Tag Archives: FA Cup

5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Arsenal

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) Manchester United crashed out of the FA Cup at the quarter-final stage after defeat to Arsenal at Old Trafford. The game began evenly, and after Arsenal had taken the lead through Nacho Monreal following good work from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, United responded almost instantly with Wayne Rooney powering home from a sublime […]

Read more

5 Things We Learned: Preston NE 1-3 Manchester United

By Ashley Turner 1) Happy for Herrera I’m sure that every United fan was chuffed at seeing Ander Herrera’s name in the starting line-up that was revealed at 18:45 GMT. It was only his second start since January 4, and third since October 20. Being as it was a rare start for the Spaniard, you […]

Read more

5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-0 Cambridge United

By Ashley Turner 1) The boss is taking this competition seriously Before the game, Louis van Gaal was asked whether the FA Cup is the priority this season. He replied by saying it is now, hinting at a title push being out of reach despite 15 league games left to play for. This attitude has […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Match Report: Chelsea 1-0 Man United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United crashed out of the FA Cup as Demba Ba’s goal separated the two teams in a stale affair at Stamford Bridge. Both teams came into this game needing to ring the changes having played their last games on Saturday. United made eight changes from the side that beat Sunderland. Chelsea […]

Read more

5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-2 Chelsea

By Matthew Jones 1. Robin reliant running on empty A few weeks ago, I praised him for his comments claiming he did not want to be rested ahead of the Norwich game, having received a knock in the 2-0 win over Queens Park Rangers, but Robin van Persie is looking fatigued. I commend him for […]

Read more

Match Report: Manchester United 2-1 Reading

By Lee Savery Manchester United booked their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a deserved victory over Reading. Sir Alex Ferguson made eight changes from the side that drew with Real Madrid with the likes of Wayne Rooney and Patrice Evra sitting out. Despite the changes, the Red Devils dominated from start […]

Read more

United draw Reading in FA Cup fifth round

By Nathan Youd Manchester United will face Reading in the fifth round of the FA Cup after being drawn against the Royals in this evenings draw. The two sides played out an entertaining game earlier in the season, which saw United emerge as 4-3 winners. In the previous round, United breezed past Fulham 4-1 whilst […]

Read more

Match Report: Manchester United 1-0 West Ham United

By Lee Savery Wayne Rooney scored on his return from injury to put Manchester United into the fourth round of the FA Cup. The only goal of the game came after nine minutes when Anderson’s through pass expertly found Javier Hernandez who ran into the box before squaring the ball to Rooney who slid the […]

Read more

5 Things We Learned: West Ham United 2-2 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Priceless van Persie For United fans, we can believe the cynics and critics and either be worried about the fact that the Dutchman is seemingly becoming a one man band for us, scoring all of our goals and constantly rescuing us in games, or we can just revel in the fact […]

Read more