Tag Archives: Premier League Title Race 2011-12

5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0

By Thomas Doyle 1. Nemanja Vidic has been missed Despite the form and fitness of Rio Ferdinand, and the massive improvement in Jonny Evans’ performances, Manchester United’s last two league matches have proved what an important loss captain Nemanja Vidic has been to the side. It is highly doubtful that the Serbian would have allowed [...]

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Match Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United travel to the Etihad on Monday night to take on Manchester City, in what could well be the most important Manchester derby in history. The Red Devils currently lead Roberto Mancini’s men by three points, but the Blues have a superior goal difference and defeat for United may prove [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 4 Everton 4

By Thomas Doyle 1. “Game on” Just two weeks ago, Manchester United were champions elect; eight points clear of a stuttering Manchester City side, the red half of the city was all but certain of title number 20. How different the run-in looks now. After a shock loss away to Wigan, Sir Alex Ferguson is [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester United 0

By Thomas Doyle 1) Scholes has become integral to United…again With Paul Scholes being given a rest, the midfield duties were left to Michael Carrick and Ryan Giggs against a WIgan side that has never gained a Premiership point from United. While the duo combined for a slick move in the first half, they failed [...]

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Time to Praise the Champions Elect

By Mark Young It is finally time to stand up and salute the Champions elect. Controversial penalty decisions and Manchester City throwing a huge point gap away should no longer be acknowledged as Manchester United stand on the brink of a twentieth league title. There have been all sorts of mutterings and moaning since Sunday [...]

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