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The First Old Trafford UFC Fight We had driven over from Dublin that morning in my battered old Honda Civic. We made our way via Holyhead through onto Manchester and on to Stretford and Old Trafford. We had done this in previous years but this time we had an ace in the hole. My brother Pat had been able to get us tickets for free in previous years as he knew one of the Manchester United director’s, Tom Williams. He had a huge wallpaper company and my brother was the manager of the trade section at Wigoders, which at the time were one of the biggest hardware stores in Ireland. They
By Source (WP:NFCC#4), Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50723666 1987-88 The Grandmaster Makes his Moves I always believed that George Graham was a chess player as a manager. I reckon he felt that if he can have an equal team, then he can make them work to win. So today, I am not going to talk so much about the matches as about his manoeuvering players into the positions that he wanted. He had a top goalkeeper in John Lukic, (although even he was eventually displaced by David Seaman), but he was eclipsed by Peter Shilton for England. Nigel Winterburn came for