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O’Shea: United Have Clearly Gone Downhill Since I’ve Left

O’Shea: United Have Clearly Gone Downhill Since I’ve Left

Following his move to Sunderland, John O’Shea has spoken to The Irish Times about his time at Manchester United. Did you leave United because you were looking for a change of scenery? “No. I always said that the manager would come and tell me what games I’d be able to get and different things. That [...]

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Which Former United Academy Boys Are In The PL This Season?

Which Former United Academy Boys Are In The PL This Season?

Chris Eagles – Bolton Total appearances: 17 He joined United’s academy when he was 14 years old and left the club for Burnley when he was 22. He made his début when he was 17-years-old in the League Cup against Leeds. He spent time on loan at Watford, Sheffield Wednesday and NEC Nijmegen. This summer, [...]

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Sunderland Fan On O’Shea and Wes Signings

Whilst still struggling to the cope with the loss of John O’Shea and Wes Brown to Sunderland, we’ve had a chat with Collin Randall from the excellent Mackem blog, Salut Sunderland, about their new signings. Scott the Red: Are you pleased with the signings of Wes Brown and John O’Shea? Collin Randall: Sunderland fans have [...]

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Time To Get A Second Team?

Time To Get A Second Team?

Not being Irish, I don’t really understand the whole “second team” malarky. When Robbie Keane signed for Liverpool, claiming they were his boyhood team, before signing for Celtic, and claiming the same about them, he was ridiculed on this blog. I, like many, didn’t and don’t understand how you can support two teams. I won’t [...]

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PICTURE: O’Shea and Brown in Sunderland Kits

PICTURE: O’Shea and Brown in Sunderland Kits
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Fergie: O’Shea Epitomises United’s Approach

After John O’Shea’s four year deal with Sunderland was announced, Sir Alex Ferguson has sung his praises, claiming that allowing him more game time was the reason for him leaving. “John has been an outstanding servant to the club, since he broke into the first team almost a decade ago,” Sir Alex told the official [...]

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Why We Should Be Gutted To See O’Shea Go

Why We Should Be Gutted To See O’Shea Go

A few months in to the season, after Rafael da Silva started playing regularly at right back, I was frustrated that the manager had started John O’Shea there for so much of the season. Rafael was great going forward and tenacious in defence, whilst O’Shea just seemed to bumble along, doing his job. That’s the [...]

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VIDEO: O’Shea Was Doing It First…

O'Shea-That's A Fucking Foul by RepublikOfMancunia “That’s a fucking foul!”

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Nev: I Got Stick For Kissing Scholes

Nev: I Got Stick For Kissing Scholes

After Paul Scholes scored that late winner against City last season, Gary Neville did what any proper red would, and showed his feelings in their shining glory. He grabbed Scholes by the face and kissed him on the lips but has had to put up with some stick as a consequence. “A few people have [...]

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VIDEO: Fletch, O’Shea and Evans Dish The Dirt On Team Mates

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FLASHBACK: John O’Shea

FLASHBACK: John O’Shea

Following on from our flashback of Darren Fletcher, let’s take a look at how things have changed for John O’Shea over the years. May 11th 2001: “We`ve had a dry spell for a couple of years,” said Ferguson. “At some stage you have to let the system unchoke and allow it to breathe again. Now [...]

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PICTURES: Erm, O’Shea Got Married?

PICTURES: Erm, O’Shea Got Married?

It looks as though Will Young will be a very disappointed man, if rumours for the past decade are to be believed, with John O’Shea tying the knot with his long term girlfriend, Yvonne Manning. O’Shea’s sexuality has become an obsession for some rival fans, particularly Manchester City, who seem to sing about him every [...]

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Fergie: Evra And Rooney To Take Over From Nev, Giggs and Scholes

Fergie: Evra And Rooney To Take Over From Nev, Giggs and Scholes

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that he believes our living legends, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, will stay on at the club once they stop playing, and that the likes of Darren Fletcher, Patrice Evra, John O’Shea and Wayne Rooney will take over their role. “Scholes, Giggs, Neville? They are the living proof [...]

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O’Shea Out For The Season

John O’Shea hasn’t played for United since our 1-0 defeat against Chelsea at the beginning of November. Sir Alex Ferguson has today confirmed that will probably have been his last appearance of the season.

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VIDEO: Berbatov & O’Shea Goals Against Stoke

Manchester United go top of the league after beating Stoke 2-0 away from home. Ryan Giggs grabbed both assists after coming on as a second half substitute, with Dimitar Berbatov and John O’Shea scoring.

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