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Rio Chooses United Over England

By Matthew Jones SO Rio Ferdinand has become the latest Manchester United player to put his club before his country – and get lambasted for it. Whether you agree or not with his decision to snub England manager Roy Hodgson’s olive branch back into the England set-up after he left him out of his Euro [...]

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The Tony V Situation

By Danny Armstrong. Antonio Valencia was born to do what he does. Impeccably clad in long-sleeved shirt tucked neatly in to pristine white shorts, he embodied the ethos of a Manchester United winger: beat the man, get to the line, cross the ball. His deft close ball control and an always reliable end product brought [...]

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Ryan Giggs Extends Manchester United Career

By Lee Savery. Ryan Giggs has signed a new one year contract with Manchester United. The deal will take Giggs’ career to a 23rd season and up to the summer of 2014, on the eve of his 1,000th senior game. It will, incredibly, be an extension that takes him past his 40th birthday. The Welsh [...]

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Q&A with Crystal Palace fan on Wilfried Zaha

By Jesse Boyce Questions compiled by the Stretford End Arising community. Could he become the best player Crystal Palace has ever produced? It’s always hard to compare players from different eras because the game is not the same. Similar questions have been asked on our own forums with the likely front runners to contest Zaha [...]

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Manchester United Confirm Deal For Zaha

By Nathan Youd Manchester United has agreed a deal with Crystal Palace to sign promising England winger Wilfried Zaha. Zaha will undergo a medical today, and the move is likely to be confirmed early next week. The 20-year-old has agreed a five-and-a-half-year deal at Old Trafford, which will see him loaned back to Palace for [...]

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Macheda Joins VfB Stuttgart on Loan

By Lee Savery Manchester United announced today that Italian striker Federico Macheda has joined German club VfB Stuttgart for the rest of the season. The striker, who burst onto the football scene with winning goals against Aston Villa & Sunderland in 2009, has not made a single league appearance for the Red Devils this season. [...]

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Stability The Key For Title Hunting Reds

By Nathan Thomas. Robin van Persie’s sumptuous injury-time winners against West Ham United on Saturday was, if you think about it, a microcosm of United’s brilliantly fluid attacking play that we have borne witness to so far this season. Equally, it could be attested that the entire game could be categorised as a microcosm of [...]

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Henriquez Secures Wigan Loan Move and King Joins Blackburn Permanently

By Nathan Youd Angelo Henriquez has joined Wigan Athletic on loan until the end of the season. The 18-year-old Chilean International joined Manchester United in the summer and has made four appearances scoring two goals in the process for the U21s team. Henriquez is in line to make his debut against AFC Bournemouth in the third [...]

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What Does The Future Hold For Luis Nani?

By Sean McCarron With January approaching, football fans across the whole of England will be wondering who their club will be buying or selling. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson this week confirmed he will definitely not be adding to his squad this January. He did not mention about detracting from it though. United winger [...]

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Former Player Progress Report: Everton Fan Discusses Darron Gibson

By Oliver Thompson (Everton fan) It’s been almost twelve months now since Darron Thomas Daniel Gibson signed for Everton from Manchester United for the princely sum of 500 thousand pounds and what a twelve months he has had. When the news first broke that Everton were interested in Gibbo there were many moans and groans [...]

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