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Midfield Musings

Midfield Musings

In the first chapter of Genesis, God tells mankind (yes, I know) to go out and conquer the world, and ever since (yes, I know), we’ve been gripped by a paranoid, neurotic desire to understand everything. But however hard we try, it’s simply not possible: whether its spontaneous combustion, kicks in snooker, or red trousers, [...]

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Did Hargreaves Blow People Away?

Did Hargreaves Blow People Away?

Owen Hargreaves was released by Manchester United after failing to overcome a series of injuries. Despite claiming he was prepared to play for United for free to pay back the years of wages he had been paid whilst not playing any football, he then signed for rivals City. United were convinced he was never going [...]

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United Disappointed With Hargreaves’ Invalid Comments

The club has released a statement in response to the remarks made by Owen Hargreaves this week: Manchester United is disappointed with Owen Hargreaves’ remarks after the game on Wednesday. The Club gave him the best possible care for three years and is as disappointed as anyone he was not able to play a part [...]

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Hargreaves Becomes Fully-Fledged Villain

Days before signing for Manchester City, Owen Hargreaves claimed that he had offered to play for United for free, only to be told he was no longer required by the champions. Despite his desire to stay at the club, he understood why United chose to let him go. “I don’t blame them for letting me [...]

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What To Make Of Hargreaves Move To City?

What To Make Of Hargreaves Move To City?

Owen Hargreaves had a phenomenal début season for Manchester United, contributing heavily to the second most successful season in our club’s history, winning the league title and European Cup. The moments that stand out of him are probably the penalty against Chelsea in the Champions League final and the freekick against Arsenal in the league [...]

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PICTURE: Hargreaves Has City Medical

PICTURE: Hargreaves Has City Medical

Reports today claim that Owen Hargreaves is on the brink of signing for Manchester City after spending three hours at Bridgewater Hospital earlier today. Hargreaves recently revealed that he offered to play for United for free this season but the club declined. However, he said he was in great shape and ready to make 40 [...]

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Hargreaves: I Cried After Last Game For United. It’s A Wonderful Club.

Hargreaves: I Cried After Last Game For United. It’s A Wonderful Club.

Owen Hargreaves has given a frank interview today in The Daily Mail where he discusses his injury hell as well as his hopes for the future. He doesn’t have an agent and offered to play for United for free this season, showing the measure of the man, and sadly, making his story all the more [...]

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RoM 2010 Awards: ‘Who are you again?’ award

The ‘Who are you again?’ award Nominees: Michael Owen, Wes Brown and Owen Hargreaves After picking up an injury in the League Cup final in February 2010, where he scored a goal in our 2-1 victory over Aston Villa, it was soon revealed Michael Owen would be out for the rest of the season. He’s [...]

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Good News On Midfield Pair

Good News On Midfield Pair

Sir Alex Ferguson has some good news for United fans in regards to our midfield injuries. With Anderson starting his first game since February in the week, the manager has today revealed that Michael Carrick is back in training and Owen Hargreaves is looking good for a return. It can only be a positive thing [...]

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Ferguson Has To Pick Hargreaves

Ferguson Has To Pick Hargreaves

If there’s any chance whatsoever of Owen Hargreaves ever being able to come back as a professional footballer for Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson has to select him in his 25-man squad. Even if we don’t think he’ll be back until January, when a new squad list can be submitted, I think it is imperative [...]

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More Bad News On Hargreaves

It’s amazing to think that Owen Hargreaves was registered in Manchester United’s European squad for the group stages, so confident were the club that the midfielder would make his return before Christmas. Months have flown by and Hargreaves was still out, although did get a run out for a few minutes at the end of [...]

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Hargreaves: Roll On Next Season

Hargreaves: Roll On Next Season

At the weekend, Owen Hargreaves made his first appearance for the first team since September 2008. Whilst he was only on for a few seconds, he is happy to have made his return and hopes to get some more playing time this weekend against Stoke. “I’ve missed two seasons and I’m disappointed about that,” said [...]

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No Need For Hargo – We Have Plenty Of Options

No Need For Hargo – We Have Plenty Of Options

It’s amusing, in that gut-wrenching way, to think that Owen Hargreaves was included in our Champions League squad for the group stages, with the belief our midfielder would be back by then. We’re now a handful of games away from the end of the season and it’s looking again as though Hargreaves is on the [...]

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PICTURE: Hargreaves Returns

PICTURE: Hargreaves Returns

———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. All [...]

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Is It All Over For Hargreaves?

———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. All [...]

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