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Savage: City playing United at the wrong time

Robbie Savage has told the BBC that the Manchester derby has come about at the wrong time with City, contrary to Vincent Kompany’s claims after their recent defeat against Crystal Palace. Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is wrong when he says Sunday is a good time for his side to be facing local rivals Manchester [...]

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Clattenburg to referee the derby – how’s he treated Manchester’s teams this year?

Mark Clattenburg will be the referee for the derby this weekend. What’s his record been like this season? Anything of note this season? Clattenburg was in charge for our 5-3 defeat against Leicester. While our players hit self-destruct, they were aided by the referee. With United 3-1 up, Clattenburg awarded a penalty for a Jamie [...]

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Smith was unconscious when Liverpool fans attacked his ambulance

When Manchester United played Liverpool at Anfield in the FA Cup in 2006, Alan Smith broke his leg in the final minute when blocking a shot from John Arne Riise. He was given oxygen on the pitch and stretchered off. As the ambulance left the ground, taking Smith to hospital, it was ambushed by a [...]

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Terry: Moscow miss still keeps me awake

John Terry has reflected on the night when he helped win the European Cup for Manchester United, after missing Chelsea’s fifth penalty in Moscow. After Cristiano Ronaldo’s miss, Terry’s inability to score took the penalty shoot out to sudden death, which we won after Edwin Van der Sar saved Nicolas Anelka’s spot-kick. I’ll definitely never [...]

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VIDEO: United fans at Anfield giving warm welcome and farewell to Gerrard

As Steven Gerrard warmed up on the touchline at Anfield yesterday, he was greeted with chants of “Have you ever seen Gerrard win the league? Have you f*ck!” Gerrard was then sent off seconds after coming on at the start of the season half, much to the delight of our travelling supporters. ———— The RoM [...]

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VIDEO: United mock Liverpool fans with “nearly won the league” chant

VIDEO: United mock Liverpool fans with “nearly won the league” chant

Liverpool came to Old Trafford last season and sang “and now you’re gonna believe us, we’re gonna win the league.” With three games left to play they were five points clear at the top of the table. Then Steven Gerrard miscontrolled a simple pass, slipped over and Demba Ba scored. In their next game, they [...]

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VIDEO: Will Skrtel face retrospective punishment for stamping on De Gea?

In the final seconds of United’s 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield, Martin Skrtel was guilty of stamping on David de Gea. No punishment was dished out to Skrtel, suggesting that the referee didn’t see the stamp, therefore making Skrtel eligible for retrospective punishment. Steven Gerrard lasted less than 40 seconds on the pitch after [...]

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Forlan: Neville told me United fans would never forget me after Anfield goals

Diego Forlan has given an interview with United Review, where he discusses the two goals in three minutes that he scored against Liverpool in 2002. I remember those goals very clearly. They came at a difficult time for me. I was not playing so much and hardly playing in the big games. I didn’t feel [...]

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Forlan: I get goosebumps when I hear my chant for Anfield goals

Diego Forlan will forever be remembered by Manchester United fans for the two goals he scored at Anfield in our 2-1 win in 2002. He scored twice within three minutes and the moment has been immortalised in a song. Forlan has reflected on what it means to him to hear this song when he is [...]

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Scholes: Most ambitious players leave Arsenal to win titles

Paul Scholes has had a dig at Mesut Ozil and Arsenal FC, but claiming that the most ambitious players always leave the club because they know they can’t win the league with Arsenal. Over the years, the big players who were really ambitious – Vieira, Thierry Henry, Cesc Fàbregas, Robin van Persie – have all [...]

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Ba: I don’t mind United fans singing about Gerrard’s slip

You couldn’t make it up. Liverpool were about to win their first league title in over two decades. Steven Gerrard, who had spent the beginning of every season claiming that this year would be their year, finally looked as though he was going to be right. After beating Manchester City, Gerrard ceased him moment to [...]

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STATS: Shirt sales in Manchester – red or blue?

STATS: Shirt sales in Manchester – red or blue?

Sports Direct have published a feature showing the various regions where Premier League shirts are sold. They’ve concentrated on eight clubs, including United and City, and have had made some fairly surprising discoveries, and some not so surprising. Manchester United have had larger attendances than City every single season since the war, regardless of which [...]

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Steven Gerrard: This is our year 2005-2014

Steven Gerrard: This is our year 2005-2014

July 10th 2005: “It was great to get the shirt back on and hopefully in the coming season I can hit top form and deliver a trophy. Hopefully I can go on and win that medal that I’m craving for, which is the Premiership, because that’s the one I’m missing. Hopefully it will be this [...]

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PICTURES: Which United players have won the league more often than Gerrard?

PICTURES: Which United players have won the league more often than Gerrard?

1 time winners Clayton Blackmore Dion Dublin Darren Ferguson Mike Phelan Jordi Cruyff Karel Poborský Jesper Blomqvist Mark Bosnich Luke Chadwick Ronnie Wallwork Laurent Blanc Roy Carroll Diego Forlán Ruud van Nistelrooy Juan Sebastián Verón Gabriel Heinze Kieran Richardson Henrik Larsson Alan Smith Owen Hargreaves Gerard Piqué Fábio Michael Owen Darron Gibson 2 time winners [...]

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ATTACKING STATS: United players compared to those at City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool

Possession City – 59.5% United – 58.1% Arsenal – 57.6% Chelsea – 56.6% Liverpool – 55.2% Passing accuracy United – 84.5% City – 85.2% Chelsea – 85% Arsenal – 84.1% Liverpool – 83.1% Accurate long balls per game United – 43.2 Chelsea – 30.5 Liverpool – 30.3 City – 22.7 Arsenal – 22.1 Accurate short [...]

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