Tag Archives: Federico Macheda

Macheda Joins VfB Stuttgart on Loan

By Lee Savery Manchester United announced today that Italian striker Federico Macheda has joined German club VfB Stuttgart for the rest of the season. The striker, who burst onto the football scene with winning goals against Aston Villa & Sunderland in 2009, has not made a single league appearance for the Red Devils this season. [...]

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The Young Ones

By Nathan Thomas. Wednesday night’s Champions League victory over SC Braga ensured that United finished top of Group H with two games to spare. An all-conquering campaign it has not been, but when compared to last season’s shambolic group stage, there is surely little room to grumble after Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Javier [...]

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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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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Crystal Palace

By Thomas Doyle. 1. The defence has become a liability After Chris Smalling’s fine form last season the purchase of Phil Jones in the summer, many fans and pundits agreed that Manchester United possessed an extremely strong defence for the 2011/12 season. However, recent form suggests that Sir Alex Ferguson can no longer rely on [...]

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How will six fit into two?

By James Johnson It seems like a strange idea that the joint top scorer in the Premier League last season isn’t likely to be first choice for his club this season. However that is exactly what is on the cards for Dimitar Berbatov. Berbatov is one player who can seemingly split the opinions of Manchester [...]

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US Tour 2011: New England Revolution 1 Manchester United 4

By Nathan Thomas. Gillette Stadium, Boston, 13/07/2011 (US Time), Att. 51,523 Manchester United got their 2011/12 pre-season campaign off to the best possible start with a tough, but in the end comprehensive win of the New England Revolution. Second half substitute Michael Owen began the scoring just after the break and that was swiftly followed [...]

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Stretford End Arising’s Player Ratings: Aston Villa vs Manchester United

Welcome to the first Stretford End Arising Player Ratings. After the somewhat fortunate draw against Aston Villa, I asked members of the community to score individual player’s performance with a score from 0-10. The average score was calculated and the results are below. Register with the Stretford End Arising forum to have an influence on [...]

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Maaaaccccheddddaa – The Young Italian Will Come Good

By Ben Davies Federico Macheda burst onto the scene with a dramatic last minute winner against Aston Villa, leading to Sky Sports commentator Martin Tyler losing his voice as he screamed Macheda’s name. A week later the young Italian was once again the hero, grabbing the winner at the Stadium of Light as Man United [...]

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Which Youngsters at Manchester United Excites You?

Manchester United’s young players are increasingly becoming the focus of attention. Which United’s youngsters excite you? Can they emulate Paul Scholes, David Beckham or Ryan Giggs? I’ve not included Johnny Evans and Rafael as they have regularly featured in first team/squad. Tom Cleverley Cleverley (age 20) is a midfielder that can play in a central [...]

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Down and Out..? Manchester United 1 Chelsea 2

In the big heavyweight clash, Chelsea landed the knockout punch against Manchester United to seize the initiative in this season’s title race. Chelsea fully deserved their victory in my opinion. Yes, their second goal was incorrectly awarded after Drogba had strayed offside, however we were fortunate with the goal we scored as Macheda clearly used [...]

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