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Swansea City 0 Manchester United 1: 5 Things We Learnt

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Consistent back four a big plus for United Manchester United seem to finally have assembled a steady consistent back four, with Vidic’s return to fitness being swiftly followed by Ferdinand; United’s back four are beginning to establish a confident understanding between one another that was so lacking in the early stages [...]

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Manchester United 1 Sunderland 0: 5 Things We Learnt

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Midfield craving creative spark This, I’m sure you’ll agree with me is the most evident thing that we learnt from the match on Saturday, although many would argue we have known this for a long time. Beating Sunderland via an own goal from one of our greatest servants is nothing to [...]

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De Gea Shows Resilience That Belies His Young Years

By Nathan Thomas. After another assured performance at Goodison Park on Saturday the general opinion on David De Gea’s ability seems to be changing. Belief in the young Spaniard never wavered amongst most United fans however fans of opposition clubs as well as some sections of the media were quick to jump on De Gea [...]

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Everton 0 Manchester United 1: 5 Things We Learnt

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Hardly vintage, but enough As in recent weeks Manchester United got the result without setting the world alight but in the cold light of day in the aftermath of recent results a 1-0 win at Goodison Park will be gladly received in and around Old Trafford. United won the game based [...]

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5 Things We Learnt vs. Liverpool

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Hernandez the gift that just keeps giving After a fantastic first season talk that Javier Hernandez might suffer what has come to be known as ‘second season syndrome’ had been bubbling under the surface however early signs seem to suggest that there will be no such occurrence. Hernandez notched an invaluable [...]

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Five Things We Learnt From United’s Victory Over Norwich City

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Man United were awful, weren’t they? At the game on Saturday I had the misfortune of sitting next to some of United’s doom-brigade and although someone of little football knowledge would be able to tell you that United were far from spectacular the way these guys were going on you’d think [...]

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Five Things We Learnt From Man United’s Draw Against Stoke

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Stoke reassert their presence as one of the league’s toughest away days In fairness it didn’t really need reasserting but for those who have been living in solitary confinement for the past three years or any remaining Stoke sceptics the Potters proved that they are tough nut to crack. Their football [...]

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Five Things We Learnt From Man United’s Victory Over Chelsea

By Nathan Thomas. Well, not quite the blistering football we’ve been used to so far this season but considering the quality in Chelsea’s team I’d call that a brilliant result. In the end it was United’s superior finishing that won the day and we even managed to miss a couple of sitters, we can’t complain [...]

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5 Things We Learnt From United’s Fantastic Victory Over Arsenal

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Manchester United the team to beat once again. If someone would have told me that by 6pm on Sunday United would be top of the league after Manchester City demolished Spurs 5-1 at White Hart Lane I would have been somewhat sceptical. The performance that I and thousands of other United [...]

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5 things we learnt in Man United’s victory over West Brom

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Young a shrewd purchase News of the impending signing of Ashley Young was greeted with relative surprise from many Reds, he has ability yes and was clearly the stand out player at Aston Villa but was this just a case of a big fish in small pond? After being torn apart [...]

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