Tag Archives: Sir Alex Ferguson

Who stays, who goes?

By Parit Yadav Blaming Sir Alex for his choice of successor and leaving a weak squad behind him would mean trivialising the issue and would not do justice to the situation. This is the same group of players that won the league by 11 points – even with a bad season you would at least [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Better, but room for improvement MOST reports I read and comments I’ve heard since the game, predictably, centred on how it was a classic, lifeless, 0-0 draw. I disagree. A draw, coupled with a resilient, late win for Liverpool at Fulham, stretches the Merseysiders’ lead over Manchester United in the ever [...]

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Lest We Forget

By Matthew Jones TODAY marks a significant day in the history of Manchester United Football Club. 56 years ago today will be remembered as the darkest day in United’s history. 56 years ago today was the Munich air disaster. Out of the depths of tragedy though, something extraordinary arose. The spirit, mentality and style of [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 0-1 Everton

By Matthew Jones 1. The #MoyesOut mob are morons THERE’S no point pretending that nothing’s wrong but let’s not go overboard. Manchester United rarely lose at home but already we’ve lost twice at home this season, as well as two draws, in seven outings at Old Trafford. Last night’s loss was already a fourth defeat [...]

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Man United’s Winning Mentality Sits Powerless In The Directors’ Box

By Shane Connaughton. Another late goal at Old Trafford in the game against Southampton yesterday afternoon, but unfortunately for United the celebrations took place in the South-east corner of the ground. Manchester United capped off another sloppy performance by conceding an 89th minute equalizer, adding to David Moyes’ problems, those of which include not only [...]

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The Wayne Rooney Saga

By Matthew Jones WAYNE Rooney’s future has been thrust into the spotlight again after he finally broke his silence on his summer of discontent. Talking to the media while preparing for crucial World Cup qualifiers with England, the stand out sound bites from the Rooney interview included him blaming his disillusionment on Sir Alex Ferguson [...]

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Another Fine Mess

By Lewis Mayer As was the case in 2008, United’s summer transfer business concluded last night with the solitary signing of a proven Premier League player. In 2008 it was Dimitar Berbatov who joined the ranks at Old Trafford after a long couple of months of Sir Alex Ferguson and David Gill battling to get [...]

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Early Tests Will Show If Moyes Has The Mettle To Manage Manchester United

By Matthew Jones THE predictable randomness of the Premier League fixture computer has ensured new Manchester United manager David Moyes will be very aware early on of the enormity of the task facing him at Old Trafford. Moyes is already up against arguably his greatest professional challenge – replacing the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson – [...]

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Match Report: West Bromwich Albion 5-5 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Sir Alex Ferguson’s 1500th and last match as Manchester United manager was a ten goal thriller at the Hawthorns. An emotional match it was always going to be with it being Ferguson’s last match. The home side did a guard of honour for the United manager as the whole of the Hawthorns [...]

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

By Matthew Jones 1. Fergie signs off in classic fashion The old man must have had a glint in his eye and allowed himself a wee cheeky grin when he saw Rio Ferdinand secure a just about deserved victory over Swansea yesterday with what has become more synonymous with the Fergie era than anything else [...]

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