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VIDEO: Young winner vs Newcastle

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Newcastle vs United

De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Evans, Rojo, Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Fellaini, Young, Rooney. Bench: Lindegaard, Jones, McNair, Carrick, Mata, Januzaj, Falcao. Newcastle: Krul; Janmaat, Coloccini (c), Williamson, R.Taylor; Obertan, Sissoko, Abeid, Ameobi; Rivière, Cissé. Bench: Woodman, Satka, Anita, Gutierrez, Gouffran, Armstrong, Perez.

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LvG: Fans right to be annoyed about passes back to De Gea

During United’s 2-0 victory over Sunderland at the weekend, fans were audibly frustrated when Jonny Evans passed the ball back to David de Gea in the first half. United had just had a corner and passed the ball back to Daley Blind on the half-way line, which was frustrating enough. It was even more frustrating [...]

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LvG: Di Maria can be the best player in the world against Newcastle

Louis van Gaal has defended Angel di Maria again following his poor performance against Sunderland at the weekend. Di Maria was substituted at half-time and his replacement, Adnan Januzaj, had a great game. Van Gaal has claimed all the new signings will take time to settle in but that Di Maria has the capacity to [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott has written for The Metro about Angel di Maria. The Guardian reports on Rooney’s backing for Di Maria. The Telegraph says Van Gaal needs to show faith in Mata. The Mirror looks at James Wilson. Mainline are running a competition which will see the winner receive a year’s worth of Adidas trainers. All you [...]

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FA Cup flag night against Arsenal

FA Cup flag night against Arsenal

A week today Manchester United take on Arsenal in the FA Cup quarter-final and Stretford End flags are encouraging fans to recreate something like the picture above. For fans attending the game, bring your bar scarf and make a simple 2 metre (W) by 1 metre (H) flag or banner. These can be homemade using [...]

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STATS: Are United in trouble with tough games ahead?

In the games that remain, much has been made that United have tougher fixtures than the teams around them. But is that such a bad thing? When looking at our results against the top teams in the league, United have faired pretty well this season. Chelsea Drew 1-1 (h) City Lost 1-0 (a) Arsenal Won [...]

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RoM Reads

The Telegraph discusses Di Maria’s crisis in confidence. The Mirror reports on Van Gaal’s desire to sign a contract extension. Goal reports on Rooney’s defence of Brown. RoM newsletter going out today. Sign up here. Buy a copy of the excellent Made in Manchester e-book. All profit to charit.

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Herrera: I want to win trophies with United

Ander Herrera has claimed that he has come to Manchester United to win trophies but is prepared to play his part in the squad, even if that means not starting all the time. They remember the Europa League games! We played very, very well. But now I think they respect me because I want to [...]

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A Premier League record for Wayne Rooney

A Premier League record for Wayne Rooney

With his two goals against Sunderland today, Wayne Rooney has become the first player in Premier League history to score at least 10 goals a season for 11 years running. He’s currently on 10 goals from 23 appearances, putting him the joint 8th (with Van Persie) highest scorer in the league, which isn’t bad going [...]

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“Januzaj was terrific!”

Adnan Januzaj probably put in his best performance of the season so far after replacing the disappointing Angel di Maria at half-time. United went on to score two goals in the second half, with Januzaj’s shot leading to Wayne Rooney’s second, which has earned him praise from Ashley Young. He was terrific. As a winger, [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney’s goals vs Sunderland

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VIDEO: United’s most popular chant at the moment

Oh what a night Late in May in 1999 Ole scored a goal in injury time What a feeling What a night

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STATS: Di Maria vs Januzaj

You could probably see for yourself that Adnan Januzaj completely outperformed Angel di Maria in today’s match, justifying Louis van Gaal’s decision to make the half-time substitution. Shots Di Maria – 2 (0 on target) Januzaj – 4 (2 on target) Passes Di Maria – 16/22 (73%) Januzaj – 23/25 (92%) Attacking third passes Di [...]

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LvG: We were better after Di Maria sub

Angel di Maria endured a dreadful 45 minutes for Manchester United this afternoon in our 2-1 win over Sunderland. Bereft of confidence, the Argentinean couldn’t get much of anything right, apart from a couple of decent crosses in to the box. Di Maria was replaced at half-time by Adnan Januzaj, who went to put in [...]

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