Author: Mark McGovern

  • Andrei Kanchelskis | A shining light in early 1990s Manchester

    Andrei Kanchelskis | A shining light in early 1990s Manchester

    For those too young to recall, Andrei Kanchelskis was a fleet-footed winger from Russia and remains one of the most enigmatic figures in football history. His early life, illustrious career, and particularly his spell at Manchester United left an indelible mark on fans worldwide. For this young Irish man, as an 8-year-old boy in…

  • Denis Irwin | The Quiet Man of the Manchester United Golden Era

    Denis Irwin | The Quiet Man of the Manchester United Golden Era

    Denis Irwin – synonymous with reliability and understated excellence – is one of Ireland’s finest footballing exports. His journey from a modest upbringing to becoming a cornerstone of Manchester United‘s defence during their most successful era is a testament to his skill, temperament, and quiet determination. As you will see through the piece, my…