Tag Archives: Jason Freeman

SEA View: Fellaini’s Turnaround

In this edition of SEA View: Matthew, Jason and Bob discuss Marouane Fellaini and his form this season. What are your thoughts? Share in the comments section below CLICK HERE. Matthew (writer) Manchester United are starting to look, well, more united again, with four straight wins confirming that Louis van Gaal is starting to make his […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-1 Stoke City

By Jason Freeman 1. Everywhere you go, always take De Gea with you! He was named as player of the season by the players and fans last season, pretty much by default, with no other contenders vying for the awards after a poor season for the club. De Gea is on course to pick up […]

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SEA View: Reflections On The Season So Far And Lessons Learned

In this edition of SEA View we discuss the season so far, the lessons learned and what we’d like to see improved in the immediate future. What are your thoughts? Share in the comments section below CLICK HERE. Jason (writer and moderator) We are 7 league games into the Louis van Gaal era and it’s […]

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SEA View: Welbeck or Falcao – Short Term vs. Long Term

Welcome to a new feature on Stretford End Arising called SEA View. Throughout the season members of SEA’s writing team, moderators & forum users will share their thoughts on a topical discussion point. Today we discuss whether the club has made the right long term decision by bringing in Radamel Falcao and releasing Danny Welbeck. […]

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5 Things We Learned: Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United

By Jason Freeman 1. Something has to give When Louis van Gaal started work in July his first dilemma was how to fit his best 3 players into the same team. Having judged that his wide options were not good enough to play his favoured 4-3-3 system his solution was to play a 3-4-1-2 formation […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-1 Southampton

By Jason Freeman 1. Poor substitutions cost United The main talking point after the game has been the substitutions, baffling to say the least when they were made and even more so after the game had ended. The first sub to be made was Giggs for Nani left me confused, it made no sense unless […]

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5 Things We Learned: Swansea City 1-4 Manchester United

By Jason Freeman 1. Perfect start for Moyes If you’d told me at the start of the day that we’d beat Swansea 4-1, I’d have been a bit surprised. Swansea were going into the game having already played 2 competitive games this season in the Europa League while United hadn’t really played a competitive game […]

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

By Jason Freeman 1. Rooney’s wide-ranging performances When he plays well, he’s world class but when he has a bad game, as he did against West Ham on Wednesday night, he can be really awful. I can’t think of any other player of his quality and reputation whose performances vary from such a wide range. […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Real Madrid

By Jason Freeman 1. Anger and Disappointment but also Pride It’d be hard to find a United fan who didn’t display all of these emotions on Tuesday night. We’ll never know how the game would have ended if the poor decision to send Nani off had not happened but it’s without a doubt that we […]

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5 Things We Learned: Southampton 2 Manchester United 3

By Jason Freeman. 1) Scholes has still got it Paul Scholes, what will we do when he retires again? During his 30 minutes on the pitch against Southampton he completely changed the game giving United more control over the game where as before his introduction to the game we were bullied by Southampton. His vision […]

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Patience Required With New Look United

By Jason Freeman. Since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009, we have favoured a 4-4-2/4-4-1-1 system with functionality the main priority whereas between 2006 and 2009 a variety of formations were used and fluidity took priority. With the signings of Kagawa and van Persie a return to a more fluid style of play seems […]

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Manchester United: Season Preview 2012-13

By Jason Freeman. Horrible ending to last season Before I preview the new season, I thought I’d get this out of the way. Losing the title in such devastating manner will hopefully make us more determined to win it this season. Before the last game of the season, many United fans had all but conceded […]

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