Our Greatest Era?

Discussion in 'Manchester United Forum' started by Moby, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Feb 13, 2018
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    Denis' cuff Full Member

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    My old fellas favourite team. Probably because he was a young bloke at that age when we most identify with the team. Also born and bred around Salford/Ordsall, 10/15 mins walk from the ground. That really was some forward line. His favourite player was Charlie Mitten, who was not just a character but also a brilliant player. Johnny Carey keeping it together behind them. That 48 cup final must have been a thriller against glamour side Blackpool with Matthews, Mortensen etc. Have been regaled of tales of Stan (he knew Stan), Rowley and wry remarks @bout Delaney... but Mitten was king.

    Glad you brought that one up, pal. Very underrated period before the babes era.

    Always enjoy your posts.
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    PeteManic Full Member

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    Bit sad to realise that the best United era I'll know in my lifetime has already passed. In the history of United the Fergie era will not be bettered.
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    Never been bettered. Certainly in terms of success and longevity. Hope you witnessed some of it. In historical terms, not many did. We were lucky.
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    Thisistheone Full Member

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    I probably agree with those who said 2008 was a better side but 1999 will forever be my favourite. Too crazy a season to believe. I watch the treble dvd back every now and then. Hollywood script.
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    Houdini New Member

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    98-2001 easily, followed by 2008 and 68.