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PICTURE: Terry’s foul on Rojo

PICTURE: Terry’s foul on Rojo

There has been a lot of fuss regarding Chris Smalling’s foul on Branislav Ivanovic during yesterday’s 1-1 draw against United. Nothing has been made of the fact that the freekick which lead up to that incident was awarded for nothing. Phil Dowd adjudged that Marouane Fellaini had fouled Filipe Luis, but replays showed that there [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott did the player ratings for United’s draw against Chelsea for ESPN. The Guardian sings the praises of Marouane Fellaini. The Mirror reports on LvG’s criticism of RvP for taking his shirt off. The Telegraph talks about the improved mood under LvG compared to Moyes. The Evening News reports on Mata’s blog on the Chelsea [...]

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PICTURE: Valdes watches Chelsea game with Rooney and Evans

PICTURE: Valdes watches Chelsea game with Rooney and Evans

Victor Valdes, who has been training with Manchester United players at Carrington this weekend, was spotted with the suspended Wayne Rooney and injured Jonny Evans during United’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea.

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Van Gaal: Players watched El Clasico together

Manchester United players stay at The Lowry hotel the night before matches as part of Louis van Gaal’s pre-match preparation. The manager has revealed how great team spirit is amongst the camp, but all the players except one getting together to watch El Clasico together on Saturday night. We went to the Lowry, we had [...]

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VIDEO: Van Persie’s goal and Mourinho’s reaction

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Van Gaal: We should have beaten Chelsea

Having dominated chances and possession, with Thibaut Courtois being named Man of the Match, Louis van Gaal is disappointed that United didn’t beat Chelsea yesterday. I said to the players after the game that we could have won, but that counts for nothing in sport. We created a lot of chances, but we have to [...]

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Van Persie: Fans deserve credit for my goal

Robin van Persie scored with practically the last kick of the game to give United a well deserved 1-1 draw with Chelsea. It was a big relief for the fans, for the players and for everyone at Manchester United that we got the goal in the end. The whole stadium exploded and it gave us [...]

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Wilson: Van Gaal wanted me to have 49 shirt

James Wilson’s squad number has changed from 47 to 49, as we saw for the first time in United’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea yesterday. The youngster has revealed that Louis van Gaal, bizarrely, told him to make the change. “I asked why it had changed as it wasn’t my decision and, because I’m a striker, [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Chelsea

De Gea, Rafael, Smalling, Rojo, Shaw, Blind, Fellaini, Januzaj, Di Maria, Mata, van Persie. Bench: Lindegaard, Blackett, Fletcher, Carrick, Herrera, A.Pereira, Wilson. Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Filipe Luis, Fabregas, Matic, Willian, Oscar, Hazard, Drogba. Chelsea bench: Cech, Zouma, Ake, Mikel, Baker, Salah, Schurrle.

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Kicking the Sunday Blues

Kicking the Sunday Blues

It’s a rare occasion when United are labelled underdogs at Old Trafford, but such has been Chelsea’s blistering start to the campaign, coupled with a difficult start to proceedings for Louis Van Gaal’s side that in this instance, that is in fact the case. Tickets for the game (as with any other United game) are [...]

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VIDEO: Falcao’s hattrick vs Chelsea

Radamel Falcao scored a hattrick against Radamel Falcao in the 2012 UEFA Super Cup.

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Carrick: Wilson is a goal machine

Michael Carrick played his first game in months last night in the U-21′s 2-1 victory over West Ham. After the match, he sung the praises of James Wilson, who scored the first goal. “He is just a goal machine,” he told MUTV. “He’s like that in training and scores all the time. It’s a great [...]

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Vote for Januzaj as Golden Boy

The Tuttosport Golden Boy voting for 2014 is now open. Adnan Januzaj is in the running. Vote for him here. Wayne Rooney won the award in 2004 and Anderson won it in 2008. (Paul Pogba won it in  2013).

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Januzaj: I’m pleased for my friend Fellaini

Marouane Fellaini came off the bench to equalise for Manchester United in the 2-2 draw against West Brom on Monday. Having been on the receiving end of plenty of criticism following his disappointing performances after signing a year ago, it was fantastic to see him come off the bench after returning from injury to score [...]

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Carrick: You’ll have to ask LvG who I’m competing with

Michael Carrick started his return from injury this evening in the U-21′s 2-1 win over West Ham. “It’s been a while,” he told MUTV. “It’s been about five-and-a-half months since the last game as it was the end of last season. It’s been a long time so it was nice to get out and get [...]

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