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ELITE RAPHAEL VARANE Imminent, United and Real Madrid Agree To Terms, SOLSKJAER Gets World Class CB For 21-22 Campaign

Raphael Varane is all but set to become a Manchester United player pending a medical and contract finalization. Terms have been agreed with Real Madrid and Manchester United. The former World Cup winner and French international will now join United, according to the club. It has been widely speculated that terms with United and Varane

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q13

QUESTION A statue called “The United Trinity” stands proudly outside Old Trafford, featuring which three iconic Manchester United players? YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Billy Meredith. The Legendary Manchester United player, nicknamed “The Welsh Wizard,” played his 335th and final game for the club on 7 May 1921 in a 3-0 win over Derby County at Old Trafford

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q11

QUESTION Manchester United’s record UEFA Champions League victory was a 7-1 win at Old Trafford on 10 April 2007 in a quarter-finals, second leg tie after they lost the first leg 2-1 just six days earlier. Who were their opponents? YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Chris Smalling. Louis van Gaal dropped a clanger after United beat CSKA Moscow

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q10

QUESTION What player in his squad did Louis van Gaal mistakenly refer to as ‘Mike” in two press conferences during his two years as the manager of Manchester United, 2014-16? YESTERDAY’S ANSWER In the history of Newton Heath Football Club (1878-1902) and Manchester United Football Club (1902-Present), only eight players who were born in Africa

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q9

QUESTION Can you name any 5 of the 8 players who have played for Manchester United who were born in Africa? YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Roy Keane (captain) & Paul Scholes were both suspended for Manchester United’s 1999 UEFA Champions League final 2-1 win over FC Bayern Munich.

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q8

QUESTION Name the two Manchester United players who were suspended for Manchester United’s 1999 UEFA Champions League final triumph against FC Bayern Munich. YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Cristiano in season 2008-09 with 31 goals.

A VERY SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP

Written by John White for Manchester United Did You Know That The Munich Air Disaster on 6 February 1958, ripped the life and soul out of Manchester United Football Club and broke the hearts of all United fans.  The plane crash which occurred on an icy runway at, Munich-Riem Airport, West Germany claimed the lives of

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q7

QUESTION Who is the only player to win the Golden Boot award as a Manchester United player and name either the season he won it in or the total number of goals he scored to win it. YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Newton Heath played at North Road, Newton Heath from 1878-93 and at Bank Street Clayton from

MANCHESTER UNITED BANNED FROM OLD TRAFFORD

Written by John White for Manchester United Did You Know That On 24 April 1971, Manchester United played their last home game in the English First Division Championship during the 1970-71 season. Ipswich Town were the visitors to Old Trafford and a crowd of 33,556 turned out to see the game. United won 3-2 with goals

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q6

QUESTION Can you name the two grounds Newton Heath/Manchester United played their home games at prior to moving to Old Trafford in 1910? YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Manchester United beat Ipswich Town 9-0 in season 1994-95 and Southampton 9-0 in season 2020-21. Both games were played at Old Trafford in the Premier League.

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q5

QUESTION What is Manchester United’s record Premier League win and can you name either one of the opponents they recorded it against? YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Michael Owen was given the No.7 shirt after Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Real Madrid.

Man Utd Open Their Preseason With A 2-1 Victory at Pride Park

Man Utd defeated Derby 2-1 in their first preseason game. Goals from Tahith Chong and Facundo Pellistri got the result on a day where the result is not as important as fitness. Most of the Man Utd squad is still on vacation after the Euros, so youth gets the nod, as well as the players

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q4

QUESTION When Cristiano Ronaldo left Manchester United for Real Madrid on 1 July 2009 in an £80 million transfer, who took over his No.7 jersey? YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Eric Cantona made his Manchester United versus Manchester City in a 2-1 Premier League win at Old Trafford on 6 December 1992. Eric came on as a substitute

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q3

QUESTION Eric Cantona made his debut for Manchester United on 6 December 1992, but can you name the opposition and the score of the game? YESTERDAY’S ANSWER Andrei Kanchelskis – he also scored for Glasgow Rangers v Glasgow Celtic and for Everton v Liverpool.

A SEASON OF HIGHS AND LOWS

Written by John White for Manchester United Did You Know That The 1892-93 season was Newton Heath Football Club’s first in the English Football League, they were in the First Division. It was an eventful season on and off the pitch. They drew two and lost four of their opening six League games and in Game

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q2

QUESTION Only one player has scored for Manchester United against Manchester City in the Manchester Derby as well as scoring for one of the two Scottish giants in the Old Firm Derby and he also scored a goal in the Merseyside Derby. Can you name him and the other two clubs he scored Derby goals

A QUESTION OF UNITED – Q1

Starting this evening, we are going to pose a Manchester United quiz question every evening at the same time with the answer published the following evening along with a new Manchester United Teaser. Under Starters Orders. In what year was Manchester United Football Club formed following the bankruptcy of Newton Heath Football Club?

UNITED IN THE 1970s – Memories from a teenage Belfast Red

The 1970s’ Corner Sweet Shop Let me take you on a wee trip back in time to my corner sweet shop in the Short Strand during the mid-1970s.  Spangles were made by Mars Ltd and were square-shaped sweets with rounded corners and a dimple in the middle of each side.  Each Spangle was individually wrapped whilst

A NEW BEGINNING – MANCHESTER UNITED’s FIRST EVER GAME

Written by John White for Manchester United Did You Know That On 6 September 1902, Manchester United travelled to Lincolnshire to play Gainsborough Trinity in the opening game of their 1902-03 English Second Division season. The home side’s ground, The Northolme, was opened in the 1850s, and was originally used as a cricket ground. Gainsborough Trinity moved

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