Tag Archives: 2011-12

Season Review: David de Gea

By Thomas Doyle After a first full season in the Premier League, David de Gea has jumped from the frying pan into the fire, been dumped out and into a bucket of ice water, and then thrown back in to the inferno without so much as an pause for breath along the way. The fact that he [...]

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What Next For Manchester United?

By Thomas Doyle For 12 seconds, they were champions. Manchester United had just beaten Sunderland 1-0, and with bitter rivals Manchester City capitulating in the most spectacular fashion, Sir Alex Ferguson was just about ready to lead his players on, as he had put it before, “the celebration of their lives”. Back from the brink after blowing an [...]

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Match Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United travel to the Etihad on Monday night to take on Manchester City, in what could well be the most important Manchester derby in history. The Red Devils currently lead Roberto Mancini’s men by three points, but the Blues have a superior goal difference and defeat for United may prove [...]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Everton

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United entertain Everton on Sunday looking for a vital three points that will take them a step closer to an historic 20th league title. The Reds will want to maintain that five point cushion at the top of the table to neighbours City, before they make the trip to the [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 Queens Park Rangers 0

By Jason Freeman. 1) Winning, the only thing that matters Winning is always the most important thing in football and at this stage of the season nothing else matters. Of course we’d all like to see brilliant performances and big wins but as long as we’re winning it really doesn’t matter. Manchester United didn’t play [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Blackburn Rovers 0 Manchester United 2

By Thomas Doyle 1. Keep calm and pass it on As Manchester United searched for that all-important goal at Ewood Park on Monday night, an electronic billboard flashed the message ‘Keep calm and pass it on’, which is exactly what United did. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men could not find a way through in the first [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Manchester United 5

By Thomas Doyle 1. Antonio Valencia continues to dazzle Ronald Zubar’s ridiculous attempts at tackling no doubt made the job easier for Sir Alex Ferguson’s men on Sunday, but the desire and drive of Antonio Valencia ensured that the game was closed out before Wolves could reorganise themselves during half time. It is refreshing to [...]

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Match Preview: Athletic Bilbao vs. Manchester United

By Mark Young Manchester United face the impossible as they travel to the Basque Country on Thursday evening to face an extremely talented Atheltic Bilbao team in the Europe League. Bilbao came away from Old Trafford last week with a 3-2 victory and certainly hold the upper hand as Man United’s poor European home form [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 West Bromwich Albion 0

By Thomas Doyle 1. Rooney racks up the goals Wayne Rooney may not have shone in the same manner as the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo or Leo Messi this season, yet he is no less important to Manchester United’s hopes of retaining their Premier League crown. The manner in which he gambled on Javier Hernandez’s [...]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. West Bromwich Albion

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United entertain West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on Sunday, looking for a vital three points that would build momentum for their title push. United’s 3-1 success at White Hart Lane last Sunday ended an extremely tough run of fixtures, and for the Reds to emerge from games against Chelsea, [...]

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