Tag Archives: 2011-12

5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 Athletic Bilbao 3

By Jason Freeman. 1) Athletic Bilbao taught us a lesson A few people may have written off Athletic Bilbao before the game but the Spanish club proved that those people were wrong to do so. Athletic Bilbao passed the ball superbly at a high tempo and pressed high up the pitch forcing United into giving [...]

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Pogba: Money, Agents and Exits

By Tony Mogan. On the 31st of January of this year, United fans were met with the news that one of the most prodigious talents to emerge from Carrington in the last 15 years had finally burnt his last bridge at Old Trafford, and Ravel Morrison was shipped south to West Ham United, for better [...]

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Match Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United head to White Hart Lane on Sunday knowing that victory could act as a catalyst in their quest for an historic 20th league title. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men will know how their title challengers have fared, as City take on Bolton at the Etihad on Saturday, but whatever the [...]

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Veni, Vidi, Vidić

By Nick Kituno. It seems ages since Nemanja Vidić pulled on the Manchester United shirt. His last game this season coming in the UEFA Champions League against F.C. Basel in what would prove the final nail in the coffin for United’s title campaign saw him suffer knee ligament damage and rule him out for the [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Ajax 0 Manchester United 2

By Jason Freeman. 1) Europa League will be taken seriously Manchester United exited the Champions League back in December at the group stages, something that hadn’t happened since 2005. Due to this, we find ourselves in Amsterdam playing in the Europa League against Ajax. When we exited the Champions League, many fans including me immediately [...]

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Match Preview: AFC Ajax vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United are back in European action on Thursday evening as they travel to Amsterdam to face Ajax. Despite the fixture being played out in the Europa League, it is certainly a glamorous tie, and wouldn’t look out of place in the knockout stages of Europe’s premier competition. And with Sir [...]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Liverpool

By Daniel Feliciano. Introduction Manchester United host arch-rivals Liverpool on Saturday in the lunchtime kick-off in one of the most anticipated games of the season so far. After the thrilling encounter at Stamford Bridge last week, United fans will be hoping they can have a double celebration come Saturday’s 3pm fixtures, re-taking top spot in [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Chelsea 3 Manchester United 3

By Richard Evans After a comfortable 2-0 win over Stoke in midweek, Manchester United travelled to Stamford Bridge, knowing neighbours City had stretched the gap at the top of the table to 3 points, meaning a draw at least was of utmost importance. In the back of their minds would also be the lack of [...]

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Match Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester United

By Daniel Feliciano. Introduction Manchester United travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday looking to maintain their title challenge while knocking Chelsea out of the title race too. With United currently joint top of the league, they’ll be looking to at least stay level on points with Manchester City who host Fulham on Saturday evening. A [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 Stoke City 0

By Tony Mogan. After the frustration of going out of the FA Cup following defeat at Liverpool over the weekend, it was time for Manchester United to refocus and re-establish January’s winning run. Thankfully it was business as usual in the Premier League as Sir Alex’s still-injury stricken side eased past an unambitious Stoke City [...]

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