Mar 25 2015

Fellaini: “LVG what we needed after Moyes”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:03 am

hi-res-61ae1517d7ebebebdfc50f4d2d84c026_crop_northMarouane Fellaini has described Louis Van Gaal as the sort of strict manager Manchester United needed this season after David Moyes’ shambolic, short-lived tenure.

The Belgian arrived at Old Trafford on deadline day last season but failed to recapture the form he had shown at Everton and soon became a pantomime villain, as he epitomised Moyes’ ill-fated 10-month spell in charge of the club.

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Mar 23 2015

LVG has found right formula

Tag: Manchester United News @ 4:05 pm

Liverpool-v-Manchester-United (3)Michael Carrick believes that Manchester United have finally found the winning formula and that their 2-1 win against Liverpool on Sunday highlighted they’ve finally turned a corner.

Louis Van Gaal has struggled to impose his style onto his team since arriving at Old Trafford in July, with United coming under intense scrutiny for serving up some insipid football during the Dutchman’s first eight months at the helm.

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Mar 23 2015

Mata: “Win at Anfield one of the best day of my career”

Tag: Manchester United @ 1:11 pm

Liverpool-v-Manchester-United (2)Juan Mata has described Sunday’s 2-1 win against Liverpool as one of the best days of his career, claiming that he’s now fully understood what the game means to both set of fans.

After a solid display against Spurs, Mata was choses ahead of Angel Di Maria for United’s trip to Anfield and produced an outstanding performance, scoring both goals as Louis Van Gaal’s team played Liverpool off the park and strengthened their grip on a top four finish.

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Mar 23 2015

Five things we’ve learnt from Liverpool vs United

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 11:51 am

Liverpool-v-Manchester-United (1)Manchester United produced a superb performance to record their second win at Anfield in the last three seasons, as Juan Mata scored twice to extend the gap between United and Liverpool to five points.

United dominated the game from the start, scored two wonderful goals and looked a complete different team from the one that had struggled to impose itself throughout the season and are now in pole-position for a top four finish.

Here’s five things we learnt from Sunday.

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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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