I am a Manchester United fan. But why? With my purest heart, I like to think it’s because I was seduced by a narrative. An ideal. As a 10-year-old I watched, awestruck as Alex Ferguson replaced fading stars with precocious youth. All home grown and bouncing to the beat of the great but volatile conductor, Eric Cantona. Sweeping all before them …Read More »
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Ridiculously old journalism undergrad with a tendency for writing his sentences a little bit too long, like this one, this sentence could definitely have been made shorter. Man United fan and arm chair European football obsessive with a foolhardy optimism for the Irish national team.