Bobby Charlton

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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(...)

Manchester United line up before their 1958 European Cup quarter-final second leg against Red Star Belgrade. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

In the first week of February 1958 a syndicated bulletin from Yugoslavia hit newspaper offices across England. It began: “A crowd of autograph hunters(...)

Jimmy Armfield with his Special Merit Award 2008. Former England captain Armfield has died at the age of 82, former club Blackpool have announced. Photo: PA/PA Wire

Few footballers can claim to have conquered quite so many aspects of the sport as Jimmy Armfield, the former England captain who is marked for greatne(...)

Alex Ferguson of Manchester United speaks with Kenny Dalglish of Liverpool ahead of the FA Cup match at Old Trafford in 2011. Photograph: John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

The Centenary Stand at Anfield becomes the Kenny Dalglish Stand on Friday and the guest list for the renaming ceremony both confirms and challenges th(...)

Wayne Rooney is held off by Luis Suarez at Anfield in 2011. Photograph: John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

Liverpool host arch-rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Saturday. Here’s a look back at some memorable encounters on Merseyside between England’s (...)

Wayne Rooney has moved from Manchester United to Everton after 13 years at the club. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

The oddity of Wayne Rooney’s glittering 13-year Manchester United career is that he departs for Everton to only muted applause. Despite a record that (...)

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus perform during the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack, at Old Trafford cricket ground on June 4th. Photograph: Dave Hogan/One Love Manchester/via Reuters

Ariana Grande is to become the first honorary citizen of Manchester for helping to raise millions of pounds for victims of the Manchester Arena attack(...)

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