Brian Foley is editor of Deepest Red and a journalist living in Dublin. His first trip to Old Trafford was for a match against Liverpool in October 1985. He still misses the old Stretford End.
Richard Kurt is the author of eight books about United, a contributor to the ‘Red Issue’ fanzine since 1992, and United correspondent of the ‘Irish Examiner’ newspaper since 1999.
Doron Soloman enjoys youth football, stats, tactics and cynicism. He blogs on Stretford-End.com and also ramble on the Huffington Post. He also spends way too much time on Twitter.
Mick Hume lives in London and had a season ticket at Old Trafford from 1993-2010, watching United win 10 titles. He is editor-at-large of Spiked and writes the ‘View from the Smoke column’ in Red Issue. He is the author of There Is No Such Thing as a Free Press – and we need one more than ever
Ben Hibbs is the former deputy editor of ManUtd.com and United Review and spent nine years working at Old Trafford. He is a freelance writer based in Manchester.
Scott the Red is a born and bred Mancunian who has been going to Old Trafford with his dad since before he can remember. He has a season ticket in the Sir Alex Ferguson stand. Scott created The Republik of Mancunia blog during the 2005-2006 season.
Barney Chilton has edited the first Manchester United fanzine, Red News, since 1987. His first game at Old Trafford was in 1976 and he’s been romantically involved ever since; with the usual ups, downs, arguments and loving goonage.
John-Paul O’Neill has travelled to over 40 different countries to watch
United and has been a regular contributor to Red Issue since 1995, as well
as having written for United We Stand, Red News, United’s official club
magazine and programme (pre-Glazer), The Independent and FourFourTwo.
Darren Richman’s writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Independent on Sunday and The Guardian. He co-writes the biweekly Smudger Smith column for The Independent and currently has a feature film in development with Big Talk Productions and Studio Canal.
Andy Mitten – whose great uncle Charlie Mitten starred in Matt Busby’s first great side – started United We Stand, which he still edits, aged 15 in 1989. He has written eleven books including the critically acclaimed ‘We’re the Famous Man United’, Paddy Crerand’s autobiography ‘Never Turn The Other Cheek’ and ‘Mad For It – From Blackpool to Barcelona, Football’s Greatest Rivalries’.
Andi Thomas writes regularly for SB Nation Soccer, ESPN, Football 365,
The Score, and elsewhere. Much of this is eventually archived at twistedblood.co.uk.
Mark Kelleher lives in Cork. His writing features regularly in the Evening Echo and on Huffingtonpost.co.uk and stretford-end.com. Disillusioned with the Glazer regime and modern football’s direction, he yearns for the blissful ignorance that steered his childhood adoration for the game.
Lucia Zanetti is the luckiest Mam that ever lived. Not only that, but she has had the good fortune to support the greatest football team in the world, during their glory years. If it helps, she’s yet to win the National Lottery. She blogs at nobodylikesasmartarse.wordpress.com
Joshua Major is a United fan of 30 years standing, finally becoming a season ticket holder in 2012. He writes his own blog, Busbysbeard.wordpress.com and can be found on Twitter ranting about United, football & beards.
Paul Reeve has watched United for over 30 years, holding a season ticket since it became a necessity after the Stretford End was demolished. Having previously contributed to Red Issue he now writes a monthly column in Red News. www.carlosartorial.wordpress.com
Will Tidey is world football editor and lead writer at American website Bleacher Report, and the author of ‘Life with Sir Alex: A Fan’s Story of Ferguson’s 25 Years at Manchester United’. He was there in 1999.
Tom Clare was born in Manchester and grew up alongside the emergence of United’s famous young team that became so widely known as the ‘Busby Babes’. He wrote ‘Forever a Babe, growing up with Manchester United’.
Miguel Delaney is a football writer for ESPN, the Irish Examiner, The Independent and the Evening Herald. He was nominated for Irish Sports Journalist of the Year in 2011 and is the author of Stuttgart to Saipan, which was published in 2010. He is based in London.
Bernard Niven (Trop) pledged his allegiance to Manchester United in 1974, and became a regular contributor to Red Issue in 2005. He would like to point out that worse things happened to the club in each of those years. He has been known to write about matters other than football. He can be found on Twitter