Bobby Charlton

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Former Manchester United and Northern Ireland goalkeeper Harry Gregg. Photograph: PA

Harry Gregg was happy to be remembered as many things — footballer, goalkeeper, Manchester United player, Northern Ireland international and grassroot(...)

Harry Gregg makes a save for Manchester United in August 1958. Photograph: Getty

Former Manchester United and Northern Ireland goalkeeper Harry Gregg, a hero of the Munich air disaster, has died at the age of 87. His death was ann(...)

Wayne Rooney is set to make his Derby County bow against Barnsley on Thursday. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty

Training at Moor Farm was finished but Wayne Rooney, a few days after touching down at Derby County via DC United and Dubai at the end of November, wa(...)

Martin Peters: technique and opportunism were supreme assets that took him to the World Cup finals. Photograph: Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Martin Peters Born: November 8th, 1943 Died: December 21st, 2019 Martin Peters, who has died aged 76, was a key figure in England’s 1966 World Cu(...)

Paul Scholes celebrates a goal for Manchester United against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League, at Old Trafford on October 18th, 2000. Photograph: John Giles/PA

Scott McTominay is the latest poster boy of a remarkable Manchester United academy that has produced the Busby Babes, George Best, and the Class of ’9(...)

Pat Jennings: He [Pochettino] has a great team around him and with the chairman they’ve done an unbelievable job. Hopefully we can push on – win the Champions League, get top four.”  Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Pat Jennings is in his Tottenham Hotspur tracksuit. He is walking in from training. It is a Friday morning and he has just had his weekly session with(...)

Everton’s Richarlison scoring with an   overhead kick against Manchester United at  Goodison Park, Liverpool. Photograph:  Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

For those with long memories the irony inherent in Richarlison’s marvellous opening goal for Everton against Manchester United was the way his overhea(...)

Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring against Manchester United. Photograph: Reuters

Liverpool 3 Manchester United 1 Perhaps it was appropriate that José Mourinho and his players stayed at a hotel named after the Titanic. Fill in your(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero scores his side’s second goal in the Premier League match against Manchester United at the Etihad stadium. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Manchester City 3 Manchester United 1 With this victory in the 177th derby, Manchester City surely killed any lingering hopes Manchester United had o(...)

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(...)

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