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The United Tour of Manchester by Tom Clare
Something different, and all United fans will find something of interest in a book produced by two real United experts.
Fergies Fledglings by Wayne Barton
Fergies Fledglings by Wayne Barton
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
When so much that is written about Manchester United repeats what is already out there, it is refreshing to read something that is totally different. This book traces the history of Alex Ferguson's impact on the youth system at United during his 26 years, through the memories of 20 players over that period.
Some players made it into the first team, some didn't; some went on to have decent careers in football, a few did not. All have an interesting story to tell - and it is refreshing to know that there is not a publicist or agent vetting everything that is said!
An excellent addition to the Manchester United library, but also an interesting insight into how youngsters dreaming of… Read more
The Busby Era [DVD]
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars 5 out of 10, 21 Dec 2011
I did not expect to find much that I hadn't seen before on this DVD, so content wise, it was much as expected.

What annoyed and let it down was the voice over commentary, which had several silly errors. Any United fan knows that Eddie Colman was not a winger; to state that Shay Brennan scored 3 against Sheffield Wednesday in the first game after Munich, when later the Pathe News reporter states correctly that he scored 2 is just stupid.

Early on, when discussing the 1948 team, Stan Pearson's picture is shown, not once but twice when talking about Charlie Mitten.

I also found it odd, and a little tiresome, that footage of Spurs in Europe should feature on a… Read more

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