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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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PICTURE: Carrick’s wife has a pop at Keane on Twitter

PICTURE: Carrick’s wife has a pop at Keane on Twitter

Following United’s embarrassing defeat against Olympiakos Michael Carrick gave an interview. Roy Keane, who was working as a pundit for ITV, claimed the interview was just like the performance tonight, “flat”. Carrick’s wife took to Twitter to respond to Keane’s claims, before later deleting the tweet. ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for [...]

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Fletch needed in Carrick and Fellaini absence

Darren Fletcher returned to the first team after spending a year recovering from the chronic bowel condition which some claimed would end his career. His every touch was cheered when he came on in our 3-0 win over Aston Villa and had a good 20 minutes, even if you have to take in to consideration [...]

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Carrick agrees new deal

Michael Carrick has signed a new contract with United which will keep him at the club until 2015, with the possible option of a further year. This is a rare move for the club, given that players in their 30s are usually only offered one year extensions. Ryan Giggs was given a two year deal [...]

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Carrick Continuing in the Tradition of Helping Youth

Michael Carrick, who turns 32 at the end of the month and is about to start his eighth season at the club, has welcomed the responsibility that comes with being a more experienced player at the club. “The responsibility changes a little bit as you get older,” said Carrick. “It is an experience thing. The [...]

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STATS: Our midfielders compared to Chelsea’s, City’s and Arsenal’s

STATS: Our midfielders compared to Chelsea’s, City’s and Arsenal’s

Passing – Arteta has made more successful passes than any other player this season (2517), followed by Carrick (2443) and Yaya Toure (2246). – Arteta has averaged a higher number of passes per game than any other player this season (80.9), followed by Toure (78.9) and Carrick (77.1). These three are separated by at least [...]

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