Tag Archives: Player Ratings

Player Ratings: Chelsea vs. Manchester United (Champions League)

By Mark Young. Chelsea 0 – 1 Manchester United Wayne Rooney gives Man United the advantage going into the second leg of the Champions League quarter finals. He scored to put United one nil ahead on aggregate against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Great individual performances from Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick helped the […]

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Player Ratings: West Ham United vs. Manchester United

Contribution by Jack Rawlinson Despite what the half time score line may have suggested, today’s early kick off saw Manchester United play some good football, with only their own errors leading to them being two goals worse off at the interval. In the end, the stats will show that the team that won the match […]

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Player Ratings – Manchester United Vs. Olympique Marseille

By Mark Young. Manchester United sneak through, but only just, against a Marseille side that could sniff progression at only 1-0 down. Wayne Rooney was the pick of the performers and is finally somewhat back to his best. Man United march into the quarter finals. Manchester United 1.  Edwin Van Der Sar Another solid performance from […]

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SEA’s Player Ratings & Match Thoughts: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United

Midfield Problems Rears Its Ugly Head Not for the first time this season our central midfield has struggled when the opposition have looked to exert pressure. Why? In the main Sir Alex has preferred a 4-4-2/4-4-1-1 formation (due to the excellent form of Berbatov), which is fine for matches at Old Trafford, but is fraught […]

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SEA’s Player Ratings – Manchester United vs Arsenal

Welcome to the Stretford End Arising’s Player Ratings. On a freezing Monday night Manchester United reclaimed top spot by defeating rivals Arsenal 1-0 at Old Trafford. Ji-Sung Park was the hero of the night when he netted moments before half time to grab his sixth goal of the season, his highest tally in a season […]

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SEA’s Player Ratings – Manchester United vs Valencia

Welcome to the Stretford End Arising’s Player Ratings. Manchester United progressed to the knockout stages of the Champions League after a 1-1 draw with Valencia. Pablo Hernández gave the visitors the lead on thirty minutes after Michael Carrick gifted away possession inside his own half. The superb Anderson brought the teams level with his first Old […]

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SEA’s Player Ratings – Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers

Welcome to the Stretford End Arising’s Player Ratings. Manchester United returned to the summit of the Premier League after handing out a 7-1 thumping to Blackburn Rovers, with Dimitar Berbatov the hero netting five goals. Anderson, Nani and Wayne Rooney are also worthy of a mention impressing in the rout. With Chelsea only claiming four […]

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SEA’s Player Ratings – Rangers vs Manchester United

Welcome to the Stretford End Arising’s Player Ratings. Wayne Rooney scored a late penalty to seal a 1-0 victory over Rangers to secure a place in the knockout stages of the Champions League. Michael Carrick, Chris Smalling and Fabio all impressing, with the young Brazilian earning the penalty after he was unceremoniously hacked down by […]

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SEA’s Player Ratings: Manchester United v Wigan Athletic

Welcome to the Stretford End Arising’s Player Ratings. Patrice Evra (his first goal since the 7-1 romp against Roma) and Javier Hernandez (now Man United’s equal leading goal scorer) grabbed the goals in a relatively comfortable victory over local rivals Wigan Athletic. Saturday was a cracking afternoon for Sir Alex and his team with close […]

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Stretford End Arising’s Player Ratings: Aston Villa vs Manchester United

Welcome to the first Stretford End Arising Player Ratings. After the somewhat fortunate draw against Aston Villa, I asked members of the community to score individual player’s performance with a score from 0-10. The average score was calculated and the results are below. Register with the Stretford End Arising forum to have an influence on […]

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Player Ratings & Thoughts After Bursaspor

At £10m, Chris Smalling is looking an absolute bargain. The comparison to Rio Ferdinand is fairly obvious. They share similar attributes: height; blessed with pace, natural athletes and look comfortable in possession. Once his reading of the game improves (which it surely will with experience) he will become a real asset for the club. If […]

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Player Ratings: Stoke City v Manchester United

Manchester United Starting XI Van der Sar – 6: After his clanger against West Brom, Stoke are not the ideal team to face a week later. He handled fairly well – everything Rory Delap could throw at him. Nothing he could do for goal. Neville – 5: Fortunate not to be sent off in his […]

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