Tag Archives: FA Cup

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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Mighty United Heap More Woe On Misfiring Gunners

By Mark Young FA Cup Quarter Final Manchester United 2 – 0 Arsenal Man United are on their way to Wembley for the FA Cup Semi Final after beating Arsenal 2-0 on Saturday in the sixth round at Old Trafford which included a master class by Edwin Van Der Sar. Fabio da Silva’s tap in, [...]

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Referee Watch: Manchester United vs. Arsenal

By Matthew Campbell After two dismal refereeing performances from Martin Atkinson and Phil Dowd in the last two Manchester United games it was Chris Foy’s turn to take centre stage in United’s comfortable 2-0 victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup quarter final. But after both managers criticised the standard of refereeing in recent games, [...]

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OSoC: Arsenal Fans On Wenger, Champions League Exit and More

With Manchester United facing Arsenal in the sixth round of the FA Cup on Saturday I posed several questions to members of the Goonersworld forum. Stretford End Arising: What are your thoughts on Saturday’s game? What team is Arsène Wenger likely to select and what formation will he adopt? Where will the game be won [...]

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