De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Rojo, Young, Herrera, Fellaini, Carrick, Mata, van Persie, Wilson.
In the month that Andy Townsend peaked, we say: That’s better. And, well, it is: Manchester United have played at such a poor standard in the past 16 months that a run of wins — precisely three — is considered good progress, only slightly damning since they’d held aloft a Premier League title not too long [...]
De Gea, Smalling, McNair, Blackett, Valencia, Carrick, Fellaini, Shaw, Di Maria, Rooney, van Persie. Subs: United’s subs at the Emirates Stadium: Lindegaard, Fletcher, Herrera, Young, Mata, Januzaj, Wilson. Arsenal: Szczesny, Chambers, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Arteta, Wilshere, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Alexis, Welbeck. Subs: Martinez, Bellerin, Flamini, Rosicky, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud.
Something very peculiar appears to have happened to Wayne Rooney. You may have noticed it during Manchester United’s defeat at the Etihad, then again when England beat Slovenia at Wembley, only for the strange phenomenon to be repeated on Tuesday night, as England were victorious once again, against Scotland. In all three encounters, Rooney ran [...]
Scott talked about the derby for ESPN. Scott wrote for The Metro about Luis Suarez’s lies. The Mirror reports that David Silva is out of the derby. The Guardian reports that Luke Shaw is on the Golden Boy shortlist. Get a retro Manchester United shirt for just £20 with discount code ROM20. Win a Savile [...]
Scott writes for The Metro about Marouane Fellaini. The Mirror reports on Ryan Giggs going to scout Abdul Majeed. The Telegraph reckons that Juan Mata has blown his chance at United. Turkish Football reports on 17-year-old Recep Türköz coming to United on trial. Get 20% off retro Manchester United shirts on Campo Retro with code: [...]
There has been a lot of fuss regarding Chris Smalling’s foul on Branislav Ivanovic during yesterday’s 1-1 draw against United. Nothing has been made of the fact that the freekick which lead up to that incident was awarded for nothing. Phil Dowd adjudged that Marouane Fellaini had fouled Filipe Luis, but replays showed that there [...]
Scott did the player ratings for United’s draw against Chelsea for ESPN. The Guardian sings the praises of Marouane Fellaini. The Mirror reports on LvG’s criticism of RvP for taking his shirt off. The Telegraph talks about the improved mood under LvG compared to Moyes. The Evening News reports on Mata’s blog on the Chelsea [...]