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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-0 Olympiakos

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) In a game that may unfortunately prove to be a season highlight, Moyes’ men overturned a two goal first leg deficit to dump the Greek champions out of Europe and progress to the quarter-final stage with a convincing-turned-nervy victory. A Van Persie hat trick, with two goals before half-time added to […]

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

By Matthew Jones 1. The next big thing Adnan Januzaj is a star in the making. Manchester United fans have probably been excited about him since the start of the season. If you’re as much of a United fanatic as me, you’ve probably seen plenty of him from last season’s reserve and U18 games and […]

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

By Piers Barber 1. Fletcher is a great example for the rest of the squad to follow Poor old Darren Fletcher. During the months he has sat out with injury in recent years, the Scottish midfielder must have dreamed of one day lining up alongside Old Trafford’s finest talent once again. Instead, he will have […]

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5 Things We Learned: Aston Villa 0-3 Manchester United

By Piers Barber 1. Januzaj’s a bit special Manchester United have always admirably championed youth, and on Sunday, with the exception of Antonio Valencia and Patrice Evra, each of United’s starting XI had been brought to the club before their 21st birthday. Adnan Janujaz, one of the team’s brightest young stars, had another excellent game, […]

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5 Things We Learned: Bayer Leverkusen 0-5 Manchester United

By Shane Connaughton. 1. Manchester United’s best performance of the season This was by far United’s best performance of the season and given that it came against a team lying second in the Bundesliga behind Bayern Munich it makes it all the more impressive. Yes you could say that Leverkusen weren’t at the races, certainly […]

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5 Things We Learned: Fulham 1-3 Manchester United

By Shane Connaughton. 1. United will be disappointed not to have gone out of sight It made a great change to a game in that United were cruising in to a 3-0 lead after only 22 minutes, rather than having to struggle to find their feet in the game. After Wayne Rooney slotted in the […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 4-2 Bayer Leverkusen

By Lee Savery. Manchester United comfortably beat an average Bayer Leverkusen side to record their first win of this season’s Champions League. Wayne Rooney continued his excellent form as he stabbed home an Evra cross, on 22 minutes, which had two offsides that were missed in the move itself. Evra was marginally off when he […]

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Four Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Young impresses, despite flaws He is fast becoming number one on most fans ‘he is isn’t good enough for United’ list, however after been ‘welcomed’ to twitter with a barrage of moronic abuse, Ashley Young will have done a lot to silence any doubters, momentarily at least, after an excellent display […]

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Seven Reasons To Be Optimistic About The Season Ahead

By Faiza Ladan The last week has been quite a frustrating one for Manchester United fans. Fresh off losing to our bitter rivals Liverpool, the club ended the transfer window with the signing of only one player in Marouane Fellaini. This was something of an anti-climax after being linked with marquee signings such as Cesc […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-0 Aston Villa

By Chris Mortlock 1. Not 19 Forever 34 games played, 27 wins, 78 goals scored. Not bad considering this is apparently one of Sir Alex’s weaker sides, eh? Rightly or wrongly, many have criticised United this season, mainly due to the fact that they’ve not exactly set the league alight, coupled with how frequently they […]

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5 Things We Learned: West Ham United 2-2 Manchester United

By Jason Freeman 1. Rooney’s wide-ranging performances When he plays well, he’s world class but when he has a bad game, as he did against West Ham on Wednesday night, he can be really awful. I can’t think of any other player of his quality and reputation whose performances vary from such a wide range. […]

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