Manchester United were England's first representatives in the European Cup back in September, 1956. No English club has played more games in Europe and FIFA's global club competitions than United. United in Europe gives you more details, more names, more facts, more stats than ever before. It tells you who played in every game - United and their opponents. It tells you why United blamed Bruce Springsteen for a Champions League defeat. It details every team sheet at European and inter-continental level over a glorious period of almost 60 years. Who has scored the most goals for United in each competition? Why did United play home ties at Maine Road and Plymouth? How every United manager fared at the highest level in European football and much, much more.
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"Billed as 'the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of Manchester United in Europe', Christopher Davies' book does what it says on the tin - a painstaking work of record by the respected journalist. Every season is covered in detail and throws up fascinating facts..." --Sunday Express
"The perfect reference book for all the details of every European match in the last 60 years. This will really appeal to fans, writers and statisticians. The book contains a lot of interesting facts from each season in Europe, which was good to read. It will make a good addition to the bookshelves and collections of Manchester United supporters, writers and football fans in general. A book that you can keep going back to, so that you can check up on stats, facts and match details, many of which you would find difficult to easily find online." --RetroUnited.com
Christopher Davies has spent the last 50 years covering football, 20 with the Daily Telegraph. He saw the Busby Babes' last game before the Munich tragedy. He was in Lisbon when George Best became El Beatle. He was at Wembley when Matt Busby's European Cup dream became reality. He has seen the highs and occasional lows of United in Europe.