Tag Archives: Stoke City

5 Things We Learned: Stoke City 2-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Juan Mata is not the solution The signing of Juan Mata is not going to magically fix our problems – I think most intelligent United fans know this. We know additions to the forward line are not our most pressing concerns. Midfield, full backs, centre backs and widemen are where we [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-2 Stoke City

By Nathan Youd. 1. Nani frustrates once more Nani again frustrated the fans at Old Trafford today with a poor performance. The Portuguese winger always seems to do the hard work and get himself into good positions before failing miserably at providing a decent cross. The wide man frustrated so much today he even received [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 3-2 Stoke City

By Lee Savery. Javier Hernandez scored the winner as United came from 2-1 down to beat Stoke City at Old Trafford. The visitors had taken the lead after just four minutes when Erik Pieters surged forward from left back with ease before crossing to Peter Crouch. His header was saved by David de Gea before [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Stoke City 0-2 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Rooney in centre midfield IT’S finally happened. Wayne Rooney in Manchester United’s midfield. I’ve been wanting to see this for a while. In truth, I think he’s played their once or twice, filling in during games, but yesterday he was picked to start in the engine room and asked to be [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 4 – 2 Stoke City

By Thomas Doyle 1. Attack is the only form of defence at the moment Despite winning by two clear goals, Sir Alex Ferguson’s side once again did things the hard way. An early deficit could have become much worse had David de Gea not made two smart stops to deny Charlie Adam and John Walters. [...]

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Match Report: Man United 4 Stoke City 2

By Lee Savery A hat-trick of goals (but not all in the right end) from Wayne Rooney featured in a feast of goals at Old Trafford. A match against Stoke City is always a tricky one but Manchester United were able to leave with the three points but once again had to come from behind [...]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Stoke City

By Mark Young Introduction Manchester United’s international stars return from duty with their national sides for a home game against Stoke City on Saturday afternoon as they look to put pressure on the teams above them. Before the international hiatus United travelled to Newcastle in what looked like a tough looking away fixture as last [...]

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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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Five Things We Learnt From Man United’s Draw Against Stoke

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Stoke reassert their presence as one of the league’s toughest away days In fairness it didn’t really need reasserting but for those who have been living in solitary confinement for the past three years or any remaining Stoke sceptics the Potters proved that they are tough nut to crack. Their football [...]

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Match Preview: Stoke City vs. Manchester United

By George Hartrey Introduction So, this Saturday Manchester United travel to the Britannia Stadium, to face Stoke City. So far this season it has been pretty plain sailing for United, being two points clear of Manchester City to top the league and playing exhilarating football in the process. On the other hand for Stoke, they’re [...]

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