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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Lee Dixon on that Giggs goal, signing Welbeck, Invincibles vs Treble winners and Monday night’s encounter

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Lee Dixon on that Giggs goal, signing Welbeck, Invincibles vs Treble winners and Monday night’s encounter

After spending 14 years at Arsenal, winning four league titles and three FA Cups in the process, Lee Dixon is no stranger to a Manchester United v Arsenal encounter. As the Reds welcome the defending champions to Old Trafford on Monday night with a place at Wembley in the Semi-Final at stake, the former Gunners [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Preston Midfielder & Former United Trainee Josh Brownhill on his Old Trafford release, rejecting City, James Wilson and tonight’s FA Cup tie at Deepdale

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Preston Midfielder & Former United Trainee Josh Brownhill on his Old Trafford release, rejecting City, James Wilson and tonight’s FA Cup tie at Deepdale

It can be taxing work being a young footballer. While clubs like Manchester United can give trainees the best possible platform and highest tuition for them to make a success of their career, the players themselves are required to work effortlessly to prove they offer more than just potential. On some occasions – perhaps at [...]

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EXCLUSIVE Q&A: Norman Whiteside on Di Maria, Big Ron, George Best comparisons and his favourite goal

Norman Whiteside signed for Manchester United when he was a teenager after being spotted by United scout Bob Bishop, the same man who unearthed George Best. He spent eleven years at the club, winning two FA Cups and scoring in both finals, before moving on to Everton. He has written two books about his time [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on starting Wilson against Liverpool and O’Shea’s goal at the Kop

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on starting Wilson against Liverpool and O’Shea’s goal at the Kop

Louis Saha played in six games against Liverpool, including the game at Old Trafford which saw Rio Ferdinand score an injury time winning header, as well as when John O’Shea scored at the death in front of the Kop, which put United nine points clear at the top of the table. In an exclusive interview [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Moyes’ failure and plans to become a manager

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Moyes’ failure and plans to become a manager

Louis Saha joined Everton in the summer of 2008 after struggling to maintain his fitness at Manchester United. As he was injured at the time of signing, Saha offered to train for free at Everton until he was available to play. In an exclusive interview with The Republik of Mancunia on behalf of 888Sport.com, who [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on replacing Van Nistelrooy in League Cup final and Falcao injury advice

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on replacing Van Nistelrooy in League Cup final and Falcao injury advice

Ruud van Nistelrooy was one of the greatest strikers Manchester United has ever seen but left the club in the summer of 2006 after a falling out with Sir Alex Ferguson. After being the top scorer in the competition, Louis Saha was chosen ahead of the Dutchman when United took on Wigan in the League [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Cantona, United fans and injuries

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Cantona, United fans and injuries

Louis Saha signed for Manchester United halfway through the 2003-04 season after scoring 15 goals in 22 games for Fulham. He quickly became a fans’ favourite and probably would have spent several more years at the club if not for the amount of injuries he sustained. In an exclusive interview with The Republik of Mancunia [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part II: Hugo Borst on Rooney, Van Gaal’s philosophy and Fergie comparisons

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part II: Hugo Borst on Rooney, Van Gaal’s philosophy and Fergie comparisons

Print journalists, radio presenters, biographers, TV personalities, pundits; there are a lot of jobs in football, even if you are not a former professional. Hugo Borst has done it all though. Starting out as a journalist for esteemed Dutch football magazine Voetbal International, Borst made his strides through journalism before ending up at Algemeen Dagblad, [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part I: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal obsession, signing Strootman and Gay Pride

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part I: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal obsession, signing Strootman and Gay Pride

Print journalists, radio presenters, biographers, TV personalities, pundits; there are a lot of jobs in football, even if you are not a former professional. Hugo Borst has done it all though. Starting out as a journalist for esteemed Dutch football magazine Voetbal International, Borst made his strides through journalism before ending up at Algemeen Dagblad, [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Hull fan on a man crush for Bruce and blame for United’s poor season

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Hull fan on a man crush for Bruce and blame for United’s poor season

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Andy Dalton writes for Amber Nectar. Follow @Amber__Nectar on Twitter. Scott: How did you rate 2013-14 for Hull? Andy: By [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Everton fan on why Fellaini was so bad and why Moyes got stick

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Everton fan on why Fellaini was so bad and why Moyes got stick

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Calvin writes for Royal Blue Mersey. Follow @RBMersey on Twitter. Scott: How did you rate 2013-14 for Everton? Calvin: Everton [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Aston Villa fan on Keano, the importance of Joe Cole and being right about Moyes

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Aston Villa fan on Keano, the importance of Joe Cole and being right about Moyes

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Damian Dugdale writes for The Villa Blog. Follow @AVFCblog on Twitter. Scott: How did you rate 2013-14 for Villa? Damian: [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: West Ham fan on Ravel Morrison, United signing Borg and unpopular Big Sam

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: West Ham fan on Ravel Morrison, United signing Borg and unpopular Big Sam

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Iain Dale is the editor of WestHamTillIDie.com and presents LBC’s Drivetime Show. Follow @iaindalewestham on Twitter. Scott: How did you [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: QPR fan on signing Rio, United winning the league and LvG’s Ajax team

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: QPR fan on signing Rio, United winning the league and LvG’s Ajax team

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Charles Lawley is a QPR fan who is behind 50 Shades of Andy Gray. Follow @CharlesLawley on Twitter. Scott: How [...]

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What was the new United shirt video all about?

What was the new United shirt video all about?

The Republik of Mancunia was pretty impressed with the advert which was made to reveal the new United shirt. With supporting a club bombarded with corporate stuff, with the players endorsing anything and everything between crisps and red wine, it was fairly refreshing to see a new sponsor engage with the history of the club. [...]

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