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The Daily Mail reports on Di Maria’s absence from the Real Madrid squad yesterday. The Telegraph has an excellent interview of Louis van Gaal by Gary Neville. The Guardian reports on Louis van Gaal’s matchday press conference. Pride of All Europe discusses tactics, signings and the Glazers. The Independent looks at United’s worse ever signings. [...]

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RoM Reads

The Guardian looks at how the Glazers thrive whilst United suffers. The Daily Mail says we are going for Di Maria and Khedira. The Telegraph claims Welbeck has been told he can leave the club. United Rant looks at how a preference for young players may have cost us. Beautifully Red has GIFs from United’s [...]

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Marcos Rojo has potential but plenty to prove to expectant United fans

It has been a summer of frustration at Old Trafford. After the early arrivals of Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw, it seemed there was about to be a much needed overhaul at United. But during the last two months, we have been forced to be patient as new boss Louis Van Gaal gave the current [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Newcastle fan on Obertan and wanting Wayne Rooney

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Mark Jensen owns The Mag. Scott: How did you rate 2013-14 for Newcastle? Mark: A typical Newcastle United season under [...]

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Louis van Gaal Must Make Old Trafford a Fortress Again

Old Trafford. It is a name that conjures many memories, most of which, given over two decades of unparalleled success, are happy ones. It is also a name that, during the last quarter of a century, has struck fear into the hearts of those who have visited it, for it had become a fortress; more [...]

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PICTURE: Nani’s hero’s welcome at Sporting

PICTURE: Nani’s hero’s welcome at Sporting

After joining his former club, Sporting Lisbon, on a year long loan, Nani was given a warm welcome in Portugal.

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Sunderland fan on Wembley and RvP

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Colin Randall is the editor of Salut! Sunderland. Follow @salutsunderland on Twitter. Scott: How did you rate 2013-14 for Sunderland? [...]

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Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

It was bound to happen. It always does with a new relationship. The first few months are like a fairytale, they draw you in and fill you with hope and before you know it you’re swept into a whirlwind romance showing no signs of letting up. It wasn’t like this last time around. The last [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Tottenham Hotspur fan on re-signing Bale and last summer’s transfers

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Tottenham Hotspur fan on re-signing Bale and last summer’s transfers

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Spooky owns Dear Mr Levy. Follow @Spooky23 on Twitter. Scott: How did you rate 2013-14 for Spurs? Spooky: It was [...]

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Glazers and Woodward risk leading club in to decline

Manchester United finished last season as the 7th best team and have since lost several key players. Nemanja Vidic, the captain, Patrice Evra, the vice-captain, as well as two of the most experienced players in the squad, Ryan Giggs and Rio Ferdinand. When you consider that takes away three of our back four, as well [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Swansea fan on admiring Phil Jones and United winning the league

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Chris Carra writes for Forza Swansea. Follow @ForzaSwansea on Twitter. He has also written a book, Swansea City Greatest Games. [...]

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Herrera: I can be LvG’s De Jong or Sneijder

Ander Herrera has talked about how he paid close attention to Holland during the World Cup, knowing that Louis van Gaal was going to be his next manager at club level. “I watched what he did with Tim Krul,” he said. “It was unusual but in our sessions, too, everyone takes penalties and all the [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Liverpool fan on Gerrard’s tears and selling Suarez

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Liverpool fan on Gerrard’s tears and selling Suarez

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Rob Marrs owns Left Back in the Changing Room. Follow @marrsiofootball on Twitter. Scott: How did you rate 2013-14 for [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: City fan on FFP and Yaya Toure’s birthday

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: City fan on FFP and Yaya Toure’s birthday

In preparation for the 2014-15 season, The Republik of Mancunia has spoken to fans of all the clubs in the Premier League about last season, next season, their own clubs and their thoughts on United. Rob Pollard is Bleacher Report’s Manchester City correspondent and editor of Typical City. Scott: How did you rate 2013-14 for [...]

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Manchester United’s shirt numbers 2014-15

1. De Gea; 2. Rafael; 3. Shaw; 4. Jones; 6. Evans; 8. Mata; 10. Rooney; 11. Januzaj; 12. Smalling; 13. Lindegaard; 14. Chicharito; 16. Carrick; 17. Nani; 18. Young; 19. Welbeck; 20. van Persie; 21. Herrera; 22. Powell; 23. Cleverley; 24. Fletcher; 25. Valencia; 26. Kagawa; 28. Anderson; 29. Zaha; 30. Varela; 31. Fellaini; 34. [...]

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