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LIVE BLOG: United 1-2 Crystal Palace FT

United vs Palace ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Crystal Palace – No Pogba or Morrison

Amos, Rafael, Evans, Smalling, Fabio, Valencia, Gibson, Park, Diouf, Berbatov, Macheda. Bench: Lingard, Cole, Pogba, Morrison, M Keane, Fryers and Lindegaard Jonny Evans, making his 100th United appearance, will wear the captain’s armband. Follow the game on the RoM live blog ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. [...]

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Rooney: Give Giggsy A Statue

Rooney: Give Giggsy A Statue

Wayne Rooney has sung the praises of his team mate Ryan Giggs, who turned 38-years-old today, claiming that United should put a statue of him outside the ground. “If there’s one player over the last 20 to 25 years who deserves a statue outside Old Trafford, it’s Ryan Giggs, because what Giggsy has done here [...]

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COMPETITION: Rooney Goal Machine

COMPETITION: Rooney Goal Machine

Wayne Rooney has brought out a DVD which shows every goal he has scored for United up until our 8-2 win over Arsenal this season. To win a copy of “Rooney – Goal Machine” simply post a YouTube link to your favourite Rooney goal in the comments section below. The DVD is now available from [...]

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RoM Reads

The National has the latest on Paul Pogba’s contract situation. United Rant talks about youth ahead of Wednesday night’s game. The Daily Mail talks about Beckham writing off City’s chances. The FCF remembers our 6-2 win over Arsenal in the League Cup. Dirty Tackle has pictures of Real Madrid’s top banner. Studs Up makes fun [...]

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Fergie: Pogba Could Start

Ahead of Wednesday night’s League Cup game against Crystal Palace, Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that we will be playing a young side like usual. Palace are currently 10th in the Championship and managed to beat Southampton, who are top of the table, in the competition last month. Ferguson is putting his faith in youth [...]

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Man U, Munich and Duncan Edwards… Part II

We have seen in Part I how the term ‘Man U’, considered objectionable by many supporters today, was created entirely uncontroversially by newspapers at least sixty years ago, as an easy printed abbreviation for Manchester United. Used initially almost exclusively for fixtures, results and league tables, it only later became part of grassroots speech a [...]

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VIDEO: Excellent Rio Tackle Which Resulted In A Pen

szólj hozzá: Ma1-1Ne[Matchhighlight.com] Rio Ferdinand put in a brilliant challenge on Ben Arfa in the box only for the linesman John Flynn to flag for a penalty. Mike Jones, who was filling in for Phil Dowd, had initially rightly indicated that a corner should be awarded, before a discussion with Flynn saw him award a [...]

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Fergie: Linesman Could Have Cost Us The Title

Sir Alex Ferguson has slammed the assistant referee, John Flynn, after a ridiculous decision which denied United three points against Newcastle today. The referee, Mike Jones, initially indicated that a corner should be awarded, before the linesman flagged for a penalty. Ferguson criticised the linesman and reflected on an equally poor decision by an official [...]

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Obertan: Evra Is In For A Tough Game

Obertan: Evra Is In For A Tough Game

Obertan showed he had bags of pace in his time at United but seemed a long way off being the finished product. His first touch of the ball at Old Trafford saw him speed down the left wing… before running the ball out of play. That pretty much summarises his time with the club. Ahead [...]

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Man Utd v Newcastle: Ferguson too good for Magpies

Manchester United have an unbelievable record against Newcastle, so it’s no surprise to see bookmakers make them long-odds on favourites to win this weekend’s game at a top priced 1.4. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries [...]

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RoM Reads

United Rant claims our current situation in Europe is nothing like it was in 2005. The United Religion talks about why Sir Alex was right to walk out of that press conference this week. The FCF looks at our 3-3 draw with Barcelona 13 years ago today. The Daily Mail reports on claims Mario Gotze [...]

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Why Saying ‘Man U’ Isn’t So Bad… Part I

Why Saying ‘Man U’ Isn’t So Bad… Part I

It has been estimated that Manchester United have 333 million supporters in over 200 countries, providing an astonishing cumulative audience of 4.2 billion television viewers watching the team in 2010-11. It would be lovely to think we’re all one big happy family but it’s probably no exaggeration to say that millions of those very fans [...]

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Ando Out Until February – Time To Buy?

Ando Out Until February – Time To Buy?

Anderson has been ruled out until February with a knee injury he picked up earlier this month. His last game for United was against Otelul Galati where he was subbed off with ten minutes left to play. With Tom Cleverley out until Christmas and Sir Alex Ferguson resorting to playing our best striker in midfield [...]

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Manchester United on TV: Carling Cup quarterfinal and Champions League survival

Manchester United prepare for an important few weeks ahead as the chase for silverware gets a little bit more significant with some key fixtures coming thick and fast as the busy Christmas period looms. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football [...]

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