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SEA View: Reflections On The Season So Far And Lessons Learned

In this edition of SEA View we discuss the season so far, the lessons learned and what we’d like to see improved in the immediate future. What are your thoughts? Share in the comments section below CLICK HERE. Jason (writer and moderator) We are 7 league games into the Louis van Gaal era and it’s […]

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SEA View: Welbeck or Falcao – Short Term vs. Long Term

Welcome to a new feature on Stretford End Arising called SEA View. Throughout the season members of SEA’s writing team, moderators & forum users will share their thoughts on a topical discussion point. Today we discuss whether the club has made the right long term decision by bringing in Radamel Falcao and releasing Danny Welbeck. […]

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Season Preview 2014-15 – A New Era

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) As the start of the 2014/15 campaign begins to rise above the hills on the horizon, Manchester United fans are highly anticipating the second new dawn in the space of 12 months. The pessimism and gloom of the Moyes era has been swiftly overrun by the encouraging performances of pre-season under […]

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Aye, Aye Captain

By Matthew Jones MANCHESTER United finally look like we have, in Louis van Gaal, a captain capable of steering the club through the troubled waters of Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement that hit us like an iceberg striking the Titanic. We have our new Ahab, but the question remains as to who will be his skipper […]

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Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United: Confidence, Direction and Industry

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) What a difference 12 months can make. An underwhelming start for a manager beset by trepidation and uncertainty has been replaced by the optimism and direction of another unequivocally at home in his surroundings and supremely confident in his vision. With Holland impressing at the World Cup and Louis van Gaal […]

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Shawly It’s Only The Beginning

By Matthew Jones WHAT’S that old saying about buses. You wait all year for one and then…ahh you get where I’m going with this. What a week it was for Manchester United. Just as the transfer rumour merry-go-round was about to go into meltdown, the nightmarish summer fever that we succumbed to in 2013 was […]

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The Baby Face From Bilbao

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) One of the most exciting World Cups in recent memory may be in full flow, but already thoughts are turning back to domestic competition. For many associated with Manchester United, the festival of football in Brazil is merely providing the opportunity to scout potential targets and perform an early assessment of […]

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Giggs: The Greatest

By Matthew Jones It’s hard to justifiably sum up 23 years in one article. But in the most simplistic form: Ryan Giggs is Manchester United. Forget the record appearances, the trophies, the medals – Giggs ‘gets’ United. Early on, Giggs knew, when he first burst onto the scene, that in order to have a successful […]

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A New Dawn – Louis van Gaal

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) A season to forget has been ended with what will hopefully prove to be an appointment to remember. The short and ultimately ill-fated tenure of David Moyes has swiftly been brushed aside and the announcement of Louis van Gaal as the man to clean up the mess has finally come. And […]

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End Of An Era, But It’s Time To Move On

By Matthew Jones RIO Ferdinand has been a truly wonderful servant for Manchester United. It’s now time to press ahead with finding his replacement. They say there’s no room for sentimentalism in football. I totally disagree, but while we pen the epilogue to Ferdinand’s glorious 12 years as a Manchester United footballer, the need for […]

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2014 Summer Transfer Window

By Ashley Turner This summer’s transfer window is arguably the biggest in Manchester United’s recent history. With a host of stars set to leave, and a whole new team expected at Old Trafford, the wheeling’s and dealings of the next transfer market could make or break the fortunes of this great club for the next […]

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#MoyesOut – but where now?

By Matthew Jones WELL, the #MoyesOut hash tags can now be changed to #MoyesGone ones. Mission accomplished United. Except, it isn’t really is it. If you’re happy about David Moyes’ sacking, you really shouldn’t be. The last 10 months has been the lowest period at Old Trafford in almost three decades and there are several […]

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