5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City

By Jason Freeman 1. History suggests things will improve There weren’t many positives to take from yesterday’s game, it was an awful performance and result. After a good pre-season with 6 wins out of 6 things looked good, when it really mattered today the players didn’t produce though and that is a big disappointment. The […]

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Season Preview 2014-15 – A New Era

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) As the start of the 2014/15 campaign begins to rise above the hills on the horizon, Manchester United fans are highly anticipating the second new dawn in the space of 12 months. The pessimism and gloom of the Moyes era has been swiftly overrun by the encouraging performances of pre-season under […]

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Join SEA’s Fantasy Football League 2014-15

As we head towards the start of a new football season, StretfordEndArising.com has created a Fantasy Football league on the Official Premier League website. We would like to invite you to join for free and compete against fellow Manchester United fans. How to join: 1. Log in to the Official Premier League website CLICK HERE. […]

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Aye, Aye Captain

By Matthew Jones MANCHESTER United finally look like we have, in Louis van Gaal, a captain capable of steering the club through the troubled waters of Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement that hit us like an iceberg striking the Titanic. We have our new Ahab, but the question remains as to who will be his skipper […]

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Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United: Confidence, Direction and Industry

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) What a difference 12 months can make. An underwhelming start for a manager beset by trepidation and uncertainty has been replaced by the optimism and direction of another unequivocally at home in his surroundings and supremely confident in his vision. With Holland impressing at the World Cup and Louis van Gaal […]

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Au Revra, Patrice

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) Outspoken, tenacious, passionate and proud; that’s Patrice Evra. On the 21st July 2014, United’s long-serving left-back agreed to join Juventus and will leave Manchester United after almost a decade of service. Despite agreeing an extension of a further year to his contract on the 23rd May 2014, the Frenchman heads to […]

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Shawly It’s Only The Beginning

By Matthew Jones WHAT’S that old saying about buses. You wait all year for one and then…ahh you get where I’m going with this. What a week it was for Manchester United. Just as the transfer rumour merry-go-round was about to go into meltdown, the nightmarish summer fever that we succumbed to in 2013 was […]

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The Baby Face From Bilbao

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) One of the most exciting World Cups in recent memory may be in full flow, but already thoughts are turning back to domestic competition. For many associated with Manchester United, the festival of football in Brazil is merely providing the opportunity to scout potential targets and perform an early assessment of […]

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Giggs: The Greatest

By Matthew Jones It’s hard to justifiably sum up 23 years in one article. But in the most simplistic form: Ryan Giggs is Manchester United. Forget the record appearances, the trophies, the medals – Giggs ‘gets’ United. Early on, Giggs knew, when he first burst onto the scene, that in order to have a successful […]

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A New Dawn – Louis van Gaal

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) A season to forget has been ended with what will hopefully prove to be an appointment to remember. The short and ultimately ill-fated tenure of David Moyes has swiftly been brushed aside and the announcement of Louis van Gaal as the man to clean up the mess has finally come. And […]

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