Tag Archives: Darron Gibson

Former Player Progress Report: Everton Fan Discusses Darron Gibson

By Oliver Thompson (Everton fan) It’s been almost twelve months now since Darron Thomas Daniel Gibson signed for Everton from Manchester United for the princely sum of 500 thousand pounds and what a twelve months he has had. When the news first broke that Everton were interested in Gibbo there were many moans and groans [...]

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Darren Fletcher’s break from football – Where does it leave United?

By Tony Mogan Just as things seemed to be looking up after a tumultuous month, Manchester United were rocked by the news that Darren Fletcher will be taking an extended break from football, after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel condition. Following a Champions League exit and the news that Nemanja Vidic [...]

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To tweet, or not to tweet

By Adam Hicks. Twitter is fast becoming a dangerous playground for some footballers as their comments are causing controversy and forcing clubs to re-think their stance on social networking sites. Joey Barton is the latest player to hit the headlines for misusing the site, last week he criticised the Newcastle United board and was subsequently [...]

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Change is coming to United

The general consensus appears to be that Manchester United is a creative midfielder away from the perfect transfer window quartet, according to the British media at least. All and sundry were expecting changes this summer and it appears that Sir Alex Ferguson has concurred with their view. The Manchester outfit have acquired three fresh faces [...]

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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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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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What to do with Darron Gibson?

By Tom Bell. We all have our reserved opinions on Darron Gibson. Whether you think he’s a waste of space on the payroll, or whether you think he’s going to “do a Fletcher” and come good after years of criticism; we must accept that he’s in our squad – and I for one, am happy [...]

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Player Ratings: Scunthorpe United vs. Manchester United

Starting XI: Kuszczak – 7: Plenty of work to enjoy – dealt with numerous shots from Scunthorpe – including a couple of good saves. Future Manchester United No.1? I have doubts – he is a good shot stopper, but questions surround his ability to claim crosses and poor distribution. Brown – 6: Did okay – [...]

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Next Season Make or Break for Darron Gibson?

By Ben Davies The 2010-11 season is perhaps the most important in the fledgling career of Darron Gibson. Next season could be make or break for Gibson (and perhaps one or two other players) in their Manchester United career. Failure to become a first team regular, himself and/or Sir Alex Ferguson may decide the future [...]

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