Sep 15 2011

Deja vu from the Estadio da Luz

Haven’t we seen this before?  I knew it wouldn’t last. I mean Fergie could never let things just be. It was asking too much for us to carry our youth movement, scintillating pace and form over the Channel and into the continent and expect a similar starting squad and the tactics that have wowed us for last month. Instead Fergie called on the old guard and decided to go back to his proven cautious and pragmatic approach, which mixes one part boredom, one part sloth-like pace, and two parts cowardice into a cocktail that chokes the lifeblood out of all Manchester United supporters.

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Sep 14 2011

United Visit Benfica In Champions League Opener

Cue the Heineken commercials, the unmistakable anthem, and the goosebumps – the Champions League is here again. To be Manchester United is to be a perennial favorite in the competition, and that’s no different this season, as United eye a fourth final in five seasons. And the first stop on the journey to next May’s final at Munich’s Allianz Arena is Lisbon, where United will do battle with Benfica.

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Sep 12 2011

Episode 8: CanTheyScore – Manchester United Podcast

Tag: Podcast @ 8:51 pm

Welcome to the eighth Can They Score Manchester United podcast.

This week’s episodes features James and I, along side Nik from Stretford-End.com, talking about United’s five – nil victory against Bolton, Phil Jones, the trip to Bolton, listeners questions and much more!

James (from Written Offside) and I, Chris (from Can They Score), welcome your feedback, positive or negative, as our aim is to to bring you the best analysis of the biggest club in the world with interesting guest, reviews and discussion.


Sep 11 2011

United Lay the Smackdown on Bolton

Tag: Match Reports @ 3:36 pm

Well all I can say is this is really a fun start to the season. It may be very unrealistic to expect this young Manchester United team to maintain this kind of torrid scoring pace and incredible form for an entire season but we can dream can’t we? Today’s contest was truly another massacre in which we imposed our will like lions feeding on Christians. Once again our big guns came, saw and conquered. I love the killer instinct this club is showing and although they went into a bit of a lull midway through the contest, they still managed to create chances a 3/4 speed. I prefer them playing 90 minutes in ramming speed but I am also realistic.

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Sep 11 2011

United’s Blazing Start Continues Against Bolton

Irresistible yet again. The question now is how long we can sustain this level of performance before this great run finally ends. As fun as it’s been, we know this can’t last forever. What we can do for now I suppose, is to enjoy every minute of it while the going’s good.

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Sep 10 2011

The Academy: Sheff Utd (0 v 2) MUFC

Tag: Academy @ 4:03 pm

Beating Leeds United 3-1 last week Manchester United Academy got their first three points of the season and were sixth in the Premier Academy League Group C, six points behind the leaders, Manchester City. The Academy travelled to Sheffield to play their fourth league game of the season against last season’s Youth Cup runners-up Sheffield United.

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Sep 10 2011

Table-Topping United Travel To Bolton

Well hello again. Over the last two weeks, we’ve had the end of the summer transfer window and plenty of international football to be distracted by, but it just doesn’t quite fill the void, does it? As nice as it is to see the likes of Wayne Rooney and Ashley Young succeeding on international level, the two-week international breaks still feel a lot longer than they actually are.

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Sep 09 2011

Episode 7: CanTheyScore – Manchester United Podcast

Tag: Podcast @ 8:48 pm

Welcome to the seventh Can They Score Manchester United podcast.

This week’s episodes features James and I, along side Doron from Stretford-End.com, talking about all things United, including the international break, in-depth analysis of our trip to Bolton, listeners questions and much more!

James (from Written Offside) and I, Chris (from Can They Score), welcome your feedback, positive or negative, as our aim is to to bring you the best analysis of the biggest club in the world with interesting guest, reviews and discussion.






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