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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: Real Madrid 1-1 Manchester United

By Chris Mortlock 1. Evans justified his place in the starting XI I, like many, expected Vidic to start alongside Ferdinand at the Bernabéu; his experience alone warranted a place in the staring XI – especially in a game of such magnitude. Listening to Sir Alex ahead of kick-off, though, it made sense to start […]

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5 Things We Learned: Fulham 0-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Roo good to be true Wayne Rooney is back, big time. With Robin van Persie largely taking all the credit and limelight this season, coupled with several infuriating and niggling injuries for the Scouser, Rooney’s come in for a lot more criticism than even he is used to. Some of that […]

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Stability The Key For Title Hunting Reds

By Nathan Thomas. Robin van Persie’s sumptuous injury-time winners against West Ham United on Saturday was, if you think about it, a microcosm of United’s brilliantly fluid attacking play that we have borne witness to so far this season. Equally, it could be attested that the entire game could be categorised as a microcosm of […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

By Chris Mortlock 1. We can still keep clean-sheets So that’s what a clean sheet feels like. Twenty-eight goals conceded and just four clean-sheets in twenty games isn’t exactly Championship winning form, is it? Or is it? The table doesn’t lie! The ‘you score three, we’ll score four‘ mentality seems to be a winning one […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Sunderland

By Chris Mortlock 1. From one headache to another… …Albeit a much easier one to handle. With Nemanja Vidic returning to first-team action on Saturday, the boss is now spoilt for choice when choosing his central defensive partnership. The question is though: What is United’s best central-defensive pairing? A fully-fit Nemanja Vidic will always start – […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Queens Park Rangers

By Richard Evans 1.Welbeck not wide With Antonio Valencia and Nani both missing the game through injury, Sir Alex opted to deploy Danny Welbeck on the wing, clearly hoping his pace and directness would open up QPR. However as has been the case on a number of previous occasions, Welbeck was largely anonymous, and every […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 3-1 Queens Park Rangers

By Lee Savery An emotional goal for Darren Fletcher featured for Manchester United as they had to come from behind to beat bottom of the table Queens Park Rangers. In another performance that saw the home side struggle to really get going, it was that old familiar feeling for United fans who had to see […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 3 – 2 S.C. Braga

By Lee Savery A brace from Javier Hernandez helped Manchester United maintain their 100% record in the Champions League this season but had to survive yet another scare to accomplish it. The Red Devils lined up with the diamond formation that proved quite successful in the wins over Cluj & Newcastle United. Once again, Michael […]

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Post-Match Musings: Newcastle United 0 – 3 Manchester United

By Nathan Thomas. It is safe to say that many Manchester United supporters went into this afternoon’s game against Newcastle with a reasonable amount of trepidation. Calling upon painful memories of last season’s fixture at St. James’ Park – where United’s midfield was steam-rolled as the team crashed to a 3-0 defeat – allied to […]

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