Bobby Charlton

  • Missing Europe will help Manchester United recovery: Bobby Charlton September 9, 2014

    Manchester United director Bobby Charlton believes the club's absence from European competition this season will aid their recovery as they begin a "great adventure" under new manager Louis van Gaal. The former European Cup and World Cup winner, who scored 247 goals in 754 appearances for United, said he was sure...
  • Charlton urges Rooney to break his Manchester United scoring record March 25, 2014

    Former Manchester United great Bobby Charlton cannot wait for Wayne Rooney to break his club goalscoring record. Rooney's two goals in the 2-0 victory at West Ham United on Saturday took his tally to 212, putting him third on the all-time list behind Charlton (249) and Denis Law (237). "I have said...
  • Top 10 sporting quotes of 2013 December 19, 2013

    From Andy Murray to Bobby Charlton and Oscar Pistorius to Lance Armstrong here are some of the famous sporting quotes of year 2013. Lance Armstrong "Yes" American cyclist Lance Armstrong finally confessed to taking performingenhancing drugs to win his seven Tour de France titles in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. "I am...
  • United's players humbled by Munich memories February 6, 2013

    London: Manchester United players need to remember the legacy of those affected by the Munich air disaster because the aftermath of the tragedy is part of what makes the club great, Ryan Giggs said on the 55th anniversary on Wednesday. United's current players, including new striker Robin van Persie, recently...