Tag Archives: Man United Players

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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United’s Wide Men In Poor Form

By Andy Field. Another successful season for United seems close… It looks like we are going to win our 20th league title (*touches every possible wooden item within reach*) and the league has to be the main priority at the start of each season. It is the barometer of who is the best team in […]

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The Great United > England Debate

By Danny Armstrong The recent chanting from sections of the England crowd against Rio Ferdinand and his brother Anton has done little to repair the already fractured dynamic between the most part of United’s support and those they call ‘the In-gur-land mob’. From hanging effigies of David Beckham from a noose to singing about burning […]

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Rio Chooses United Over England

By Matthew Jones SO Rio Ferdinand has become the latest Manchester United player to put his club before his country – and get lambasted for it. Whether you agree or not with his decision to snub England manager Roy Hodgson’s olive branch back into the England set-up after he left him out of his Euro […]

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The Tony V Situation

By Danny Armstrong. Antonio Valencia was born to do what he does. Impeccably clad in long-sleeved shirt tucked neatly in to pristine white shorts, he embodied the ethos of a Manchester United winger: beat the man, get to the line, cross the ball. His deft close ball control and an always reliable end product brought […]

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