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Win Four Tickets For Manchester United v Southampton

The contest is now over. Congratulations to Michael Marriott and James Pearson for winning the VIP tickets, and to Taylor Jones for winning the standard tickets. Enjoy the game! United play Southampton in their final game of January, and given what happened last time these two teams met, you can expect entertaining football, a few [...]

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Bright Red: United vs Liverpool

Bright Red: United vs Liverpool

With one of the biggest games of the season coming up this weekend, we have a copy of Bright Red to give away. It’s a great book which tells the story of the matches between United and Liverpool from 1894 to the present day. Simply post a YouTube link to your favourite goal in a [...]

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Win VIP Tickets To Watch United Beat Liverpool At Old Trafford

The competition is now closed. The winners are: Adam Truscott for the VIP tickets and Ashley Tapson and Neil Morris for the General tickets. Thank you for taking part in the competition. VIP seats at Old Trafford. United top of the league, Liverpool the visitors, and United completing the double over them. It doesn’t get [...]

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Win Tickets To Manchester United v Newcastle United On Boxing Day

We have two VIP tickets and four general tickets to give away to ROM readers for the Boxing Day match at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Newcastle United. The tickets are courtesy of bwin, the official online betting partner of Manchester United. How it works: 1. Register for a bwin.com account. 2. Send your [...]

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Win A RoM Mug

Win A RoM Mug

Manchester Mugs have started stocking an RoM mug. They’re available to buy for £5.99 but we have a few to give away. Simply e-mail your full name and address to: republik_of_mancunia_competition[at]hotmail.co.uk Or buy one here. Christmas is coming… ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 [...]

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Win two tickets to United v Cluj at Old Trafford courtesy of bwin

Thank you for participating – this contest is now closed. The winners are Chris Bostock and Chris Yarwood – congratulations on winning the tickets and thank you to everyone for taking part. For the record, as there seemed to be some confusion amongst the readers, the correct answer as determined by bwin was Robin van [...]

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A Flock Of Seagulls

A Flock Of Seagulls

After kicking a fan in the Crystal Palace crowd, Eric Cantona was told he had to attend a press conference. He sat down, had a drink of water, and said: “When the seagulls follow the trawler, it’s because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea. Thank you very much.” Everyone was left scratching [...]

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Win two tickets to United v Arsenal at Old Trafford courtesy of bwin

Win two tickets to United v Arsenal at Old Trafford courtesy of bwin

This contest is now closed. Congratulations to Amy Watson for winning the two tickets provided by bwin to the United-Arsenal game. Thank you for participating, and keep following the blog for more competitions in the future. We have two tickets to Saturday’s game between United and Arsenal at Old Trafford to give away to RoM [...]

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Want To Be There To See RvP Face Arsenal For The First Time?

Want To Be There To See RvP Face Arsenal For The First Time?

Robin van Persie carried Arsenal through last season, scoring 30 goals in 38 league games, although they still finished a massive 19 points behind United. Having spent eight seasons at Arsenal, only winning one trophy (the FA Cup vs United in his first season), nobody (apart from Arsenal fans) could blame him for wanting to [...]

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Sons of United

Sons of United

RoM has a copy of the excellent Sons of United eBook to give away. Tony Park, one of the authors of the book, has given some background to how the book came about. “I met my friend Steve Hobin ten years ago at an Academy match and he was already working on a version of [...]

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COMPETITION: Win an RoM T-shirt

COMPETITION: Win an RoM T-shirt

The people at Clothes2Order, based in Trafford Park, have created some RoM t-shirts and poloshirts. Currently, only five of these exist. If you would like to get your hands on one of them simply e-mail the link to your favourite ever RoM article to: republik_of_mancunia_competition[at]hotmail.co.uk with your full name, address and shirt size. Make “RoM T-shirt” [...]

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COMPETITION: Eric Cantona print

COMPETITION: Eric Cantona print

To win this wicked Eric Cantona print, simply follow @R_o_M on Twitter and RT this. The competition is open to anyone worldwide. Alternatively, you can buy the Cantona print here and it will cost you €20 (approx £16.50). ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 [...]

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The Outcasts FC: The Suspended 1909 United Team

The Outcasts FC: The Suspended 1909 United Team

The first meeting of the Association Football Players Union in 1907 was chaired by United player Billy Meredith. At the time, the FA put a £4 wage cap on the players’ salaries and lacked compensation for injured players. This union campaigned against the FA to make things fairer for footballers. Two years later, the FA [...]

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Excellent Manchester United app

One of the best Manchester United websites around, About Man Utd, have finally launched an iPod/iPad app. The website really is an excellent resource and one RoM uses regularly, with detailed data going back to 1892! We have five of this app to give away and all you have to do is e-mail the answer [...]

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Competition: Win a Savile Rogue scarf in United colours

Competition: Win a Savile Rogue scarf in United colours

Savile Rogue, purveyors of the world’s finest football scarves, have just launched their new King scarf and they’re marking the occasion by giving Republik of Mancunia readers the chance to win one in United colours. If you’re not familiar with them, Savile Rogue scarves give a nod to football terraces of yesteryear, shunning in-your-face logos [...]

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