Alex Ferguson is convinced he must buy again to keep his team at the European summit...
Manchester United win the treble, 1999
As the historic treble became reality, strutting Bayern turned into dead men walking
Ageing Bayern bare their tortured soul
After the shock, Beckenbauer's team faces rebuilding. So does the national side...
Absolutely fabulous, not quite flawless
United cannot afford to stand still. To retain their crown they should target some of the best
players in Europe...
United still not truly great
Alex Ferguson's team have some way to go before they join the ranks of European legends...
Gold Trafford expanding to cash in on the dream
Success on the pitch guarantees that the treble winners can count on the money rolling in off the
The making of a legend
Alex Ferguson's will to win was evident during his managerial apprenticeship...
The team that gave Ferguson the boot
Douglas Alexander on how St Mirren fans wonder what might have been, if only Fergie hadn't been sacked as manager 21 years ago...
United's sheer marvels prove Ferguson wrong
Shame on the Manchester United supporters who sneaked out before the dramatic denouement...
Beckham factor is difference between defeat and victory
Matt Dickinson on the player who made light of his heavy burden...
Pele offers final accolade
If David Beckham needed any further evidence, on top of his medals won in the field, that his annus horribilis is finally over, then he should listen to Pelé...
United's dream of Barcelona glory
It took 31 long, painful years. Now the chance to match the success of the Old Trafford immortals has finally arrived...
£10m pay day for United treble
Manchester United's European Cup final against Bayern Munich on Wednesday is set to have more money bet on it than any previous football match, with a possible pay-out of about £10m, writes Peter Wilson...
Keane born to be a warrior
They took the boy Roy out of Cork, but they didn't take Cork out of the boy, says David Walsh
Day of truth for treble chasers
Manchester United can move one step closer to the pantheon by clinching the title today...
Apprentices in way of sorcerer Ferguson
The title run-in sees the United manager expecting no favours from his managerial protégés...
Eight days but no weak end
It may be hell for those taking part, but the nailbiting title race is heaven for the rest of us...
Turin glory opens up treble chance
After their triumph in Turin, Manchester United will now need stamina to
turn a dream into reality...
Missing Keane makes United's task harder
Bayern in the Nou Camp will be a tougher challenge than anything faced in Turin
Ferguson's dynamic heroes revelling in his work ethic
David Walsh says that Manchester United's defeat of Juventus was reward for
excellent man-management and the great British spirit
United dream the impossible dream
How the 1968 and 1999 United teams match up
Ageing Bayern still measure up
The experienced European Cup finalists are well-equipped for a test of strength in
Munich plot treble of their own
Like Manchester United, the club Franz Beckenbauer presides over are in the running for a hat-trick of
Fans will fly into Spanish chaos at final
Giggs all fired up
Run at defenders, Alex Ferguson told Ryan Giggs two days before that goal. Giggs obliged against Arsenal - and how
Golden goal evokes the
Best of memories
Brian Glanville says the marvellous strike by the Manchester
United player against Arsenal left even Marcello Lippi awestruck...
Juventus prepare hot
Carlo Ancelotti is lining up a few surprises for Manchester
United in Turin on Wednesday...
Assertive Stam aims to be Dutch master
Manchester United's £10.75m defensive giant stands in the way of a familiar adversary at Villa Park today, reports Andrew Warshaw
United still in the running
Alex Ferguson is not alone in arguing that Juventus still face a real battle in Turin
Juve pin hopes on
Filippo Inzaghi and Antonio Conte will carry a huge burden for Turin's
Treble chance fires
Alex Ferguson feels that, with a little luck, his players can win
Europe's top club trophy...
Future on hold as Ferguson is forced to play waiting game
United's manager will need more players for Europe next season but first he
must learn who will be paying for them...
Will United gain sweet
GOD looks after drunks, little children . . . and Juventus....!
One Giant Leap
Having overcome one of Italy's greatest clubs in this season's European Cup, Manchester United square
up to an old adversary in the semi-finals...
Hodgson warns of "severely wounded" Inter
Alex Ferguson's team must succeed where many English clubs have failed when
they try to finsih their Italian job...
Ronaldo prays for a
Inter's Brazilian striker may play in the San Siro, but that will not unduly worry Jaap
Ronaldo holds key as Inter aim to return with interest
The Brazilian must play in one of his club's next two games if he
is to figure against United...
Italians caught in crossfire
Manchester United need to play a canny game in the San Siro to
profit from their victory against Inter...
Little Inter Action
Inter have displayed unfamiliar frailties that will provide hope for their
Ferguson's class act must
learn European lessons
Manchester United can at last come of age in the European Cup
when they tackle Inter Milan at Old Trafford...
The Revelation of
Manchester United's Caribbean craftsman is proving that even his huge fee
was money well spent...
Cole fires burning for an England recall
Glenn Hoddle must swallow his pride and name United's improving striker in his squad for the friendly with France, says Joe Lovejoy...
Schmeichel wants more
Once labelled the best in the world, the big Dane wants to prove he still has plenty to offer...
Roy looks ready to be a
Manchester United's captain is prepared to go abroad, but
shouldn't move just for monetary reasons...
Setting Ferguson straight
Joe Lovejoy rejects Alex Ferguson's claims that he 'stitched up' the manager last week...
Gunning for Trouble
Alex Ferguson, never short of a strong opinion, starts the new year in
Ferguson accuses Arsenal of roughhouse tactics
Alex Ferguson, the Manchester United manager, has started the new year in spiky mood, accusing Double winners and title rivals Arsenal of being "belligerent", writes Joe Lovejoy...
Cole & Co still boxing
Nobody will relish meeting Manchester United in the European Cup
Juventus cast shadow of
doubt over United
England's standard bearers will be keen to avoid their Italian rivals in
the quarter-final draw of the European Cup...
Through tragedy and glory Manchester United and the Irish have
formed an inseperable bond...
Keane to beat Bayern
It's all or nothing. Manchester United have to win against
Bayern Munich to be certain of progressing in the Champions' League...
Ferguson prepares to steady
the ship at Old Trafford
Manchester United's manager has to bridge the gap left by Brian
A night to remember
Manchester United's group decider with Bayern Munich at Old Trafford will be
an epic encounter....
United rue show of generosity
It was the match of the season to date but a 3:3 draw between Barcelona and
Manchester United at the Nou Camp was a result neither team wanted...
United's final assault
A preview of Manchester United's high profile match with Barcelona in the
Nou Camp which may have more riding on it than some people realise...
New Release takes Keane
to top of the charts
Roy Keane's inspiring return to top form after his 11 month spell on the
sidelines was duly rewarded when he was named Player of the Month for October...
Giggs holds key to Ferguson's European dreams
Brian Glanville assesses the prospects for Manchester United as they continue their mission to capture the ultimate European prize...
More than the sum of their
An in depth look at the unlikely emergence of the Cole - Yorke
United on fast track to
Beaten Danish champions Brondby acclaim Alex Ferguson's exciting team as
potential champions of Europe...
Giggs' talent reaches
All smiles in house of Yorke
Old Trafford's new hero, the 'Smiley Guy' from Tobago, is driven by a hunger to be the best...
Wenger turns heat on Ferguson
Manchester United and Arsenal have something to prove after first matches, says Brian Glanville....
Giggs destined for
A month ahead of his 25th birthday Ryan Giggs has matured into the complete
footballer and is now consistently proving at the highest level that he is
ready to assume the mantle of greatness....
Stam shoulders burden
After an uncertain start to his Manchester United career Jaap
Stam is beginning to show why Alex Ferguson was prepared to make him the
most expensive defender in the world...
Sky falls in on the glory, glory game
Sad it may be, but romance was killed by the Premier League, not corporate raiders...
Youngsters may face doubtful future
Fergie's fledglings are presently the pride of Old Trafford, but one former England defender fears that the proposed takeover could prove extremely bad news...
Beckham shows mettle in first test of strength
The prospect of making his first away appearance of the season at West Ham would have been intimidating at the best of times, after his World Cup Nightmare...
Villa admit Yorke will be leaving
John Gregory, the Aston Villa manager, yesterday conceded defeat in his attempts to persuade Dwight Yorke to sign a new contract paving the way for Manchester United to snap up the Trinidad & Tobago international...
Manchester United title predictions
After Arsenal pipped Manchester United to the Premiership last season United will be all out for this season's championship...
Captain Keane holds the key to United's revival
Gary Pallister, the former Manchester United defender, believes the midfielder's return will be vital for his old side. By Louise Taylor...
MUTV ready for take-off
Manchester United, in a joint venture with BSkyB and Granada Media Group, is to become the first football club in the world with its own daily television channel...
Ferguson waves off admission
Manchester United and Arsenal yesterday confirmed one of soccer's worst kept secrets when they made their first public admission to being involved in talks to form a breakaway European Super League...
Stand-off in the scuttle over Cole
One minute Kluivert is bound for Old Trafford, the next it's Yorke, with Cole set to leave. Or maybe not. Michael Hodges unravels the plot...
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