Tag Archives: Manchester Derby

5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Robin Van Persie is worth his weight in gold 10 minutes before the end, I told a friend in the pub that Fergie needed to take off van Persie, who in all honesty, had a poor game. The only thing of note he’d really done in the game up until then […]

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Match Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United travel to the Etihad on Monday night to take on Manchester City, in what could well be the most important Manchester derby in history. The Red Devils currently lead Roberto Mancini’s men by three points, but the Blues have a superior goal difference and defeat for United may prove […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

By Tony Mogan. Manchester United entered Sunday’s titanic third round FA Cup battle with their noisy neighbours on the back of a truly miserable week. A humiliating loss at home to rock bottom Blackburn Rovers followed by dismal 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Newcastle United, where the Reds looked as second best as humanly […]

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Manchester United 1 Manchester City 6: Things We Learnt

By Nathan Thomas. Yesterday was torture, there, I said it. I had the misfortune of being sat in the old scoreboard end on Sunday afternoon and was given a goal fest to feast upon, however much to my eternal horror the goals came from the team in blue. It is a game that will be […]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Manchester City

By Mark Young Introduction The noisy neighbours are getting louder and nothing would turn the volume up more at the Etihad Stadium than a win at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. This fixture last season saw a turning point for Wayne Rooney, who had been playing well below par since his well publicised transfer request […]

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Manchester City vs. Manchester United: Community Shield Preview

By Tom Bell. Sunday sees Manchester United take on their city rivals Manchester City at Wembley in the Community Shield. United enter the game as the most successful side to have won the trophy, winning it a massive 11 times more than their counterparts,  with City’s last win of the shield in 1972. It has […]

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FA Cup Player Ratings: Manchester City vs. Manchester United

By Mark Young. Manchester City 1 – 0 Manchester United Yaya Toure scored the only goal as Manchester United’s treble dream was ended by the Ivory Coast man’s strike. Paul Scholes was sent off in the second half but did nothing to dispel and awfully disappointing performance from the Red Devil’s at Wembley. The noisy […]

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Manchester Really United

By James Johnson. On the eve of the FA Cup semi final I decided now was as good a time as any to compile a team of both Manchester United and Manchester City players based on this seasons performances. Whilst the temptation to exclude any City player is very strong i’ve attempted to be as […]

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The Red Half of Manchester Is Smiling

What a superb day to be a Manchester United fan! After enduring a torrid fortnight Saturday served up a tonic which lifted spirits. I thank you Paul Scholes, you Ginger Magician and I thank you Spurs for producing a performance which suggested a top four team (unlike City). The Blue side of Manchester really are […]

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My first Blog – Not a bad place to start…

As I peer out the window, I see another typical Manchester day – a dark morning of clouds and spitting rain. But this is like no other day in Manchester; this is the day of the most anticipated Manchester derby in a long time.  Manchester United versus Manchester City in the semi-final of a cup […]

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