Dec 13 2012

United on a high – and on a revenge mission

Tag: Betegy,Match Preview @ 7:47 pm

The calm after the storm has made for an enjoyable week for many Reds left taunting their blue counterparts thanks to Robin van Persie’s late defected winner at The Etihad last Sunday afternoon.

This weekend sees Sunderland – a team deep in trouble with a manager under pressure – travel to Old Trafford to take on a United whose manager will be desperately hoping his troops do not suffer from a Derby Day hangover.

United have been made 5/1 ON favourites to beat Sunderland on Saturday and make them their ‘Recommended Bet’ of the weekend.

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Dec 13 2012

Attack, attack, attack. Derby win a step back to the future

Tag: Opinion Piece @ 10:06 am

Among the many talking points offered by the 164th Manchester derby that were unfortunately overshadowed by the melee that followed Robin Van Persie’s dramatic late winner, there was the sensation that United might have taken a much-needed step towards the future.

Sir Alex Ferguson has recently often been criticised for what some consider an unneccessary willingness to adopt turn-over. United have flirted heavily with a diamond formation this season, in a desperate attempt to finally solve the terminal illness that has blighted their midfield for a long time.

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Dec 11 2012

Robin van Persie, the one that got away

Tag: Manchester United @ 4:04 pm

Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring the winner against City.

“93:20″, the time in which Sergio Aguero sealed the premier league title from the hands of their Mancunian rivals was hung high in the stands of the Etihad and will forever be remembered in City folklore. However, the game yesterday will not be remembered so dearly to the ones in blue as Robin van Persie scored the winner through a free-kick via a deflection off Samir Nasri’s shin that looped over and into the corner of Joe Hart’s net. This one was settled at “91:45″ and will go down in United’s folklore as one of the most exciting Manchester derbies.

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Dec 10 2012

Celebrate with your fans? Can’t do that, Rio.

Tag: Manchester United News @ 6:22 pm

A last minute winner in a derby should always be the main story in the days following the game. Even more so when it’s snatched in dramatic circumstances away from home, against the defending champions who haven’t lost in their last 37 league matches played on their own turf.

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Dec 09 2012

REDemption as RVP’s massive goal stuns City

Tag: Match Reports @ 8:21 pm

Robin Van Persie scored a dramatic last minute winner as Manchester United ended City’s 37 game unbeaten home record in the league.

The Dutchman produced his most Cantona-esque moment to date to send United six points clear at the top of the table after City clawed their way back from two goals down and looked to have snatched a late draw through Pablo Zabaleta’s smart finish.

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Dec 09 2012

City v United – Confirmed Lineup – with surprises!

Tag: Manchester United,Match Preview @ 1:04 pm

DDG, Rafael, Rio, Evans, Evra – Cleverley, Carrick, Valencia,Young – Rooney, RVP. Are we happy with that lineup Reds?

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Dec 08 2012

Sir Alex Ferguson – Manchester United Manager – Classic Post [2007]

Tag: Classic Posts @ 1:50 pm

Sir Alex Ferguson - Manchester United managerThis page is a tribute/shrine (call it what you may) to our greatest manager of the modern era. Here we attempt to feature quotes, media (in the form of video, audio and pictures) and other things that we haven’t come up with as yet, concerning Sir Alex Ferguson.

We hope to create a good repository of the best of Sir Alex and we will add to this page as and when we come upon new stuff that we feel is worth publishing here.

So keep visiting this page and Red Rants.

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Dec 08 2012

Is this United lineup capable of beating City?

Derby weekend is here! This Manchester derby could well be the most important game of the season, as a win would put us 6 points ahead of the noisy neighbours and going into the new year, it’s a very, very good lead. With both the teams full of injuries and out of form, the line-ups will be a major part of what wins one team the game.

Here is what I think should be our line-up, with reasons as to why each one of those players has been put into the team.

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