Tag Archives: Nathan Thomas

Four Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Young impresses, despite flaws He is fast becoming number one on most fans ‘he is isn’t good enough for United’ list, however after been ‘welcomed’ to twitter with a barrage of moronic abuse, Ashley Young will have done a lot to silence any doubters, momentarily at least, after an excellent display […]

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Stability The Key For Title Hunting Reds

By Nathan Thomas. Robin van Persie’s sumptuous injury-time winners against West Ham United on Saturday was, if you think about it, a microcosm of United’s brilliantly fluid attacking play that we have borne witness to so far this season. Equally, it could be attested that the entire game could be categorised as a microcosm of […]

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The Young Ones

By Nathan Thomas. Wednesday night’s Champions League victory over SC Braga ensured that United finished top of Group H with two games to spare. An all-conquering campaign it has not been, but when compared to last season’s shambolic group stage, there is surely little room to grumble after Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Javier […]

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Post-Match Musings: Newcastle United 0 – 3 Manchester United

By Nathan Thomas. It is safe to say that many Manchester United supporters went into this afternoon’s game against Newcastle with a reasonable amount of trepidation. Calling upon painful memories of last season’s fixture at St. James’ Park – where United’s midfield was steam-rolled as the team crashed to a 3-0 defeat – allied to […]

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Post Match Musings: Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2

By Nathan Thomas. Robin van Persie’s penalty kick gave Manchester United a long awaited win against Liverpool at Anfield. For the first time in five years, the Reds took maximum points off their old rivals despite having to do it the hard way after Steven Gerrard put Liverpool ahead just after half time. Rafael’s superb […]

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Dimitar Berbatov – Some Things Are Just Not Meant To Be

By Nathan Thomas. Dimitar Berbatov’s four million pounds move to Fulham on Friday brought to an end a rather peculiar Manchester United career. In every essence, Berbatov should have been the quintessential United player. Calm, charismatic and above all a maverick who plays the game his own way. The Bulgarian forward, bought from Tottenham Hotspur […]

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Post-match musings: Manchester United 3 Fulham 2

By Nathan Thomas. The smell of Bovril, the Pools, the not so dulcet overtones of Alan Hansen; all things equated to being intrinsic with the start of the season. Now, you may be thinking that I am a week late with statements of this ilk. However, for most Reds the season does not officially kick-start […]

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Van: The Right Man

By Nathan Thomas. It was a mooted transfer that could scarcely be believed until it was set in stone on the 17th August as Robin van Persie passed a medical which saw the Dutchman seal a shock move to Manchester United. The former Arsenal striker, the nemesis of United and many others, comes at a […]

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Post-match musings – AmaZulu F.C. 0-1 Manchester United

By Nathan Thomas. Berbatov’s enthusiasm through uncertainty The situation surrounding Dimitar Berbatov’s future at Manchester United is shrouded in a vale of intrigue and uncertainty. With only five league starts to his name in the 2011/12 campaign it appeared set in stone that the maverick Bulgarian would seek pastures new during the summer months. These […]

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Club Prepares For Floatation, But Fears Of Sinking Unfounded

By Nathan Thomas. The archetype close-season melee that seems always to stalk United during ‘silly-season’ has proved to be no different so far in 2012. Once again, United have found themselves linked with a large and heterogeneous group of players from all across the globe. Worryingly though, for some, thus far these rumours have been […]

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