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Martial: Evra told me to sign for United

Martial: Evra told me to sign for United

Fans’ favourite Patrice Evra, who has regularly spoken fondly of Manchester United since making the move to Juventus, encouraged Anthony Martial to sign for the club last summer. Martial has gone on to be one of the best performing players since season, so fans have Evra to thank. Patrice Evra told me it was a [...]

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What United would give for another Patrice Evra

What United would give for another Patrice Evra

Patrice Evra joined Manchester United 10 years ago today, as a surprise signing from Monaco. He came as competition for Gabriel Heinze at left-back and while he didn’t immediately impress on the pitch, he quickly became a fans’ favourite. It’s well known that he asked Gary Neville where the nearest church was when he first [...]

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Evra: Ronaldo told me how much he loves United

Patrice Evra has been asked whether he still speaks to Cristiano Ronaldo, and our former left-back has revealed he talks to him a lot and that Ronaldo still loves Manchester United. Yeah, yeah. A lot. And he said ‘but for the moment I don’t know’. When I was talking with him he said ‘but you [...]

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PICTURE: Rooney, Pogba and Evra pose after England win

PICTURE: Rooney, Pogba and Evra pose after England win

Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney and Patrice Evra posed for a picture following England’s 2-0 win over France at Wembley.

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Evra: Fergie retirement felt like the world was over

Patrice Evra has reflected back on his final weeks at Manchester United before learning that Sir Alex Ferguson was set to retire at the end of the season. I remember we talked maybe two weeks before and he said, “Patrice, I will be here for another five years”. I said “Yes boss. Let’s do it”. [...]

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Evra: It’s still hard to talk about how I left United

Patrice Evra was a fan favourite at Manchester United and really seemed to love playing for the club. He signed a new contract at United in May 2014 but then was sold to Juventus two months later. Evra hasn’t revealed the full details of what happens but hints that the club did something to force [...]

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Heroes

Heroes

People love a hero. Throughout history, we have put various figures on pedestals. We have erected statues of warriors of old, gathered in our thousands to watch great musicians perform their art, created fantastical worlds of men and women who possess wondrous superpowers. As for football, the innumerable heroes it continually unearths is one of [...]

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Schneiderlin: Evra is a United idol

Schneiderlin: Evra is a United idol

Morgan Schneiderlin has acknowledged Patrice Evra’s status at Manchester United, amongst the fans and the players. Beckham, Scholes, Giggs and Cantona, of course, and then there’s Evra. When you speak to the people in Manchester, and all the French people need to know this, Patrice is an idol. He is someone who is unanimously loved [...]

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TOP FIVE: Manchester United Players Who Left Under A Cloud

TOP FIVE: Manchester United Players Who Left Under A Cloud

Welcome back to another season of Manchester United related TOP FIVES here at ROM towers. I’ll be checking in once a month with a top quality listicle for your delectation. Most of them will be probably be fairly cheery if my history is anything to go by bu this first one is in “honour” of [...]

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Evra: Tevez has United blood like me

Patrice Evra found himself one step closer to yet another Champions League final after his new club, Juventus, beat Real Madrid 2-1 in Turin. Carlos Tevez, who was obviously his teammate and good friend when at United, scored the winning goal, and Evra has claimed they both have United blood. Carlos Tevez is like myself: [...]

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Evra: Fergie said I’d make a great manager

Patrice Evra has revealed that before Sir Alex Ferguson retired, he told our former vice-captain that he would make a great manager one day. Interestingly, Evra claims Fergie only singled out himself and Giggs as players with potential to succeed as managers. Before he left, Ferguson called me into his office. He said to me, [...]

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TOP FIVE: Manchester United Bromances

TOP FIVE: Manchester United Bromances

It was truly beautiful. Once Juan Mata had set Ander Herrera up for United’s third goal on Saturday, he celebrated with the Stretford End, meaning he was separated from the group of players surrounding his friend. Ander, spotting Juan across a crowded box, broke away from the pack and jogged over to his mate, before [...]

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PICTURE: Van Nistelrooy gets Holland job

PICTURE: Van Nistelrooy gets Holland job

Guus Hiddink has replaced Louis van Gaal as Holland manager and has invited former Manchester United striker, Ruud van Nistelrooy, to be a part of his coaching staff. Van Gaal had Patrick Kluivert on his staff when he was the boss. Whilst in charge, Robin van Persie replaced Kluivert as the all time top scorer [...]

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Racist bins off Liverpool after dragging their name through the dirt

Racist bins off Liverpool after dragging their name through the dirt

Luis Suarez has left Liverpool for Barcelona just six months after signing a new 5-year-deal with the Merseyside club. “I am delighted to have agreed a new deal with Liverpool and have my future secured for the long term,” said Suarez at the time. “I believe I can achieve the ambitions of winning trophies and [...]

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LIVE BLOG: France v Switzerland

Good evening all, and welcome to the continuing Live Blog coverage of United players at the World Cup on RoM. Patrice Evra and his French cohorts take on perhaps the strongest Swiss team ever to represent at the World Cup Finals. Should be an intriguing game, the winner is almost gaurenteed to qualify for the [...]

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