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Rafael On Arsenal Goal, Derby Day and Gary Neville

Rafael Da Silva has impressed most reds since breaking in to the first team this season. Along with his brother Fabio, Rafael is tipped to be a big star over the years to come and has shown every sign of fulfilling that potential so far. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some [...]

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Queiroz Makes Da Silvas An Offer They CAN Refuse

Manchester United haven’t quite clicked yet this season, leading some people to question just how a big an impact Carlos Queiroz leaving the club has had. There is no doubt that he had a massive impact on our training and tactics, so with just Mike Phelan as the replacement, it’s no wonder question marks lie [...]

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Fergie: I Can’t Tell Da Silvas Apart

“I can hardly tell them apart, except that one is married and wears a ring,” said Ferguson. “It will be interesting to find out if their football ability is identical too. There’s every chance it is because Fabio captained the Brazil team at every youth level. Rafael has been a revelation this season. He’s impressed [...]

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Rafael: Fergie Like A Father To Me

“Sir Alex Ferguson is like a father for me. Off the pitch, he is a great and lovely man,” said Rafael. “He helps me out a lot in Manchester. He knows perfectly how to deal with youngsters and when to bring them to the first team. He doesn’t talk much but when he talks, he [...]

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UnitedTube

Since the explosion of YouTube as a accessible way for everyone to get their hands on videos, we have seen the emergence of more specialist websites. GodTube, TeacherTube, PornTube, and the like. If there’s a lot of people interested in it, you’ll probably find a ‘Tube’ to go with it. So, it obviously wasn’t going [...]

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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. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some [...]

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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

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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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