May 12 2012

Scousers cancel candlelit vigil for dead baby

Tag: Manchester United @ 12:12 pm

A minutes silence at The Liberty Stadium (by request of Liverpool FC) tomorrow, has been cancelled along with a candlelit vigil and funeral precession around Anfield after the body of a tiny baby was found to be

……….a chicken foetus!

Officials from Liverpool FC had planned for their players to wear black armbands as a mark of respect and to provide themselves the opportunity to grieve for another 90 minutes before their woeful season finally draws to a close.

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May 12 2012

They think it’s all over. It will be tomorrow, one way or the other

Tag: Paper Round-up @ 10:01 am

One thing is for sure. At 6pm tomorrow Manchester will be awash with celebration, while in many pubs and homes some of its inhabitants will despair and wonder how it was possible for this to happen.

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May 11 2012

Club choose to ignore (ex) loyal season ticket holder

Tag: The Paul McGeady Story @ 11:24 am

The latest chapter in ex-season ticket holder Paul McGeady’s ongoing attempts to get some answers of the club regarding their ticketing strategy and treatment of it’s fans, or as they see it, customers; see’s the club choose not to reply to Paul’s latest correspondence much to Paul’s disdain.

Are you a membership holder or a Tier 3 ST holder? Read on as Paul outlines why you are the latest ‘customer’ to suffer ill treatment.

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May 10 2012

“We are the Scoreboard, the Scoreboard Paddock”

Tag: Manchester United @ 6:04 pm

Fans United is a supporters consortium consisting of Manchester United fans groups, fanzines and supporters. We have been in talks with Manchester United officials about introducing a singing section, to improve the atmosphere at Old Trafford.

Manchester United have offered us the current away section at Old Trafford for use as a singing section next season (Subject to confirmation of the away fans move) and we aim to bring back the atmosphere and colour of the old Scoreboard Paddock, making this section a fans area and raising the volume at Old Trafford. Manchester United are allowing us to promote and have this area as our section and have welcomed our ideas and vision for this section.

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May 10 2012

Manchester: a tale of two owners

Tag: Manchester United @ 3:42 pm

Actions, we are often told, speak louder than words. The ugly scenes that unfolded on Monday night at Ewood Park offered a kind of twisted backing to the statement as for the first time it became apparent how much inept owners can ruin a football club.

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May 09 2012

Bayern and United to fight for Baines, Hazard is a blue and Pogba says goodbye

Tag: Paper Round-up @ 10:35 am

With four days left until Sunday’s title decider, Fleet Street has taken its eyes off the title race for a day and concentrated them on the transfer gossip. United fans might wish to look away now as the news aren’t exactly exciting.

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May 08 2012

United go Scottish with new kit

The title might have slipped through United’s fingers, the strategy regarding this summer’s transfers might still be unknown (and it will, perhaps, remain so for a few months) but at least United have their new kit for the 2012-2013 season.

At 4pm today, the club’s official facebook page published a picture of the shirt United will be wearing next season.

Truth be told, the picture only reveals a small detail below the collar, a curious tartan-like pattern that rumours have described as a tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson’s 25-year-long reign at the helm.

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May 08 2012

The Tactics Board- Missed chances United’s Swan song?

This game started out slow, as United appeared to be deflated after the derby loss and City winning against Newcastle 30 minutes before this game kicked off. Swansea played with little passion or pace, which allowed United to take control of the game as they eventually stirred to life. United’s front 4 played some very strong attacking football, moving between Swansea’s lines and getting the ball into dangerous spots. United created numerous scoring opportunities to narrow the goal differential with Manchester City, but they were let down repeatedly by poor finishing. Swansea ended up sitting back deep on defense, and tried to counter with Dyer into the space behind Evra, but he received little support from his teammates and United’s defense responded well. With 2 first half goals, United’s attack looked dangerous throughout the second half, keeping Swansea pined deep in their own zone, but again the Red Devils struggled to turn chances into goals.

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