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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Bolton

Given the injuries we are currently suffering, the starting line-up isn’t too shabby today. The obvious worry is the centre of defence. Chris Smalling has played well alongside experienced players like Wes Brown and Nemanja Vidic, but how will he do alongside Jonny Evans, whose had a dodgy season and has just returned from an [...]

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United Face Chelsea In Quarters And In The Semis…

Quarter final: CHELSEA v MAN UTD (5/6 and 12/13 April) Semi-final: Inter Milan/Schalke 04 v CHELSEA/MAN UTD (Tues 26 April and Weds 4 May)

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP Against Marseille…

Tonight’s Champions league game against Marseille is live on Sky Sports HD2 at 7.45. Click here for more info on Sky Sports HD. – 81% of teams who keep a clean sheet away from home in the first leg in the Champions League knockout phase progress to the next round – United have never lost [...]

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Fergie: Blackout Came From Burning Media Spotlight

Sir Alex Ferguson has explained today why he refused to speak to the press after Manchester United’s defeat at Anfield. “The papers keep on and on about it because Manchester United are involved, and they failed to get the FA Compliance Unit to pick up on the Wayne Rooney incident in the Wigan game,” said [...]

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Two Teams Angry At Officials And In Desperate Need Of A Result

“United v Arsenal is on ITVHD. You can now get ITVHD through Sky on Channel 178. Click here for more information.“ It’s been a fairly depressing couple of weeks for Manchester United fans. First we lost to Chelsea, with the unjust result at the hands of incorrect officiating yet again, rubbing salt in the wounds. [...]

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RoM Reads

ITV has RoM and Arseblog’s preview of this weekend’s game. Mark Ogden writes for The Telegraph about Owen Hargreaves’ last chance. Daniel Taylor writes for The Guardian about Michael Carrick. The Daily Mail links United with Ashley Young. F365 has the quotes of the week. Today is the final day to receive a 10% discount [...]

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RoM Reads

BBC has the interview with Eric Cantona from the weekend. The Evening News has Gary Pallister’s thoughts on United’s siege mentality. Caught Offside has the results for their poll on the Sir Alex best United XI of (voted for by people born in the 90′s). Martin Samuel writes for The Daily Mail about Phil Dowd’s [...]

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Gazza: Massive Regret Turning Down United

Paul Gascoigne was set to join Manchester United when he was just 21-years-old from his boyhood club, Newcastle after winning the Young Player of the Year award. Sir Alex Ferguson went on holiday after reaching an agreement with the player, only to return and find out that he had signed for Spurs for £2m instead. [...]

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PICTURES: United Players Signing Their Contracts

PICTURES: United Players Signing Their Contracts

July 15th 1962: Denis Law Denis Law relaxes watches Club Secretary Les Olive complete his new contract following his complicated transfer from Italian club Torino. May 8th 2003: Quinton Fortune Four years in to his time at United, Fortune signs a three year extension deal. He was released on a free at the end of [...]

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Gill: Other Players Didn’t Demand Rooney’s Salary

Gill: Other Players Didn’t Demand Rooney’s Salary

Manchester United blew their strict wage structure to keep Wayne Rooney at the club after he revealed he had no intention of staying. There has been talk of rewarding bad behaviour which could have a negative impact on other players’ contract discussions. However, David Gill has today revealed that players who have recently signed contract [...]

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Some Thoughts Amidst Blackout…

There’s just nine games to go. In September, when Chelsea were seemingly running away with the title, if someone told me we’d be top of the league with nine games to go I’d never have believed them. If someone had offered us this position then, we’d have bitten their hand off. However, instead of being [...]

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Oh Dear Joe Cole

Oh Dear Joe Cole

As Joe Cole left the Anfield pitch today, he was taunted by United fans and called a Chelsea rent boy, amongst other things. How did he respond? By doing the famous five finger salute, to represent the five European Cups Liverpool have won, of course. Just like Fernando Torres (spent three and a half years [...]

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“Rob” Liverpool Fans And Win £100

There really is only one thing better than a victory over the old enemy, and that is taking their fans hard earned cash in the process. Picklive is offering Republik of Mancunia readers a unique opportunity do just that this afternoon by visiting RoM’s Picklive league. Not only stake your claim for the £100 prize [...]

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Arsenal Player Talking Rubbish

Arsenal Player Talking Rubbish

Samir Nasri has claimed Manchester United were scared at Old Trafford in our 1-0 win (which could have been 2-0 had Wayne Rooney been capable of finding the back of the net from the penalty spot) over Arsenal earlier this season. Essentially though, United just played the same formation they have done for the past [...]

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RoM Reads

Henry Winter in The Telegraph sheds more light on Mark Clattenburg’s handling of Wayne Rooney. McCarthy didn’t tell him Rooney had elbowed him when asked by the ref. Daniel Taylor writes for The Guardian about magic number 19 ahead of Liverpool game. The Independent reports on Sir Alex Ferguson’s relationship with Kenny Dalglish. Studs Up [...]

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