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Revealed: Retro United Readers All Time Man Utd XI

It’s that time, our writers have had their say, and we’ve had the exclusive input from a number of former Manchester United players such as Gordon Hill, Mike Duxbury, Jules Maiorana, Markus Neumayr and Jimmy Rimmer.

Now, we reveal the choices of you, the reader, after a poll that lasted over a week and took in hundreds of votes.

RetroUnited Readers’ Choice : Best ever Manchester United XI

Goalkeeper: Peter Schmeichel (69% of 222 votes)
Runner up : Edwin van der Sar (22%)

Right Back : Gary Neville (84% of 149 votes)
Runner up : Rafael (7%)

Centre Backs : Nemanja Vidic (32% of 178 votes)
Rio Ferdinand (29%)
Runners up :
Jaap Stam 18%
Steve Bruce 5%

Left Back : Denis Irwin (61% of 227 votes)
Runner Up : Patrice Evra (28%)

Right Wing : Cristiano Ronaldo (42% of 205 votes)
Runner Up : George Best (38%)

Centre Midfielders : Paul Scholes (60% of 274 votes)
Roy Keane (12%)
Runners Up :
Sir Bobby Charlton (10%)
Bryan Robson (7%)

Left Wing : Ryan Giggs (93% of 199 votes)
Runner Up: Gordon Hill (4%)

Centre forwards :
Wayne Rooney (23% of 195 votes)
Eric Cantona OR Ruud van Nistelrooy (17% each)

Runner Up: Cristiano Ronaldo 15%, Denis Law 9%

The team, then :


Neville Ferdinand Vidic Irwin

Ronaldo Keane Scholes Giggs

Rooney – Cantona/van Nistelrooy


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