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Would sacking Moyes make us another Chelsea?

Manchester United fans rightly don’t want the reputation of being an unsupportive club that sacks the manager at the drop of a hat. One of the arguments that is regularly put forward for keeping hold of David Moyes is that “we don’t want to become like Chelsea”. Whilst I’d argue that Chelsea’s policy of sacking [...]

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Pellegrini reckons City are bigger than United

At Manuel Pellegrini’s press conference ahead of City’s game against Barcelona, he has claimed that City are now a bigger club than United. “The biggest team is City now, but we cannot forget the last few years,” he claimed. There’s no denying that City are better than United this season, given that they are 3rd [...]

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Chelsea fan on Moyes, winning the league and predictions

Ahead of today’s game against Chelsea, Ramon Isaac from the Chelsea blog Mowing Meadows has taken some time out to talk football. Scott: How do you think Chelsea’s season has gone so far? Ramon: Personally I think it has gone about as well as it could’ve done so far. Obviously, you can point to a [...]

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Fergie trusts Mourinho more than his own brother?? Riiiight…

It came as a shock to most people when rumours started circulating on the evening of May 7th that Sir Alex Ferguson planned to retire at the end of the 2012/2013 season, having wrapped up the title weeks before the end of the season. That night, Ferguson rang up his brother and closest confidante, Martin, [...]

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Evertonians on Moyes

Evertonians on Moyes

As for most privileged Reds of Generation X and Z, Fergie is all I’ve ever really known. Whilst in the deepest recesses of my subconscious rests Big Ron, Fergie is the only footballing face of authority I’ve ever really recognized. This has rendered a significant number of younger United fans extremely anxious, constantly questioning and [...]

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Miscellaneous Musings on Keane vs Vieira: Best of Enemies

Miscellaneous Musings on Keane vs Vieira: Best of Enemies

The finest sentence of Roy Keane’s 2002 Autobiography reads; “I like dogs, because unlike humans, they don’t talk shite.” As a human myself, who also happens to be a dog owner, I can see where he’s coming from. It’s the sort of candor that’s become synonymous with the man; a brand of deliberately outspoken contrariness [...]

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Chelsea manager makes his opinion on bringing through youth known

Ahead of Chelsea’s game against Southampton, Jose Mourinho has explained his club’s poor record of bringing through youth team players on having less time at a big club. Ryan Bertrand is the closest thing Chelsea have had to an academy product making the first team recently, who the West London club bought from Gillingham when [...]

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Was Van Persie wrong to celebrate after Arsenal goal?

Was Van Persie wrong to celebrate after Arsenal goal?

Robin van Persie gave the best years of his career to Arsenal, his boyhood club, but even when he was the Premier League’s top scorer, winner of the PFA and Football Writer of the Year awards, he had no medal to show for it. The only trophy he won in his time with the North [...]

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Is Arsenal manager right about refereeing decisions?

Is Arsenal manager right about refereeing decisions?

Having waited for Sir Alex Ferguson to retire first, Arsene Wenger has claimed that our former manager influenced the referees to give us favourable decisions. It would be ridiculous to argue that United don’t get the rub of the green at times but that is a luxury all clubs at the top tend to enjoy. [...]

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TOP 5: Defeats to the Enemy

TOP 5: Defeats to the Enemy

6-1, 5-1, 4-1. Playing Manchester City and getting tonked by them is actually a fairly regular occurrence these days. But way before then, it didn’t help that Manchester United were rubbish. It didn’t help that any team can have an off day. It didn’t help that Manchester City have recently been able to play really, [...]

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VIDEO: Liverpool fan throws flare in to United crowd

After going a goal behind on Wednesday, Liverpool fans started lighting flares, and then threw one of them in to the crowd of United fans below them.

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VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: City fan on signing Rooney, Pellegrini’s start and winning the leage

Ahead of this afternoon’s derby, Danny Pugsley from Bitter and Blue has answered a few questions on last season, this season and today’s game. Scott: What are your thoughts on last season and City’s failure to put up a decent fight to defend the title? Danny: In hindsight, you get the feeling that far more [...]

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Mourinho’s “young eggs” – don’t believe the hype

Mourinho’s “young eggs” – don’t believe the hype

Just after Chelsea had fallen behind to Basle in the Champions League last night, the Sky Sports commentator asked whether Chelsea’s youngsters truly had it in them to drag themselves back into the game. I thought it seemed a fairly astonishing thing to say given the experience within the Stamford Bridge team’s first x11, and [...]

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Can you imagine if United were guilty of same behaviour as Liverpool?

Can you imagine if United were guilty of same behaviour as Liverpool?

Ahead of Sunday’s game at Anfield, Liverpool’s official Twitter account was joining in with jokes about the Munich Air Disaster with one of their fans. The club were quick to offer an apology, calling the tweet an “error of judgement” as well as “distasteful and inappropriate”. Can you imagine the reaction from the scousers if [...]

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Q&A with Chelsea supporting journo: Signing Rooney, “ethical” Mourinho and Chalobah

Ahead of tonight’s game, Chelsea fan and Daily Mail journalist, Rik Sharma, has answered a few questions for RoM on the season so far. Scott: Are you happy with Chelsea’s transfer business over the summer? Rik: Yes, but we need to sign a striker. Romelu Lukaku is the best we’ve got, and he’s not good [...]

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