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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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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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A ‘Vida’ Derci

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Nemanja Vidic arrived at Manchester United from Spartak Moscow in January 2006 in the same transfer window as a man he would go on to play the majority of his games in a red shirt alongside in Patrice Evra. Quite possibly one of the Red Devils’ greatest ever signings, the central […]

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Juan Hell Of A Statement

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) A strange atmosphere enveloped the United faithful following the club’s exit from the league cup in a farcical penalty shootout defeat to Sunderland. Despite the loss, which most would accept was probably deserved on the evidence of the two legs, a buoyant mood was growing fuelled by the tantalising prospect of […]

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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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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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Another Fine Mess

By Lewis Mayer As was the case in 2008, United’s summer transfer business concluded last night with the solitary signing of a proven Premier League player. In 2008 it was Dimitar Berbatov who joined the ranks at Old Trafford after a long couple of months of Sir Alex Ferguson and David Gill battling to get […]

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The Closest Title Race Yet

By Matthew Jones THERE are several factors screaming out at me that say the 2013/14 season will be the closest title race in years. Manchester United’s 20th English domestic title was a carnival parade – despite the fact that critics continue to weave the laughable yarn that the current squad is one of the worst […]

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