May 31 2013

Fußball and United, a complicated relationship

Tag: Opinion Piece @ 9:00 am

MONDOGOL: GERMANIA; BAYERN VOLA A +5, BALLACK VICINO A FIRMAThis season was, undoubtedly, a momentous one. The arrival of Robin Van Persie, a 20th league title and Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure ensured we won’t forget the 2012-13 season easily – if we will forget it at all, that is. As far as European football is concerned, though, the campaign just concluded will always be etched in the history books as the year Germany sent shockwaves through the continent (if you’ll excuse the rather sinister political pun).

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May 28 2013

Neville set to return to Old Trafford

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:14 am

FILE - David Moyes To Leave Everton FC At End Of SeasonPhil Neville could return to Old Trafford this summer. Patrice Evra should not fear for his left -back spot, however, as Gary’s brother is set to call the shots from the touchline as David Moyes’ number two.

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May 23 2013

PSG’s £40m for Rooney. Take it or leave it?

Tag: Manchester United @ 9:23 am

Manchester-United-v-Manchester-CityThe season might have ended less than a week ago – Saturday’s Champions League final is, technically, the final act – but Wayne Rooney has undoubtedly already secured the award for the most tedious transfer saga of the summer.  Rooney allegedly handed in a transfer request three weeks ago as Sir Alex confirmed after his final game at Old Trafford but, yesterday, the striker – or the PR camp that has ill-advised him throughout his career – denied he wanted to leave the club.

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May 21 2013

Klopp: “I have tears in my eyes when I see Kagawa on the left”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:32 am

shinji-kagawaWhen, almost a year ago, Manchester United confirmed the signing of Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund many Reds couldn’t believe their luck for United had just secured the services one of Europe’s best attacking midfielder, a player who had just won the Double in Germany and was named Bundesliga’s Player of the Year.

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May 19 2013

It’s the end. Thanks for everything Fergie

Tag: Match Reports @ 7:30 pm

1012370-16388563-640-360Only 11 days have passed since Sir Alex Ferguson announced his decision to leave Manchester United at the end of the season.

The events that have unfolded since, though, have generated the impression that the announcement was given a lifetime ago.

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May 19 2013

End of an era at The Hawthorns

Tag: Manchester United @ 1:45 pm

imageWest Bromich Albion host Uniteds final game of the season and Sir Alex Fergusons 1500th and final game in charge of the club.

1,000’s of United fans will make the pilgrimage to The Hawthorns, ticketless or not! The atmosphere will be incredible.

Paul Scholes will also make his final appearance in what’s been a glittering career.

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May 18 2013

West Brom v United: Fireworks expected in Fergie’s last game

Tag: Betting @ 11:00 am

Manchester United travel to the Hawthorn’s to take on West Brom in the final game of the season, and look cracking value at 1.83 with bet365 to round off with another victory.

Success in the game will see them equal their best ever points haul in a Premier League season (91 in 1999/00), and the stats are heavily in their favour.

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May 16 2013

Van Persie and Carrick scoop awards

Tag: Manchester United News @ 1:58 pm

rvpawardRobin Van Persie was last night crowned Fans’ Player of the Year as he added the Sir Matt Busby award to his first Premier League medal and the Golden Boot. The Dutchman received 41,5% of votes, ahead of Michael Carrick (29%) and David De Gea (11.5%).

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