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Case For The Defence

By Matthew Jones MIDFIELD is the stick most often used to beat Manchester United with, but it’s become clear this season that our troubles are not simply confined to the middle of the park. There are also big issues at the back. As revealed today, Nemanja Vidic will definitely be leaving Old Trafford this summer, [...]

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United Face Olympiakos In Last 16 Of Champions League

By Nathan Youd. Manchester United will face Greek side Olympiakos in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16. Today’s draw pitted the Reds against the Greek champions in a favourable draw for United. The tie will also see United face off against former goalkeeper Roy Carroll. The away leg of the tie will take place [...]

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Ryan Giggs is 40

By Iain McCartney So, Ryan Giggs is 40, or at least he will be by the end of the week. It must be something that they put in the water or the milk in Wales, as another United winger, Billy Meredith (who hailed from Chirk) played until he was 50. Meredith, however, was not a [...]

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Match Report: Real Sociedad 0-0 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United secured a point in a bore draw in Spain but remain top of group A. After a first half with hardly any openings for either side, the away side finally started to create some opportunities. The first of these fell to Javier Hernandez when he smashed over Shinji Kagawa’s cross [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 3-2 Stoke City

By Lee Savery. Javier Hernandez scored the winner as United came from 2-1 down to beat Stoke City at Old Trafford. The visitors had taken the lead after just four minutes when Erik Pieters surged forward from left back with ease before crossing to Peter Crouch. His header was saved by David de Gea before [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 1-1 Southampton

By Lee Savery. Southampton scored a late equaliser to stun Old Trafford and earn a deserved point for the visitors. The home side had taken the lead on 26 minutes when wonderkid Adnan Januzaj, who earlier signed a new five year contract to stay at United, played a superb through ball to Wayne Rooney whose [...]

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The Wayne Rooney Saga

By Matthew Jones WAYNE Rooney’s future has been thrust into the spotlight again after he finally broke his silence on his summer of discontent. Talking to the media while preparing for crucial World Cup qualifiers with England, the stand out sound bites from the Rooney interview included him blaming his disillusionment on Sir Alex Ferguson [...]

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Match Report: Man City 4-1 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United produced a dismal display as they were outclassed by Manchester City in the derby. Sergio Aguero scored twice with Yaya Toure and Samir Nasri adding one each in what was an easy win for the blue half of Manchester. A late consolation goal from Wayne Rooney put the away side [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 4-2 Bayer Leverkusen

By Lee Savery. Manchester United comfortably beat an average Bayer Leverkusen side to record their first win of this season’s Champions League. Wayne Rooney continued his excellent form as he stabbed home an Evra cross, on 22 minutes, which had two offsides that were missed in the move itself. Evra was marginally off when he [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace

By Lee Savery. David Moyes recorded his first home win as Manchester United manager as they beat Crystal Palace at Old Trafford. Robin van Persie converted a controversial penalty which saw Palace’s Dikgacoi sent off for his foul on Ashley Young which looked outside of the penalty box. The Dutchman made no mistake in placing [...]

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