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United Got The Last Laugh Over Chelsea Cry Baby Mikel

The transfer saga, which the John Obi Mikel signing turned in to, was a strange situation for the club to be in. For a player to go to such measures to ensure they didn’t fulfil their contract obligations to join Manchester United was rather bewildering. Granted, we’d only won the League Cup and came second [...]

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Manchester City, Welcome To The Human Race

For the weeks preceding the Manchester derby, there were worries that some City fans would spoil the minute’s silence planned in honour of the Busby Babes. After attending plenty of Manchester derbies, I felt as though disruption to the minute’s silence could not be avoided, hearing the blue side of Manchester sing about Munich year [...]

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Why The Hell Did They Pick Derby Day For Munich Weekend?

In the next few hours, we will see the result of several weeks of speculation concerning the behaviour of City fans during the one minute’s silence which is being held at Old Trafford today. The gates are closing five minutes before kick off today, to ensure that the minute’s silence has every chance of working. [...]

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Clash of the Rivals – United, City, Arsenal and Spurs

It’s not too often you’ll hear me urging City up the field, scolding them rather than laughing when they screw up, but today they are taking on Arsenal at the council house. After going 2-0 down, it looked as though it was game over and I was just about to switch off, but we were [...]

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Liverpool? City? Or United? Munich Memorial Picture Vandalised

Whilst the Munich memorial picture which hangs from the East Stand is less than perfect, with the words originally printed incorrectly and an AIG logo situated at the bottom, there is no doubting it is an impressive site. With the 50th anniversary of the tragedy approaching, much of the red focus is on our players [...]

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United ALWAYS Get The Tough Draw…Unlike Chelsea and Liverpool

After United were drawn against Arsenal in the 5th Round of the FA, I was curious to see just how many times we’ve had to play Premiership opposition over recent years. It feels as though we always get the tough draws and I wanted to see how true that intuition was. It turned out to be [...]

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Liverpool – You Know It’s Getting Bad When…

When Sir Alex Ferguson cited “knocking Liverpool off their fucking perch” as his greatest challenge, he confirmed what we already knew, that his feelings towards the dippers resembled that of the fanbase. Hate is the word that springs to mind. As United manager, Ferguson only had to endure seeing Liverpool lift the title twice, back [...]

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Essien: Roy Keane Is My Hero

“It is tedious to lose one of the best players in Europe but he has not left yet,” said Jean-Michel Aulus, the Lyon president. “We can still find a compromise so that he only leaves next year. Chelsea will have to show themselves to be very persuasive for us to let him leave. Manchester United [...]

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You Expect City To Respect Munich? Get Real!

“Munich bastards!” a City fan shouted at my dad and me as we approached the council house for our game towards the close of last season. We’d just driven in to town, found a carpark close to the ground, and set off on the walk. Seemed like a fairly good idea at the time. It [...]

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United Surprise At Arsenal’s Season

“Name on the trophy” the commentator boomed that night at the Nou Camp. It was all ours. United fans would be forgiven for feeling the same way about the Premiership at the start of this season. We’d seen off Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea the season before, leading the table from the beginning, Arsenal were a team [...]

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David Beckham, How COULD You?

David Beckham broke the hearts of many Mancs, male and female, when he left us back in 2003 for Real Madrid. As he paraded around the field with the Premiership trophy in tow there was a sadness about him which let us know he was on his way, even though it had been officially denied. [...]

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Who’s Speaking The Truth – Wenger or Fergie?

Arsenal moved back to top of the table yesterday after beating Everton 4-1, a scoreline which flatters the Gunners. Wenger’s men went a goal down, but fought back to get the three points. Replays show that the crucial goal which put Arsenal in the lead, deflating Moyes’ players, was handled by Eduardo before it found [...]

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Fergie Was Right About Arsenal – Is It Ours Now?

Following United’s away defeat to Bolton, who previously had been massively struggling, the press had a field day slating United. “Is this really the strongest Manchester United squad in Sir Alex Ferguson’s time at Old Trafford, as he recently claimed?” Steve Tongue from The Independent questioned. “A United team not up for a scrap? Surely [...]

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Evra Reveals Fergie’s Arsenal Reaction

Last season, the rivalry which has been developed over the years between United and Arsenal appeared to be disappearing. With two fourth place finishes from Arsenal, they were no longer our title rivals. The players who we’d grown to hate over the years, Vieira, Keown, Ashley Cole and Pires, to name a few, were no [...]

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Rio Rubs The Salt In Scouse Wounds

Rio Ferdinand has had a complicated relationship with United fans in his relatively short career at United so far. His fancy London ways don’t appeal to us much, he was booed for failing to sign a new contract straight away following his ban… then he scores two goals in two seasons against the dippers. There [...]

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