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Celtic Culture in Words and Music

Double Champions

Double Champions
Item# 9780752898438

Product Description

Publisher: Orion Books

Author: Manchester United

The dramatic story of Manchester United's extraordinary season, which brought them their tenth Premier League title, and Champions League glory, as told by those closest to the action: the players Since the start of the Premier League era one club more than any other has dominated: Manchester United. In 2007-08, having won the title the previous season, United went in search of even greater things, bringing in new talent such as Anderson, Owen Hargreaves, Nani and Carlos Tevez to back up established stars such as Ferdinand, Giggs, Ronaldo and Rooney.

In this fascinating and revealing insight into the club, all the key figures relive the highlights of their season and explain what really went on behind the scenes to create a wonderful and enduring account of the most important events in the campaign that climaxed with the Champions League final in Moscow, when everything hinged on a tense penalty shoot-out before United finally overcame Chelsea to become European champions for the third time. (hb)