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STATS vs Wigan: Scholes’ Passing, Ineffective Wingers and Goal Involvement

STATS vs Wigan: Scholes’ Passing, Ineffective Wingers and Goal Involvement

Paul Scholes (53/58) 91% passing completion Michael Carrick (45/51) 88% passing completion Darron Gibson (11/14) 79% passing completion Darren Fletcher (28/45) 62% passing completion + 1 assist. Nani (20/37) 54% passing completion + 1 assist. ———— The Guardian Chalkboards ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains [...]

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Fletch: Fergie Inspired Us At Half Time

Things weren’t looking good for Manchester United at half-time against Blackpool, with the score 2-0 to the opposition. We were a different team in the second half though and Darren Fletcher has credited Sir Alex Ferguson with the turnaround. “We were desperate to get back out for the second half and try to put things [...]

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STATS: Spurs vs United

STATS: Spurs vs United

Wayne Rooney had a passing success rate of just 50% and only 3 successful passes going forwards in the opposition’s half. Darren Fletcher (80%) and Michael Carrick (82%) had surprisingly high passing completion rates. Although what caused the worry during the game was that 45% of the unsuccessful passes came from our own half. Spurs [...]

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IN DEPTH STATS: West Brom vs United

IN DEPTH STATS: West Brom vs United

As a new feature for 2011, RoM will be providing an in-depth look at the statistics from each league game Manchester United play. vs West Brom (a) Summary – The player who attempted the most passes was Rio Ferdinand – The player with the most completed passes was Michael Carrick – The player with the [...]

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Fletch: Wenger Called Me Dirty In Heat Of The Moment

Fletch: Wenger Called Me Dirty In Heat Of The Moment

After losing to Manchester United last season, thanks to a Diaby own goal, Arsene Wenger launched an attack on one United player, believed to be Darren Fletcher, by claiming he “was on the pitch only to make fouls”. At the time, Sir Alex Ferguson believed this petulant attitude after defeat showed Wenger up. “That’s where [...]

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VIDEO: Fletcher, Obertan and Bebe’s Goal vs Bursaspor

———— 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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VIDEO: Fletch’s Post Match Remark

“Chico!” Darren Fletcher shouts. “Well done on the goal, fucking brilliant!” ———— 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 [...]

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Ferguson Explains Why He Made Vida Captain Over Fletch and Scholes

Ferguson Explains Why He Made Vida Captain Over Fletch and Scholes

Many Manchester United fans were hoping Sir Alex Ferguson would replace Gary Neville as captain for the upcoming season, given how rarely he played due to injuries and form. Over the summer, a few players were tried out, including Darren Fletcher, but in the end, Fergie opted for Nemanja Vidic, surprisingly looking past England captain [...]

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Fletch: Rooney Loves Being A Red

Fletch: Rooney Loves Being A Red

Darren Fletcher has dismissed rumours that Wayne Rooney is ready to leave Manchester United, in light of the recent allegations about his private life. Asked if Wayne would ever quit, he said: “No, he’s a big part of ­United’s history now. He ­absolutely loves ­playing for this club.” ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought [...]

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Fletch: Team Selection Not At Fault

As argued on RoM, Darren Fletcher has insisted that it was not the team selection which cost us points against Rangers last night. “We were up against a resilient Rangers side and it didn’t matter who would have played,” said Fletcher. “They would have found it equally as difficult because they doubled up in the [...]

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VIDEO: Fletch, Vidic and Berbatov Goals vs Everton

———— 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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VIDEO: Rooney Behind All Four Of England’s Goals

Wayne Rooney assisted three of England’s four goals tonight, as well as playing the brilliant pass forward for England’s first goal. Well done Wazza. In other International news, Corry Evans scored for Northern Ireland away against Slovenia, creeping in at the back post. Darren Fletcher captained Scotland in their 0-0 away draw against Lithuania. Nemanja [...]

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PICTURES: United Internationals In Action – Rooney, Corry Evans, Bebe etc.

PICTURES: United Internationals In Action – Rooney, Corry Evans, Bebe etc.

———— 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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VIDEO: Berbatov, Fletcher and Giggs’ Goals Against Newcastle

———— 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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Fletch: Nowhere Better Than United

Darren Fletcher has reiterated his commitment to Manchester United. “I can’t imagine being anywhere else. For me there is nowhere better than United and if I can play my whole career at this club, I’ll be a very happy man,” said Fletcher. “Everything about the club from the fans, the facilities, right through to the [...]

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