Tag Archives: Edwin van der Sar

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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My Manchester United Awards 2011

By Lee Savery It is the end of the year and everyone is making up their own “lists of 2011”, so to carry on a tradition started last year, I present my Manchester United awards for the calendar year 2011: Player of 2011 1 – Wayne Rooney 2010 was not the best of years for […]

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De Gea Shows Resilience That Belies His Young Years

By Nathan Thomas. After another assured performance at Goodison Park on Saturday the general opinion on David De Gea’s ability seems to be changing. Belief in the young Spaniard never wavered amongst most United fans however fans of opposition clubs as well as some sections of the media were quick to jump on De Gea […]

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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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Flashback: Build-up to Moscow 2008

Read SEA’s seven part Champions League preview here. By Lee Savery. 21st May 2008. The 2007-2008 season saw the Champions League final staged at the Luzhniki Stadium in Russia which was the first time the European Cup final had been staged in the country and hence the most easternmost final in the tournament’s history. The […]

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Manchester Really United

By James Johnson. On the eve of the FA Cup semi final I decided now was as good a time as any to compile a team of both Manchester United and Manchester City players based on this seasons performances. Whilst the temptation to exclude any City player is very strong i’ve attempted to be as […]

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PFA Awards Preview: Are the nominees worthy?

By Lee Savery The nominees for the two top player’s player awards in English football for 2011 have been officially announced. With the announcement of the winners coming up this weekend, do the players nominated deserve their place on the list? PFA Player of the Year: Charlie Adam (Blackpool FC) – The Blackpool captain has […]

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Our Edwin

By Adam Hicks. Edwin van der Sar will hang up his gloves at the end of the season after a 21-year career that has seen the Dutchman win two Champions League medals and league titles in Holland and England. The announcement came back in January with the 40 year-old citing time with his family as […]

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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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Edwin van der Sar – Finally, We Found our No.1

By Ryan Cargill. Upon picking up his UEFA Champions League winners medal on a historic night in May 1999, Peter Schmeichel had decided to find a new challenge in football, having achieved everything possible at Old Trafford.  This would leave a void at Manchester United, but nobody could have guessed how long it would take […]

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