Manchester United’s quest to take over the world steps up another notch and Peter Taylor’s £5.5m punt on Ade Akinbiyi catches up with him.
EVER get the feeling there’s too much football on television? No, neither do we. This is probably why the suits at Manchester United today in 1997 linked up with Granada and BSkyB to create MUTV, a channel where United fans would have all their televisual needs catered for. Read more here.
WHEN Peter Tayor spent the end of last season watching his Stevenage side’s Conference title challenge dropping off, was he wondering where it had all gone wrong? After all, this is the man that managed England – albeit for one game – and was the first to give David Beckham the captain’s armband.
Today in 2001 Taylor’s managerial career took it’s first real dive when he was sacked by Leicester City following a poor start to the season. Read the whole sorry story here.
With Ade being the latest striker to rock up at the Meadow, Peter Taylor must have given Sven a glowing recommendation.