Before the debate of Chelsea or City’s money was brought to the Premiership, jealous fans of other teams used to talk of Manchester United ‘buying’ success. As City and Chelsea have kindly proven for us since then, having a load of money isn’t the be all and end all to success. There are several elements [...]
Not the usual news story but an argued point of view.
I was having a conversation with an Arsenal fan about what his club will do about the captaincy this season if Barcelona aren’t permitted to buy Cesc Fabregas. The lad has repeatedly stated his desire to join his boyhood club and if he stays at Arsenal it’s nothing to do with his own wishes, rather [...]
Ahead of Manchester United’s 3-0 thrashing of Chelsea in the 2008-2009 season, the fans booed routinely as the opposition’s team sheet was read out. “…number seventeen, Jose Bosingwa” booooo, “… number 20, Deco” boooo, “… number 26, John Terry” yehhhhh! This was the first time most of our fans were confronted with the man who [...]
Manchester United supporters have been spoilt over the past couple of decades. You go to Old Trafford expecting a win, regardless of the opposition. You start the season in August expecting at least one trophy come May. In the 20 years since Sir Alex Ferguson’s first trophy with us in 1990, the only seasons we [...]
August 2009 15th: RoM previews the season What will 2009-2010 bring? 19th: Interview with a journo Rob Smyth of The Guardian has a chat with RoM. 21st: Carlos Tevez is a blue, he hates Munichs The City faithful are proud of their latest Munich reference… whilst their new favourite player speaks of his love and [...]
JANUARY 2010 United started the year with an uninspiring 1-1 draw away to Birmingham. They took the lead with a scrappy goal just before half-time before own goal saved our skin again. Our equalising goal was ruled out for offside initially but the right decision was made with the referee spotting that the final touch [...]
AUGUST 2009 United kicked off the season with a modest 1-0 win over Birmingham, with Wayne Rooney opening his account for the season. Michael Owen got his first 15 minutes at Old Trafford, which was weird, but he was warmly greeted. It was an underwhelming start but at least it was three points on the [...]
Manchester United fans have been accused of sour grapes when mentioning the injuries we’ve had this season. Whilst injuries hit every club every season, it is how your injuries compare with your rivals that make the difference. Have a read and a decide the difference for yourself…. Chelsea’s defence Petr Cech – 34/38 (89%) Jose [...]
Ahead of our game against Fulham, Giles Oakley has reflected on United vs Fulham over the years. ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for just £5. It includes an EXCLUSIVE interview with Nicky Butt, a Q&A with the country’s top journalists about our transfer targets, articles by experts on our new signings, and [...]
This time last year, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney had scored 14 Premiership goals between them, Ronaldo with 8, Rooney with 6. This season, Rooney has 19 Premiership goals to himself. This time last year, we had scored 34 Premiership goals. This season, we we have scored 53 goals. ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is [...]
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There is plenty of talk about our debt issues at the moment, where just like in 2005, the less than satisfying performances have come at a time of more doom and gloom about the Glazers. ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for just £5. It includes an EXCLUSIVE interview with Nicky Butt, a [...]