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PICTURE: Former United player posts picture of first game as a kid with Beckham

PICTURE: Former United player posts picture of first game as a kid with Beckham

Mats Moller Daehli posted a picture to his Instagram account of his first football game. He was born in Oslo but lived in London for two years after his father, a football journalist, moved to England for work. He returned to Norway and played for Lyn but was spotted by Manchester United when he was [...]

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Fairytale of De Gea

———— 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: GNev’s reaction to possibility of scousers winning the league

VIDEO: GNev’s reaction to possibility of scousers winning the league

On Sky Sport’s Monday Night Football, Gary Neville was less than impressed what Jamie Carragher discussed the possibility of Liverpool winning the league. Later in the show, Carragher told Neville that what he said, Liverpool fans would always hate him. Neville replied: “what do you care, you’re an Everton fan anyway”. ———— The Republik of [...]

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Mike Phelan: The autobiography

Mike Phelan: The autobiography

The Fresh Prince of Burnley Now this is a story all about how my life got flippin’ turned upside down. And I’d like to take a minute just sit right there, I’ll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Burnley. In the Borough of Pendle I was born and raised, on [...]

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VIDEO: Yorke, Whiteside and Fortune’s card trick

Dwight Yorke has demonstrated that he still has the magic touch, when challenged to some keepy-uppy-with-a-twist, by magician and card fiend Damien O’Brien. Yorke joined with fellow former United stars Norman Whiteside and Quinton Fortune, at the recent partypoker Road to Old Trafford tournament. The former players were wowed by O’Brien’s trickery, before being assigned [...]

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A Day In The Life Of Ed Woodward

07:00 am I awake to the glorious sound of the Lighthouse Family filling the room. Yes! Yes I could be lifted! It’s a suitably rock n roll start to a day on which yours truly is the headline act. Club tie. Lucky Penfold underpants. Freshly pressed slacks. Let’s do this! Today’s the day I put [...]

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Ed Woodward’s Transfer Policy 2013

Ed Woodward’s Transfer Policy 2013

———— 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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Retro Manchester United

Retro Manchester United

1980s bedroom. 1980s lighting. Manchester United fanclub… based in Merseyside. Releasing records. The official flask to make drinking official. Sharp ideas. The official United magazine… only 50p. A kit launch in 1988 at Albert Square. When the only way to keep up with the latest club news was via a phonecall. The souvenir shop… before [...]

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VIDEO: United ad in Kuwait

This ad featuring United for a Kuwaiti mobile telecom company, Viva, uses their national team of 1982, their Golden Generation, who qualified for the World Cup and were in the same group as England, Czechoslovakia and France. They lost two and drew one, including a 3-1 defeat against England, with Bryan Robson scoring two goals. [...]

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New manager… same ol’ City

Manchester City’s new manager Manuel Pellegrini has spoken to the press today and has showed he is a perfect match for his new club, making it clear he fully appreciates that playing against United is their cup final. “I know that the most important thing for all the fans is to beat Manchester United and [...]

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Danny Welbeck interviews Jonny Evans

Danny Welbeck interviews Jonny Evans

Following on from Jonny Evans interviewing Danny Welbeck, our young striker has returned to the favour and asked Evans a few questions. Danny Welbeck: What has been the main reason behind your good goalscoring record this season? Jonny Evans: I’ve tried to get myself in to the box, right in front of the goalkeeper, waiting [...]

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Jonny Evans interviews Danny Welbeck

Jonny Evans interviews Danny Welbeck

Jonny Evans: So, Danny, how pleased were you to get a nomination for PFA Young Player of the Year? Danny Welbeck: I was obviously pretty pleased to be recognised by your peers as one of the best young players in the league. I don’t think I had one of my best seasons but it’s something [...]

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Evans: This summer? I’m marrying you!

Evans: This summer? I’m marrying you!

———— 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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“Although they announce sell-outs there are always empty seats.”

“Although they announce sell-outs there are always empty seats.”

Manchester City have been accused of betraying their staff after plans to withdraw two free season tickets from salary packages came to light. Workers at the Etihad have traditionally been given the tickets as a token of appreciation for their efforts on top of their salaries but from next season they will have to pay [...]

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PICTURE: Van Persie Rips Piers Morgan

PICTURE: Van Persie Rips Piers Morgan

All season, Piers Morgan has been giving shit to Robin van Persie after his move from Arsenal to Manchester United. He took to calling him “Van Pursestrings”, implying that he was a mercenary. A few months after joining United, Van Persie has shown exactly why he left the club, with him winning the Premier League [...]

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