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PICTURES: Van Persie wall art in Brazil

PICTURES: Van Persie wall art in Brazil

Football fans in Brazil have taken to the walls of the city to remember the excellent diving header from Robin van Persie against Spain. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in [...]

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Holland – Replacing Clockwork Orange with Pragmatism

Holland – Replacing Clockwork Orange with Pragmatism

Nine wins and one draw in the World Cup qualifiers, an attack speared by the topscorer in the European part of those qualifiers accompanied by one of the most unstoppable dribblers in the world and entering the tournament in Brazil as vice-World Champion. However, the defence lacks recognised talent and in Kevin Strootman, Van Gaal’s [...]

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Van Persie: Honour to captain this team

After a fantastic performance against Spain, scoring two goals, Robin van Persie was subbed off in Holland’s round of 16 game. Afterwards, Louis van Gaal confirmed it was a tactical decision, not forced through injury. “This coach wants to win,” said Van Persie. “So he makes substitutions. It’s simple. We played three different formations, so [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Australia vs Netherlands

———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. All [...]

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Van Gaal and Van Persie Batter World and European Champions

Van Gaal and Van Persie Batter World and European Champions

Holland thrashed Spain 5-1 in their opening World Cup game this evening, with our Robin van Persie scoring two of the goals. Spain won the European Championship in 2012, the World Cup in 2010, and the Euros in 2008. They were on for their fourth major tournament trophy win in a row but their hopes [...]

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RvP Won’t Miss World Cup

Following an injury-plagued season, there were fears that Robin van Persie might miss the World Cup after being taken off at half-time in Holland’s 2-0 win over Wales. Van Persie has revealed to reporters in Holland that they should have nothing to worry about. “I wouldn’t call it an injury,” he said. “It built up [...]

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VIDEO: Incredible RvP goal vs Ecuador

Robin van Persie scored an incredible goal tonight for Holland in their friendly against Ecuador. Antonio Valencia started for the opposition and the game finished 1-1. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be [...]

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Van Persie: Vidic wants to die for the cause

Robin van Persie has sung the praises of captain Nemanja Vidic, who made his last appearance for United at Old Trafford last night. “Nemanja has been great,” Van Persie told MUTV. “He’s been playing here for eight-and-a-half years and the thing I always say about him is that he puts his head where people are [...]

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Van Persie: Giggs is Sir Alex-esque

Robin van Persie has sung the praises of interim boss Ryan Giggs, claiming that the talks he gives the players are on a level with Sir Alex Ferguson’s. “I witnessed two team meetings as I came in a bit late,” Van Persie told MUTV. “The one from the last game against Sunderland, and today’s game, [...]

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VIDEO: RvP stars in new advert with rival players

VIDEO: RvP stars in new advert with rival players

———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. All [...]

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RvP: I’m very happy at United and I want to extend my contract

Robin van Persie has given a fantastic interview with the club’s official magazine ahead of Sunday’s game against Liverpool. “The truth is I’m very happy at this club,” Van Persie said. “I signed for four years and I’d be delighted to stay even longer, beyond the next two years I have left on my contract. [...]

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Moyes: RvP comments taken out of context

Following the Olympiakos defeat, Robin van Persie was accused of criticising his team mates because of comments in made in a post-match interview. Van Persie claimed that some of his team-mates were “often playing in my zones” although his people quickly talked to the press about their surprise that his comments had been interpreted as [...]

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RvP and Chicharito clarify media frenzy

RvP and Chicharito clarify media frenzy

You can tell United aren’t doing very well at the moment purely based on the amount of bogus, shit-stirring stories about us in the press. Following United’s defeat against Olympaikos, the headlines suggested that Robin van Persie had blamed the result on his team mates. “Sometimes I try to find ways to do more but [...]

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PICTURE: Van Persie posts picture to celebrate win

PICTURE: Van Persie posts picture to celebrate win

Following United’s 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, Robin van Persie posted a picture of him celebrating with Juan Mata. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive [...]

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RvP on Evra’s pre-match playlist which all players contributed to

Robin van Persie has revealed details about the music United listen to ahead of kick-off. Speaking at the Pepsi 2014 football campaign launch, Van Persie claims that Patrice Evra included the favourite songs of his team mates on a playlist to get them in the mood before the game. “Patrice asked a group of more [...]

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