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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 4-2 Manchester City

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) There was a sense of expectancy at Old Trafford on Sunday that hadn’t been present for some time. United went into the match against their bitter City rivals in great form, with the blues’ fortunes in stark contrast. After an impressive start in which Sergio Aguero put City in front, many […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa

By Matthew Jones 1) Ander Herrera Just what Louis van Gaal’s plan has been with the Spanish midfielder this season has been puzzling. He started the season brightly, scoring goals against Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City, before a collection of injuries robbed him of minutes on the pitch. A rib injury ruled him out […]

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5 Things We Learned: Liverpool 1-2 Manchester United

By Alan Brennan 1) Magic Mata Having been left out of the side for much of the new year, Juan Mata has responded in the best possible fashion with his showings over the past couple of games. Mata had been previously criticised for his tendency to go missing and not effecting games enough, however I […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Burnley

By Ashley Turner 1) Return of the injury curse? Phil Jones was forced off through injury with less than five minutes on the clock, Daley Blind attempted to return from a cut on his eye, but was unable to carry on, and even Robin van Persie was seen limping in the first half too. With […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 0-1 Southampton

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) A subdued performance delivered a disappointing result as Manchester United’s poor run of form continued with just one win in the last five Premier League games. Louis van Gaal’s men will need to improve quickly if they are to maintain their position in the Champions League places, with a comfortable lead […]

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

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) It was a typical away game at the Britannia; wet, windy and physical. There was not a high calibre of football on display but these games are what the Premier League is all about. United started in sloppy fashion, conceding early on to a well-worked corner with Peter Crouch, inexplicably allowed […]

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

By Jason Freeman 1. Everywhere you go, always take De Gea with you! He was named as player of the season by the players and fans last season, pretty much by default, with no other contenders vying for the awards after a poor season for the club. De Gea is on course to pick up […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) What began with optimism crashed into disappointment as the blue half of Manchester celebrated another derby victory against the Reds. As is common with derbies, the final score-line perhaps doesn’t reflect the affair and it was far from a routine 1-0 win for the home side. Nevertheless, despite an admirable display […]

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SEA View: Reflections On The Season So Far And Lessons Learned

In this edition of SEA View we discuss the season so far, the lessons learned and what we’d like to see improved in the immediate future. What are your thoughts? Share in the comments section below CLICK HERE. Jason (writer and moderator) We are 7 league games into the Louis van Gaal era and it’s […]

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5 Things We Learned: Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1) Defensively shambolic It might be a startlingly obvious place to start, but the defensive capitulation in the second half at the King Power Stadium on Sunday has to go down as one of United’s worst ever moments in the Premier League. Against QPR, the new signings combined to restore optimism to […]

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