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Higginbotham: I could only ever have been a Red

Higginbotham: I could only ever have been a Red

“I could only have been a red,” he said. “All my family were reds, so there was no way you could be a blue. I was at City as a youngster, from the age of nine. We were playing in a inter-league game and Brian Kidd pulled my dad to one side and said ‘what [...]

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And Van Gaal said we didn’t want Pedro?

And Van Gaal said we didn’t want Pedro?

Manchester United have scored two goals in the opening three games of the season, and one of those was an own goal by Kyle Walker. Following United’s 0-0 draw with Newcastle, who finished three places above the relegation zone last season, Louis van Gaal insisted that we didn’t need any new signings. Having chased Pedro [...]

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Smalling: Player reaction was like we’d lost

Smalling: Player reaction was like we’d lost

Manchester United drew 0-0 with Newcastle yesterday, but Chris Smalling insists the performance was our best of the season so far, and he expects more goals to come if we keep creating as many chances in future games. It’s massively disappointing. We’ve come in and it’s like you’ve lost a game, it’s definitely two points [...]

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LvG: Fans have to understand we don’t need any new signings

Louis van Gaal has claimed that, despite failing to score against Newcastle yesterday, Manchester United fans should take comfort from the performance and accept we don’t need any new additions. United have scored two goals in three games this season, and one of those was an own goal, so the manager still has some way [...]

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Shaw: Everyone was really disappointed in the dressing room

Shaw: Everyone was really disappointed in the dressing room

Following Manchester United’s 0-0 draw with Newcastle on Saturday, Luke Shaw has spoken of his disappointment that the team didn’t get the three points he believes they deserved. It wasn’t to be, but we’ve got a game just around the corner [against Brugge] and I think it’s only good for us. We’ll get back up [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Newcastle 

Romero; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw; Schneiderlin, Schweinsteiger; Mata, Januzaj, Memphis; Rooney.  Subs: Johnstone, McNair, Valencia, Carrick, Herrera, Young, Chicharito. ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for just £5. It includes an EXCLUSIVE interview with Nicky Butt, a Q&A with the country’s top journalists about our transfer targets, articles by experts on our new [...]

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Newcastle Preview: Five Keys to Victory

Newcastle Preview: Five Keys to Victory

It’s been a rather eventful week for Manchester United fans. Most have spent the few days untwisting knickers after seeing Pedro and Otamendi join Chelsea and Man City respectively (I promise that’ll be the only mention of them in this piece), let’s not forget in amongst all panic, frustration and lambasting hurled towards Ed Woodward, [...]

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Don’t let the transfer-window get in the way of the football

Don’t let the transfer-window get in the way of the football

Amidst all the insanity of the summer transfer-window, a football season broke out. For a little while Manchester United fans were, if not happy, at least relatively content. Wins against Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa, while not particularly thrilling, offered signs of progress. All the while, however, the threat of further madness bubbled away just [...]

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Romero: I want De Gea to stay

Romero: I want De Gea to stay

Sergio Romero has played in goal for all of Manchester United’s games this season, following Louis van Gaal’s assertion that David de Gea isn’t focussed thanks to the transfer talk relating to Real Madrid. The manager has claimed that De Gea may return to the first team once the transfer window closes. Despite this, knowing [...]

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Mata: I’m made to feel important at United

Mata: I’m made to feel important at United

Juan Mata was voted player of the season by Chelsea fans in the two years leading up to his sale to Manchester United. Bizarrely, Jose Mourinho opted to sell him to us. Following United’s win over Club Brugge, Mata has spoken of how he feels. I feel important in the team here, I am playing [...]

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Rooney: I’ve only had one bad game

Rooney: I’ve only had one bad game

Wayne Rooney has struggled for form over the past few months and serious questions have been raised over his suitability to leading the line this season. However, the United captain insists he’s only had one bad game, presumably referring to his showing at Aston Villa, and that the goals will come. I’ve had one bad [...]

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Shaw: I loved hearing the Champions League music before kick-off

Manchester United put themselves in a great position to qualify for the Champions League group stages after beating Club Brugge 3-1 at Old Trafford last night. This game was Luke Shaw’s first taste of Champions League and he is desperate to have more of it. We knew that we needed one more goal to make [...]

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United end their interest in Pedro

Manchester United have reportedly ended their interest in Pedro, with Chelsea now looking like favourites to sign the Barcelona man. Ed Woodward flew out on Monday to negotiate the deal. The two clubs disagreed how much should be paid outright and how much should be paid in add-ons. The difference in evaluation reportedly worked out [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott rates the players for ESPN in last night’s win. Scott writes for uMAXit about Adnan Januzaj. The Telegraph sings the praises of Memphis. The Guardian discusses Rooney’s form after win over Brugge. The Mirror reports on Pedro and Muller transfer rumours. Like RoM on Facebook. ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for [...]

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Shaw: It’s great playing with Memphis

Shaw: It’s great playing with Memphis

Luke Shaw and Memphis Depay had a great game for Manchester United last night in our 3-1 win over Club Brugge. Shaw, who plays behind Memphis on the left wing, says their playing relationship is beginning to develop now. I think our relationship is starting to build up, we have played a couple of games [...]

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