Tag Archives: Real Madrid

United’s First Champions League Knockout Round

By Piers Barber With its long and torturous winter break finally over, the Champions League is finally back with us, complete with Zlatan, Clive Tyldesley and gloriously pompous theme music. And this time, there’s none of that slightly dull group stage bit to pretend to enjoy. Now is the moment when one of the greatest […]

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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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Competition: Win a Stretford End Arising, Alex Ferguson or Eric Cantona T-Shirt

As the season reaches an exciting climax, Stretford End Arising has a Manchester United related T-Shirt to give away courtesy of Street Baroque (streetbaroque.bigcartel.com). The winner can choose from a Stretford End Arising, Alex Ferguson or Eric Cantona t-shirt. Stretford End Arising/WX24 T-Shirt A fashion fitted t-shirt with Street Baroque’s unique “WX24″ design – printed […]

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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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United v Madrid: A decade on and United face Ronaldo again… but this time the burger van is safe!

By Rob Cowsill This article has been cobbled together for the purposes of analysing whether one entity can ever triumph over another similarly able entity during the course of 180 minutes of association football – Well the answer is insultingly obvious… maybe! (unless Tom Henning Ovrebo is refereeing). The stage is set then for the […]

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Ronaldo’s Return: United face Real in Last 16

By Lee Savery Manchester United drew Real Madrid in the Last 16 draw of the UEFA Champions League. It is the stand out tie of the second round and is probably one most United fans would not have wanted but, to the football world, it is a mouth-watering prospect as the nine time winners will […]

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Future Success: Manchester United’s Model vs. Manchester City’s Riches

By Matt Wrafter. Talk to any Arsenal fan and they will tell you that money is ruining football. They will tell you that Arsenal are doing things the right way, and all the big-spending clubs around Europe are not. They will tell you that if these clubs didn’t have the luxury of the millions being […]

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El Clasico: A United fan’s perspective on 2 key Euro rivals.

By Sleepy POSSESSION V SPACE MANIPULATION: 3 potential tactical quandaries It is the tactical duel as much as the array of talent on view, which provides us with such an intriguing and glamorous tie tonight. Both teams place great emphasis on quick accurate passing with a smooth transition from back to front. There is however […]

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