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Section for teenagers at Old Trafford

Section for teenagers at Old Trafford

Over the past two decades the age of supporters inside Old Trafford has been on a steady increase. According to surveys conducted by the Premier League, the average age an adult match-goer is 41. Meanwhile, ticket price increases mean that teenagers, whether they are on their own or as part of a group, struggle to [...]

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Moyes: Our away fans don’t stop singing

David Moyes has sung the praises of Manchester United fans after they have continued to get behind the team despite a string of poor results. “When I first became Manchester United manager I described how incredibly privileged I felt to take on the position, and that belief has only been reinforced during my short time [...]

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VIDEO: New Januzaj chant

I want to tell you, I might as well do, about a boy who can do anything. He comes from Belgium, his name is Adnan, Januzaj! Januzaj! Januzaj!

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Part III: Pete Boyle on the singing section and United’s atmosphere

Part III: Pete Boyle on the singing section and United’s atmosphere

The final part of RoM’s interview with Pete Boyle looks at the decline in atmosphere at Old Trafford and the new plans for a singing section. Read part I and part II. JS: As a leading campaigner for the Singing Section, you’ll presumably be in there full-time if it becomes a permanent feature. Nowadays the [...]

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Part II: Pete Boyle on United’s original chants, YNWA and copying songs

Part II: Pete Boyle on United’s original chants, YNWA and copying songs

In Part 2 of my interview with the authentic piece of Mancunia that is Señor.Boyle, I focus more on Pete’s role as Old Trafford songsmith, his rise to prominence, his opinions on the state of football chanting generally, and his views on MUFC songs past and present. JS: I regularly see you discussing MUFC songs [...]

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PART I: Pete Boyle on chants, McClair’s intelligence and Moyes’ start

PART I: Pete Boyle on chants, McClair’s intelligence and Moyes’ start

Jonathan Shrager recently interviewed the infamous Pete Boyle, MUFC’s most famous, non-famous fan. Originally, he intended to procure Pete’s opinions on the newly-trialled Singing Section, but what ensued was an extensive conversation into Señor.Boyle’s life as United’s chant composer, and chant conductor extraordinaire. In this first part, he broaches multiple topics, including Pete’s relationship with [...]

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Van Persie: United fans are absolutely unbelievable

The atmosphere at Old Trafford during United’s 1-0 victory over Arsenal, particularly in the second half when the team were really hanging on, was fantastic. There has been a distinct improvement in the noise made by the home fans so far this season, particularly in those big games against Liverpool and Arsenal today, with the [...]

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VIDEO: Where’s our famous atmosphere?

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PICTURE: Preparations for tomorrow’s singing section

PICTURE: Preparations for tomorrow’s singing section

A new banner will be seen inside Old Trafford tomorrow night as we launch the singing section for the game against Real Sociedad. The plan, which has been backed by Reclaim United and Stretford End Flags, will see up to 1,400 fans grouped together in the south-east quadrant of the stadium, where the away fans [...]

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VIDEO: United fans in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s

Great spot from Daniel Harris.

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PICTURE: Manchester United fans celebrating during trophy parade

PICTURE: Manchester United fans celebrating during trophy parade

Manchester is red.

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What To Make Of GMP Attendance Figures?

What To Make Of GMP Attendance Figures?

Manchester United website, Reds Away, published attendance figures they had received from Greater Manchester Police which showed that the official number given by the club was some way short of the “actual” attendance. One of the more shocking headline figures was that close to 16,000 people bought tickets for a United league game in January [...]

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Carrick Enjoys Hearing Amazing Fans Sing His Song

Carrick Enjoys Hearing Amazing Fans Sing His Song

“Oh, oh, oh, it’s Carrick, you know, it’s hard to believe it’s not Scholes” is the song that was first penned years ago for Michael Carrick. The fact that a lot of fans (rightly) didn’t see him on a level with Scholes probably contributed to it not really taking off. However, this afternoon, in our [...]

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VIDEO: Carrick Chant Takes Off At Loftus Road

Despite first being sung years ago, Michael Carrick’s never really had a song sung en masse in all his time at United, until Loftus Road’s away end erupted in the second half today. I imagine we will be hearing a lot more of this song now…

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PICTURE: De Gea Banner In The Away End At Fulham

PICTURE: De Gea Banner In The Away End At Fulham

Following plenty of unwarranted criticism in the media, Manchester United fans supported David de Gea at Craven Cottage this evening with a Spanish flag with “In David We Trust” written on it.

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