"United's ability to do well in League football was hit on the head by the action of a certain Herr Hitler, former painter in civilian life," decreed the Manchester United match programme ahead of the club's only ever league fixture previously played in June. Stanley Matthews, a man with an almost incomparable legend in English … Continue reading Manchester United’s last league game in June – led by Stanley Matthews
Episode Five: Charlie Roberts
United Through Time looks at Charlie Roberts - the first Manchester United captain to lift a league title. Part One: June 2nd, 2020Part Two: June 9th, 2020Part Three: June 16th, 2020You can listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, acast and all other good podcast providers The Darlington-born centre half-back was a footballing pioneer. His style of … Continue reading Episode Five: Charlie Roberts
Harry Stafford tales: signing Charlie Roberts
The story of how Harry Stafford signed Charlie Roberts with the help of JJ Bentley in 1903.