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View from the Enemy: Newcastle Fan On Relegation Under Shearer, Nicky Butt’s Retirement and Mike Ashley Chant

View from the Enemy: Newcastle Fan On Relegation Under Shearer, Nicky Butt’s Retirement and Mike Ashley Chant

Long gone are the days when United and Newcastle were rivals, with Alan Shearer snubbing us with hopes of titles in the North-East, Kevin Keegan’s very public break down on Sky Sports and nabbing Andy Cole from under their noses. Ah yes, those were the days. Much to everyone’s surprise, Newcastle weren’t ‘too big to [...]

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View from the Enemy: City Fan On Chicharito, Losing 4-3 and Nigel de Jong Chant

View from the Enemy: City Fan On Chicharito, Losing 4-3 and Nigel de Jong Chant

Manchester United beat local rivals Manchester City on three occasions in injury time last season. Michael Owen grabbed a late winner in the dramatic 4-3 win at Old Trafford, Wayne Rooney made in 3-1 and knocked City out of the League Cup, contrary to Garry Cook’s very public assertions, before United denied City entry to [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Liverpool Fan On The End Of The Rafalution, Hernandez and Carra’s Dad

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Liverpool Fan On The End Of The Rafalution, Hernandez and Carra’s Dad

It’s hard to believe that a couple of years ago Liverpool were the team closest to us when we won the league again. In the end, they won three less games than us but there were serious worries that Liverpool were in the ascendancy and that the claims of a ‘Rafalution’ were starting not to [...]

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View from the Enemy: Chelsea Fan On Moscow, Berbatov and Same Ol’ Terry Always Cheating

View from the Enemy: Chelsea Fan On Moscow, Berbatov and Same Ol’ Terry Always Cheating

It’s so easy to hate Chelsea isn’t it? Their bought trophies, their odious captain, and their rivalry with us for the title makes it so simple. The fact that John Terry is still regarded as a “legend” at Chelsea, despite the fact he was getting off with a former Chelsea player’s bird, sums up their [...]

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View from the Enemy: Blackpool Fan On Charlie Adam, 1948 FA Cup Final and Away Days

View from the Enemy: Blackpool Fan On Charlie Adam, 1948 FA Cup Final and Away Days

It’s hard to believe that ten years ago, Blackpool were about to start the season in the fourth tier of English football, what we now refer to as League 2. They finished 7th that season but gained promotion through the play-offs, a habit they would repeat time and again over the next few years. It [...]

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View from the Enemy: Birmingham Fan On Foster, Wenger Chants and Winning 5-1

View from the Enemy: Birmingham Fan On Foster, Wenger Chants and Winning 5-1

United were pretty dreadful during their away draw against Birmingham last season, with an own goal saving us following a dismal performance. Still, Birmingham denied Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Spurs the three points at St. Andrews after enjoying a very successful return to the Premiership, so there was certainly no shame in dropping points there. [...]

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View from the Enemy: Arsenal Fan On Captain Fabregas, Defensive Disorganisation and Wenger’s Future

View from the Enemy: Arsenal Fan On Captain Fabregas, Defensive Disorganisation and Wenger’s Future

I imagined this summer would be easier to get through because of the World Cup and the first week or so kept me fairly entertained. But thanks to my obsession with United, football that isn’t United can only hold my attention for so long. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a football fan, but I’m a [...]

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Kansas City Star Talks To RoM

Ahead of United’s game in Kansas tomorrow, the Kansas City Star got in touch and this is what they wrote… To really get to know Manchester United, you need someone who follows the team day-in and day-out, lives in Manchester and writes the best Red Devil blog in the world. Lucky for us, I’ve found [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Portugal On Ronaldo, Brazil and Eusebio

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Portugal On Ronaldo, Brazil and Eusebio

With a few blogs dropping out of The Sun‘s World Cup competition, RoM has been given Korea Republic and Honduras to support. Park is already through to the next round and will face Uruguay, whilst Honduras are currently bottom of their group. If Chile beat Spain then a big win against Switzerland could see them [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Ivory Coast On Tourés, Drogba’s Injury and Sven

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Ivory Coast On Tourés, Drogba’s Injury and Sven

My sweepstake team, Brazil, play the Ivory Coast tomorrow, with the hope of making it six points from six after their slim win over North Korea. I have had a quick chat with the ever so sharp Gerry McDonnell from GM Football about his sweepstake team’s chances. Scott the Red: So, Ivory Coast eh? Happy [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Red Rants On Ingerlernd’s Chances, Brazil and Queiroz

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Red Rants On Ingerlernd’s Chances, Brazil and Queiroz

After adopting Brazil as our own following the draw for The Sun’s World Cup sweepstake, RoM will be business as usual ahead of match day, so here is our first View From The Enemy from a Brazilian perspective. Our first match is against North Korea, who fellow United blogger, Red Rants, got drawn with. Scott the [...]

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INTERVIEW: New Sponsors Aon Speak About Glazers, Debt and “The Brand”

INTERVIEW: New Sponsors Aon Speak About Glazers, Debt and “The Brand”

A couple of weeks ago I gave readers of RoM the opportunity to pose questions for an Aon representative. Whilst wanting to get in to the nitty gritty, I was also mindful that any sponsor will be wary of what they can say about our owners. The fans want the Glazers out of the club [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Stoke Fan On Shawcross, Playing Dirty, Ronaldo and Wenger

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Stoke Fan On Shawcross, Playing Dirty, Ronaldo and Wenger

So here we are, the last game of the season, and United need three points against Stoke to stand a chance of winning the title. Jon Owen from the Stoke City website, Why Delilah, has given me a few minutes to have a chat about the game ahead. Truth be told, Stoke fans haven’t left [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Sunderland Fan On Keano, Our Ticket Allocation and Evans

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Sunderland Fan On Keano, Our Ticket Allocation and Evans

The best part of the season is upon us, squeaky bum time, with United needing to pick up all three points away to Sunderland on Sunday. The Liverpool Chelsea game will finish 45 minutes before our kick-off and the implications of what this weekend could mean to our season are massive. Collin Randal from the [...]

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INTERVIEW: AndersRed On The Red Knights, The Glazers and The Debt

INTERVIEW: AndersRed On The Red Knights, The Glazers and The Debt

The anti-Glazer protests have found a new momentum this season with green and gold taking over Old Trafford but there is as much confusion as ever in regards to what the club’s future holds. AndersRed is a brilliant United blog which looks at our debt and Glazers in great detail. Andy, who is behind the [...]

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