Condition: 7/10 Good. Light wear. Small hole on lower front
Size: Adult's Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 47-49 Inches / 119-125 CM
Colour: Green & black
Player: Peter Schmeichel
Official Umbro Manchester United goalkeeper football shirt from the 1997/98 season. Complete Schmeichel #1 on the back of the shirt in original Lextra Premier League lettering.
Condition of this original football shirt is 7/10 - Good. Light wear. Small hole on the lower front (see photos).
Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collection of your own.
In January 1994, Schmeichel fell out with Ferguson, as United had squandered a 3–0 lead to draw 3–3 with Liverpool. The two had a row where Schmeichel "said the most horrible things", and he was subsequently sacked by Ferguson. A few days later, Schmeichel made an improvised apology to the other players. Unknown to him, Ferguson was eavesdropping on this, and he let Schmeichel stay at Manchester United. Schmeichel and United repeated the Premier League championship win at the end of the season.
Despite being a goalkeeper, he would run into the attack on corner kicks if his team was behind. The sight of him going up for the corner was a great distraction to opposing defenders. He scored a goal in this fashion, for Man United, in a 1995 UEFA Cup match against Rotor Volgograd. He scored in the last minutes of the game, though United were eliminated from the tournament on the away goals rule.
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