Players whose stints at United are totally forgotten....

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I kind of feel like Arthur Albiston never ever gets mentioned by United fans. Played for us nearly 400 times over 14 years, won three FA cups, scored a worldie in the derby and a last minute winner at Anfield.
 

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All these players mentioned are pretty well known, surely. I've not seen anyone in this thread that I've thought "oh yeah, he actually played for us???". So I'll add: former atletico Madrid and Valladolid goalkeeper RICARDO.

Apparently he played a match for us which I have absolutely no memory of so there's that
 

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All these players mentioned are pretty well known, surely. I've not seen anyone in this thread that I've thought "oh yeah, he actually played for us???". So I'll add: former atletico Madrid and Valladolid goalkeeper RICARDO.

Apparently he played a match for us which I have absolutely no memory of so there's that
You forgot that he'd been mentioned several times already? That's not the point of the thread :D
 

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Never actually played a game for us though.
That's fair, but I remember Peter Beardsley in the man Utd squad and I'm sort of amazed (given how good a player he was at the time, especially in retrospect) he never got a game for us either...
 

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Cameron Borthwick-Jackson
How could you forget a player with such a great name? He sounded as though he should have been a particle physicist.

Looked promising as well. Went on loan to Wolves, and seemed to think he was better than he actually was. Now at Burton Albion.
 

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Going back a few years...

Viv Anderson
Peter Barnes
Laurie Cunningham (very brief)
Gordon McQueen
Joe Jordan

John Gidman
Ralph Milne
Terry Gibson
Colin Gibson
Really? You obviously weren’t around at the time.

Those two were key members of the side that nearly won the league under Dave Sexton in 1979/80.
 

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I started being a regular at Old Trafford at exactly the same time as Ian Ure stopped being one. He was talked about for years afterwards as United’s worst ever signing; some believed that Sir Matt had deliberately foisted him onto Wilf to ensure that he (Wilf) failed.
 

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You are correct. Players like Muhren, Buchan are not forgotten by the fans who saw them.
I remember Muhren hitting a first time rocket outside the box against QPR and the commentator saying. " Hucker never had a hope".
I think the Buchan that was mentioned up-thread was George, not Martin.

Since the latter was our best player for most of a decade I very much hope people haven’t been including him.
 

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Paddy McNair
Cameron Bortwith Jackson
Tyler Blacket

Remember them being starters under LVG during an injury crisis
All three did well in their early games but fell away career wise.

Brandon Williams is a funny one now, I thought he looked good a few years but he's not getting a look in at all anymore.
 

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Been mentioned. Was mostly a gesture award for past achievements if I remember correctly
Nope Teddy Sheringham deservedly won the pfa player of the year award on merit that 2000/01 season.

He was a regular starter that season, Fergie's first choice striker ahead of Cole, Yorke and Solskjaer.

And was the clubs top scorer that season with 21 goals in 33 starts. The next best was Cole and Solskjaer both with 13 goals
 

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Any chance that someone could just post a list of sigings from the last, say 60 years and that will cover it.
 

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Paddy McNair
Cameron Bortwith Jackson
Tyler Blacket

Remember them being starters under LVG during an injury crisis
Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Varela used to look decent under Van Gaal as a modern pair of fullback.
James Wilson looks to have been completely forgotten in this thread although he scored a brace in his debut, like Rashford.
They all did well back then if I remember correctly. Tuanzebe will probably be mentioned in similar way 10 years from now. Man played best game of his life in Paris against PSG, got to play quite regularly that season, now is nowhere near the team it seems.
 
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