Day: February 19, 2014

104 Years Ago, Old Trafford Hosts First Game

One hundred and four years ago today, Manchester United played at Old Trafford for the first time, in a 4-3 loss to Liverpool. The home of the Red Devils has since evolved to become the second largest stadium in Britain, and ninth biggest in Europe.

Coleman, Forde, Keane Up for Award

Having bided his time, to the consternation of Irish fans, before breaking into the Republic set-up, Seamus Coleman has been rewarded with a nomination for international player-of-the-year. The Everton defender is up for the award alongside goalkeeper David Forde and captain Robbie Keane.