It is lovely to be able to write the words “late Manchester United comeback”. Even better when I can attach them to the words “five points clear” and “season defining victory.” This was a hefty win and no mistake.
Mark Payne writes about football for a variety of media outlets. He reported on the 2010 World Cup for Australia’s ABC network and worked at one of the FIFA fan sites. He has been ESPN’s Manchester United correspondent for four years. His writing attracts a worldwide following and in 2011 this blog was nominated for an award. To contact Mark for football discussion e-mail him on firstname.lastname@example.org at any time. He wears lucky socks on match days.