Oct 30 2008

Man Utd 2-0 West Ham: United Sleepwalk Past Hammers

Tag: Match Reports @ 5:51 pm

What I saw yesterday was not too different to what I’ve seen from United this season, as a whole. There are periods where the lads go on a rampage and verge on the unplayable. There are other periods where they just couldn’t give a toss and think it’s another routine training session.

So, first half: exhilarating. Second half: zzzz

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Oct 29 2008

Man Utd v West Ham: Preview

Tag: Manchester United News @ 10:00 am

I despise mid-week games. One, work schedules (and time difference on this side of the pond) make it difficult to catch the action on a work day. Two, it gives about three days from the weekend prior, to regroup and play. But a player pocketing about 90k a week shouldn’t complain these days and that’s how it should be.

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Oct 28 2008

Ronaldo’s FifPro Award and Thoughts on the Player

Tag: Manchester United News @ 10:03 am

In over two decades of his time in charge of United, Ferguson is finally blessed with the honour of having one of his players crowned the FifPro player of the year.

Before we fill this with tributes for Ronaldo, let’s not forget Rio’s inclusion in the XI and his significance in our team last season.

Now onto our man let’s kick it off with the interviews:

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Oct 26 2008

United Let Everton off the Hook

Tag: Match Reports @ 11:47 am

It was built up to be Rooney’s day. It didn’t quite turn out that way. The former Blue was booed as usual, and the baiting worked to an extent, as he got quite worked up in the process. But the more important talking points will be of how United allowed Everton to claw their way back into a game when they were so rampant to begin with.

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Oct 25 2008

Everton v Man Utd: Preview

Early kick off it is today, which means an early morning game for me. But more interesting things have happened over the past few days in the lead up to this game — well considering there hasn’t been any updates on this site lately, there has been enough happening that deserved a mention.

So let’s touch a bit on some of the more prominent stories before we dive in to the preview.

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Oct 21 2008

Man Utd v Celtic: Preview

Pre-match prattle: The usual media bollocks about the battle of Britain. As if United and Celtic are the English and Scottish first eleven, respectively; get England to actually play Scotland in a friendly in the first place, for fuck’s sake!

Ok, that’s the anger part out of the way… now let’s get a little quotesy.

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Oct 20 2008

Reds Put Four Past WBA

Tag: Match Reports @ 8:30 am

United 4-0 West Bromwich Albion

Another nice weekend, another three points in the bag, yet we’re not better than Hull. Oh well, that can wait, I suppose. It still is fairly reassuring seeing us just 6 points off the top with a game in hand. But, again, we’ll get to the topic of the title race later on (in time that is — not in this post).

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Oct 18 2008

The World Loves Rooney + West Brom Preview

… if said world is England. Suddenly the boy can do no wrong and he’s the darling of everyone concerned. Moreover, England is suddenly a world beater. Such hubris is not very difficult to build these days — at least sections of the English press never fail to disappoint in this regard.

But let us make no mistake here: Rooney has been excellent for England, and we saw flashes of his goal scoring form even for United. And, as a selfish United fan, that is my primary concern.

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