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United’s incredible away support

Manchester United averaged 9,000 unsuccessful applications for every away game last season, when we finished 4th in the league and didn’t win anything. That means that over the course of a season United sold out every allocation at every away match, and had over 360,000 apply for tickets and miss out. To even apply for [...]

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PICTURE: United banner compares our great managers to Liverpool’s

PICTURE: United banner compares our great managers to Liverpool’s

Manchester United fans took a banner to Anfield today lauding the knighthoods of Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson over Liverpool, in comparison to Bill Shankley and Bob Paisley who were never knighted. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir [...]

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VIDEO: United mock Liverpool fans with “nearly won the league” chant

VIDEO: United mock Liverpool fans with “nearly won the league” chant

Liverpool came to Old Trafford last season and sang “and now you’re gonna believe us, we’re gonna win the league.” With three games left to play they were five points clear at the top of the table. Then Steven Gerrard miscontrolled a simple pass, slipped over and Demba Ba scored. In their next game, they [...]

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FA Cup flag night against Arsenal

FA Cup flag night against Arsenal

A week today Manchester United take on Arsenal in the FA Cup quarter-final and Stretford End flags are encouraging fans to recreate something like the picture above. For fans attending the game, bring your bar scarf and make a simple 2 metre (W) by 1 metre (H) flag or banner. These can be homemade using [...]

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FA couldn’t care less about the fans

The FA have confirmed that the FA Cup 5th round between United/Cambridge and Preston/Sheffield United will be played on Monday February 16th. Of course, you don’t want to count your chickens, particularly after the dire football we played in the 0-0 at Cambridge, but you would presume that it’ll be United playing in that game. [...]

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STATS: Shirt sales in Manchester – red or blue?

STATS: Shirt sales in Manchester – red or blue?

Sports Direct have published a feature showing the various regions where Premier League shirts are sold. They’ve concentrated on eight clubs, including United and City, and have had made some fairly surprising discoveries, and some not so surprising. Manchester United have had larger attendances than City every single season since the war, regardless of which [...]

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Hope and Expectation

Hope and Expectation

  They say it’s the hope that kills you. For Manchester United fans, then, these past eighteen months have felt like death by a thousand cuts. Think back to all those years of glory under Sir Alex Ferguson. Okay, the first few were a little rocky but, once we finally got that first illusive title [...]

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LvG: United fans better than Barca, Bayern Munich and Ajax’s

Louis van Gaal has sung the praises of Manchester United fans following our support during the opening few months of the season. I have never had the experience that when you lose or draw at home that the fans are still applauding for you, showing their belief in you. Never. In Barcelona, the white handkerchiefs [...]

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LvG: I want to thank amazing United fans

Louis van Gaal has sung the praises of Manchester United fans, particularly after the difficult start to the season, with him pointing to the support as the thing that has stood out to him the most since joining the club. The thing that has pleased me most is the fans, they are amazing. We started [...]

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United fans the loudest in the league

United didn’t away from home until November 22nd but Carlsberg have revealed that we have the loudest away fans in the league. 1. Man United; 2. Newcastle; 3. Liverpool; 4. Crystal Palace; 5. Chelsea; 6. Man City; 7. Arsenal; 8. West Ham; 9. Southampton; 10. Stoke; 11. Cardiff*; 12. Norwich; 13. Swansea; 14. Sunderland; 15. [...]

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Singing section?

Yesterday, Manchester United season ticket holders were sent the following e-mail from Ticket and Membership services at the club. Further to previous communications, I would like to update you about the Singing Section following on from the two trials & consultation process, and to inform you that a decision has now been made to implement [...]

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Plans for plane with ‘Moyes out’ message to fly over Old Trafford

A group of United fans have raised £840 in a day to fund a plane to fly over Old Trafford with a message reading ‘Wrong One – Moyes Out’. The message is a response to the Stretford End Flags banner which reads ‘The Chosen One’. Following United’s 3-0 defeat against City yesterday, stewards were sent [...]

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Mata: United fans are our 12th man

Ahead of the derby tonight, Juan Mata says the players are hoping they can pay back the fans for their amazing support, despite disappointing results. “They are our 12th player and are so important to us,” Mata said in tonight’s programme. “They deserve a reward from our side. What we experienced in the Liverpool game [...]

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Rafael: The fans were crazy good

Ahead of United’s Champions League against Olympiacos, Rafael da Silva has reflected on last season’s game against Real Madrid. After Nani’s ridiculous red card the crowd came alive and Rafael is hoping for a repeat atmosphere this evening. “First of all, I will never forget that game,” Nani said. “When Nani was sent off, the [...]

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Moyes: Phenomenal fans deserve better

Despite awful football and a horrible result against Liverpool, Manchester United fans were in full voice on Sunday afternoon. David Moyes has claimed he’s told the players it’s time they started paying us back for our fantastic support, starting tomorrow night against Olympiacos. “The support inside Old Trafford has been phenomenal,” said Moyes. “The players [...]

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