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bwin Blogger’s League: Germany wins the war & Belgium complete hat trick

Following a successful last outing let’s try to keep the momentum going with a few more winners and keep posting your tips in the comments because we need all the help we can get. Today Germany take on USA, we’ve seen both the good and bad of Germany as they terrorised Portugal but struggled against [...]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Vidal and Schweinsteiger

Arturo Vidal – 27 Years Old When discussing the best central midfielder in the world the debate typically revolves around two players, Yaya Toure and Arturo Vidal. The Chilean is a destructive and creative force, combative in the heart of midfield, Vidal’s performances for Juventus in the last few seasons have been outstanding and has [...]

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From the terraces to the boardroom

From the terraces to the boardroom

Over the last twenty years the notion of what it means to be a football fan has undergone a radical transformation in this country. For most of the game’s history fans were customers, happy to limit their involvement at the club to paying at the gate. The board were free to run things as they [...]

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Bwin Blogger’s League: Hosts and Holders

With the start of the final round of group games, most teams are still in the hunt for a spot in the knockout rounds, whilst others who have had the misfortune of being eliminated now have nothing to fear when they take to the field next. Today’s fixtures feature the hosts Brazil taking on Cameroon [...]

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Bwin Blogger’s League: England vs Uruguay

After the first round of betting, RoM sits in a respectable 4th position in the league but we need your help to climb higher up the table, unlike Arsene Wenger we don’t consider 4th a trophy. So let us know your best bets for the coming days. England’s opener against Italy brought around a lot [...]

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Jonny Evans – The Frank de Boer of Belfast

Jonny Evans – The Frank de Boer of Belfast

It’s been a quietly remarkable couple of years for Jonny Evans. Following the departures of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, he is now the most senior and dependable central defender at Manchester United; quite the turnaround for a player who was all but written off by those too impatient or pessimistic to give youth a [...]

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Bwin Blogger’s League: United strikers, England vs Italy

In a slow start to the Bwin Blogger’s League, RoM’s first bet didn’t really go to plan as Fred failed to get on the scoresheet. We all know however this is a marathon not a sprint, so the minor setback won’t be costly. Friday and Saturday represent a busy day for Manchester United strikers with [...]

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TOP FIVE: Manchester United Players’ World Cup Moments

TOP FIVE: Manchester United Players’ World Cup Moments

As with any good list, some ground rules are needed. The first is that the player in question had to be playing at United at the time at which their World Cup moment happened – sorry Fabien, you don’t make the cut, though I suspect the fact that you won the thing probably eases the [...]

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Nani: Sporting Connection Set To See Nani Thrive At The World Cup

Nani: Sporting Connection Set To See Nani Thrive At The World Cup

Portugal go into their eighth successive major tournament at the upcoming World Cup. Reaching three semi-finals (Euro 2000, WC 2006 and Euro 2012) and one final (Euro 2004) in the last decade and a half is a remarkable achievement for a country that is among the nani poorest and smallest in Western Europe. Hopes of [...]

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RoM qualifies for bwin World Cup Blogger’s League

While Roy and the boys are struggling in South America, we at RoM have got our own World Cup battle on our hands. We’re one of nine sites taking part in the inaugural bwin World Cup Blogger’s League, a unique, betting-orientated competition curated by bwin.com. With £100 to spend per site on the World Cup, it’s [...]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Pedro and Griezmann to Manchester United?

Pedro – 26 Years Old Another product of Barcelona’s youth system, Pedro’s first two full seasons with the senior team saw him score fourty-five goals from his usual wide position. A player with extreme speed, Pedro is often used as a left winger but can play on either flank, often cutting inside from either side [...]

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Valencia – “The Amazonian Express”

Valencia – “The Amazonian Express”

On the world stage, Antonio Valencia is unarguably the most famous Ecuadorian footballer of all time. He is the only man from his country to have played in a Champions League final and the only one to have won a pair of league titles in one of Europe’s biggest leagues. His achievements are a great [...]

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The Dutch players Van Gaal will want at United

‘When I make a mistake, it can leave me sleepless at night. Luckily, I am hardly ever wrong’. Louis van Gaal is a man who is confident of his decisions. So when he sees something in a player, he is not shy to give them a chance on a higher stage than what other people [...]

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Ryan Giggs – the end of an era

For Manchester United fans of my generation, this week we experienced the end of an era. It was a day of conflicting emotions, with the appointment of Louis van Gaal, a man who clearly possesses the qualities demanded of the manager of this great club, a cause for celebration, but tainted with an enormous pang [...]

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Amsterdam Bluff: Van Gaal is the man for United

Is Aloysius Paulus Maria van Gaal an arrogant man? Probably. When playing for the Ajax reserves, the Amsterdam-born midfielder claimed that he deserved a chance in the first team, as he was better than the star man occupying the striker position – Johan Cruyff. While Louis van Gaal never emulated Cruyff as a footballer, he [...]

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