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Home comforts could be key to success for LVG

Home comforts could be key to success for LVG

As the pre-season tour continues into any U.S city that will take us – much to the annoyance of the new manager – we are starting to learn more and more about the system being implemented Louis van Gaal.  If the short pre-season so far this year has taught us anything, it is the importance [...]

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Fletch: I’m still dreaming of playing in the Champions League final

Fletch: I’m still dreaming of playing in the Champions League final

Darren Fletcher has yet to feature in a Champions League final, despite being at the club during the three finals United have played in over recent years. He was an unused substitute in 2008 when he lost out to Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes. In 2009 Fletch was wrongly shown a straight red card during [...]

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PICTURE: New banner for Fletcher

PICTURE: New banner for Fletcher

The chant that has become popular since Darren Fletcher made his first appearance in almost a year away to Asont Villa has now made its way on to a banner.

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Fletch: Reports about Moyes make us angry

During United’s awful form over the past few weeks, losing three games on the trot in three different competitions, reports emerged in the papers that David Moyes had lost the dressing room. Darren Fletcher has spoken of his frustration about these claims and insists that the team in united. “It gets us angry because we [...]

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Fletch: Moyes’ tactics changed things against Swansea

After a few early chances yesterday, United looked absolutely dreadful for the majority of the first half. They were slow, they were pressed by Swansea whenever in possession but didn’t put the away side under anything like the same pressure, their passing was poor, when they got in to the final third they didn’t know [...]

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Fletch: We let down the manager and the fans

Darren Fletcher has spoken about the players’ disappointment after losing 2-1 to Swansea at Old Trafford and being knocked out of the FA Cup. “It’s a really disappointed dressing room in there,” said Fletcher. “It’s a massive blow, let’s not kid ourselves, this is a bad result. There’s a lot of angry, hurt players and [...]

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Fletch needed in Carrick and Fellaini absence

Darren Fletcher returned to the first team after spending a year recovering from the chronic bowel condition which some claimed would end his career. His every touch was cheered when he came on in our 3-0 win over Aston Villa and had a good 20 minutes, even if you have to take in to consideration [...]

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Moyes: Fletcher looked like he had never been away

Darren Fletcher was greeted fondly by the travelling Manchester United fans at Villa Park this afternoon when he came on to the pitch to warm up at half-time. “There’s only one Darren Fletcher!” the crowd sang on repeat, and “Darren Fletcher, football genius!” which he applauded in response. He came on to replace Giggs with [...]

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Fletch: I couldn’t give up on playing for United

Darren Fletcher played his first game since Boxing Day last year today as United cruised to a 3-0 victory over Aston Villa. After a chronic bowel condition threatened to end his career, Fletcher insists that he is now back for good, and aims to nail down a place in the team. “This is it, I’m [...]

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PICTURE: Fletcher back in training

PICTURE: Fletcher back in training

“Darren came back in yesterday,” said Moyes. “He’s a long way away from being ready and we’ll use the doctors and physios’ advice. We’ll give him little bits of football and just pick him up over the coming months and see how he goes.”

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Fletcher’s Career Over?

Fletcher’s Career Over?

Paddy Crerand has today revealed that it is unlikely that we will see Darren Fletcher play for Manchester United again. Speaking to Beyond The Pitch, Crerand expressed his disappointment for Fletch, but he doesn’t think the Scot has any chance of coming back. “I love Darren Fletcher and I hate to say this, but I [...]

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Fletcher Out For The Season… Career Over?

Manchester United have confirmed that Darren Fletcher has been ruled out for the rest of the season. Fletcher has had planned surgery to resolve his Ulcerative Colitis condition. Fletcher needed a period of sustained good general health before he could have the operation, which the club believe he has shown by training with the team [...]

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Fergie: Fletch Never Let’s Us Down

Fergie: Fletch Never Let’s Us Down

Darren Fletcher played for 90 minutes for the second time in a week today, as he makes his return to first team football after suffering from a chronic bowel condition. There were times last season when it looked as though his playing career may be over and he started coaching the younger players. Fletch scored [...]

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Fletch: I’m One Of The Seniors Now

Fletch: I’m One Of The Seniors Now

Ahead of United’s Champions League game against Galatasaray, Darren Fletcher has spoken about his role within the squad as one of the more senior players. “I’m 28 and one of the most senior players in the squad,” he told MUTV. “But it’s a role I’m used to with Scotland – you talk to the younger [...]

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Fletch: It’s Great To Be Back

Fletch: It’s Great To Be Back

A few months ago it looked as though Darren Fletcher’s football career might be over. After coming off the bench in our game against Galatasaray last week, playing in his first game for the first team in almost a year, Fletcher played the full 90 in our League Cup victory over Newcastle last night, wearing [...]

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