Manchester United – A Seven Aside

For the first time since Michael Owen, Manchester United are starting a season without a player wearing the number 7 shirt. In the end it took a neat side-step from Antonio Valencia (which is funny, ‘cus he doesn’t do that anymore) to consign the shirt to Albert Morgan’s sewing box for the foreseeable future. There […]

Former Manchester United #7 gets memorial tattoo

Former Birmingham City striker Christian Benitez, who was also known as ‘Chucho’, sadly passed away two weeks ago. His countryman, Antonio Valencia, who has given up the #7 shirt at Manchester United to return to the #25 he started his United career with, got a tattoo in memory of Chucho. He posted the picture on […]

Manchester United’s #7 shirt is for someone special

Manchester United’s #7 shirt is a special one for the club, given how many brilliant players have worn it over the years. Cristiano Ronaldo was the last really special player to wear the shirt before Michael Owen took over the honour. After Owen left the club in the summer most fans were supportive of the […]

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