This is the story of football's first superstar. This is the story of a boy miner who became a global celebrity, the story of a man with as much skill as almost any footballer who came after him in the 20th-century, this is the story of a man who dedicated his life to the improvement … Continue reading Episode Six: Billy Meredith
Manchester United’s last league game in June – led by Stanley Matthews
"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
Episode Four: Ernest Mangnall
United Through Time looks at Ernest Mangnall – Manchester United's first great manager. Mangnall was a Bolton-born club secretary who placed heavy emphasis on fitness and personality. His knowledge of the game allowed him to bring together some of the finest footballers in the country. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Y55PL1oJxCzUgEJg7NsDF With those talented players, Mangnall led United to their … Continue reading Episode Four: Ernest Mangnall
Louis Rocca tales: signing Harry Worrall
The story of how Louis Rocca signed Harry Worrall by way of a massive lunch.
United Through Time is now available on Spotify
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Louis Rocca: the trailer out
The trailer for our first episode. The subject: Louis Rocca.