Peter Schmeichel

Fan reaction to Schmeichel's visit to Hong Kong shows depth of support

Peter Schmeichel

As the Manchester United legend approached immigration on his visit to launch the club's friendly with Kitchee, the officer in charge abandoned his booth to get a photo, while those queueing behind presumably wished they had chosen differently.

Tuesday, 5 February, 2013, 5:05pm

United's humble tower of strength

He won more Manchester United silverware than Eric Cantona and lifted the Premier League trophy twice as many times as Bryan Robson, yet there's a low-key, matter-of-fact quality about Edwin van der Sar.

He appears to have few of the eccentricities of fellow international goalkeepers Fabien Barthez, Bruce Grobbelaar or Jens Lehmann.

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Glory days are here again as Schmeichel keeps United in control

AT the heart of every quality team is a quality goalkeeper.

United, after winning the championship in 1967, suffered years of humiliation as they failed time and again to take the elusive title.

20 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Brave Busst on way back

COVENTRY star David Busst has taken the first steps on the road to recovery from an injury which was so horrific it left Manchester United keeper Peter Schmeichel in need of counselling.

Defender Busst, whose right leg was shattered in Coventry's clash with United at Old Trafford last season, has started physiotherapy aimed at building up the muscles after 14 operations.

18 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Campbell lifts Gunners as United slip up

KEVIN Campbell scored a hat-trick as Arsenal crushed Ipswich 4-0 to move level with English soccer's Premier League leaders Manchester United, who were beaten for the first time this season yesterday.

12 Sep 1993 - 12:00am