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Who stays, who goes?

By Parit Yadav Blaming Sir Alex for his choice of successor and leaving a weak squad behind him would mean trivialising the issue and would not do justice to the situation. This is the same group of players that won the league by 11 points – even with a bad season you would at least [...]

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Singing Section Strike A Bum Note

By Matthew Jones HAVING ‘Your support is f******g s**t’ sung at you by boisterous away fans, on top of the already abject spectacles Manchester United fans have had to witness at Old Trafford this season, is contributing to the toughest period I’ve experienced as a Red. While supporters cannot of course do too much about [...]

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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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Lest We Forget

By Matthew Jones TODAY marks a significant day in the history of Manchester United Football Club. 56 years ago today will be remembered as the darkest day in United’s history. 56 years ago today was the Munich air disaster. Out of the depths of tragedy though, something extraordinary arose. The spirit, mentality and style of [...]

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It’s The Beautiful Game, But Is Romance Dead?

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Football; it’s the beautiful game, a sport emotive in the extreme. But these emotions are neither polar nor absolute; joy does not solely equate to winning in the same way that losing will not always invoke despair. For many the manner of victory is just as important as the triumph itself. [...]

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Class With The Brass: An Ode To Ando

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira; thankfully just Anderson or ‘Ando’ to most. If recent reports are to be believed a United career characterised by fitness concerns and unfulfilled potential has seemingly come to an end. Even if the reports are premature, an appearance record which has moved from drastically diminishing towards [...]

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Time For Authority

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) The latest home defeat to Swansea resulting in United’s exit at the first hurdle of the FA cup was a painful one, not least because of yet another abject and seemingly uninterested performance put on at Old Trafford. The Red Devils’ current troubles call for the kind of siege mentality so [...]

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January Expectations

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Wonderful things, words. They’re often considered the best form of communication, they’re unquestionably the most efficient, but words are imperfect, always have been, always will be. The arrival of January 2014 is significant in many ways, not least for the end of the festive period and the dawn of a new [...]

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Patience Please, Time To Attack

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) The latest home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur has seemingly been the final straw for many. The somewhat embarrassing, yet, unfortunately predictable social media onslaught has ensued and if that is anything to go by Manchester United Football Club may as well inform the New York Stock Exchange that it will be [...]

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Legend Of Solskjaer Continues To Grow As Former Favourite Embraces Management

By Piers Barber In 2012, backdropped by snowy mountains in the Norwegian city of Molde, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer responded to a winning goal by launching onto his knees, fists clenched, suit trousers ruined, smile beaming into the night. For any watching Manchester United fans, it was a heart-warming sight. It is, after all, less than [...]

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