Tag Archives: Man United Players

Who stays, who goes?

By Parit Yadav Blaming Sir Alex for his choice of successor and leaving a weak squad behind him would mean trivialising the issue and would not do justice to the situation. This is the same group of players that won the league by 11 points – even with a bad season you would at least [...]

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A ‘Vida’ Derci

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Nemanja Vidic arrived at Manchester United from Spartak Moscow in January 2006 in the same transfer window as a man he would go on to play the majority of his games in a red shirt alongside in Patrice Evra. Quite possibly one of the Red Devils’ greatest ever signings, the central [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Olympiakos 2-0 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. A spineless performance THIS season has been very up and down – mainly down. Actually, scratch that. It’s been all down. I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve enjoyed watching United this season. On the opening day against Swansea. The 3-1 victory over Fulham at Craven Cottage, [...]

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Juan Hell Of A Statement

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) A strange atmosphere enveloped the United faithful following the club’s exit from the league cup in a farcical penalty shootout defeat to Sunderland. Despite the loss, which most would accept was probably deserved on the evidence of the two legs, a buoyant mood was growing fuelled by the tantalising prospect of [...]

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Class With The Brass: An Ode To Ando

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira; thankfully just Anderson or ‘Ando’ to most. If recent reports are to be believed a United career characterised by fitness concerns and unfulfilled potential has seemingly come to an end. Even if the reports are premature, an appearance record which has moved from drastically diminishing towards [...]

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Ryan Giggs is 40

By Iain McCartney So, Ryan Giggs is 40, or at least he will be by the end of the week. It must be something that they put in the water or the milk in Wales, as another United winger, Billy Meredith (who hailed from Chirk) played until he was 50. Meredith, however, was not a [...]

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The Wayne Rooney Saga

By Matthew Jones WAYNE Rooney’s future has been thrust into the spotlight again after he finally broke his silence on his summer of discontent. Talking to the media while preparing for crucial World Cup qualifiers with England, the stand out sound bites from the Rooney interview included him blaming his disillusionment on Sir Alex Ferguson [...]

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Keep Your Hair On, Fellaini’s Here

By Matthew Jones WHEN relative unknown marketing guru Ed Woodward was announced as David Gill’s successor at Manchester United earlier this summer, it was reported that he would remain largely in his Mayfair base in London rather than relocate to Stretford. After the flak he has taken for his handling of United’s transfer window dealings [...]

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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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Thank you Scholesy

By Matthew Jones AMIDST the cascading emotions, everlasting memories and heartfelt gratitude bursting from Old Trafford at Sir Alex Ferguson’s last ever home game as Manchester United manager, it would have been easy to forget during the fanfare of last Sunday’s game against Swansea City that the Theatre of Dreams was also saying farewell to [...]

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