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Meulensteen: Van Gaal is not my cup of tea

Rene Meulensteen has joined the list of former Manchester United employees to stick the boot in. Meulensteen admits he doesn’t like Louis van Gaal, meaning his criticism shouldn’t come as a surprise, but he claims he is worried about the future of the club if Ryan Giggs leaves. I find it a big surprise that [...]

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INFOGRAPHIC: United vs Liverpool

INFOGRAPHIC: United vs Liverpool
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RoM Reads

Scott writes for The Metro about how Liverpool have fallen since last season. The Guardian talks about the difference in Sunday’s game now that no title challenge is involved. The Independent assesses whether Neville is right about us being a pub team. The Telegraph reports that Ravel Morrison has been put up for sale by [...]

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Van Gaal: Sunday’s game like El Clasico

Louis van Gaal has likened Sunday’s game against Liverpool to El Clasico in Spain, between Real Madrid and Barcelona. “It is like that, of course,” he said. “Barcelona versus Real Madrid was [in front of] 102,000 in the first time I was working there. The stadium adapted to 102,000 and they were all sitting there. [...]

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Time to dig out on old chant for Sunday?

Imagine just how horrendous tomorrow would have been if Liverpool had won the title last season. Had Steven Gerrard not miscontrolled that pass against Chelsea and fallen over, Liverpool would be coming to Old Trafford tomorrow as the champions of England. Whatever the scoreline, nothing would stop them lauding last season’s success over us. It [...]

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Van Persie: Finally I’m feeling good physically

Robin van Persie had a difficult start to the season and struggled to find the back of the net. After the appointment of Louis van Gaal, fans assumed that the striker would return to playing as well as he did in his first season, but his form was poor. Over recent weeks, Van Persie has [...]

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Fletcher: I owe everything to Ferguson

Darren Fletcher has spoken today about his life since being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2008, an illness which threatened to finish his football career. United’s vice-captain has singled out Sir Alex Ferguson for praise, thanking the manager for everything he did for him and his family. For everything he has done for me in [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott goes head to head with a Liverpool fan on ESPN. The Telegraph suggestions United vs Liverpool isn’t the biggest game in England. The Independent talks to Scholes about his thoughts on youth football in Manchester. The Guardian reports on Phil Jones’ return. RoM has suggestions of what to buy your friends and family this [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on starting Wilson against Liverpool and O’Shea’s goal at the Kop

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on starting Wilson against Liverpool and O’Shea’s goal at the Kop

Louis Saha played in six games against Liverpool, including the game at Old Trafford which saw Rio Ferdinand score an injury time winning header, as well as when John O’Shea scored at the death in front of the Kop, which put United nine points clear at the top of the table. In an exclusive interview [...]

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Xavi’s British CL Dream Team dominated by United players

Goalkeeper: Fraser Forster Defenders: Rio Ferdinand, Sol Campbell, John Terry Midfielders: Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Paul Gascoigne Forwards: Theo Walcott, Wayne Rooney

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Mata: It’s great playing with Herrera

Juan Mata has sung the praises of his United team mate and his campriot, Ander Herrera, claiming that the two players want the same thing out of the game. “I think maybe we see the game in the same way,” Mata told the official site. “We are different players but we like to play the [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Moyes’ failure and plans to become a manager

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Moyes’ failure and plans to become a manager

Louis Saha joined Everton in the summer of 2008 after struggling to maintain his fitness at Manchester United. As he was injured at the time of signing, Saha offered to train for free at Everton until he was available to play. In an exclusive interview with The Republik of Mancunia on behalf of 888Sport.com, who [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on replacing Van Nistelrooy in League Cup final and Falcao injury advice

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on replacing Van Nistelrooy in League Cup final and Falcao injury advice

Ruud van Nistelrooy was one of the greatest strikers Manchester United has ever seen but left the club in the summer of 2006 after a falling out with Sir Alex Ferguson. After being the top scorer in the competition, Louis Saha was chosen ahead of the Dutchman when United took on Wigan in the League [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Cantona, United fans and injuries

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Cantona, United fans and injuries

Louis Saha signed for Manchester United halfway through the 2003-04 season after scoring 15 goals in 22 games for Fulham. He quickly became a fans’ favourite and probably would have spent several more years at the club if not for the amount of injuries he sustained. In an exclusive interview with The Republik of Mancunia [...]

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Van Persie: We’re looking forward to Liverpool game

Robin van Persie scored two vital goals in Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Southampton on Monday night. After struggling for form this season, despite the important injury time goal against Chelsea and fantastic strike against Hull last week, the goals against Southampton showed possible signs of him being back to his best. Van Persie won’t [...]

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