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Perfect Timing For Fabio Return?

Perfect Timing For Fabio Return?

Manchester United Reserves drew 1-1 with Everton yesterday, with Manucho scoring his first goal for the club after Everton took an early lead. Manucho played a big part in a game United dominated, with Everton keeper Ruddy making several crucial saves against the likes of Tom Cleverley, Danny Drinkwater, and of course, Manucho. Whilst we [...]

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“Gary And Wes Are England’s Best… But Rafael Is Better”

Even before Gary Neville returned to first team action again, following over a year out injured, there were serious doubts over whether he would be able to hold down a place in the team. Wes Brown had played more games than any other in our Double winning season, meaning Neville was going to have to [...]

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Anderson: Rafael Will Succeed Me

Anderson won the Tuttosport Golden Boy award this week, which recognises the best player in Europe under the age of 21-years-old. Previously won by Wayne Rooney, Lionel Messi and Cesc Fabregas, Anderson has claimed the award and has made his predictions for next year’s winner. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant [...]

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“Older Players Marvel At Rafael’s Ability”

Rafael Da Silva is likely to get the nod to play against Villarreal in United’s Champions League match tonight, with both Gary Neville and Wes Brown not making the journey to Spain. Rafael’s only appearance since his wonder goal at Arsenal has been in United’s 1-0 win over QPR in the League Cup, not getting [...]

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Another Chance For Rafael To Shine

Rafael Da Silva replaced Gary Neville in United’s weekend clash against Arsenal, putting in a great performance and scoring a brilliant goal. Neville’s days in the starting lineup are certainly numbered with this young Brazilian looking for a first team place, and no doubt Patrice Evra, who has had a very good season so far, [...]

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VIDEO: Rafael’s Blinder Against Arsenal

———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. All [...]

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Rafael To Start Against Celtic – Will he hold his nerve?

This morning, Edwin Van der Sar and Wes Brown were ruled out of tomorrow night’s game between United and Celtic. Gary Neville has now been left out of the squad, meaning Rafael Da Silva is set to start at right-back. Considering this is a ground we lost at a couple of years ago, with an [...]

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Manucho Sets Up Possebon In Return Reserves Victory Over City

After suffering what looked to be a horrific injury following a tackle from Middlesbrough’s Emanuel Pogatetz in the League Cup, Rodrigo Possebon played for United Reserves tonight. He was given gas as he was carried off the field, leading us to believe he’d broken his leg. However, tonight he made his come back in our [...]

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Like The Sound Of This Da Silva Chant?

One thing that always impresses me about United’s support, despite the flack our fans receive, is the vast songsheet we have. New songs are churned out on a regular basis with a lot of these being sung weekly at our home and away fixtures. It always amazes me when the away fans sing a song [...]

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Wes: We’ve Been Here Donkey’s Years…But Rafael Is Good For Club

Against West Brom at the weekend, both Gary Neville and Wes Brown found themselves on the bench, with Rafael Da Silva starting at right back. Neville replaced the Brazilian with just over an hour played, whilst Wes remained on the bench throughout. Whilst I think it’s a great thing to have so many competent players [...]

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Simpson: My Experience Will Win Me Rafael’s Spot In The Team

Danny Simpson is starting to panic after watching Rafael Da Silva in action, and rightly so. The young Brazilian has impressed all when taking up that right back spot, with Sir Alex Ferguson singing his praises in the past week. Simpson looked decent enough in his outings last season, particularly in his Premiership game against [...]

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Fergie: We Finally Have A Class Of 96 Repeat

There are several phrases that get brought up time and again in football. “They think it’s all… it is now” is the most famous of these, whilst “…and Solskjaer has won it!” means the most to United fans. But a quote that is mentioned time and again for the wrong reasons in Alan Hansen’s “you’ll [...]

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What’s Wes Done To Upset Fergie?

Wes Brown’s performance against Liverpool wasn’t any worse or better than his team mates, although unfortunately had an own goal to his name after an Edwin Van der Sar mistake. Yet for some reason, Brown has been entirely overlooked since this match. I understand why the manager would want to give Gary Neville as much [...]

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Initial Reports: Scholes Out For Two Months

Paul Scholes was stretchered off with 15 minutes played in United’s Champions League group stage match against Aalborg. Although not looking in great deal of pain, carrying an embarrassed look as he sat upright when carried off the pitch, our fans of course feared the worst. With Owen Hargreaves and Michael Carrick both carrying injuries, [...]

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Video: Fabio’s Goal

Fabio Da Silva scored a cracking goal against Chelsea, after making the bench against Portsmouth the evening before. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content [...]

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