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LIVE BLOG: Manchester United v Sunderland

Good afternoon comrades, and welcome to Republik of Mancunia’s Live Blog coverage of Manchester United v Sunderland at Old Trafford. On paper, this is one of the kinder fixtures left to play this season, but with the pressure on to secure a top four place, will the reds be able to hold their nerve?

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Sunderland

De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Evans, Rojo, Blind, Herrera, Young, Di Maria, Rooney, Falcao. Subs: Lindegaard, McNair, Carrick, Fellaini, Mata, Januzaj, Wilson.

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Sunderland Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Sunderland Preview: Five Keys To Victory

An excruciating defeat at the Liberty Stadium last weekend now leaves Manchester United in a precarious position in their attempts to regain Champions League football at the first time of asking. Having looked relatively sub-standard for some time whilst still grinding out positive results, ironically it was a more improved showing from Louis van Gaal’s [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott has written for uMAXit sport about the importance of Daley Blind. The Guardian reports on the Swansea director who has slagged off Van Gaal on the telly. The Mirror reports on Real Madrid’s new deal for Casillas. The Independent talks to Berbatov ahead of his game against Arsenal. Don’t forget about the Made in [...]

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Gazza: I wonder what I’d have won if I signed for United

Paul Gascoigne was going to sign for Manchester United in the summer of 1988, having just been crowned PFA Player of the Year at Newcastle. He promised Sir Alex Ferguson he would join them, just before the United manager went on holiday to Malta. When he returned, Gazza had signed for Spurs instead. Speaking to [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Swansea City v Manchester United

Good afternoon comrades, and welcome to todays RoM Live Blog coverage of Manchester United’s only European away game this season (cheers David)

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Swansea Preview: Five Keys to Victory

Swansea Preview: Five Keys to Victory

A somewhat improved –albeit not spectacular – performance over Preston North End see’s United through to the Quarter-Final of the FA Cup where a tricky home tie with Arsenal lies in waiting. Focus instead shifts back to the Premier League this weekend, with a trip to South Wales in an attempt to tie down Champions [...]

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Louis van Gaal has at least put Manchester United back on track

Louis van Gaal has at least put Manchester United back on track

The last eighteen months have been like an unconventional roller-coaster ride for Manchester United fans. Unconventional in that, for a while after Sir Alex Ferguson retired, it felt as if someone had tampered with the breaks and removed a part of the track, leaving us screaming, hurtling through space in a sickening downward spiral for [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for The Metro about the 70th anniversary of Sir Matt Busby’s appointment. Scott writes for ESPN about whether Louis van Gaal has been a success or failure so far. The Guardian reports on the warning Van Gaal received from the FA. The Telegraph reckons Rooney should take midfield role as a compliment. Buy [...]

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RoM Reads

RoM Reads

The AndersRed blog looks at the transfer fees United owe to other clubs. The Guardian reports on Fergie and Keane being on the same plane last night. Scott writes for The Metro about Van Gaal’s midfield claims. The Independent talks about Anderson’s half an hour appearance before needing oxygen. Campo Retro has new legend t-shirts [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Preston North End vs United

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for The Metro about United winning the FA Cup. ESPN reports on Wenger’s approval of Van Gaal’s tactics. Squawka looks at Preston’s captain who supports Liverpool. The Evening News talks about safe standing at Old Trafford. The Mirror shows three PNE players to look out for tonight. Sign up for the free RoM [...]

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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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Preston Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Preston Preview: Five Keys To Victory

As we begin to enter the business end of the season, with important games coming thick and fast, it’s important for United to kick into next gear, starting with a tricky FA Cup fifth round away tie at Deepdale. In truth, things are nowhere near as depressing for United as most would have you believe, [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE UP vs Burnley

De Gea, McNair, Jones, Evans, Rojo, Blind, Di Maria, Januzaj, Rooney, van Persie, Falcao.

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