Jan 16 2013

A look at the bookmaker’s odds on the Premier League

Tag: Betting @ 5:20 pm

Aside from those fans with an emotional investment in the outcome, and the neutrals who just love the drama of it all, the other group with an intense interest in the outcome of this season’s Premier League title race are the sports betting fans.

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Jan 13 2013

United resist Liverpool’s attempted pickpocketing.

Tag: Match Reports @ 4:58 pm

Championship winning teams build their destinies onto world class players, teamwork ethic and the virtue of weather through a storm and come out unscathed, scarred and bruised perhaps but, ultimately, winning. Manchester United definitely possess all of these requirements and showed it once more today.

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Jan 11 2013

United welcome Suarez & Co

Tag: Betegy,Match Preview @ 9:42 pm

Neville v CarragherIn years gone by the welcome awaiting the scousers would be turgid and hostile with an edge to it that only a United/Liverpool derby clash could create. Now, despite even the recent history and politics surrounding the fixture, the welcome awaiting the scousers will be tepid in comparison.

On the pitch however, Liverpool will find United in no way welcoming as they staunchly protect their 7 game unbeaten run assisting them hopefully on the way to furthering their record breaking 19th league title. If our betting prediction partner Betegy are to be believed, United have a 33% chance of putting three past the scousers in Sundays early afternoon showdown at Old Trafford.

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Jan 11 2013

Will United beat Arsenal on £12m Zaha deal?

Tag: Manchester United News @ 3:52 pm

Manchester United are reportedly favourites to sign Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha in a planned £12 million deal. However, United seem reluctant to agree any deal in January after Sir Alex Ferguson ruled out any transfers during the winter transfer window.

This means fellow suitors Arsenal, could hijack the deal for the 20-year-old and force through an agreement before the end of the season, although whether Arsenal are an attractive option remains to be seen with the club not certain of Champions League qualification this season, let alone a sustained title challenge.

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Jan 11 2013

United favourites to push Liverpool to futher midtable mediocrity

Tag: Betting @ 3:50 pm

United look cracking value at 1.91 with bet365 and Betfred to beat arch rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday.

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Jan 10 2013

Welbeck in the Shadows

WelbeckIn the wake of Danny Welbeck’s on-off loan move to Premier League strugglers Reading, @willowsj takes a look at Welbeck’s form since the start of season 2010.

The latest Man Utd transfer news suggests that the deal to take Welbeck to Reading for the remainder of the season has been dismissed by manager Brian McDermott who believes Sir Alex won’t sent him out on loan to any club.

I’ll never forget the start of Manchester United’s home campaign last season, a 3-0 victory over Tottenham. Putting the fact that it was a fantastic result aside, United looked youthful and rejuvenated. A side which included Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Tom Cleverley. However, one man stood out more than the rest. Danny Welbeck.

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Jan 10 2013

Patrice Evra is a Red.

Tag: Manchester United Players @ 4:06 pm

1When a diminutive Frenchman was hauled off after 45 minutes of his first Manchester derby, not many amongst the United fans in the crowd would have imagined that the same player  would go on to become captain – albeit in absence of Nemanja Vidic – and develop a cult following at the club.

Seven years ago today, Patrice Evra put pen to paper on a deal worth £5.5m that sealed his arrival to Manchester United from Ligue 1 side Monaco, the same outfit with which he had finished second best in the 2004 Champions League final. The last stage of Europe’s elite club competition is probably likely to remain a wonderful exception in Monaco’s history but, since his arrival at United, Evra went on to play on club’s football most important stage another three times – winning against Chelsea in Moscow, before surrendering to Barcelona in 2009 and 2011.

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Jan 06 2013

United handed potential home tie in the fourth round

Tag: Manchester United News @ 4:46 pm

1Forget about away days to lower league sides or glamorous ties against the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool or City. Should United beat West Ham in the replay next week, they’ll be playing at home against Fulham or Blackpool in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

The Tangerines and the Cottagers face a replay of their own after a 1-1 draw in London yesterday, but Sir Alex Ferguson will fancy his side to reach the fifth round of the competition for the first time since 2011.

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