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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Robin Van Persie is worth his weight in gold 10 minutes before the end, I told a friend in the pub that Fergie needed to take off van Persie, who in all honesty, had a poor game. The only thing of note he’d really done in the game up until then […]

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5 Things We Learned: Reading 3-4 Manchester United

By Chris Mortlock 1. This trend of making average teams look good needs to stop That first half against Reading was one of the most entertaining halves of Premier League football like, ever. Both teams looked like scoring every time they ventured forward. For the neutral, it must have been a great game to watch. […]

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5 Things We Learned: Chelsea 2 – 3 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Time to party like it’s 1999 Sir Alex said once we acquired Robin van Persie in the summer that he had a talented corps of strikers, a group that reminded him (as it did some fans) of our treble winning season in ’99. I actually think it’s even better. Andy Cole, […]

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Post-Match Musings: Newcastle United 0 – 3 Manchester United

By Nathan Thomas. It is safe to say that many Manchester United supporters went into this afternoon’s game against Newcastle with a reasonable amount of trepidation. Calling upon painful memories of last season’s fixture at St. James’ Park – where United’s midfield was steam-rolled as the team crashed to a 3-0 defeat – allied to […]

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5 Things We Learned: CFR Cluj 1 Manchester United 2

By Thomas Doyle 1. Evra is slipping further and further Despite playing well for the second half of the 3-2 defeat against Tottenham, Patrice Evra is fast becoming a liability for Manchester United. The left back was once again caught badly out of position by United’s opponents, and his inability to track Sougou on the right […]

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5 Things We Learned: Southampton 2 Manchester United 3

By Jason Freeman. 1) Scholes has still got it Paul Scholes, what will we do when he retires again? During his 30 minutes on the pitch against Southampton he completely changed the game giving United more control over the game where as before his introduction to the game we were bullied by Southampton. His vision […]

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Season Review: David de Gea

By Thomas Doyle After a first full season in the Premier League, David de Gea has jumped from the frying pan into the fire, been dumped out and into a bucket of ice water, and then thrown back in to the inferno without so much as an pause for breath along the way. The fact that he […]

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Time to Praise the Champions Elect

By Mark Young It is finally time to stand up and salute the Champions elect. Controversial penalty decisions and Manchester City throwing a huge point gap away should no longer be acknowledged as Manchester United stand on the brink of a twentieth league title. There have been all sorts of mutterings and moaning since Sunday […]

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5 Things We Learned: Blackburn Rovers 0 Manchester United 2

By Thomas Doyle 1. Keep calm and pass it on As Manchester United searched for that all-important goal at Ewood Park on Monday night, an electronic billboard flashed the message ‘Keep calm and pass it on’, which is exactly what United did. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men could not find a way through in the first […]

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5 Things We Learned: Athletic Bilbao 2 Manchester United 1

By Jason Freeman. 1) Athletic Bilbao thoroughly deserved to go through There is no doubt that Athletic Bilbao were the better side in both legs and overall deserved to go through. They outplayed us when in possession and also when they were without possession. They passed the ball around at a quick tempo and accurately […]

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