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STATS: Januzaj’s first year compared to Ronaldo’s

STATS: Januzaj’s first year compared to Ronaldo’s

“I watch him a lot and try to do the same things that he does,” Januzaj told Inside United. “He is a very good player. I always look at him and watch his games as well and try to do what he is doing and remember what he did at Manchester United. I have to [...]

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PICTURE: Two United legends after tonight’s semi-final

PICTURE: Two United legends after tonight’s semi-final

Following tonight’s impressive 4-0 win for Real Madrid over Bayern Munich, goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo was spotted with Roy Keane on the touchline. Ronaldo scored his 16th Champions League goal of the season as his team battered the European champions to book their place in the final. Keane, who was working as a pundit for ITV, [...]

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Ronaldo: I love United and considered return

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or for the second time last night, becoming only the second person (after the Brazilian Ronaldo) to win the award twice with as much as a five year gap. In the lead up to the awards there were lots of reports on Rio Ferdinand trying to convince Ronaldo to return [...]

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There’s only one Ronaldo!

When Cristiano Ronaldo first came to United it was apparent to all who watched him on a weekly basis that he was one day going to be a superstar. I don’t suppose even his biggest fan could have predicted exactly how good he would become though. “There’s only one Ronaldo!” our fans used to chant [...]

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Best United goals under Fergie

United managed 2,762 goals under Sir Alex Ferguson, roughly two scored for every one conceded.  Everyone will have their favourites of the Ferguson era. Sometimes it’s about context – Solskjaer’s winner in the 1999 Champions League Final and the Mark Hughes volley against Oldham that saved the double spring to mind. Other times it’s about pure [...]

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Moyes: I hope to work with Ronaldo one day

If you listen to some people, Cristiano Ronaldo to United was a viable option last summer, before Ed Woodward came along and fucked it all up. Who knows what really went on behind the scenes but the player was apparently keen to return to United and the club were prepared to stump up the cash [...]

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Sir Alex Ferguson’s Best XI

If Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography proves anything about his time in charge then it’s that we were truly blessed. During his 27 years at Old Trafford, United played, for the most part, expansive, attacking football utilising some of the finest players ever to have graced these shores. Ferguson has repeatedly stated how fortunate he feels [...]

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Ronaldo wants to end his career at United

The Observer today is reporting that, after Manchester United have explored the possibility of re-signing our former number 7, Cristiano Ronaldo has told the club that he is keen to end his career at Old Trafford. Whilst the move for Ronaldo is not likely to happen until next summer, the club believes Ronaldo’s desire to [...]

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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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Evans: Only Ronaldo and RvP Had Guaranteed Place

Jonny Evans has claimed that during the past few years under Sir Alex Ferguson, only Cristiano Ronaldo and Robin van Persie have been guaranteed a place in the starting XI. Whilst this almost certainly wasn’t intended as a dig at his pal Wayne Rooney, it suggests that the players have little sympathy for Rooney’s tantrum [...]

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TOP 5: United’s Premier League Summer Signings

TOP 5: United’s Premier League Summer Signings

Robin Van Persie Shut up, I’m not crying Has a striker ever been able to be so calm about taking just so many touches in the box? Has a striker ever been this saucily impressive in his first season? United fans might argue over the merits of one salt-and-pepper fox, Jose Mourinho, but we’re all [...]

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Ronaldo Isn’t Sure About Moyes?

Ronaldo Isn’t Sure About Moyes?

El País is a Madrid based newspaper and is the highest-circulation daily in Spain. Today they have written a written discussing the likelihood of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid for Manchester United. The renewal of Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract with Real Madrid became a complex crossroads when Manchester United came into the picture. Cristiano was offended [...]

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Will Ronaldo Return To United?

Will Ronaldo Return To United?

In the weeks leading up to us buying Robin van Persie, I was reading the papers, speaking to journalists and following those claiming to be in the know to try and gauge what the likelihood was of us signing the best striker in the league. I had been repeatedly told that United was the club [...]

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Ronaldo: I’m Sad United Are Out

Ronaldo: I’m Sad United Are Out

Cristiano Ronaldo scored Real Madrid’s winner against our ten men last night but despite putting his team in to the quarter-finals he refused to celebrate. “It was an emotional moment,” said Ronaldo. “I can say only one word: unbelievable. The supporters made me feel shy, so I think in the two games I didn’t play [...]

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Ronaldo Quotes: His Love For United

Ronaldo Quotes: His Love For United

It’s hard to think of a player who has left a club but has gone on to repeatedly express their love and respect for those they have left more than Cristiano Ronaldo has since leaving Manchester United. On the club June 21st 2009: “It would not feel right to play for anybody else in England [...]

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