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George Best Quotes: Greatest Quotes about George Best

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Source George Best danced himself into the pantheon of the greatest players of all time. George Best was catapulted to superstar status by the age of 19 and was already the best player in the world by the age of 22. To this date there haven’t been equals to the legendary North Irishman in terms of pure footballing talent. There haven’t ...

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Greatest Quotes on Bill Foulkes, the giant busby babe

Bill Foulkes

  Source Bill Foulkes was one of the few survivors of Munich Air Disaster. He was a pivotal character in Manchester United’s post-war history and his contribution to the rebuilding of the team after the great tragedy. Foulkes was known as ‘Popular Bill’ for his brutal take-no-prisoners tackling in matches and also practice sessions, even with aspiring juniors, even when ...

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Best Quotes on Norman Whiteside, the new George Best of the 1980s

Norman Whiteside

“If Norman had a yard more pace he would have been one of the greatest players ever produced in British football”. – Sir Alex Ferguson gave a lot of insights about his first six years before winning the league title at Man United in his book Alex Ferguson: 6 Years at United “He would be classed, certainly, as a Busby ...

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Greatest Quotes on Paul McGrath

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  Paul McGrath is one of the greatest heroes in Irish sporting history. McGrath was a marvelous centre-back with a lot of class and his skillful displays week-in, week-out were second to none of today’s footballers. McGrath certainly ranks high among the great defenders in the history of Manchester United. Paul McGrath’s 14-year long career was greatly hampered by injuries ...

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Best Quotes about Patrice Evra

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                                 Picture Source “It was not merely on the pitch that Evra made his mark for the Bianconeri, but undoubtedly in the dressing room too, his bubbly, larger than life personality rubbing off positively on his peers, whilst he also showed genuine leadership qualities and ...

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Greatest Quotes about Jimmy Murphy

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Image source Sir Matt Busby once said that Jimmy Murphy was his first and best signing for Manchester United. The playing career of both Murphy and Busby ended prematurely because of the war. According to Stephen Morrin’s book The Munich Air Disaster, the 25-year long partnership between Murphy and Sir Matt Busby came about in 1945. Sergeant Jimmy Murphy and Company Sergeant Major ...

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Roy Keane quotes: Greatest Quotes about Roy Keane

“He looked like a Manchester United player as soon as I saw him. We played him at Forest and the way he played told me a lot about the lad. His determination, his energy, his attitude to losing and winning told me something about him before we even got him. With Roy Keane present, keeping the ball was never a ...

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Best Quotes on Dimitar Berbatov

Dimitar Berbatov

“Berbatov gets a lot of criticism but he has great ability and is a quality finisher. It is unfortunate for him that he has a laid-back attitude. But for me he has always been top quality. – Sir Alex Ferguson “Everything he seemed to pluck out of the sky, everything seemed to die on his toe – he was a ...

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Best Quotes on Edwin van der Sar

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Edwin van der Sar is undoubtedly one of the greatest goalkeepers of all-time. His accomplishments with Louis van Gaal’s 90s Ajax side and Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United has lifted him to the pantheon of the most successful custodians in the history of the sport. The towering Dutchman decided to hang his boots in 2011 after winning a total of ...

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Best Quotes on Ruud van Nistelrooy

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“Ruud van Nistelrooy has been the best – without doubt the best finisher we have ever had at this club. We have had some brilliant centre forwards at United. Eric Cantona was an incredible player. Then there was Mark Hughes and Brian McClair – who was very under-rated. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a fabulous player. He would be good to ...

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