Tag Archives: Lee Savery

Guillermo Varela signs for Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Uruguayan starlet Guillermo Varela is the first signing of the David Moyes era at Old Trafford. The twenty-year-old defender has signed from Uruguayan side Club Atlético Peñarol for an undisclosed fee. Despite being the first signing since Moyes was announced as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor, the work for this deal has been [...]

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Match Report: West Bromwich Albion 5-5 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Sir Alex Ferguson’s 1500th and last match as Manchester United manager was a ten goal thriller at the Hawthorns. An emotional match it was always going to be with it being Ferguson’s last match. The home side did a guard of honour for the United manager as the whole of the Hawthorns [...]

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David Moyes Appointed Man United Manager

By Lee Savery. Manchester United have acted quickly to ready a new era for the club after appointing David Moyes as Sir Alex Ferguson’s replacement. The Scot will take over on July 1 and has signed a 6-year contract. It was a deal everybody had expected as he had been widely tipped for a number [...]

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End Of An Era: Sir Alex Ferguson Announces Retirement

By Lee Savery. Sir Alex Ferguson has announced he is to retire at the end of the season from his position as Manchester United manager. The surprise announcement was made this morning through a statement released by the official Manchester United website. Rumours had circulated late last night that the Scot would step down after [...]

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Match Report & Player Ratings: Manchester United 3-0 Aston Villa

By Lee Savery. Manchester United clinched their 20th league title with a comfortable win over struggling Aston Villa thanks to a Robin van Persie hat-trick. All three goals came in the first half. The first came with just 1:23 on the clock. A terrific Wayne Rooney pass found Antonio Valencia on the right. He laid [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

By Lee Savery. An individual effort from Sergio Aguero won the Manchester Derby for the visitors as first met second at Old Trafford. City took the lead, on 51 minutes, when Ryan Giggs’ gave the ball away carelessly at the halfway line. Gareth Barry took the ball on before finding Samir Nasri who then teed [...]

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Match Report: Chelsea 1-0 Man United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United crashed out of the FA Cup as Demba Ba’s goal separated the two teams in a stale affair at Stamford Bridge. Both teams came into this game needing to ring the changes having played their last games on Saturday. United made eight changes from the side that beat Sunderland. Chelsea [...]

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Match Report: Sunderland 0-1 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United became the first team, in English football, to win 25 top flight matches from the first 30 as they beat Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. On 27 minutes, Robin van Persie received the ball on the left-hand side of the penalty box and outfoxed Phil Bardsley before driving his [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 1-0 Reading

By Lee Savery. Manchester United went fifteen points clear at the top of the Premier League after a win against struggling Reading. The only goal of the game came after 20 minutes when Rio Ferdinand was allowed to run free from defence with the ball before he found Wayne Rooney, on the edge of the [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 4-0 Norwich City

By Lee Savery. Shinji Kagawa scored a hat-trick in a dominant United victory at Old Trafford. The Japanese international had put the Red Devils ahead, just before half time, as he latched onto Robin van Persie’s lay off, after a Antonio Valencia cross, before finishing from close range. Norwich spent most of the game defending. [...]

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