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Dimitar Berbatov – Some Things Are Just Not Meant To Be

By Nathan Thomas. Dimitar Berbatov’s four million pounds move to Fulham on Friday brought to an end a rather peculiar Manchester United career. In every essence, Berbatov should have been the quintessential United player. Calm, charismatic and above all a maverick who plays the game his own way. The Bulgarian forward, bought from Tottenham Hotspur [...]

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Post-match musings – AmaZulu F.C. 0-1 Manchester United

By Nathan Thomas. Berbatov’s enthusiasm through uncertainty The situation surrounding Dimitar Berbatov’s future at Manchester United is shrouded in a vale of intrigue and uncertainty. With only five league starts to his name in the 2011/12 campaign it appeared set in stone that the maverick Bulgarian would seek pastures new during the summer months. These [...]

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The Myth Of The 4-4-2

- and why we have too few wingers – By Joakim Zachrisson There is a myth amongst Manchester United fans, that’s the myth that Sir Alex Ferguson is only comfortable with a 4-4-2 set up. The myth is widely spread, even to such extent that when we have played a different set up credit for [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester United 0

By Thomas Doyle 1) Scholes has become integral to United…again With Paul Scholes being given a rest, the midfield duties were left to Michael Carrick and Ryan Giggs against a WIgan side that has never gained a Premiership point from United. While the duo combined for a slick move in the first half, they failed [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Manchester United 5

By Thomas Doyle 1. Antonio Valencia continues to dazzle Ronald Zubar’s ridiculous attempts at tackling no doubt made the job easier for Sir Alex Ferguson’s men on Sunday, but the desire and drive of Antonio Valencia ensured that the game was closed out before Wolves could reorganise themselves during half time. It is refreshing to [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 Stoke City 0

By Tony Mogan. After the frustration of going out of the FA Cup following defeat at Liverpool over the weekend, it was time for Manchester United to refocus and re-establish January’s winning run. Thankfully it was business as usual in the Premier League as Sir Alex’s still-injury stricken side eased past an unambitious Stoke City [...]

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Dimitar Berbatov: The Not-So-Poor Man’s Cantona

By Nick Kituno. Eric Cantona is undoubtedly one of Manchester United’s most revered greats in recent memory. A man whose name is often entangled within sentences such as “1990s”, “Champions League” and “King”. To some he is a hero, and to many he is a legend. Now stateside in his attempt to rejuvenate one of [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-3 Blackburn Rovers

By Matt Wrafter. The 9 games following the 6-1, Manchester United kept seven clean sheets and only conceded two goals. After a series of one-nils, we bounced back into dazzling form with a 4-1 over Wolves, a dominant 2-0 win over QPR and two subsequent 5-0 victories over Fulham & Wigan. Following the Wigan game, [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Fulham 0-5 Manchester United

By Tony Mogan Manchester United’s harrowing exit from the Champions League, an ever-increasing injury list and Manchester City’s relentless assault on the defences of teams up and down the country was beginning to give some United fans a slightly unsettling feeling. A week and a half later, those details are now beginning to trickle into [...]

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5 Things We Learnt From the Draw at Benfica

By Sam Hill 1. Anders Lindegaard Anders Lindegaard is the ideal backup, not since Raimond van der Gouw have I seen a more capable understudy. He dealt with everything superbly and I was even surprised he managed to get his fingers to Cardozo’s snapshot. Everything that came towards him, he held. This isn’t just a [...]

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