Tag Archives: Jason Freeman

5 Things We Learned: Queens Park Rangers 0-2 Manchester United

By Jason Freeman 1) Tactical change pays off… again! There has been a lot of debate over why Van Gaal continues to use a 3-5-2, Van Gaal has given a few explanations as to why he’s sticking with it. One of those is that it provides a better balance but I’m not sure if that […]

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5 Things We Learned: Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Manchester United

By Jason Freeman 1) Tale of two halves That old football cliché again, but it was. The first half was in my opinion our best away performance of the season and we really should have put one of the chances away if not more but it wasn’t to be. The second half, Spurs made some […]

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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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