Jun 23 2010

Can Rooney save England from more embarrassment?

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:00 am

How did it come to this? From a group that was labelled by one national newspaper as ‘easy’, England have contrived to leave their World Cup progress down to the final match – a must-win 90 minutes against opponents who will go through to the last 16 should they pick up a lone point from the game.

The onus is entirely on England to take the game to Slovenia, but just one goal has been garnered from a pair of underwhelming matches so far despite boasting an attack featuring the world-beating talents of Wayne Rooney.

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Jun 20 2010

Familiar guff from Messi, and a word on England fans/Rooney

So yesterday some journalist — for the 43406th time — asked Lionel Messi who his favourite footballers were. And Messi listed out familiar names — among them, to our interest, was Wayne Rooney.

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Jun 17 2010

Man Utd 2010/11 Season Fixtures Announced

United kick off their new season by welcoming Newcastle United back to the Premiership at Old Trafford. Oh, and the Premiership also opens with Liverpool v Arsenal and Spurs v Man City.

We’re also going to be having back-to-back clashes with Arsenal and Chelsea twice — in December and late April/early May.

The title run-in seems a bit tough with a whole bunch of away trips. Anyway, here are some of the fixtures, and for obvious legal reasons we can’t post all of them. So head over to the site to read the rest. Of course, get back and discuss them here.

Early Phase:

Sat Aug 14 Newcastle United H
Sat Aug 21 Fulham A
Sat Aug 28 West Ham United H
Sat Sep 11 Everton A
Sat Sep 18 Liverpool H

Jun 11 2010

Apparently I am North Korea…

Tag: Manchester United News @ 10:07 am

… well, blame the Sun for that.

I was contacted by the Sun a couple of days ago in some sweep stake thing, and they have drawn me to represent North Korea. I’ll support N Korea so that you don’t have to. Here’s the video:

Incidentally, our friends at RoM have been handed Brazil. He did an interview with me today, so check it out here.

Of course, I’m excited about the world cup. And I will hope to enjoy this month to the fullest.

Jun 07 2010

All Smoke, Little Fire on the Transfer Front

The cynical among us have come to accept this. The optimistic claim this is a smokescreen.

Either which way you look at it, at the moment there is no transfer activity to report. There’s little one can update the blog with, other than “Nothing new to report on the transfer front.”

Of course, if one considers the non-football aspect of the club, then there’s plenty to talk about.

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