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Rafa Is Right About The Money, Wrong About The Fans

“There is a massive difference in money but we have better fans than United.” I don’t know whether I’d describe the difference as ‘massive’, but yes, Rafael Benitez has spent more money than Sir Alex Ferguson.

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Are Giggs And Neville Right About Footballers’ Salaries?

Are Giggs And Neville Right About Footballers’ Salaries?

Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs have both surprisingly spoken out about the controversial issue of football players earning every penny of their astronomically large salaries. When the starting salary for a nurse is £20k a year, a teacher is £21k a year and a police officer is £22k a year, it’s hard to argue that [...]

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What’s Wrong With United??

The Evening News asked ‘what’s wrong with United?‘ yesterday, claiming we weren’t firing on all cylinders. It’s odd because United usually start the season so well…

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‘Nerdy’ Berbatov Has Brilliant Attitude & Fans Should Love Him

I have fought Dimitar Berbatov‘s corner since he joined Manchester United and came under criticism from our own fans as much as elsewhere. I saw enough in him to stick my neck out and acknowledge that whilst he wasn’t scoring as much as we’d hoped, he was class and we needed to give him time. [...]

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Stats: Comparing Owen To Tevez

Michael Owen: Free (09/10) – 110 minutes, 2 goals. Strike rate – 1 goal per 55 minutes. Carlos Tevez: £25-47 million (09/10) – 274 minutes, 0 goals. Strike rate – N/A (08/09) 1856 minutes, 5 goals. Strike rate – 1 goal per 371 minutes.

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Just How Far Will We Have To Travel This Year Compared To Chelsea and Liverpool?

Whilst avoiding German champions Wolfsburg would have been favourable, in terms of difficulty we managed to avoid some of the tougher teams in the Champions League draw. Sir Alex Ferguson reckons we’ve got the toughest group of all English teams though because of the distance we have to travel. So just how far are we [...]

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“Kiko And Welbeck Not Good Enough Yet”

“Kiko And Welbeck Not Good Enough Yet”

“Sir Alex Ferguson would have us believe he is quite happy with his squad going into their defence of their Premier League crown,” said Stan YSB Collymore. “Yet I still think United look a lot weaker than last term following the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez. Federico Macheda and Danny Welbeck, as I [...]

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A Few Quick Stats To Soften The Blow

92-93: LWDW. Champions. 95-96: LWWW. Champions. 96-97: WDDD. Champions. 98-99: DDWW. Champions. 00-01: WDDW. Champions 02-03: WDDW. Champions. 07-08: DDLW. Champions. 08-09: DWLD. Champions. 09-10: WL….

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Some Bits And Bobs From The Season

The Guardian kindly sent me their review for the football year ahead, The Season. Here are the best bits:

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So They’ll Have To Play Against 11 Men Next Season…?

Xabi Alonso is a great footballer but for some unknown reason Rafael Benitez has never seemed desperate to retain his services. For a couple of seasons there has been talk of Alonso joining Real Madrid and it’s always seemed absurd to me that the FSW has been so nonchalant it. Last summer he was seriously [...]

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Carlitos’ Dreadful Miscalculation – He Played More Than Robinho!

Manchester City’s new signing, who said he ‘gave his life for the United shirt‘, claimed he was leaving for football reasons. The fact that City are prepared to pay £150,000-a-week for a player who was on £90,000-a-week at United did not factor in to Tevez’s decision, he claims. It wasn’t a move about money rather [...]

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Why Do All These Deluded Scousers Believe FSW’s Lies?

Why Do All These Deluded Scousers Believe FSW’s Lies?

Rafael Benitez’s ‘facts’ episode was a source of much amusement for Manchester United fans last season, given that the opinions he was insisting were facts were nothing of the sort. Another of Benitez’s lies is that Manchester United spend more money than Liverpool FC in the transfer market. Sir Alex Ferguson corrected Benitez at the [...]

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We Often Score Six But We Seldom Score Ten…?

We are just one of those teams that you see now and then. We often score six but we seldom score ten. How true is that?

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Would We Want Linked Arsenal Striker At United?

Robin van Persie is one of those nasty Dutch bastards who you love when they play for you and hate when they play against you. Whilst I can understand why rival fans wouldn’t like him too much, I’ve always really rated him. It’s rare that I have such a high opinion of a rival team’s [...]

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United vs Liverpool – Look How Many More Games We Played

We all know how many more trophies than Liverpool we won this season but how many more games have we had to stretch ourselves over to win the league early?

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