Tag Archives: 2012-13

Match Report & Player Ratings: Manchester United 3-0 Aston Villa

By Lee Savery. Manchester United clinched their 20th league title with a comfortable win over struggling Aston Villa thanks to a Robin van Persie hat-trick. All three goals came in the first half. The first came with just 1:23 on the clock. A terrific Wayne Rooney pass found Antonio Valencia on the right. He laid […]

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Title Number 20

By Mikey Jordan Title Number 20, surely now nothing more than a formality for the red side of Manchester, and instead of being just another day and just another fixture, the 22nd April could now become a part of the history of the Premier League’s most successful club. There is little doubt that at the start of […]

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Match Preview: West Ham United vs. Man United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United travel to Upton Park to face West Ham knowing that a victory would take them within four points of an historic 20th League title. The win at Stoke last Sunday opened up a 15 point gap at the top of the table, as the Reds bounced back in confident […]

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5 Things We Learned: Stoke City 0-2 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Rooney in centre midfield IT’S finally happened. Wayne Rooney in Manchester United’s midfield. I’ve been wanting to see this for a while. In truth, I think he’s played their once or twice, filling in during games, but yesterday he was picked to start in the engine room and asked to be […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

By Chris Mortlock 1. Phil Jones: The only positive If there’s something we’ve learned about Phil Jones since he arrived from Blackburn in 2011, it’s how versatile he is. Whatever position he’s asked to play, he nearly always excels; whether that’s at right full-back, centre-half, or putting out fires in central midfield. Still just 20, […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

By Lee Savery. An individual effort from Sergio Aguero won the Manchester Derby for the visitors as first met second at Old Trafford. City took the lead, on 51 minutes, when Ryan Giggs’ gave the ball away carelessly at the halfway line. Gareth Barry took the ball on before finding Samir Nasri who then teed […]

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United’s Wide Men In Poor Form

By Andy Field. Another successful season for United seems close… It looks like we are going to win our 20th league title (*touches every possible wooden item within reach*) and the league has to be the main priority at the start of each season. It is the barometer of who is the best team in […]

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5 Things We Learned: Sunderland 0-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Defence back on top After a decidedly shaky start to the season in which we shipped plenty of goals and had to come back from numerous losing positions to snatch draws and wins, United’s defence looks back to its imperious best once again. With a fit and healthy corps of centre […]

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Match Report: Sunderland 0-1 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United became the first team, in English football, to win 25 top flight matches from the first 30 as they beat Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. On 27 minutes, Robin van Persie received the ball on the left-hand side of the penalty box and outfoxed Phil Bardsley before driving his […]

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The Great United > England Debate

By Danny Armstrong The recent chanting from sections of the England crowd against Rio Ferdinand and his brother Anton has done little to repair the already fractured dynamic between the most part of United’s support and those they call ‘the In-gur-land mob’. From hanging effigies of David Beckham from a noose to singing about burning […]

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Rio Chooses United Over England

By Matthew Jones SO Rio Ferdinand has become the latest Manchester United player to put his club before his country – and get lambasted for it. Whether you agree or not with his decision to snub England manager Roy Hodgson’s olive branch back into the England set-up after he left him out of his Euro […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-0 Reading

By Chris Mortlock 1. An all important three points, but maybe one to forget Should we do the inevitable and go on to lift our 20th title, few will remember Saturday’s game against Reading. The reverse fixture in December was one of the most entertaining games of the season; Saturday’s was anything but. City’s pathetic […]

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