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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.

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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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PREDICTIONS: Derby day – journos and fans on City vs United Part II

PREDICTIONS: Derby day – journos and fans on City vs United Part II

Danny Taylor, The Guardian’s chief football writer PREDICTION: 3-2 City The strange thing is that while everyone has been obsessed with United’s defence – and let’s not pretend it’s been pretty – City have kept only two clean sheets from their nine Premier League matches as well. They have looked strangely subdued at times and [...]

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Has Pellegrini not watched United this season?

Speaking ahead of Sunday’s derby, Manuel Pellegrini has claimed that United aren’t any stronger this season compared to last. Similar. I think that both teams are similar. We are not stronger. I think Manchester United bought very important players this year. I think also they are at the moment where you start with a new [...]

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LvG: Media invented Rooney’s injury

In the run up to derby day, the media reported that Wayne Rooney was a doubt for the game, but Louis van Gaal has said there is no problem with the striker. Rooney was not injured. The media was writing that but he was never injured. Maybe his shoes were too tight, that is possible, [...]

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LvG: Giggs showed me how much the derby means

Louis van Gaal has spoken of his understanding of the importance of getting a win against City on Sunday. Van Gaal noticed a difference in how Ryan Giggs, who has played in more Manchester derbies than anyone, delivered the pre-match analysis. It is one of the 38 matches we have to play but, for the [...]

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