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PICTURE: United dominate all-time PFA Team of the Year

PICTURE: United dominate all-time PFA Team of the Year

With voting for the PFA Player of the Year currently ongoing, here’s a picture of the all-time PFA Team of the Year, using the number of inclusions to decide on the final XI. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on match day. Join the [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for uMAXit about how United have gone from laughing stock to top four. Scott writes for ESPN about how Van Persie helped get us in to top four. The Telegraph sings the praises of Van Gaal. The Guardian links Chris Smalling with a move to Arsenal. Sign up for the RoM newsletter. Reaction [...]

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Skrtel charged for stamp on De Gea

Skrtel charged for stamp on De Gea

Martin Skrtel has been charged by the FA for stamping on David de Gea in the final seconds of Liverpool’s defeat against us yesterday. He will likely face a three match ban, meaning Kolo Toure will likely feature for Liverpool in their games against Arsenal, Blackburn and Newcastle. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in [...]

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Liverpool Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Liverpool Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Was it the “Philosophy”? Was it just a case of “Lads, it’s Tottenham”? Or was it just a fluke? Whatever it was, things took a huge step to improving for Manchester United last week, in perhaps the most complete and satisfying display since the Sir Alex era drew to a close. FA Cup defeat to [...]

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Why my son’s first trip to Old Trafford was a trip down Memory Lane for me

Why my son’s first trip to Old Trafford was a trip down Memory Lane for me

We all have our reasons for falling in love with the beautiful game. I grew up in the days before Sky Sports, when ‘Saints and Greavsie’ was a thing and live football on TV was a rare treat. So, like many of my generation, it was initially through playing that the romance was kindled. I’d [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Spurs

De Gea, Valencia, Jones, Smalling, Blind, Carrick, Herrera, Mata, Fellaini, Young, Rooney. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on match day. Join the our chatroom on your phone for free: RoM chatroom. Code = ASYKP

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Spurs Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Spurs Preview: Five Keys To Victory

No sooner had Danny Welbeck’s inevitable winner hit the back of the net on his return to Old Trafford, were “#narrative” klaxons sounded off left, right and centre as Manchester United were confined to competing on just one front as another trophyless season beckons. United turned in another frustrating showing in which they failed to [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for umaxit about the impact Di Maria could have in the remaining games. The Guardian reports on the FA’s report regarding Evans’ spitting. The Independent has Paul Scholes’ column where he reveals his liking for Van Gaal’s system. The Express reports on United’s snub for Costa. The Telegraph discusses half and half scarves. [...]

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Manchester United vs Tottenham Preview: Time To Start Winning

Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur meet at Old Trafford on Sunday with big implications on the top four at stake. Of the teams in the top six competing for the Champions League places, Manchester United have the toughest remaining fixtures on paper, whilst Tottenham have the kindest. Neither side can really afford to lose this [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for ESPN about Welbeck’s goal celebration. Scott writes for The Metro about the inconsistency of refereeing following Di Maria’s red card. The Express reports on United’s day out at Cheltenham races. The Guardian discusses Louis van Gaal’s philosophy. The Telegraph looks at the Depay transfer rumour. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in [...]

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LvG: We gifted Arsenal victory

Louis van Gaal has reflected on last night’s defeat against Arsenal, claiming that United gifted the opposition a win last night. Having gone a goal down, United equalised almost immediately. However, in the second half, Antonio Valencia played Danny Welbeck in to put Arsenal 2-1 up. We didn’t lose to them, we lost [because of] [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Manchester United v Arsenal

Good evening comrades, and welcome to the latest Republik of Mancunia Live Blog, as Arsenal travel to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United in the quarter finals of the FA Cup. It’s the plum tie of the round, and whoever wins it should fancy their chances of picking up silverware at Wembley this May [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Arsenal

De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Rojo, Shaw, Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Fellaini, Young, Rooney. Subs: Valdes, Rafael, Jones, Carrick, Januzaj, Mata, Falcao. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on match day. Join the our chatroom on your phone for free: RoM chatroom. Code = ASYKP

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Arsenal Preview: Five Keys to Victory

Arsenal Preview: Five Keys to Victory

With United negotiating an all-important Premier League away victory at St James’ Park on Wednesday evening, focus shifts back from our attempts to secure a top four finish, and instead the visit of Arsenal as the Reds go in search of a first FA Cup success since 2004. Champions League football for next season may [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott has written for ESPN about the spitting incident. The Guardian reports on the sexist chanting from United fans. The Telegraph looks at which sides have the hardest run in. The London Standard reports on Wenger’s claim about Welbeck’s bright future. Made in Manchester is available to download as a PDF or for your Kindle. [...]

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