Tag Archives: Man United Players

Giggs: The Greatest

By Matthew Jones It’s hard to justifiably sum up 23 years in one article. But in the most simplistic form: Ryan Giggs is Manchester United. Forget the record appearances, the trophies, the medals – Giggs ‘gets’ United. Early on, Giggs knew, when he first burst onto the scene, that in order to have a successful […]

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End Of An Era, But It’s Time To Move On

By Matthew Jones RIO Ferdinand has been a truly wonderful servant for Manchester United. It’s now time to press ahead with finding his replacement. They say there’s no room for sentimentalism in football. I totally disagree, but while we pen the epilogue to Ferdinand’s glorious 12 years as a Manchester United footballer, the need for […]

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#MoyesOut – but where now?

By Matthew Jones WELL, the #MoyesOut hash tags can now be changed to #MoyesGone ones. Mission accomplished United. Except, it isn’t really is it. If you’re happy about David Moyes’ sacking, you really shouldn’t be. The last 10 months has been the lowest period at Old Trafford in almost three decades and there are several […]

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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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