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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).

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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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Glory Glory – Holy Trinity

Glory Glory – Holy Trinity

In 2008, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of United’s first European Cup win, a statue of Denis Law, George Best and Sir Bobby Charlton was put up outside Old Trafford, our “Holy Trinity”. Sir Bobby Charlton spend 17 seasons at United, scoring 259 goals (our highest ever goalscorer), and won three league titles, one FA [...]

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COMPETITION: UEFA Great Goals & UEFA Great Matches

COMPETITION: UEFA Great Goals & UEFA Great Matches

The draw for the Champions League group stages takes place today. There is the potential for a group of death for some clubs, with the Champions of Spain in pot 1, Champions of England in pot 2, champions of Italy in pot 3 and the Champions of Germany in pot 4. Pot One: Chelsea, Barcelona, [...]

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Repeat of first home game 2006/2007 – Fulham

Repeat of first home game 2006/2007 – Fulham

Manchester United’s first home game of the brilliant 2006/2007 season was that 5-1 stuffing of Fulham. We sold our top scorer, Ruud van Nistelrooy and didn’t buy a replacement. We brought in Michael Carrick as our new number 16 but there weren’t many who had him as their first choice to replace Roy Keane. In [...]

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COMPETITION: Win Cantona Print

COMPETITION: Win Cantona Print

“Anyone who is different from the ordinary is considered crazy and I am happy to be considered so. And proud.” Post a YouTube clip of your favourite Cantona goal in the comments (using a valid e-mail address) below to win this print. This Graham Jones print is available on Print For Good where profits go [...]

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Want A Valencia 16 Ecuador Shirt?

Want A Valencia 16 Ecuador Shirt?

Antonio Valencia won a clean sweep of prizes at the club’s awards last night. His team mates and the fans voted him the player of the season, whilst his goal against Blackburn was voted goal of the season. Valencia joined the season late, missing out on the pre-season, when recovering from his injury. “It was [...]

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500 Great Goals

500 Great Goals

From solo sensations to incredible team efforts, delicate chips to 40-yard screamers, The 500 Great Goals Collection serves up a feast of the finest strikes in football history. Each volume of this must-have collection features 100 memorable strikes from international greats such as Pelé, Cruyff and Zidane as well as homegrown heroes like Rooney, Beckham [...]

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Mickey Thomas and Sammy Mcllroy at United Nights

The next United Nights is taking place on Friday, February 10th, the day before Liverpool. Mickey Thomas and Sammy Mcllroy will be at Walkabout bar in Manchester in the upstairs private function room for the event. Sammy was the last youth player Sir Matt Busby signed for United when he moved from Belfast as a [...]

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COMPETITION: Rooney Goal Machine

COMPETITION: Rooney Goal Machine

Wayne Rooney has brought out a DVD which shows every goal he has scored for United up until our 8-2 win over Arsenal this season. To win a copy of “Rooney – Goal Machine” simply post a YouTube link to your favourite Rooney goal in the comments section below. The DVD is now available from [...]

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COMPETITION: Win Manchester United Greatest XI DVD

COMPETITION: Win Manchester United Greatest XI DVD

We are spoiling you with competitions on RoM at the moment and the latest is a unique, fan-driven project, Manchester United: Greatest Ever XI, which sets out to select a definitive team of the greatest players ever to pull on the famous red shirt. A worldwide fan poll was held on the official site, giving [...]

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COMPETITION: Win Tickets To See United vs Sunderland

After giving away Andy Mitten’s latest book, United! United! yesterday, RoM has two tickets for United’s game against Sunderland for one lucky reader. To enter the competition follow RoM on Twitter and tweet “I want two tickets for Sunderland @R_o_M #RoMUnitedTicketGiveaway Follow and RT to enter”

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