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Valencia: Luck changed after ditching 7 for 25

Valencia: Luck changed after ditching 7 for 25

Antonio Valencia was voted United’s best performing player in the 2011-2012 season, so it seemed like the right decision to move to the #7 shirt from #25 when Michael Owen left the club that summer. Valencia struggled for form and confidence all season and quickly reverted back to his old shirt. Since then, our right [...]

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STATS: How do our wingers compare?

STATS: How do our wingers compare?

As the Moyes regime begins to take shape, it is a time for United fans to reminisce and remember the good times. Now, we all know the title race isn’t over and a new manager needs time to settle, but the retirement of Fergie himself was the final stage of the clubs transition; one that [...]

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Zaha To Be Our Next #7?

Zaha To Be Our Next #7?

When David Beckham moved to Real Madrid and left the #7 shirt behind, a shirt he had been desperate to wear after Eric Cantona announced his retirement, Sir Alex Ferguson opted to give the legendary shirt to a spotty, skinny kid, who’d signed for £12m from Sporting Lisbon. He’d played just one season in the [...]

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Valencia gives up #7 shirt

Valencia gives up #7 shirt

Antonio Valencia is on the team sheet for today’s Community Shield against Wigan with #25 next to his name, his old shirt number, instead of the #7 he was playing in last season. This means Nick Powell will have to change his shirt number, as he took on #25 after Valencia. The shirt numbers for [...]

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United’s wingers under scrutiny

David Moyes will be weighing up the merits of the players in his newly inherited Manchester United squad, with some changes in personnel expected this summer. The Scot will surely want to bring in a player or two of his own, and there may well be some exits from Old Trafford over the course of [...]

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RoM Season Review: The midfield

RoM Season Review: The midfield

Michael Carrick It has only taken seven years for Carrick to get his own song and the praise he deserves. The players aren’t stupid though and voted him their Player of the Year. Think about this: United have never finished outside the top two with Carrick in central midfield. Paul Scholes In the summer of [...]

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Valencia: It’s Going To Be A Very Emotional Day

Valencia: It’s Going To Be A Very Emotional Day

Antonio Valencia has sung the praises of Sir Alex Ferguson, who signed him from Wigan in 2009, and claimed United need to beat Swansea today to do him justice. “I never thought this moment would arrive. It never seemed real to me that Sir Alex would actually leave,” said Valencia. “It’s going to be a [...]

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Valencia: Manchester is my home

Valencia: Manchester is my home

Last year Antonio Valencia parted company with his agent as he didn’t believe he needed one anymore. Having agreed a long term contract with the club he didn’t see the purpose of having an agent. “I do not want to move from Manchester I am very happy and so I separated from Diego (Herrera). I’m [...]

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VIDEO: Valencia and Van Persie Goals vs West Ham

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STATS: How Do Our Wingers Compare?

STATS: How Do Our Wingers Compare?

This season has been a disappointing one for our wingers with Nani, Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young all struggling for fitness and good form. Last season Valencia was voted player of the season by his team mates and the fans, whilst Nani was voted player of the season by his team mates the year before, [...]

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VIDEO: Brilliant Valencia Assist

Antonio Valencia assisted Ecuador’s opening goal in their 5-0 win over El Salvador.

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Valencia: United’s Approach Different Thanks To Last Season

Valencia: United’s Approach Different Thanks To Last Season

Antonio Valencia has hailed the attitude of this current United team and reckons the ability to bounce back from defeat is what keeps them successful. “I think that this attitude, concentration and mental strength are down to the manager and every day that he’s there,” he said. “Win or lose, you are in the next [...]

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VIDEO: Valencia Scores Against Portugal

Gol de Valencia vs Portugal by Veabiri

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Valencia Set For Shock Return Against City?

Valencia Set For Shock Return Against City?

An account on Instagram that claims to belong to Antonio Valencia has hinted that he may make a surprise return to our starting XI today after Sir Alex Ferguson ruled him out yesterday. ————– bwin specials Fergie to tap his watch in second half injury time (90 mins or later) – Yes: Evens Man Utd [...]

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The Video That Someone Should Show Glen Johnson…

Glen Johnson called Antonio Valencia a “cheat” today after he earned the winning penalty for Manchester United in our 2-1 victory over Liverpool on Sunday. “It’s so frustrating because I’ve not touched him. It’s cheating at the end of the day. You don’t expect people to do that. This is one of the best leagues [...]

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