Focus on Manchester United

United's wingless revolution

October 22, 2012
By Richard Jolly
If 1966 was a great year for English football, it was also a memorable time for one particular Scottish striker. Just after Dunfermline centre-forward Alex Ferguson concluded a 45-goal campaign, the most prolific of his career, England won the World Cup.

The latter was a triumph that owed something to a tactical rethink involving two of Manchester United's finest. Nobby Stiles was the destroyer at the base of the midfield, winning the ball for former winger Bobby Charlton, ...

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