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Silvestre Back At United

Silvestre Back At United

Former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre joined our lads at Carrington for training this morning. Silvestre joined United in the summer of 1999 for £4m and left nine years later for Arsenal. Silvestre had wanted to see out his final year of his contract and leave on a free following a testimonial the following summer [...]

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Alan Smith Suffering From Memory Loss?

Alan Smith Suffering From Memory Loss?

During Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat in the FA Cup at the hands of Liverpool in 2006, Alan Smith broke his leg when trying to block a shot from John Arne Riise. After receiving treatment on the pitch, he was stretchered off. Whilst sections of the crowd applauded him off, it wasn’t long before the word’s [...]

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Bruce: Scout Report Said I Wasn’t Good Enough For United

Steve Bruce has revealed that when he left Manchester United, the leaving present he received from Sir Alex Ferguson was a scout report on Bruce before the manager’s time at the club. With Bruce playing for Gillingham in Division Three, a scout in the early 1980′s reckoned that Bruce wasn’t good enough for United. “The [...]

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Tosic: I Shouldn’t Have Left United

Tosic: I Shouldn’t Have Left United

The transfer in January 2009 of Zoran Tosic and his team mate, Adem Ljajic, was a strange one. United agreed a deal that could be worth up to £17m for the pair, with Llajic due to stay with Partizan Belgrade for the rest of the season. However, United later pulled of out the deal to [...]

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PICTURE: Former United 3 Model Everton Kit

PICTURE: Former United 3 Model Everton Kit

Phil Neville: 1990-2005 Tim Howard: 2003-2007 Darron Gibson: 2004-2012 ———— 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 [...]

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De Laet: First Class Education From United

Ritchie de Laet, who joined Leicester last month, has spoken about the impact Manchester United has had on his career. He was a surprise signing from Stoke in 2009 and in the few opportunities he was given in the first team he looked like a good prospect. The 23-year-old spent time out on loan at [...]

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Cheers Jimmy

Cheers Jimmy

The club have today announced that Director of Youth Football, Jimmy Ryan, is retiring. He started his career at United when he was a teenager after moving down from Scotland to play for our youth team. Ryan made his début for United at the end of the 1965-66 season against West Brom and scored in [...]

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Tevez: It Seems Ferguson Is The President Of England

During City’s title celebrations on Monday, true to blue form, Carlos Tevez was pre-occupied with thoughts of United, “begging” City fans to hand him an “RIP Fergie” poster. “He was leaning over the side of the bus, obviously trying to reach for this poster and begging the crowd to pass it to him,” said a [...]

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Ruud In Quotes – From Injury to Departure to Retirement

Ruud In Quotes – From Injury to Departure to Retirement

March 7th 2000 – Injury Van Nistelrooy sustained an injury in a friendly match with Danish side Silkeborg, tearing the medial ligament in his right knee and he had his leg placed in a cast. April 9th 2000 – No to Rangers Ruud turns down a move to Rangers after the Scottish club put in [...]

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Ruud van Nistelrooy Retires

Former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy has today announced his retirement from football. In a Malaga press conference, the 35-year-old said his body could no longer handle the physical pressure being put on his body. After scoring 75 goals in 91 games for PSV, Ruud joined United for £19m and spent five years at [...]

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Campbell: It’d Be Nice If We Both Could Win

Fraizer Campbell joined Manchester United’s youth set up when he was 10-years-old and spend 12 years at the club. This weekend, United have a slim chance of winning the league if they beat Sunderland, and Campbell has admitted he wishes it was possible for us both to win. “It would be nice if we could [...]

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Bardsley: No Divided Loyalties

Salford lad Phil Bardsley joined Manchester United when he was just 8-years-old. In the past, he has talked about his continuing feelings for United and revealed that he still goes to games with his mates. United take on Sunderland this weekend and a win would give them a small chance of retaining the title, depending [...]

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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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Gibson: I Didn’t Fail At United

The only time Darron Gibson’s name was sung at Old Trafford was when he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over City… for Everton. At the weekend, he will play against the team he played for since he was a teenager and feels as though he has a point to prove. “I am [...]

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Rooney Explains Foster Stare

Rooney Explains Foster Stare

Wayne Rooney put Manchester United 2-0 up against West Brom on Saturday after beating Ben Foster from the penalty spot. After scoring, Rooney walked towards the former United goalie to give him a look. On Twitter after the game Rooney explained what it was all about. “I looked at Ben Foster after pen because I [...]

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