Tag Archives: Match Preview

United’s First Champions League Knockout Round

By Piers Barber With its long and torturous winter break finally over, the Champions League is finally back with us, complete with Zlatan, Clive Tyldesley and gloriously pompous theme music. And this time, there’s none of that slightly dull group stage bit to pretend to enjoy. Now is the moment when one of the greatest […]

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Four Reasons To Look Forward To Cardiff At Home

By Piers Barber Manchester United are in the midst of their most depressing run of form for years, but Tuesday’s Cardiff game may well turn out to be one of the most joyous Old Trafford occasions of the season so far. Here are four reasons why: 1. The return of the baby-faced assassin A whole […]

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Match Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester United

By Piers Barber It is difficult to recall a time when a Manchester United side have travelled to Stamford Bridge with the same feeling of dread that will accompany them on their trip to London this weekend. Despite a relatively convincing 2-0 victory over Swansea last weekend, the indifferent state of United’s season remains glaringly […]

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Match Preview: West Ham United vs. Man United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United travel to Upton Park to face West Ham knowing that a victory would take them within four points of an historic 20th League title. The win at Stoke last Sunday opened up a 15 point gap at the top of the table, as the Reds bounced back in confident […]

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United v Madrid: A decade on and United face Ronaldo again… but this time the burger van is safe!

By Rob Cowsill This article has been cobbled together for the purposes of analysing whether one entity can ever triumph over another similarly able entity during the course of 180 minutes of association football – Well the answer is insultingly obvious… maybe! (unless Tom Henning Ovrebo is refereeing). The stage is set then for the […]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Everton

Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Everton

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United host Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, looking for a victory that would help maintain their push for an historic 20th league title. Manchester City’s draw with Liverpool last Sunday allowed the gap at the top of the table to be extended to nine points, after the Red […]

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Match Preview: Fulham vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United travel to Craven Cottage on Saturday evening looking for a victory that would temporarily see them go ten points clear at the top of the table. With title rivals Manchester City not in action until Sunday when they take on Liverpool, the Red Devils could pile the pressure on […]

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Match Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United travel to White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon, hoping to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League and maintain their healthy points margin over neighbours Manchester City. Last weekend the Red Devils secured victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford, after goals from Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool

By Lee Savery Manchester United completed the league double over Liverpool thanks to goals from Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic. The home side lined up with Vidic and Rio Ferdinand in defence which has been a rarity in recent months. Danny Welbeck started up front ahead of Javier Hernandez with Shinji Kagawa starting on […]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Liverpool

By Richard Evans Introduction The two biggest teams in English football renew acquaintances on Sunday as Manchester United host Liverpool at Old Trafford, looking for a three points that will consolidate their lead at the top of the table. United currently sit seven points clear of neighbours Manchester City, and with the Blues away at […]

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