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Carrick: Mata has always been a great player

Michael Carrick has sung the praises of teammate Juan Mata following his match-winning performance against Liverpool at the weekend. He has always been a great player. He has always been important to us because he brings so much to the team, and so much ability. You have seen it all there, in terms of what [...]

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Liverpool Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Liverpool Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Was it the “Philosophy”? Was it just a case of “Lads, it’s Tottenham”? Or was it just a fluke? Whatever it was, things took a huge step to improving for Manchester United last week, in perhaps the most complete and satisfying display since the Sir Alex era drew to a close. FA Cup defeat to [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur as Rooney emphatically replies to boxing row

Manchester United bounced back from their FA Cup exit at the hands of Arsenal with a convincing victory against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Goals from Marouane Fellaini, Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney sent the Red Devils just two points behind Manchester City and one behind Arsenal. With the crunch clash at Anfield against rivals [...]

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What was Carrick’s celebration all about?

What was Carrick’s celebration all about?

Michael Carrick scored United’s second goal in our comfortable 3-0 win against Spurs this afternoon. He then celebrated holding up his fingers to count out 5-2. Was it a reminder of this game against Spurs? Or were they the odds of his winning horse at Cheltenham? No, it was for his daughter’s 7th birthday.

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VIDEO: Fellaini, Carrick and Rooney’s goals vs Spurs

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Carrick: Every game is huge now

Following the disappointing defeat on Monday night, Michael Carrick has revealed that the players have stuck together and trained hard as they move on from the result. With big games around the corner, starting with Spurs this weekend, Carrick has stressed the importance of doing a job in every match until the end of the [...]

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Carrick: Our attack is world class

Michael Carrick has sung the praises of Manchester United’s attacking forward line following the 3-1 result against Newcastle. Wayne Rooney, Radamel Falcao, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie linked up brilliantly for the goals and Carrick is hoping for more of the same against Tottenham Hotspur today. That’s four world-class players you’re talking about there. [...]

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Carrick: We’re not satisfied with third

Michael Carrick has spoken about Manchester United’s recent good form and has reiterated the players’ desire to compete for the title this season. The signs have been good in recent weeks. We were bitterly disappointed not to win last week [at Aston Villa] but we beat Newcastle and now have two big away games. They [...]

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Carrick replaces Fletch as United’s vice captain

Carrick replaces Fletch as United’s vice captain

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that from this point on, Michael Carrick will be Manchester United’s vice-captain, not Darren Fletcher. “I have three captains,” said Van Gaal. “You have a sequence: Wayne Rooney is one, Carrick is two, Fletcher three. He [Carrick] brings a lot of experience but also a lot of composure. He can [...]

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Carrick: We DID try last season

Manchester United went from being champions to seventh in the league last season after Sir Alex Ferguson was replaced by David Moyes. Michael Carrick insists that despite the dreadful displays, the players hadn’t given up and were still trying, but it just didn’t work out. It was unusual. In some ways, you get used to [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 3-0 Hull City

Louis Van Gaal’s impressive home record as Manchester United manager continued as they eased to a 3-0 victory over Hull City at the weekend. The Red Devils are unbeaten at Old Trafford since the opening day defeat to Swansea City and are finally beginning to dominate games that they should be dominating. Chris Smalling opened [...]

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Five key thoughts from United 1-0 Crystal Palace

Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace to move up to sixth position in the fledgling Premier League table. Substitute Juan Mata’s second half strike was enough to seal all three points for the Red Devils who had previously gone three games without a win. The result is Louis Van Gaal’s fourth [...]

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Carrick: Wilson is a goal machine

Michael Carrick played his first game in months last night in the U-21′s 2-1 victory over West Ham. After the match, he sung the praises of James Wilson, who scored the first goal. “He is just a goal machine,” he told MUTV. “He’s like that in training and scores all the time. It’s a great [...]

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Carrick: You’ll have to ask LvG who I’m competing with

Michael Carrick started his return from injury this evening in the U-21′s 2-1 win over West Ham. “It’s been a while,” he told MUTV. “It’s been about five-and-a-half months since the last game as it was the end of last season. It’s been a long time so it was nice to get out and get [...]

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Rio: I took Carrick to the pub after England squad news

Michael Carrick, like most players at the club, had a pretty awful season for United in 2013-2014. Rio Ferdinand has today claimed that it was a mistake for Roy Hodgson to leave Carrick out of the squad for Brazil though, despite such a poor year. “As someone involved in that extraordinary campaign, it’s safe to [...]

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