Tag Archives: Anderson

Five Things We Learnt From United’s Victory Over Norwich City

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Man United were awful, weren’t they? At the game on Saturday I had the misfortune of sitting next to some of United’s doom-brigade and although someone of little football knowledge would be able to tell you that United were far from spectacular the way these guys were going on you’d think […]

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Five Things We Learnt From Man United’s Draw Against Stoke

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Stoke reassert their presence as one of the league’s toughest away days In fairness it didn’t really need reasserting but for those who have been living in solitary confinement for the past three years or any remaining Stoke sceptics the Potters proved that they are tough nut to crack. Their football […]

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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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Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review Part 2 (November – January)

By Mark Young. Read Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review here November (CL) Bursaspor 0-3 United (PL) United 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (PL) Manchester City City 0-0 United (PL) Aston Villa 2-2 United (PL) United 2-0 Wigan Athletic (UCL) Glasgow Rangers 0-1 United (UCL) United 7-1 Blackburn Rovers (CC) West Ham United 4-0 United Man United were […]

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Player Ratings: Manchester United vs. Blackpool

By Mark Young. Manchester United 4-2 Blackpool The Premier League champions were too strong for Blackpool in the end after a spirited performance from the Seasiders. Ian Holloway’s men will play in the Championship next season after finishing a dramatic survival Sunday in the drop zone. Ji Sung Park gave United the lead in the […]

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Player Ratings: Manchester United vs. FC Schalke 04

By Mark Young. Manchester United 4 – 1 FC Schalke 04 The famous Man United are off to Wembley after a dominant performance from what was very close to a second string. Antonio Valencia put United ahead to settle some early nerves. A double from Anderson and a Darron Gibson strike settle the tie for […]

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5 things we learned from our success over Schalke

By Matt Dodd. 1) Strength in depth It truly is quite something when a team is able to rest nine players for a Champions League semi-final second leg, and still stroll to an impressive victory. Virtually a second-string Manchester United side eased to a 4-1 win over Schalke, and did it in third gear at […]

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Anderson – The man who hasn’t progressed

By James Johnson. Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira joined Manchester United in 2007 to much excitement. This excitement grew in his early displays for the club especially against the likes of Arsenal and Liverpool. The Old Trafford faithful even gave him his own song claiming he shits all over Cesc Fabregas. However as time has […]

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Where Do The Weaknesses Lie?

By Barry McEvoy. So far it has been a great season for supporters of Manchester United. Top of the Premier League, Quarter-Final stage of the Champions League and a mouth watering Semi-Final clash against Manchester City in the FA Cup. Sounds good doesn’t it? Despite that, there is a large rebuilding job to be done […]

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Anderson: Finally Fulfilling His Potential?

We all know Anderson’s trials and tribulations since his arrival in 2007. He impressed with commanding performances during his first year, notably against Cesc Fàbregas and Steven Gerrard. In the 2008-09 his performance levels fluctuated, perhaps due to second season syndrome and/or struggling to adjust to an unfamiliar deeper role. His third season in the […]

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SEA’s Player Ratings – Manchester United vs Valencia

Welcome to the Stretford End Arising’s Player Ratings. Manchester United progressed to the knockout stages of the Champions League after a 1-1 draw with Valencia. Pablo Hernández gave the visitors the lead on thirty minutes after Michael Carrick gifted away possession inside his own half. The superb Anderson brought the teams level with his first Old […]

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How Many More Chances Will Sir Alex Give Him?

By G@mb!t. Anderson’s name has been mentioned in the news a lot recently, first it began with news coming through about him being in a car crash and related stories, then lately with his return to action with the reserves. Last season was a forgettable one for him; it was basically a mixture of poor […]

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