In the modern era, any Arsenal v Manchester United offering has signified a table topping battle for domestic glory and all-important bragging rights. This season’s first serving may represent a slightly less appealing dish as a result of each side’s positively under-whelming beginning to proceedings. At sixth and seventh respectively in the table after [...]
It would be nice to say that last Sunday’s derby defeat had been completely forgotten about but unfortunately that isn’t the case. The defeat at the Etihad can however be looked back upon for some positive reasons despite the Reds leaving empty handed and a further two defenders down for the visit of Crystal Palace [...]
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will take charge of his first Manchester derby on Sunday, as the Reds travel to Wastelands looking to close the gap between the two sides to just a point. Vast improvements in the side are plain to see, and though the last two matches have resulted in only a [...]
Having dominated chances and possession, with Thibaut Courtois being named Man of the Match, Louis van Gaal is disappointed that United didn’t beat Chelsea yesterday. I said to the players after the game that we could have won, but that counts for nothing in sport. We created a lot of chances, but we have to [...]
De Gea, Rafael, Jones, Rojo, Shaw, Blind, Herrera, Januzaj, Mata, Di Maria, van Persie. Bench: Lindegaard, Smalling, Carrick, Fellaini, Fletcher, Young, Falcao West Brom: Myhill, Wisdom, Lescott, Dawson, Pocognoli, Gardner, Brunt, Morrison, Dorrans, Sessegnon, Berahino. Bench: Daniels, Gamboa, McAuley, Mulumbu, Blanco, Ideye, Anichebe.
Good afternoon comrades, and welcome to today’s Live Blog coverage of Manchester United v QPR in the Premier League. What a day for United supporters, debuts aplenty, the most expensive side we’ve ever fielded, Rio Ferdinand returns… all the ingredients for a memorable game of football. Van Gaal has abandoned his three at the back [...]