Tag Archives: 2010-11

Player Ratings: United vs. Chelsea

By Lee Savery. Another one of those days at Old Trafford that saw the title swing Manchester United’s way once more. An excellent performance from each player wearing the famous strip. Hernandez got United off to an excellent start, within 40 seconds, by slotting past Petr Cech after great build up play by the majestic […]

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Manchester United vs. Chelsea: Match Preview

By Sleepy Manchester United welcome Chelsea to Old Trafford on Sunday in what many are billing as an era-defining game. Sir Alex is seeking a win (and 4 points from the remaining three games) to clinch the 19th League title which would eclipse Liverpool’s 18 – his sole aim when taking charge of the Red […]

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Manchester United vs. FC Schalke 04: Match Preview

By Sleepy Schalke have an uphill task with their second-leg visit to Old Trafford on Wednesday evening, having lost the opening tie to a vibrant Manchester United side 0-2 in Gelsenkirchen. Rangnick has the tough task of motivating his players after a demoralizing week in which his side were also humiliated at the hands of […]

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Player Ratings: Arsenal vs. Manchester United

By Mark Young. Arsenal 1 – 0 Manchester United Aaron Ramsey scored the only goal against Manchester United on Sunday afternoon to blow the title race wide open. Arsene Wenger’s men had a point to prove with strong performances from Laurent Koscielny and Aaron Ramsey especially gave Arsenal the three points at the Emirates. United […]

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Referee watch: Arsenal vs. Manchester United

Contribution by Matthew Campbell This was a must win game for both sides as a victory for Arsenal would blow the title race wide open, whereas three points for Manchester United would all but secure them the Premier League title. Chris Foy was the man in black, well the man in blue for this game […]

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Arsenal vs. Manchester United: Match Preview

By Sleepy Manchester United travel to the Emirates on Sunday for a match that now holds less importance than it may well have done had it taken place a few weeks ago. With 4 games to go United remain 9 points clear of Arsenal, which is surely too much of an overhaul for Arsene Wenger’s […]

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Anderson – The man who hasn’t progressed

By James Johnson. Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira joined Manchester United in 2007 to much excitement. This excitement grew in his early displays for the club especially against the likes of Arsenal and Liverpool. The Old Trafford faithful even gave him his own song claiming he shits all over Cesc Fabregas. However as time has […]

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FC Schalke 04 vs. Manchester United: Match Preview

@TimHi joins Sleepy to preview the first leg of the Champions League semi final. Schalke: Schalke go into the Champion League’s semi-final match up against Manchester United on a wave of new optimism. The Gelsenkirchen outfit have dislodged Bayern Munich as the side on the front of weekly sport magazines as they’ve surpassed even their own […]

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Player Ratings: Manchester United vs. Everton

By Mark Young. Manchester United 1 – 0 Everton Javier Hernandez scored a vital 83rd minute header to blow the roof off Old Trafford and give Manchester United three points against Everton. United huffed and puffed but could not blow Everton’s door down until a deflected Valencia cross was converted by the Little Pea. United […]

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Referee watch: Manchester United vs. Everton

By Matthew Campbell This was Peter Walton’s first visit to Old Trafford this season and he can be very pleased with his performance in what was, at times, a very one sided game. He had refereed Manchester United on two previous occasions this season and the Red Devils hadn’t lost in those two games so […]

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Manchester United vs. Everton: Match Preview

Everton fan @Damo_Dee joins Sleepy this week to preview the Manchester United v Everton clash at Old Trafford tomorrow. Fullback ambition crucial to encounter Everton: Picture the scene: August 2010, the sun beats down on five Evertonians sat in a field in Herefordshire, the Big Chill festival unfolding around them.  Inevitably the conversation turns to […]

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Is his time Ober?

By Tom Bell. Manchester United announced the surprise relatively small fee signing of winger Gabriel Obertan on the 8th of July 2009, Just two days after French sports newspaper  l’equipe reported an agreement had been made between Laurent Blanc’s Bordeaux and United. Obertan arrived in Manchester with a hat full of promise and clutching a […]

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