Tag Archives: Rafael da Silva

SEA View: Underwhelming And Impressive Performers

By Alan Brennan In this edition of SEA View: Alan shares his thoughts on the players that have had an impressive start to the season and the players who have not. It has been a bizarre start to the season to say the least. Going forward we have been fantastic to watch and the pace […]

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5 Things We Learned: West Bromwich Albion 0-3 Manchester United

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) No, you’re not dreaming, Manchester United really did end up strolling to a rare routine victory. Following a scrappy and rather nervy opening at the Hawthorns, Manchester United grew in confidence as the tie went on and left the midlands comfortable victors. The Red Devils’ opener from the head of Phil […]

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Case For The Defence

By Matthew Jones MIDFIELD is the stick most often used to beat Manchester United with, but it’s become clear this season that our troubles are not simply confined to the middle of the park. There are also big issues at the back. As revealed today, Nemanja Vidic will definitely be leaving Old Trafford this summer, […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 0-1 Chelsea

By Mark Nevin 1.  United players still get sent off Rafael’s red card was silly, in several respects. David Luiz, having done as much as he could to rub his compatriot up the wrong way, looked an idiot lying there with a stupid grin on his face. The incident generated a passion among both sets of […]

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5 Things We Learned: Arsenal 1-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Classy Arsenal The issue of the guard of honour, whether Arsenal would provide one, and the return of the former hero turned villain Robin van Persie dominated much of the build-up to Sunday’s game. Ultimately, it passed with the minimum of fuss. The club and its players did Arsenal proud. Why […]

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

By Chris Mortlock 1. Evans justified his place in the starting XI I, like many, expected Vidic to start alongside Ferdinand at the Bernabéu; his experience alone warranted a place in the staring XI – especially in a game of such magnitude. Listening to Sir Alex ahead of kick-off, though, it made sense to start […]

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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: Reading 3-4 Manchester United

By Chris Mortlock 1. This trend of making average teams look good needs to stop That first half against Reading was one of the most entertaining halves of Premier League football like, ever. Both teams looked like scoring every time they ventured forward. For the neutral, it must have been a great game to watch. […]

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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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Match Report: Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2

By Lee Savery A Robin van Persie penalty snatched victory for Manchester United on an emotional afternoon at Anfield. The first game at Anfield after the the publication of a report into the deaths of 96 supporters on that fateful day at Hillsborough in 1989. Sir Alex Ferguson had called for respect from the fans […]

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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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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1 Fulham 0

By Tony Mogan. Courtesy of a wonder strike from Peter Crouch, Manchester United had the opportunity to restore a 3 point lead at the summit of the Premier League as they took on Fulham at Old Trafford last Monday night. Wayne Rooney sealed the three points with a decisive finish in the first half following […]

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