Ten Hag senses Manchester Uniteds chance to end long trophy drought
You have to thumb through five decades to find the previous time six years passed without Manchester United winning a trophy. Then, Ron Atkinsons 1983 vintage of Norman Whiteside, Gary Bailey and Bryan Robson claimed the FA Cup to bridge the gap to Tommy Dochertys XI of Stuart Pearson and Brian and Jimmy Greenhoff that had triumphed in the same competition in 1977.
Erik ten Hag hopes to end the clubs longest trophy drought in 40 years. The Europa League victory of May 2017 under Jos Mourinho is the last of Uniteds 66 pieces of silverware (including Charity/Community Shields), the 2021 final of the same competition being the nearest miss since.
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United remain alive on all four fronts Premier League, both domestic cups and Europa League and on Wednesday they can take a significant step towards success when they visit Nottingham Forest in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final. Ten Hag believes the lengthy wait will inspire his team.
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