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STATS: Welbeck’s England goals compared with other top strikers

Danny Welbeck scored another two goals for England this week, making that eight goals in total, but how does this compare with some well known English strikers? Gary Lineker – 48 (80) – 0.6 goals per game. Wayne Rooney – 36 (84) – 0.43 goals per game. Alan Shearer – 30 (63) – 0.48 goals [...]

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VIDEO: Van Persie goals for Holland vs Estonia

Robin van Persie scored an injury time penalty against Estonia to save Holland from defeat in their 2-2 draw. ———— 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 [...]

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VIDEO: Welbeck’s goals for England vs Moldova

———— 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: Welbeck goal and Cleverley assist for England

A great ball from Tom Cleverley set Theo Walcott up for England’s first equaliser of the night against Scotland. 22 by sph21 Danny Welbeck scored the equalising goal to make it 2-2 before Rickie Lambert scored minutes after coming on for his debut to win the game. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out [...]

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VIDEO: Kagawa’s goal vs Uruguay

Shinji Kagawa scored in Japan’s 4-2 defeat against Uruguay yesterday. ———— 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 [...]

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VIDEO: Henriquez goal for Chile

Angelo Henriquez scored in Chile’s 6-0 win over Iraq yesterday. ———— 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 [...]

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Captain Van Persie

Captain Van Persie

Holland coach Louis van Gaal has revealed that Robin van Persie will take Wesley Sneijder’s captain’s armband for the foreseeable future. Sneijder has been dropped from the squad ahead of Holland’s friendly against Portugal, with them currently 7 points clear at the top of Group D ahead of their trip to Estonia next month. “He [...]

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Rooney to play for England instead of United with Moyes’ blessing

Rooney to play for England instead of United with Moyes’ blessing

Wayne Rooney hasn’t played for Manchester United since May 5th when he was subbed on for the last 20 minutes against Chelsea. We had won the title three weeks before, courtesy of a Robin van Persie hattrick against Aston Villa, and Rooney’s performances were fairly average. Having left the pre-season tour of the East a [...]

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VIDEO: Henriquez scores twice in U-20 World Cup game

Ghana 1-2 Chile (Gol de Henriquez) MUNDIAL SUB-20 by DaniDV Ghana 2-3 Chile (Gol de Henriquez) MUNDIAL SUB-20 by DaniDV ———— 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 [...]

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VIDEO: Chicharito’s Goals vs Japan

JAP 0-1 MEX by GoalF JAP 0-2 MEX by GoalF ———— 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 [...]

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Kagawa’s Display in the Confederations Cup

Kagawa’s Display in the Confederations Cup

Jurgen Klopp, the exuberent Borussia Dortmund manager, said that it broke his heart to see his former charge, Shinji Kagawa, shunted out to the left-wing for Manchester United. He felt Kagawa was far more effective in the hole, as a deep-lying striker. In the number 10 role. Last night, in an extraordinary, breathless match between [...]

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VIDEO: Kagawa’s goal against Italy

Shinji Kagawa put Japan 2-0 up against Italy last night in the Confederations Cup before his country went on to lose 4-3. “At 2-0 up we felt there were some chances for us but it was psychologically hard for us,” he said. “Finally we had the late blow of their winner and so we are [...]

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VIDEO: Welbz on Rooney banter, playing for England and being a fan

———— 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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Carrick: Fergie Doesn’t Make Us Pick Club Over Country

Carrick: Fergie Doesn’t Make Us Pick Club Over Country

Following Manchester United putting pressure on Rio Ferdinand to pull out of international duty to ensure that he continues with his fitness regime to ensure that he keeps fit, Ferguson faced some criticism for his role in club over country players. In the international games that followed, four United players started against San Marino. In [...]

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Carrick: United Produce English Talent

Carrick: United Produce English Talent

Manchester United have produced more English talent for the national team than any other club but when looking at the younger players in the England squad you could argue they don’t match the ability of the so-called “golden generation”. When asked whether he thought there were enough good English players coming through, Michael Carrick sung [...]

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