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5 things we learnt in the victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford

By Adam Hicks. 1. ‘You can’t win anything with kids’ Having proven Alan Hansen’s now infamous statement meaningless it doesn’t seemed to have stopped Sir Alex from having another go. The average age of Manchester United’s starting XI tonight was just 23 and on another note it contained seven British players. United’s policy of placing [...]

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To tweet, or not to tweet

By Adam Hicks. Twitter is fast becoming a dangerous playground for some footballers as their comments are causing controversy and forcing clubs to re-think their stance on social networking sites. Joey Barton is the latest player to hit the headlines for misusing the site, last week he criticised the Newcastle United board and was subsequently [...]

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5 things we learnt in the Community Shield victory over Manchester City

By Adam Hicks. 1. Team spirit: A great positive for Sir Alex and the fans was the togetherness of the team, aside from the usual grit and determination to come from behind and win, there was great understanding amongst the players. United moved the ball quickly and produced some great flowing passages of play continuing the [...]

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End of Season Awards

By Adam Hicks. Manchester United players past and present gathered at Old Trafford last night for their end of season awards which saw Nani crowned the Players’ Player of the Season. There were also awards for Javier Hernandez who scooped the Fans Player of the Year and Wayne Rooney who won Goal of the Season. [...]

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Our Edwin

By Adam Hicks. Edwin van der Sar will hang up his gloves at the end of the season after a 21-year career that has seen the Dutchman win two Champions League medals and league titles in Holland and England. The announcement came back in January with the 40 year-old citing time with his family as [...]

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Welbeck earns England call

By Adam Hicks. Danny Welbeck has been called up to the senior England squad for the first time ahead of tonight’s international friendly against Ghana at Wembley. The Manchester United striker has been on loan at Sunderland this season and will replace Aaron Lennon who picked up a hamstring injury in training on Monday. Since [...]

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Hargreaves Injury Woes Continue

By Adam Hicks. Owen Hargreaves has suffered another setback in his battle to regain fitness after injuring his shoulder in training. The midfielder is reported to have damaged ligaments after challenging for a header and falling awkwardly, he now faces a further month on the sidelines. It was hoped the 30 year-old would be available [...]

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Costa Confusion

By Adam Hicks. Manchester United have renewed their interest in Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa, although reports claiming the Brazilian was at Old Trafford for Saturday’s game against Bolton have been proven false. Man United had previously tried to sign Costa for around £7m in the summer of 2009 but were told they must fork [...]

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United To Face Chelsea In Last Eight

By Adam Hicks. Manchester United will face Chelsea in the quarter-finals of the Champions league and could face defending champions Inter Milan or Schalke if they progress to the semi-finals. Man United’s quarter-final first leg will be played on the 6th of April and is a repeat of the 2008 Champions League final which United [...]

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Ferguson hit with five-match ban

By Adam Hicks. Sir Alex Ferguson has been given a five-match touchline ban and a fine of £30,000 by the Football Association for his comments about referee Martin Atkinson after United’s defeat at Chelsea earlier this month. The United manager was found guilty of improper conduct for criticising the referee’s performance in the 2-1 defeat [...]

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