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PICTURES: Ryan Giggs – Master of the Arts

Ryan Giggs today received an honoury degree from Salford Uni for his contribution to sport and charitable causes. Giggs, who played for Salford Boys when he was a lad, is an ambassador for Unicef, and regularly campaigns for children in South Africa who have been made vulnerable by HIV and Aids. “I’m really pleased to [...]

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Fans Are The Slaves, Not The Players

Fans Are The Slaves, Not The Players

In a week where Arsenal have announced that their cheapest season ticket will set you back 925, as well as a footballer earning 125,000 being dubbed ‘a slave’, it is no wonder football fans are feeling fed up. The money in the game is getting out of control, as are the egos of the players [...]

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FA Rubbing Hands Together Over Rio Ban

With Platini and Blatter aiding the fight for most unpopular football organisation going, I’d almost forgotten how much I despise the FA. We all know the FA love to have a pop at United and it seems they have been given their latest excuse. There was Robbie Fowler’s ‘five times’ goal celebration, intended to wind [...]

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Neville: Contract Expiring… and No Club But United Will Do

Gary Neville saw out the first half for United in our friendly against Aberdeen yesterday, in a match that we won 2-0. After making just one appearance for the first team last season, coming on in the second half against Roma in the Champions League, Neville is eager to prove his fitness and fight for [...]

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Olympic Gold For Anderson?

At just 19-years-old, Anderson already has Premier League and European Cup winners’ medals, following an impressive debut season for United. His passion and commitment for the cause, chasing down any player regardless of their reputation, has won the United fan base over quicker than any new signing in recent years. It has today been announced [...]

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Does Foster Really Need Loaning Out Again?

It’s a sad state of affairs when your goalkeeper is the Man of the Match. It certainly implies a lot about the way the rest of your team played if the man between the sticks is getting all the praise. However, as United scraped past Derby at Pride Park, following the absolute thrashing Chelsea dished [...]

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Fletcher Ready To Follow Neville?

“It’s a squad game,” Fletcher said ahead of the Champions League final against Chelsea in May. “Nobody likes not playing – and I definitely don’t – but I accept it. That’s down to a few different factors and the form of the team. There’s a lot of competition among the players. It’s a Champions League [...]

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Pre-Season Comes Around Too Quickly For Giggs

The 2007/2008 season saw Ryan Giggs become the 11th person in United’s history to score 11 league goals, beat Sir Bobby Charlton’s record for appearances, win his 10th league title, and lift his 2nd European Cup. Now 34-years-old, Giggs is coming to the end of his footballing career, and next season will be used more [...]

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Ronaldo Tells Family: “I Don’t Want To Leave United”

The Cristiano Ronaldo transfer saga is likely to rumble on for some time yet, with talks delayed because of the player’s need for surgery. Sky Sports reported that Portugal’s team doctor had claimed he would be set for surgery this weekend, whilst the club have released two statements saying no decision has been made. Whilst [...]

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Out With The Old, In With The New – Giggs And Scholes Replacements Sorted

The problem of replacing Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes became apparent a few years ago when the players crept in to their 30′s. The pair had been such a vital part of our team for so many years, the prospect of replacing their skill, as well as their presence and experience, was not one we [...]

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Is Fletcher Important To United?

For all his faults, Darren Fletcher is a player who usually shows up in the big games, showing himself as a player who can be relied upon when we really need him. He was a strong figure in all of our Champions League games last season, and throughout the course of the season, put in [...]

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Neville Gives Us What Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal Don’t Have

Pepe Reina weakly palmed the ball in to the back of the net, the strength from Rio Ferdinand’s header too much to keep out. The Stretford End behind went mental. We’d done it! In a match where Liverpool arguably did more with the ball, United snatched the three points at the death. Like every other [...]

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The Support Ronaldo Received Is Now Sickening

Steven Gerrard, who missed one of the penalties that saw England knocked out of the last World Cup, deflected any possible negative attention away from himself and in the direction of Ronaldo instead. “If it was one of my team-mates, I’d be absolutely disgusted in him because there’s no need for that,” said Gerrard. “I’ve [...]

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And the RoM Goal Of The Season is…

According to Match of the Day, Wayne Rooney claimed the goal of the season last year, for the second time in three years, for the great goal scored against Bolton Wanderers at Old Trafford. This year, Arsenal’s Adebayor claimed the award for his effort against Spurs. But which goal did the RoM forum vote as [...]

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Rooney On The Cigs – Out Of Order?

Wayne Rooney got married to childhood sweetheart, Colleen McLoughlin, a fortnight ago, and is currently enjoying his honeymoon in Las Vegas. There were talks of a rift between Rooney and Ferdinand following Rio’s late decline of a wedding invitation, although I’m sure this is nothing more than paper talk. What I’m more concerned with is [...]

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