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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… ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time [...]

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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. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on match day. Join the our [...]

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Didn’t Get A City Ticket? Here’s Why…

Didn’t Get A City Ticket? Here’s Why…

In the 2010-2011, 164,000 applications were made by fans for Manchester United’s away fixtures, which works out, on average, at around 8,630 applications per game. However, there were just 55,000 tickets available, an average of 2,890 per game. Roughly a third of our tickets go to fans in in the loyalty pot, who have applied [...]

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Fergie’s Letter To Fans: Stop Hating Liverpool

“Dear Supporter, “The great support you gave the team here [at Anfield] last season has seen our allocation back up to near-full levels. I want you to continue that progress today. “But today [Sunday] is about much more than not blocking gangways. Today is about thinking hard about what makes United the best club in [...]

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Best Behaviour

Best Behaviour

Ahead of the Manchester derby in 2008, Manchester City requested that instead of having a minute’s silence to mark the 50th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, we have a minute’s applause instead. “With a minute’s applause there would be less chance of any abuse,” said Alan Galley, chairman of the Manchester City Supporters Club. [...]

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Fans Without Borders – United 3rd Most Popular In Europe

One quarter of Europe’s football faithful (41 million) are classed as Fans Without Borders, with FC Barcelona the most popular foreign team (29%), followed by Real Madrid CF (10%) and Manchester United FC (8%). Fans Without Borders have been categorised into three groups: 1. Highlight Fans, representing 60% of all Fans Without Borders, are attracted [...]

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Singing Section Update

Fans United is a supporters consortium consisting of Manchester United fans groups, fanzines and supporters. We have been in talks with Manchester United officials about introducing a singing section to improve the atmosphere at Old Trafford. The club have offered us the current away section at Old Trafford to use as a singing section next [...]

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PREDICTIONS: What Do Journos And Fans Think Of Tonight?

Oliver Holt – Chief Sports Writer at The Mirror City will go for it but United have experience and quality to match them. Ability of United’s defence to cope with City attack will be key. 1-1. Lee Clayton – Head of Sport at The Daily Mail Rooney to score. I’m loving his calmness and his [...]

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1 In 6 Reds Get City Ticket

The ballot results for the derby were out yesterday. There were 16,000 applications for the 2,600 tickets available to United fans, meaning just one in six applications were successful. There were a surprising number of Loyalty Pot and Executive members who missed out too. Last season, a total of 164,000 applications were made for the [...]

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Singing Section – What Do You Think?

Prior to the Fulham game on Monday, representatives from the various groups behind the Old Trafford Singing Section met with senior Manchester United Officials Michael Bollingbroke, Phil Townsend and Karl Evans to discuss the Singing Section proposal. As Manchester United had already decided to relocate away supporters to North Stand Tier 3, a decision made [...]

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Ryan On “Giggsy 12 Gerrard 0″ Chant

Like everyone else at the club, Ryan Giggs is eager for us to move on from the fuss Liverpool has created following Luis Suarez’s racial abuse of Patrice Evra. Giggs has no problem with friendly banter and cited the chant our fans were singing during Saturday’s victory over Liverpool. “The rivalry will always be there, [...]

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Buy The Red Issue Which The GMP Took Away

Buy The Red Issue Which The GMP Took Away

Given I only get to the ground about ten minutes before kick-off, I missed the opportunity to buy the latest edition of Red Issue which went on sale today. Why? Because the GMP, without receiving a single complaint, deemed the picture on the back page “potentially offensive” so went about confiscating it and threatening the [...]

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PICTURE: Ferguson’s Letter To Fans Ahead Of Anfield

PICTURE: Ferguson’s Letter To Fans Ahead Of Anfield

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