Tag Archives: Sunderland

5 Things We Learned: Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United

By Jason Freeman 1. Something has to give When Louis van Gaal started work in July his first dilemma was how to fit his best 3 players into the same team. Having judged that his wide options were not good enough to play his favoured 4-3-3 system his solution was to play a 3-4-1-2 formation […]

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5 Things We Learned: Sunderland 1-2 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Adnan Januzaj WOW! What a debut. Before the game the biggest debate was likely to have been ‘how the bloody hell do you pronounce his name?’. By the end the biggest debate was whether he could end up playing for England one day. Januzaj’s two goals were sublime. The volley, which […]

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5 Things We Learned: Sunderland 0-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Defence back on top After a decidedly shaky start to the season in which we shipped plenty of goals and had to come back from numerous losing positions to snatch draws and wins, United’s defence looks back to its imperious best once again. With a fit and healthy corps of centre […]

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Match Report: Sunderland 0-1 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United became the first team, in English football, to win 25 top flight matches from the first 30 as they beat Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. On 27 minutes, Robin van Persie received the ball on the left-hand side of the penalty box and outfoxed Phil Bardsley before driving his […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Sunderland

By Chris Mortlock 1. From one headache to another… …Albeit a much easier one to handle. With Nemanja Vidic returning to first-team action on Saturday, the boss is now spoilt for choice when choosing his central defensive partnership. The question is though: What is United’s best central-defensive pairing? A fully-fit Nemanja Vidic will always start – […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 3-1 Sunderland

By Lee Savery Manchester United recorded a comfortable victory over struggling Sunderland in a match that saw the return of Nemanja Vidic from injury. It took just twenty minutes for the league leaders to exert their dominance on the Black Cats with the game pretty much over from that early on due to two United […]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Sunderland

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United host Sunderland at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, looking for a vital three points that will keep them at least six points clear of their Manchester rivals. The Red Devils are in this commanding position after last Sunday’s incredible derby, when United secured all three points thanks to an […]

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Manchester United 1 Sunderland 0: 5 Things We Learnt

By Nathan Thomas. 1. Midfield craving creative spark This, I’m sure you’ll agree with me is the most evident thing that we learnt from the match on Saturday, although many would argue we have known this for a long time. Beating Sunderland via an own goal from one of our greatest servants is nothing to […]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs. Sunderland

By Jason Freeman Introduction: This fixture last season served up an easy 2-0 victory on Boxing Day with Berbatov getting the first and the 2nd could have been his too but it was later credited as an Anton Ferdinand own goal. It was a game in which Manchester United dominated and perhaps should have won […]

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Cheers for the memories Mr Versatility

By Lee Savery John O’Shea has followed Wes Brown in joining Sunderland for an undisclosed fee. He has signed a four year contract with the Tyne-Tees club and is their sixth summer signing. O’Shea was born in Waterford, Ireland on 30th April 1981. O’Shea was spotted by United scouts while playing for his home town […]

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Wes Brown joins Sunderland

by Lee Savery Sunderland have completed the signing of Wes Brown from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee. The defender has signed a four year contract and is Sunderland’s fifth summer signing. Wesley Michael Brown. Born in Longsight, Manchester on 13th October 1979. He dreamed of being a footballer. He dreamed of playing for Man […]

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Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review Part 2 (November – January)

By Mark Young. Read Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review here November (CL) Bursaspor 0-3 United (PL) United 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (PL) Manchester City City 0-0 United (PL) Aston Villa 2-2 United (PL) United 2-0 Wigan Athletic (UCL) Glasgow Rangers 0-1 United (UCL) United 7-1 Blackburn Rovers (CC) West Ham United 4-0 United Man United were […]

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