Tag Archives: FA Cup

Fulham or Blackpool await winners of United’s Third Round Replay

By Nathan Youd A home tie awaits Manchester United in the fourth round of the FA Cup, should they negotiate their way past West Ham United in their third round replay after Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Upton Park. The winners will face off against Fulham or Blackpool, after Saturday’s meeting at Craven Cottage ended all […]

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Match Report: West Ham United 2-2 Manchester United

By Lee Savery Robin van Persie’s stoppage time equaliser forced a replay between the two United’s after a tight affair at Upton Park. Two identical goals had put West Ham in front. Both were crossed by Hammers débutante Joe Cole on the left for James Collins to head in, unmarked in the bottom right-hand corner […]

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5 Things We Learned: Liverpool 2 Manchester United 1

By Thomas Doyle. 1. Rafael stated his credentials for a run at right-back While he may have picked up his customary yellow card in the tie against Liverpool, Rafael performed admirably throughout, capping off a fine performance with a great assist for Park Ji Sung. The young Brazilian has (like his twin Fabio) struggled with […]

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

By Tony Mogan. Manchester United entered Sunday’s titanic third round FA Cup battle with their noisy neighbours on the back of a truly miserable week. A humiliating loss at home to rock bottom Blackburn Rovers followed by dismal 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Newcastle United, where the Reds looked as second best as humanly […]

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Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review Part 3 (February – May)

By Mark Young. Read Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review here February (PL) United 3 – 1 Aston Villa (PL) Wolves 2 – 1 United (PL) United 2 – 1 Manchester City (FA) United 1 – 0 Crawley (CL) Marseille 0 -0 United (PL) Wigan Athletic 0 – 4 United February was an interesting month for […]

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FA Cup Player Ratings: Manchester City vs. Manchester United

By Mark Young. Manchester City 1 – 0 Manchester United Yaya Toure scored the only goal as Manchester United’s treble dream was ended by the Ivory Coast man’s strike. Paul Scholes was sent off in the second half but did nothing to dispel and awfully disappointing performance from the Red Devil’s at Wembley. The noisy […]

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5 parts to dissect from Wembley’s derby day disaster

By Matt Dodd. 1) Oh Dimitar It was genuinely one of those ‘harder to miss than score’ chances. Berbatov had already missed a guilt-edged chance just 15 seconds before the horror miss. Carrick, Scholes and Park combined in a classy, one-touch, Barca-esque exchange, but the Bulgarian could do no more than hit it more-or-less straight […]

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Manchester City vs. Manchester United: FA Cup preview

By Sleepy Tactics: The Right to Victory Probable starting line-ups Credit: This11 The form of two players alone could well decide the outcome of today’s match: Antonio Valencia and David Silva. Both are expected to start on the right hand side, though as we will see, both have very different roles to execute. Antonio Valencia, […]

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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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OSoC: City fan discusses today’s semi-final

By Richard Butterworth The semi-final against Manchester United represents City’s biggest game since the play-off game against Gillingham. It is probably no coincidence that Gillingham was City’s last game at the old Wembley and this is our first game at the new one. Being in a semi-final in consecutive years is pleasing from a City […]

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