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STATS: Michael Owen’s First Season At United

STATS: Michael Owen’s First Season At United

———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards to Paul Scholes, and many more, with 30 articles in total. All profit goes to Trafford Macmillan so please support this fantastic [...]

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STATS: Rooney and Berbatov Compared To Drogba, Tevez, Torres, Bent, Defoe, Adebayor and Saha

Wayne Rooney has had some early shouts for player of the season after going from strength to strength in front of goal, but how does he really compare with other strikers in the league? Dimitar Berbatov gets a lot of stick and labelled a “flop”, from sections of our own support as much as elsewhere, [...]

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STATS: Rooney Has Already Replaced Ronaldo and Tevez’s Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo scored 18 goals in 33 games for Manchester United last season, whilst Carlos Tevez scored 5 goals in 29 games. With February drawing to an end, Wayne Rooney has now scored 23 goals in 27 games. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a [...]

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STAT ATTACK: Our Defence Compared To Arsenal and Chelsea

Football has changed dramatically since the 1990′s. Whilst United have always prided themselves on their attacking football, the mentality that said you may score three but we will score four has gone. We won the league by 18 points in the 1999-2000 season and conceded a massive 45 goals, an average of 1.2 goals per [...]

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Stat Attack – The Season So Far

———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards to Paul Scholes, and many more, with 30 articles in total. All profit goes to Trafford Macmillan so please support this fantastic [...]

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Aaron Ramsey Talking Nonsense

Aaron Ramsey has today claimed the reason why he joined Arsenal instead of United was because he was made to feel more wanted and he thought Wenger had brought through a lot more youngsters and given them a chance. Given that he is a self-confessed Manchester United fan, you have to worry he knows so [...]

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Fergie: Wenger Let Himself Down With Fletch Comments

After Manchester United robbed Arsenal earlier in the season, thanks to poor judgement from Almunia and an own goal from Diaby, Arsene Wenger took his frustrations out on Darren Fletcher. This season, Fletcher has committed fewer fouls than Song and Diaby, despite playing in more games, yet Wenger took the childish move of branding Fletch [...]

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Brilliant Stats: Rooney + Ronaldo Last Season vs Rooney This Season

Brilliant Stats: Rooney + Ronaldo Last Season vs Rooney This Season

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. ———— Made in Manchester is available for [...]

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STATS: Carlos Tevez vs Dimitar Berbatov at Manchester United

STATS: Carlos Tevez vs Dimitar Berbatov at Manchester United

After Sir Alex Ferguson’s comments that he has no regrets over Carlos Tevez leaving, many fans have compared the Argie’s strike rate this season at City with Dimitar Berbatov at United. It wasn’t a case of buying Berbatov or buying Tevez, as the transfer money for Dimitar had already been paid whilst Tevez was on [...]

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Another Analysis Of The Debt

Another Analysis Of The Debt

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. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from [...]

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STATS: United vs City – The Best Supported Club Since The 1940′s and Before Premiership?

STATS: United vs City – The Best Supported Club Since The 1940′s and Before Premiership?

Yesterday, Manchester City still hadn’t sold all their tickets for the League Cup semi-final which was due to be played the following day. On the Monday, it was announced that any season ticket holder or membership holder could purchase an additional two tickets. Given that City haven’t played in the semi-final for 28 years I [...]

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STATS: Cole + RvN > Torres

STATS: Cole + RvN > Torres

Fernando Torres scored 50 league goals in just 72 games. Wow. Incredible. He is the only Liverpool to achieve such a feat. We’ll ignore the fact that Andy Cole and Ruud van Nistelrooy did it faster. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, [...]

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STATS: Ronaldo vs Valencia

STATS: Ronaldo vs Valencia

Before we get in to this, the comparison between Cristiano Ronaldo and Antonio Valencia isn’t supposed to prove who is the better player. Ronaldo was bought for £80m the same summer Valencia was bought for £16m, it’s all to obvious who the better player is. However, it is interesting to see how Valencia is getting [...]

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STATS: Quick Comparison With Last Season

2008/2009 Played – 18 Goals – 29 Points – 38 Points behind top spot – 1 2009/2010 Played – 18 Goals – 37 Points – 37 Points behind top spot – 4 ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton [...]

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STATS: United This Season vs United Last Season

STATS: United This Season vs United Last Season

Having looked at the impact of Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure on the goalscoring of other players in the squad, and seeing the positive effect, I thought it would be interesting to compare like for like fixtures. The press wrote us off in the summer (but they did tip Liverpool to win the title, so we shouldn’t [...]

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