Audio; Tom Clare talks about Sir Bobby Charlton

October 11, 2017

Earlier this evening, our dear friend and contributor, Tom Clare spoke with Bill Rice on BBC Radio Manchester about his memories of Sir Bobby Charlton.   Tom was lucky enough to see Bobby (as he was then) play in the United youth and reserve teams. Spotting his remarkable talent even at that tender age. In the audio clip below, Tom shares some of those memories on the excellent BBC radio…

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Bobby Charlton’s debut by Tom Clare

October 8, 2017

The great author and Manchester United historian, Tom Clare, tells the story of how he was there to witness the debut of one of English football’s all time greats, Sir Bobby Charlton. This article was first published on the MUST website on 5th October 2006. We thank them and Tom Clare for allowing us to share it with you. Saturday, October 6th 1956, was a rather special day for a…

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Sir Bobby by Tom Clare

October 8, 2017

As the celebrations begin for Sir Bobby Charlton’s 80th birthday we look back on the life and career of one of English football’s greatest ever players. This article was originally published on the MUST website, on 5th July 2010. We thank them and the author, Tom Clare, for letting us share it with you. Travel anywhere in the world today and mention the name of Bobby Charlton, and there is…

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Football authorities & their shame in addressing dementia problem

August 25, 2017

We’ve have been at the forefront of this issue since Tom Clare spoke to the family of World Cup Winner Nobby Stiles. They revealed to us the agonies that they have gone through in the fight to gain proper care for Nobby as he battles this terrible illness. Since then we have been contacted by many more families, also suffering and they have all told us the same thing… The…

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Tom Clare

August 12, 2017

We consider ourselves very lucky to have, respected author and Manchester United historian, Tom Clare as one of our contributors. Anyone that is fortunate enough to know Tom personally will testify to his good humour, warmth and caring nature. He is someone that we are very proud to call a friend. Sadly Tom has recently received a very serious cancer diagnosis, although he met it with his usual resolve, “I…

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