Tag Archives: Darren Fletcher

5 Things We Learned: Everton 2–0 Manchester United

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Another all-to-frequent afternoon of disappointment that entailed an unwelcome microcosm of United’s season. Sustained periods of meaningless, un-penetrative possession were interrupted by incisive, high tempo counter-attacks from the home side who ran out fairly comfortable victors in the end. In reality, it was two poor errors from Phil Jones that cost [...]

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Match Report & Player Ratings: Everton 2-0 Manchester United

By Ashley Turner Barclays Premier League Everton vs. Manchester United Venue: Goodison Park Date: 20/04/14 Kick-off: 16:10 BST Manchester United’s impressive recent away record was ended at the home of David Moyes’ former employers as Everton recorded a 2-0 victory at Goodison Park and a first double over the Reds since 1970. First half goals [...]

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United’s First Champions League Knockout Round

By Piers Barber With its long and torturous winter break finally over, the Champions League is finally back with us, complete with Zlatan, Clive Tyldesley and gloriously pompous theme music. And this time, there’s none of that slightly dull group stage bit to pretend to enjoy. Now is the moment when one of the greatest [...]

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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: Manchester United 3-1 Queens Park Rangers

By Richard Evans 1.Welbeck not wide With Antonio Valencia and Nani both missing the game through injury, Sir Alex opted to deploy Danny Welbeck on the wing, clearly hoping his pace and directness would open up QPR. However as has been the case on a number of previous occasions, Welbeck was largely anonymous, and every [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 3-1 Queens Park Rangers

By Lee Savery An emotional goal for Darren Fletcher featured for Manchester United as they had to come from behind to beat bottom of the table Queens Park Rangers. In another performance that saw the home side struggle to really get going, it was that old familiar feeling for United fans who had to see [...]

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International United

By Lee Savery A busy night of games with a number of our team playing for their countries as the race to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil continues. Starting with England, all four Manchester United players (Carrick, Cleverley, Rooney & Welbeck) called up started against the very poor San Marino. It had been confirmed, [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 1 Galatasaray 0

By Lee Savery Manchester United kicked off their Champions League campaign with a tight victory over Turkish outfit Galatasaray with Michael Carrick scoring the only goal. In a strange game that had more penalty shouts than goals, United put in a less than convincing performance that epitomised last seasons home displays in Europe last season. [...]

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