Author: Giles Oakley
Format: Kindle eBook
Number Of Pages: 224
Publisher: The Republik of Mancunia
Details: A collection of stories from a Manchester United fan's memory of games, events and players from the 1950's onwards. This book gives you a unique view of the history of the club and recalls many previously undocumented moments. The United player who attacked a fan long before Eric Cantona, the best goal Denis Law scored, the rise and fall of George Best, the days when rumours circulated that United were involved in match-fixing, the 1958 FA Cup final, the redemption of Cantona, and the history of the many names of Manchester United, amongst many others chapters.
"I think it’s terrific that people like Giles Oakley dedicate so much time to telling the club’s tale. There’s no limit to the amount of knowledge and stories people want to hear about Manchester United, and people like Giles help to quench that incredible thirst." - Pat Crerand (foreword)
"Red Matters is a wonderful piece of writing and history, benefiting from eye-witness reports from the 1960s. Essential for the Manchester United supporter who wants to know, and understand, the history of the club." - Daniel Taylor, The Guardian's chief football writer