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The Official RoM Michael Owen Poll

We could be just seconds, minutes or hours away from having Michael Owen as a player for our club. Which of the following statements best describes how this potential deal makes you feel? ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on match day. Join the [...]

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Deja Vu With Michael Owen

With it looking increasingly likely that Michael Owen will be a Manchester United player by the end of the day, take a little time to relive his decision to join Newcastle over Liverpool, after he was linked with us in 2005. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news [...]

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What Do The Dippers Think?

It’s hard to measure what the general reaction from United fans has been to news that Michael Owen looks to be on his way. Whilst I would rather we didn’t, to put it mildly, I do trust the manager. I think he’s a horrible little money-grabbing cunt and don’t want him anywhere near the club, [...]

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Michael Owen’s Damning Statement From 2004

May 10th 2004, three months before signing for Real Madrid. “We will sort something out amicably next summer,” said Owen. “I won’t just up and leave on a Bosman. I have the rest of this season and all next still left on my existing contract but talks have already started on a new one. Inevitably, [...]

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God No, Not Michael Owen

God No, Not Michael Owen

1. “In a perfect world I would stay my entire career. I am dreaming about that.” (2 months later) 2. He’s injury-prone (something he has been denying since he was at Liverpool and something Giggsy warned him about years ago) 3. He’ll play for anyone for the money (Newcastle?? Really, Michael?) 4. “The brochure” 5. [...]

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Benzema Happy To Join United… But We Wouldn’t Cough Up

Benzema Happy To Join United… But We Wouldn’t Cough Up

Karim Benzema has been a transfer favourite for plenty of reds and certainly has attracted attention from Sir Alex Ferguson over the years. Despite claims that he wanted to stay in France for one more year to remain settled ahead of the World Cup, it was starting to look like Ferguson might finally get his [...]

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Forget About Ribery Too

After losing out on Karim Benzema yesterday, it appears as though we can now forget about Franck Ribery too. It is beyond me why so many superstars would want to be smothered at Real Madrid but it quickly appears as though La Liga is by far the most attractive league to the best players in [...]

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It’s Official – He’s Gone

Manchester United are £80 million better off today after the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid has been completed. Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken kindly about our former winger and wishes him well for the future. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on [...]

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United New Signing Is ‘Thrilled’ With ‘Dream’ Move

United New Signing Is ‘Thrilled’ With ‘Dream’ Move

Antonio Valencia has signed a 4-year-deal with Manchester United after making what is believed to be £16m move from Wigan. Whilst not expecting to fill the boots of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Ecuadorian winger will certainly strengthen the squad after enjoying a successful period with Steve Bruce down the road at the JJB. ———— INPLAY allows [...]

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Benzema Close To £38m Move To Old Trafford

Lyon attacking midfielder Miralem Pjanic has today revealed that his Lyon team-mate, Karim Benzema, is close to making a move to Manchester United. Lyon’s manager today claimed that no formal bids have been made for the player although the club would listen to offers. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the [...]

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Robson: Valencia Won’t Replace Ronaldo

With Manchester United’s £16 million deal for Wigan’s Antonio Valencia set to be sealed today, Bryan Robson has claimed that Ecuadorian is not going to be a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo. Whilst Valencia will be running down our flanks as Ronaldo did, there isn’t the expectation that we will see anywhere near the same amount [...]

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For Benzema It’s Not A Question Of If, But When

Manchester United been linked to a whole host of players this summer, with Real Madrid’s Klaas-Jan Huntelaar the latest to be added to the list. However, the press just appear to pick names at random, linking players who would fit, with no real basis to the story. Karim Benzema is a favourite transfer target for [...]

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Casillas: Real Madrid Until I Die… So I Won’t Join United

Iker Casillas has been linked with a move to Manchester United by some newspapers, with Edwin Van der Sar set to retire at the end of the season and Ben Foster suffering from several injuries. The 28-year-old has distanced himself from the rumours though, claiming Real Madrid are in his heart and there’s not a [...]

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Ferguson Recommends Hull To Campbell

Ferguson Recommends Hull To Campbell

After Manchester United accepted a £6m bid from Hull for Frazier Campbell, the young striker has attracted a lot more attention, particularly after scoring against Spain in the U-21 European Championships. However, manager Phil Brown has echoed the opinion of chairman Paul Duffen, claiming that Hull is the best destination for Campbell and that it’s [...]

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Not Looking Good For Costa Capture

Manchester United have reportedly offered £6.7m for the highly rated Brazilian Douglas Costa but it looks as though that won’t be enough. The 18-year-old’s agent, Cesar Bottega, reckons that the Gremio president is looking for a fee in the region of £20m. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United [...]

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