Mar 21 2015

Old foes do battle for a new crown

Tag: Match Preview @ 12:43 pm

Manchester-United-v-Burnley (1)Screaming, covered in non-descript fluids and struggling to adjust to the light. Manchester United appeared reborn last weekend.

Reborn in the sense that it felt like watching Manchester United, not like being forced to watch Adrien Chiles’ care worker scrub his back in the bath whilst he plays with his manhood.

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Mar 20 2015

Neville: “Liverpool are favourites against United”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 12:54 pm

hi-res-5038ded274fde31f284e26da3071dccc_crop_northGary Neville believes Manchester United will be the underdogs when they travel to Anfield on Sunday, adding that they’ll need to withstand huge pressure if they’re to get anything out of the game.

With eight games left in the season, United’s trip to Merseyside could be a pivotal moment in deciding the two teams’ destiny in the race for top four, with United currently two points ahead of Liverpool but with Brendan Rodgers’ men unbeaten in the league since losing at Old Trafford in December.

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Mar 18 2015

Robson: “Rooney must play up-front”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 8:59 am

Rooney-of-Manchester-United-celebrates-scoring-their-third-goal-during-the-Barclays-Premier-League-match-betweenBryan Robson has said Wayne Rooney is Manchester United’s best attacking option and that he wants to see the England captain leading the line at Anfield on Sunday.

Rooney scored United’s third goal against Spurs on the weekend,  his 14th goal in his last 14th appearances at Old Trafford, as Louis Van Gaal’s men swept one of their direct rival for a top four finish aside, delivering arguably their best performance of the season.

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Mar 16 2015

Mata: “Attacking football the key for success”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 4:21 pm

Manchester-United-v-Tottenham-Hotspur-Premier-LeagueJuan Mata has said that attacking football was the key to Manchester United’s success against Spurs on Sunday, as Louis Van Gaal’s men delivered arguably their best performance of the season.

In the first of a series of game against their direct rivals for top four, United blew the North Londoners away, imposing themselves on the game from the start and returning to the dressing room at half time with a three-goal advantage.

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Mar 16 2015

Five things we’ve learnt from United vs Spurs

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 11:34 am

Rooney-of-Manchester-United-celebrates-scoring-their-third-goal-during-the-Barclays-Premier-League-match-betweenManchester United boosted their chances of a top-four finish with an excellent performance against Spurs on Sunday, as Louis Van Gaal’s men finally showed what they’re capable of, dominating possession and dictating the tempo.

With a potentially crucial trip to Anfield coming up next week, have United turned a corner?

Here’s five things we’ve learnt from yesterday…

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Mar 15 2015

The rat race for fourth begins

Tag: Match Preview @ 9:31 am

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The air of unease surrounding toay’s fixture against Spurs is similar to that of using the bus.

You expect it to be bumpy, out of your control and there’s usually some gormless looking moron sat at the front smelling like urine. Harry Kane and his Spurs side will undoubtedly turn up intending to give United an equally uncomfortable experience.

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Mar 11 2015

Valencia issues apology

Tag: Manchester United News @ 5:38 pm

Manchester United's Ecuadorian midfieldeAntonio Valencia has publicly apologised for his display against Arsenal on Monday night, which contributed in no small part to Manchester United getting knocked out from the FA Cup.

The Ecuadorian, whose performance was described as “disgraceful” by former United captain Roy Keane, took to social media to apologise to the fans and to his teammates for his horrendous display against Arsenal.

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Mar 11 2015

Three alternatives to Falcao for next season

Tag: Opinion Piece @ 10:34 am

Preston-North-End-v-Manchester-United-FA-Cup-Fifth-RoundSo often Manchester United have chased, been led a merry dance and failed in the acquisition of world class footballers. The prolonged pursuits of Ronaldinho and Fabregas are embarrassing examples of this from down the years.

So when the loan signing of Radamel Falcao was announced, united fans began to fantasise at the prospect of goals and records that would tumble. It hasn’t happened has it?

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