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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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Four Reasons To Look Forward To Cardiff At Home

By Piers Barber Manchester United are in the midst of their most depressing run of form for years, but Tuesday’s Cardiff game may well turn out to be one of the most joyous Old Trafford occasions of the season so far. Here are four reasons why: 1. The return of the baby-faced assassin A whole [...]

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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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Match Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester United

By Piers Barber It is difficult to recall a time when a Manchester United side have travelled to Stamford Bridge with the same feeling of dread that will accompany them on their trip to London this weekend. Despite a relatively convincing 2-0 victory over Swansea last weekend, the indifferent state of United’s season remains glaringly [...]

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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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