In a season where Manchester United would go where none had gone before, it was expected that one of United’s immortal treble winners would receive the ever-coveted ‘PFA Player of the Year Award’ Hell, even with the talents of a player like David Ginola, it… Read More »David Ginola & His Superman Season in ’98/’99
The New World Order Era (1992-2003)
I know WWF had their own version, but ‘The New World Order’ at Ultra UTD is in respect of the year of 1992 – where almost everything changed!
Affectionately so-termed by almost all Liverpool supporters, he certainly lives omnipresent in the memories of most Premier League followers. Some will remember Robbie Fowler for the 163 Premier League goals he scored; thus, securing his position as the 7th highest scorer in the league’s history. Others remember his audacious antics.… Read More »Robbie Fowler: The Toxteth Terror who Became ‘God’
A kind of player which transcends the various eras of this wonderful, having a stable utility man is something that will always be treasured. Throughout his career, Geremi has proven to be a very dependable defender/midfielder. Tbh, I’m surprised the Cameroonian hasn’t been trialled out… Read More »Why Every Team NEEDS a Geremi
We’ve gone into some of the more famous free-kick merchants at Ultra UTD with David Beckham and Juninho Pernambucano, but now let’s sit down and appreciate the grossly under-appreciated Ian Harte … With St. Patrick’s Day just gone, I thought it be appropriate to focus… Read More »Bend it Like … the Irish Wizard, Ian Harte!
Despite his lack of consistent output for United, Diego Forlan was one of my favourite players growing up … and I was just devastated when he left Old Trafford in 2005. You can say whatever you want about that Manchester United squad from the early… Read More »The Transfer that Made Diego Forlan’s Career in 2005!
A host nation, with no household names and having never won a World Cup match, reaches the 2002 World Cup Semi-Final. Was this journey for South Korea a fairy-tale, or something more sinister …? Forget 2018, the 2002 World Cup was the real tournament of… Read More »South Korea at the 2002 World Cup: A Tale of Dreams or Corruption?
Arsene Wenger was a lot of things in the era of early Premier League football, but he was also an absolute fiend for the famous FA Cup in his later years at Arsenal Football Club. Fans could be returning to stadiums in time for the… Read More »Arsene Wenger: More than just an FA Cup Success?
Every big footballing team needs a defence befitting its overall quality. And very few come close to being comparable with ‘The Wall’ of Manchester around 2008. In this series of articles we are going to take a walk down memory lane and admire the sheer… Read More »The Great Defence of the ’08 Manchester United Squad!
It doesn’t help that there’s more than one ‘Juninho’ in the world … or that their second name begins with a ‘P’! Very confusing … Unfortunately for some I will not be chatting about the magical maestro who played for Middlesbrough during the mid-to-late nineties.… Read More »Juninho Pernambucano: Free-Kicks Personified!
Sometimes you don’t have to spray the ball about or kick balls in nets to be valued on the pitch. I mean, just look at David Batty in his ‘give-it-and-go’ role! We all know ‘The Makelele Role’ and it’s one that many holding midfielders have… Read More »David Batty: An O-G Premier League ‘Holding Man’