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5 Things We Learned: West Bromwich Albion 0-3 Manchester United

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) No, you’re not dreaming, Manchester United really did end up strolling to a rare routine victory. Following a scrappy and rather nervy opening at the Hawthorns, Manchester United grew in confidence as the tie went on and left the midlands comfortable victors. The Red Devils’ opener from the head of Phil […]

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5 Things We Learned: Olympiakos 2-0 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. A spineless performance THIS season has been very up and down – mainly down. Actually, scratch that. It’s been all down. I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve enjoyed watching United this season. On the opening day against Swansea. The 3-1 victory over Fulham at Craven Cottage, […]

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5 Things We Learned: Crystal Palace 0-2 Manchester United

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) A largely uneventful affair in South East London finished with Manchester United returning to the North West with a rare but valuable three points. The champions’ form has left a lot to be desired since the turn of the year but after a resolute display from the Eagles (not dissimilar tactically […]

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5 Things We Learned: Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Better, but room for improvement MOST reports I read and comments I’ve heard since the game, predictably, centred on how it was a classic, lifeless, 0-0 draw. I disagree. A draw, coupled with a resilient, late win for Liverpool at Fulham, stretches the Merseysiders’ lead over Manchester United in the ever […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-2 Fulham

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) More dropped points in the once fortress of Old Trafford, the reds’ home increasingly becoming more a theatre of nightmares than dreams for David Moyes. Stunned silence greeted Darren Bent’s injury time equaliser, which has surely now consigned Manchester United to a season away from Europe’s elite. Here are five things […]

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

By Matthew Jones 1. Juan Mata is not the solution The signing of Juan Mata is not going to magically fix our problems – I think most intelligent United fans know this. We know additions to the forward line are not our most pressing concerns. Midfield, full backs, centre backs and widemen are where we […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 Cardiff City

By Piers Barber 1. Mata has given the entire club a much needed lift The signing of Juan Mata has made it a giddy few days for Manchester United fans. An inconceivable signing this time last year, Mata has proved the most potent of tonics for both players and fanbase since the weekend. The former […]

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5 Things We Learned: Chelsea 3-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. No heart, no passion I can handle losing. As a United fan I’ve not had to handle an awful lot of it in my lifetime, but I realise we can’t and won’t win every game. What I think has been and is the most demoralising aspect of this rapidly worsening season, […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 Swansea City

By Matthew Jones 1. The next big thing Adnan Januzaj is a star in the making. Manchester United fans have probably been excited about him since the start of the season. If you’re as much of a United fanatic as me, you’ve probably seen plenty of him from last season’s reserve and U18 games and […]

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

By Piers Barber 1. Fletcher is a great example for the rest of the squad to follow Poor old Darren Fletcher. During the months he has sat out with injury in recent years, the Scottish midfielder must have dreamed of one day lining up alongside Old Trafford’s finest talent once again. Instead, he will have […]

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5 Things We Learned: Aston Villa 0-3 Manchester United

By Piers Barber 1. Januzaj’s a bit special Manchester United have always admirably championed youth, and on Sunday, with the exception of Antonio Valencia and Patrice Evra, each of United’s starting XI had been brought to the club before their 21st birthday. Adnan Janujaz, one of the team’s brightest young stars, had another excellent game, […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-0 Shakhtar Donetsk

By Shane Connaughton. 1. Champions League proves again to be a welcome distraction Much has been said about the contrast between David Moyes’ side playing in the Premier League and the Champions League and Tuesday’s encounter with Shakhtar Donetsk proved to be a solid night for United once again. They didn’t have it all their […]

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