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PICTURE: Mata poses with Januzaj on train to London

PICTURE: Mata poses with Januzaj on train to London

Juan Mata has posted a picture with team mate Adnan Januzaj on the train on their way down to London for this weekend’s game against Crystal Palace. ———— 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 [...]

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Moyes denies that Rooney’s contract has been finalised

Earlier today, reports claimed that Wayne Rooney’s £300k-a-week deal had been agreed upon, after finally ironing out a few snags over image rights. In his press conference today, David Moyes has denied that to be the case. “When we have news we’ll tell you. He’s a terrific player. If we can get it done it’ll [...]

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Mourinho suggests Chelsea DID offer us Mata/Luiz

In the summer, when Chelsea were confident their club would be prising Wayne Rooney away from Manchester, a rumour circulated that Jose Mourinho was prepared to let Juan Mata or David Luiz move in the opposite direction. The rumour was quickly dismissed, with Chelsea fans scoffing at the idea that Mourinho would be prepared to [...]

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Suck it up, Wazza

In October 2010, Wayne Rooney claimed that he would not be staying at the club because he feared that it didn’t match his ambition. Having just missed out on the title by one point the season before, following three successive Premier League crowns, he sounded more than a little foolish. By the end of the [...]

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Rooney back for next game

We were left to panic this afternoon when rumours that Wayne Rooney hadn’t travelled to Norwich proved to be true and United started with Javier Hernandez our only striker to start. Thanks to Danny Welbeck, who came on at the start of the second half, United picked up all three points in Rooney’s absence. David [...]

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VIDEO: United’s goals vs Hull

———— 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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Hasn’t Rooney always been a team player?

Hasn’t Rooney always been a team player?

Wayne Rooney currently has 8 assists this season, more than any other player, helping to justify the club’s decision to cling on to him this summer. David Moyes has sung Rooney’s praises for his attitude this season, which has been hard to fault, and goes some way to explaining why he has opted to name [...]

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Best United goals under Fergie

United managed 2,762 goals under Sir Alex Ferguson, roughly two scored for every one conceded.  Everyone will have their favourites of the Ferguson era. Sometimes it’s about context – Solskjaer’s winner in the 1999 Champions League Final and the Mark Hughes volley against Oldham that saved the double spring to mind. Other times it’s about pure [...]

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Van Persie: Makes me really happy playing with Rooney

Having played his first game in a month at the weekend, Robin van Persie is looking forward to being reunited with Wayne Rooney tomorrow night when we take on Shakhtar Donetsk. “What I enjoy most is the interaction together, that we both want to play together,” Van Persie said. “We both realise that we are [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney’s goals vs Spurs

———— 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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Time to increase Rooney’s salary again?

Judging on his performances so far this season, Wayne Rooney has justified the club’s decision to keep hold of him in the summer after some interest from Chelsea and Arsenal. Both Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho confirmed their desire to sign the player but in the end  the most either club were prepared to offer [...]

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VIDEO: Stonewall penalty United weren’t given against Arsenal

Add this one to the list of dodgy decisions Arsenal get at Old Trafford, with Giroud trapping Rooney’s leg between his in the penalty area. For the best view, see the third replay. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts [...]

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Rooney: It was great ending Arsenal’s unbeaten records

Ahead of Sunday’s game against Arsenal, Wayne Rooney has reflected on the two goals he’s scored against the Gunners to end their unbeaten runs. The first was for Everton when he scored that wonder goal and the second was in 2004 when they had gone 49 games without losing. “Arsenal do crop up quite often,” [...]

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Moyes: Rooney is a main man at United

During the summer, when rumours were rife that Wayne Rooney was set to leave the club, David Moyes answered every question on the striker by talking about how good Rooney looked in training. Rooney has scored 7 goals in his past 8 games for club and country and Moyes has reiterated his faith in the [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney goal vs Montenegro

England 1-0 Montenegro (Goal Wayne Rooney) by all-goals ———— 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, [...]

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