Tag Archives: Ravel Morrison

The Young Ones

By Nathan Thomas. Wednesday night’s Champions League victory over SC Braga ensured that United finished top of Group H with two games to spare. An all-conquering campaign it has not been, but when compared to last season’s shambolic group stage, there is surely little room to grumble after Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Javier [...]

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Morrison: The United Dream Unravels

By Tony Mogan. 12 months ago, Ravel Morrison was largely an unknown quantity. The mention of his name in a typical pub conversation over the football would have had you met with a puzzled look. Amongst Manchester United fans in particular, you would eventually find an honest bunch that had admittedly never seen him play [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 Stoke City 0

By Tony Mogan. After the frustration of going out of the FA Cup following defeat at Liverpool over the weekend, it was time for Manchester United to refocus and re-establish January’s winning run. Thankfully it was business as usual in the Premier League as Sir Alex’s still-injury stricken side eased past an unambitious Stoke City [...]

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Darren Fletcher’s break from football – Where does it leave United?

By Tony Mogan Just as things seemed to be looking up after a tumultuous month, Manchester United were rocked by the news that Darren Fletcher will be taking an extended break from football, after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel condition. Following a Champions League exit and the news that Nemanja Vidic [...]

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Desperately Seeking Scholes, Though Keane Or Robson Would Do Just Fine

By Adam Whitehurst. If you are a supporter of Manchester United you will have no doubt at some point, throughout this season bemoaned the lack of midfield creativity or on the other end of the scale the lack of a solid midfield ball winner. We fans have spent previous summers watching David Silva, Juan Mata, Cesc [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Crystal Palace

By Thomas Doyle. 1. The defence has become a liability After Chris Smalling’s fine form last season the purchase of Phil Jones in the summer, many fans and pundits agreed that Manchester United possessed an extremely strong defence for the 2011/12 season. However, recent form suggests that Sir Alex Ferguson can no longer rely on [...]

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