Alex Stepney

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Manchester City’s Catalan manager Pep Guardiola during his team’s win at Old Trafford. Photograph: PA

In prospect, six weeks ago, in that golden age when Manchester United didn’t have a permanent manager, the derby looked like being the biggest obstacl(...)

George Best celebrates scoring United’s second two minutes into extra time. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

They never really spoke about the 1958 Munich air disaster at Manchester United. The unspeakable tragedy was exactly that – unspeakable. As goalkeeper(...)

Wayne Rooney scored a lat minute winner as Manchester United beat City 4-3 on aggregate in the 2010 League Cup semi-finals. Photograph: Getty

The perceived crises at the two Manchester clubs should give the EFL Cup tie at Old Trafford on Wednesday considerable edge. Even so, the game is unli(...)

Portuguese football legend Eusebio,  playing for Benfica at a match against Arsenal in 1971. Photograph: Getty Images

Eusébio, who has died aged 71, was the greatest African footballer in the history of the game. He moved from his native Mozambique to the Portuguese c(...)