Tag Archives: Jonny Evans

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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5 Things We Learned: Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester United 0

By Thomas Doyle 1) Scholes has become integral to United…again With Paul Scholes being given a rest, the midfield duties were left to Michael Carrick and Ryan Giggs against a WIgan side that has never gained a Premiership point from United. While the duo combined for a slick move in the first half, they failed [...]

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Time to Praise the Champions Elect

By Mark Young It is finally time to stand up and salute the Champions elect. Controversial penalty decisions and Manchester City throwing a huge point gap away should no longer be acknowledged as Manchester United stand on the brink of a twentieth league title. There have been all sorts of mutterings and moaning since Sunday [...]

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

By Jason Freeman. 1) Winning, the only thing that matters Winning is always the most important thing in football and at this stage of the season nothing else matters. Of course we’d all like to see brilliant performances and big wins but as long as we’re winning it really doesn’t matter. Manchester United didn’t play [...]

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