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The RoM 2013-2014 season review

The RoM 2013-2014 season review

Whilst waiting for the 2014-15 season to begin, The Republik of Mancunia’s season review for the 2013-2014 season will make good reading. The three articles looking at Louis van Gaal’s career and personality in top detail, with great anecdotes, are certainly worth a read. Without being doom and gloom, the RoM season review identifies the [...]

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Falcao: Thank God I signed for United

Welcome to Manchester United, Radamel. How do you feel? Thank you very much. I am very happy to be part of this big club. I’ve waited for this moment during a lot of the year. Now I am a player of Manchester United. You must be very excited after a long day of travelling and [...]

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Falcao confirmed – “Signing for United is a dream come true”

Falcao confirmed – “Signing for United is a dream come true”

The signing of Ramadel Falcao has finally been confirmed! United have applied for an extension for another hour to finalise the paperwork, after the player’s late arrival to the club. However, this hasn’t stopped the player giving an interview with The Independent. “It’s a dream come true to join a club like Manchester United, one [...]

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PICTURE: Blind wins Player of the Year in Holland

PICTURE: Blind wins Player of the Year in Holland

Daley Blind was tonight awarded with the Golden Boot, the prize given to the Player of the Year in Holland. Louis van Gaal was also at the ceremony. His father, Danny Blind, played for Ajax and won the Golden Boot in 1995 and again in 1996. Danny is the only Dutch player to have won [...]

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Welbeck to Arsenal confirmed

The BBC have reported that Arsenal have signed Danny Welbeck on a permanent basis. The Times have reported the figure is £18m. Two hours ago it was reported that Welbeck was having a medical with the North London club, but Arsenal released a statement to “categorically deny” any deal was in place. When this was [...]

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PICTURE: Blind with United shirt after joining “biggest club in the world”

PICTURE: Blind with United shirt after joining “biggest club in the world”

Despite the agreement being made last week, this evening the transfer of Daley Blind from Ajax to Manchester United was confirmed. “It is a real honour to sign for Manchester United,” he said. “I have been at Ajax since I was seven years old and I will always have very fond memories of the club [...]

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Ajax Confirm Blind Deal

Ajax have just confirmed that Daley Blind is now officially a Manchester United player. Whilst the agreement between the two clubs had been reached last week, there were certain conditions, which Ajax don’t specify, that were fulfilled today. The player was bought for £13.8m. Blind is in Hilversum, Holland, this evening for the Player of [...]

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Arsenal deny Welbeck transfer

There were reports earlier today that Danny Welbeck was having a medical at Arsenal ahead of his £6 million loan move. Tottenham Hotspur had been favourites to sign him but the striker preferred a move to their North London rivals. However, his agent has claimed that Welbeck has the option to leave the club on [...]

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Chicharito leaves for Real Madrid

Javier Hernandez has joined Real Madrid on a season long loan, with the Spanish club having the first option to buy him at the end of the season. Chicharito leaves United with the fourth best scoring rate in Premier League history. With 130 minutes per goal, Chicharito is behind Sergio Aguero (113 minutes), Thierry Henry [...]

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United Sign Falcao!

Incredibly, Manchester United have managed to loan Radamel Falcao from Monaco for the 2014-15 season. United have reportedly agreed a £6m loan deal and will have the option to sign the striker permanently at the end of the season. The striker is currently earning £300k-a-week but United will only be paying part of those wages. [...]

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The Month: Van Gaal thinks August is overrated

The Month: Van Gaal thinks August is overrated

August for Manchester United didn’t go as expected – but then it sort of went exactly as expected, in the back of our minds, at least since David Moyes made it his mission to make us all a little more humble. It turns out that, yes, there would be no quick fix. Even the manager says [...]

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CONFIRMED: Kagawa has gone

Manchester United have just confirmed the rumours which have been circulating for some time. Shinji Kagawa has returned to his former club, Borussia Dortmund, on a permanent deal which is thought to be around £6m.

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Di Maria – Real Madrid’s Most Important Cog Is Now At United

Di Maria – Real Madrid’s Most Important Cog Is Now At United

Angel Di Maria may not be the man to provide the “miracle” Louis van Gaal is looking for to enable United to become serious title contenders this season, but he will ensure a big step in the right direction following a tumultuous few years at Old Trafford. The fact that the vast majority of the [...]

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Di Maria: Ronaldo told me what the #7 shirt means at United

Angel di Maria was unveiled as a Manchester United player today following his record breaking transfer earlier this week. The Argentinean claimed his main aim is to get United back in to the Champions League for next season. “I’m very pleased to be at Manchester United, I like the team and I wanted to come [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for ESPN about the importance of getting a result against Burnley. Scott writes for Bleacher Report about the players we could sign before the window shuts. The Daily Mail reports on Zaha’s return to Crystal Palace. The Guardian discusses the appointment of Rooney as England captain. The Telegraph reports on the 15-year-old wonder [...]

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STATS: How much have United spent in comparison to Chelsea and Manchester City?

STATS: How much have United spent in comparison to Chelsea and Manchester City?

Manchester United broke the British transfer fee yesterday when they signed Angel Di Maria for £59.7m. Plenty of newspapers have been questing how United have managed to spend so much and yet still the fans are unhappy with the Glazers and Ed Woodward. Plenty of tables have been published showing the comparative net spend between [...]

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