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14/01/2010 16:54 , Adam Bostock
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Terry Christian on Sunderland 1974

The MUTV presenter picks three of his favourite games from OT's first 100 years...

United 3-2 Sunderland, League Division Two, 30/11/1974


If I ever had to pick the best three games I ever saw at Old Trafford, then United against Sunderland in November 1974 would be one of them. Partly because it was a great game - we went 1-0 up, then 2-1 down and came back to win 3-2 - but mainly because of the atmosphere. It was absolutely electric, the game being such an important one at the time, a top of the table battle in Division Two. Yes, Division Two! Tell kids that nowadays and they wouldn't believe you, would they?!

United 3-0 Barcelona, European Cup Winners' Cup, 21/03/1984
We were 2-0 down from the first leg and Barcelona had Diego Maradona in their team. Nobody really expected us to go through, not least because we always seemed to have bad luck in Europe with dodgy referees, disallowed goals or whatever. So we turned up thinking we'd fail gloriously again, winning 2-1 or 1-0 on the night but going out. Yet Maradona hardly got a kick of the ball - Bryan Robson just took it off him all the time. It turned out to be a magical night, Robbo scoring two goals and Frank Stapleton getting the other. It felt like we were back where we belong.

United 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday, Premiership, 10/4/1993
The finale to that game was fantastic because at 1-0 down you did actually think, 'We're finished, we're out of it, there's no way we're coming back.' I remember it had seemed a tough game on paper - Sheffield Wednesday were a decent side at the time and we were stuttering a bit in the title race. When Steve Bruce headed the equaliser in, I was thinking, 'Great, we'll take a draw, there's still hope.' But when he scored the winner in something like the 35th minute of injury time (!),

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