Tag Archives: Nemanja Vidic

5 Things We Learned: Liverpool 1-0 Manchester United

By Richard Evans 1. RVP left isolated Despite conceding inside four minutes United responded well and could easily have levelled had the ball fallen in just the right place. Van Persie hooked over from six yards and then just couldn’t quite connect as a low cross flashed in front of goal, evading his sweet left […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Real Madrid

By Jason Freeman 1. Anger and Disappointment but also Pride It’d be hard to find a United fan who didn’t display all of these emotions on Tuesday night. We’ll never know how the game would have ended if the poor decision to send Nani off had not happened but it’s without a doubt that we […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 Everton

By Matthew Jones 1. Focus Ferguson has preached since the concession of the title to neighbours Manchester City last May that he would not allow his side to lose a league title in the same circumstances again. It’s easy to belittle them as just words, but there seems a steely determination permeating through this season’s […]

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5 Things We Learned: Fulham 0-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Roo good to be true Wayne Rooney is back, big time. With Robin van Persie largely taking all the credit and limelight this season, coupled with several infuriating and niggling injuries for the Scouser, Rooney’s come in for a lot more criticism than even he is used to. Some of that […]

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5 Things We Learned: Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Defending as a team was superb All Andre Villas Boas and my Spurs supporting mates talked about last night was how they dominated possession and had 23 shots. Well, this must be the first game in a long time between the two sides that Spurs fans have been able to cheer […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool

By Chris Mortlock 1. Ferguson got his tactics and team selection spot on Not for the first time this season, the boss got his tactics and team selection spot on. He always seems to get it right in the big games, doesn’t he? The back four pretty much picked itself. If fit, Jonny Evans would […]

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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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5 Things We Learned: West Ham United 2-2 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Priceless van Persie For United fans, we can believe the cynics and critics and either be worried about the fact that the Dutchman is seemingly becoming a one man band for us, scoring all of our goals and constantly rescuing us in games, or we can just revel in the fact […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

By Chris Mortlock 1. We can still keep clean-sheets So that’s what a clean sheet feels like. Twenty-eight goals conceded and just four clean-sheets in twenty games isn’t exactly Championship winning form, is it? Or is it? The table doesn’t lie! The ‘you score three, we’ll score four‘ mentality seems to be a winning one […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Sunderland

By Chris Mortlock 1. From one headache to another… …Albeit a much easier one to handle. With Nemanja Vidic returning to first-team action on Saturday, the boss is now spoilt for choice when choosing his central defensive partnership. The question is though: What is United’s best central-defensive pairing? A fully-fit Nemanja Vidic will always start – […]

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