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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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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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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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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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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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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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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