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Do Portsmouth Pay Off The Refs Against Us Or What?

Do Portsmouth Pay Off The Refs Against Us Or What?

It could have been another Treble. After knocking out Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, a victory against Portsmouth would have seen us needing to beat West Brom in the semi-finals and Cardiff in the final to be awarded the FA Cup. But a referee, who apparently deserves our respect, denied us a stonewall penalty. [...]

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England Fans Can’t Be Trusted… United > England

February 6th marks the 50th Anniversary of the Munich Air disaster, where eight Manchester United players lost their lives on their return from a European Cup quarter final. Sick fans of rival clubs sing about the disaster when visiting Old Trafford and make aeroplane wings out of their arms. United will commemorating the tragedy on [...]

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The FA Did Screw Us Over…But Do United Really Care About the FA Cup?

Reading striker, Dave Kitson launched a scathing attack on the FA Cup ahead of his team’s 3rd Round Tie against Tottenham Hotspur. “We are not going to win the FA Cup and I do not give two shits about it, to be honest with you,” he said. “I care about staying in the Premier League, as [...]

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Evra Laughs At England

The Arsenal and Liverpool fans were laughing when the player who had turned them down had a mare of a debut for United. Patrice Evra was thrown in at the deep end for United, playing his first game on derby day. He was subbed off at half time and United lost 3-1. Since then, we [...]

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England Embarrassment: Thank God For Manchester United

When Roy Keane returned the “shamed man” from the World Cup finals 2002, he knew he was going to be in for a tough time from the country and the media. What he deemed unacceptable behaviour from the FAI, embarrassing treatment, lead him to his decision to fly back to Manchester from Japan. When reflecting [...]

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Neville: United Over England

“We all agree, United are better than England,” is the chant that boomed around Villa Park a few weeks ago, after Wayne Rooney had been blamed by the press for England’s defeat to Russia. “You can stick your fuckin England up your arse,” was to follow. The idea that United fans put their club before [...]

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Do We Want England To Qualify?

So England’s Euro 2008 hopes could be smashed to smithereens in a few hours, if Russia manage to get a win over Israel this evening. After throwing away a 1-0 lead against Russia, courtesy of a splendid Rooney goal, England’s qualification hopes took a turn for the worst. The draw away to Israel and at [...]

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Republik of Mancunia vs The BBC

After watching England vs Russia during the week, I was left fuming by the comments made by Mark YSB Lawrenson and John Motson about our very own Wayne Rooney, which I wrote about here. I made an official complaint to the BBC about the negative bias used when talking about Rooney. After citing the two [...]

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Rooney the Villain…again

Wayne Rooney scored a magnificent goal for England last night, taking the ball on his chest, then powerfully striking it past the helpless goalkeeper. Despite scoring few of these goals, it’s the kind of goal you associate our striker with scoring. When he catches the ball right, I can’t image there are many goalkeepers who [...]

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When in doubt, blame United

Finally, the words I have been waiting for before I wrote about the events of Saturday, have been released by Wayne Rooney. ”I want to say absolutely categorically that I did not intentionally put my foot down on Ricardo Carvalho. When the referee produced the red card I was amazed – gobsmacked.” When the final [...]

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Can England Only Dream of Joga Bonito?

After seeing Chelsea cruise to an easy Premiership title this season, without really breaking in to a sweat, or, without playing good, exciting, entertaining football, it raised the question of what was more important, beautiful football, or trophies. The fuss that has been made about Joga Bonito, with our Eric telling the world that “for [...]

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They’re shit, and we know they are

After seeing Joe Cole score a goal which surely will be a contender for goal of the tournament, and generally a pretty good forty five minutes of football, it was beginning to look like maybe England could put their dismal performances in the first two games behind them. Of course it could be said that [...]

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