ever lived, to the almost constant debate […]


The Week That Was: The League Is Back

15 Oct , 2014  

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After a whole week of international football, with mixed results for United players representing their countries, we’re now back to domestic football, at least for another month when there’s yet more EURO ’16 qualifiers and ‘glamour friendlies’ (including Argentina vs Portugal at Old Trafford). But let’s look at how some of the United players fared […]


Retro Review: From Malta To Wembley

15 Oct , 2014  

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At a recent Dinner at Old Trafford we were introduced, by a friend, to Joe Glanville a big Manchester United Supporter from Malta. We had already heard of Joe and his involvement with the Manchester United Supporters Club in Malta, but this was the first time that we had met him. Joe is also a […]