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Welcome to the Republik

You could buy the new shirt, with Nike and Manchester United clearly big fans of The Republik of Mancunia, complete with nasty looking sponsor on the front, or you could dig out your old shirt. Or you could go to Campo Retro and get a special discount exclusive to RoM readers. Simply enter ROM15 when [...]

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Nike shirts no more

Manchester United’s shirt deal with Nike expires next year and Reuters has reported that the deal won’t be renewed. Warrior are reportedly desperate to agree a deal with United whilst Puma might also be an option, after they have taken Arsenal’s shirt deal from Nike. Adidas would presumably be the preferable option though. RoM has [...]

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VIDEO: United’s new kit launch

———— 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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RoM Reads

Scott writes for The Metro about how Fergie should have been more like Van Gaal. Scott writes for Bleacher Report about some of Fellaini’s worst moments at United. The Guardian says we’re still in the hunt for Vidal. The Telegraph sings the praises of Van Gaal. The RoM season review and World Cup PDF are [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for Bleacher Report about Shaw’s career before United. The Guardian reports on Van Gaal’s desire to win. The Independent has a video of Van Persie and Kluivert playing beach tennis. The Daily Mail reckons Marouane Fellaini will be sold this summer. Don’t forget that the World Cup PDF and 2013-2014 season review are [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for Bleacher Report about Ander Herrera’s most memorable moments so far. Synergy Sponsorship talks about why Brand Brazil is the winner at the World Cup. The Express reports on David Moyes’ comments on Marouane Fellaini. The Telegraph talks about why Louis van Gaal might want Dirk Kuyt. Stretty News talks about our interest [...]

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RoM Reads

Synergy Sponsorship goes inside Nike ‘Casa Fenomenal’ in Rio. Scott writes for Bleacher Report about Danny Welbeck’s most memorable moments for England. The Guardian reports on Luke Shaw’s medical at United. ESPN reckons Herrera is the right man for United. Sky Sports reports that Garay has signed for Zenit. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has [...]

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Herrera: Signing for United is a dream come true

Having finally completed his transfer to Manchester United, Ander Herrera has spoken of his delight at getting to wear our shirt. Signing for Manchester United is a dream come true,’ said Herrera. ‘I have played at Old Trafford for Athletic Club in the Europa League and it was one of the highlights of my career [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott wrote for Bleacher Report about Wayne Rooney’s most memorable international moments. The Guardian reports on Louis van Gaal’s claims that FIFA are giving Brazil preferential treatment. The Independent discusses Wilf Zaha returning to Crystal Palace. United Rant has stats on our defence compared to other teams in the league. ———— The Republik of Mancunia [...]

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Rooney: I’m absolutely devastated

Wayne Rooney scored his first ever World Cup goal this week but it wasn’t enough to save England from their earliest ever exit from the competition. As you would imagine, Rooney is gutted to be coming home so early, so wrote on Facebook: “Absolutely devastated to be out of the World Cup. Going into each [...]

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RvP: You can’t blame Rooney

England have been knocked out of the World Cup after just two games, their earliest exit from the competition ever. Following Steve Gerrard assisting Luis Suarez towards the end of England’s 2-1 defeat against Uruguay (he’s done it again, he’s done it agaaaaain), they were left to rely on Costa Rica to lose to Italy. [...]

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RoM Reads

After scoring against Algeria, Scott wrote for Bleacher Report about Fellaini’s most memorable international moments. Scott writes for The Metro about Javier Hernandez’s lack of football this summer. The Telegraph says Rooney is still England’s best player. The Guardian rates the players in England’s defeat yesterday. Giggs t-shirt still up for grabs from Art of [...]

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FIXTURES: Easy start for Van Gaal

August 16 Swansea City H 23 Sunderland A 30 Burnley A September 13 Queens Park Rangers H 20 Leicester City A 27 West Ham United H October 4 Everton H 18 West Bromwich Albion A 25 Chelsea H November 1 Manchester City A 8 Crystal Palace H 22 Arsenal A 29 Hull City H December [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for The Metro about Marouane Fellaini’s goal against Algeria. The Guardian reports on Wayne Rooney’s response to the criticism he’s been getting. The Telegraph reckons Wenger needs to block Vermaelen’s proposed move to United. Giggs t-shirt still up for grabs from Art of Football. Check out their World Cup range. ———— The Republik [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott has written for Bleacher Report about Nani’s most memorable moments for Portugal. Project Babb is The Telegraph’s World Cup related blog. Giggs t-shirt still up for grabs from Art of Football. Check out their World Cup range. The Guardian has a poll on how England should use Rooney. The Daily Mail reports on Vermaelen [...]

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