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Herrera: If you love football, the Premier League is the best place to succeed

Ander Herrera has sung the praises of the English Premier League in an interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais. “If you like football, if you are football fan, this is the ideal place to succeed because people have patience,” he said. “In Spain there is more noise from the press, with opinions. Bielsa said that [...]

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PICTURE: United banner compares our great managers to Liverpool’s

PICTURE: United banner compares our great managers to Liverpool’s

Manchester United fans took a banner to Anfield today lauding the knighthoods of Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson over Liverpool, in comparison to Bill Shankley and Bob Paisley who were never knighted. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on match day. Join [...]

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Five key thoughts following Liverpool 1-2 United as Mata’s brace secures a crucial victory

Manchester United picked up a vital three points as they defeated rivals Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield. Juan Mata scored a brace, including a fantastic overhead kick to fire Louis van Gaal’s men into pole position to make it into the top four. Steven Gerrard came on as a half time substitute for the hosts but [...]

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VIDEO: United mock Liverpool fans with “nearly won the league” chant

VIDEO: United mock Liverpool fans with “nearly won the league” chant

Liverpool came to Old Trafford last season and sang “and now you’re gonna believe us, we’re gonna win the league.” With three games left to play they were five points clear at the top of the table. Then Steven Gerrard miscontrolled a simple pass, slipped over and Demba Ba scored. In their next game, they [...]

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LvG: We played Liverpool off the park

Louis van Gaal has sung the praises of his players who put in an excellent performance against Liverpool today, particularly in the first half. He was less impressed with how they played in the second half but is still delighted with the win. The first half was very good because I knew in advance that [...]

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VIDEO: Will Skrtel face retrospective punishment for stamping on De Gea?

In the final seconds of United’s 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield, Martin Skrtel was guilty of stamping on David de Gea. No punishment was dished out to Skrtel, suggesting that the referee didn’t see the stamp, therefore making Skrtel eligible for retrospective punishment. Steven Gerrard lasted less than 40 seconds on the pitch after [...]

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STATS: United’s win over Liverpool

Player stats Most passes Antonio Valencia – 69 (92%) Juan Mata – 67 (92%) Mamadou Sakho – 53 (90%) Ander Herrera – 52 (87%) Joe Allen – 48 (84%) Attacking third passes Marouane Fellaini – 17 (65%) Antonio Valencia – 17 (90%) Juan Mata – 16 (80%) Ander Herrera – 13 (81%) Philippe Coutinho – [...]

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Mata: I’m very happy for the fans

Juan Mata has spoken of his delight at scoring two goals in Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Liverpool this afternoon. It feels amazing. The game was massive for us because of the position in the table, the rivalry and the history between the two clubs. I think today is the happiest day since I came [...]

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PICTURE: United celebrate in Anfield dressing room

PICTURE: United celebrate in Anfield dressing room

Ander Herrera posted this picture to Instagram showing the United players in the dressing room after our 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on match day. Join the our chatroom on your phone for free: RoM chatroom. Code [...]

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VIDEO: Herrera’s reaction to Mata’s fantastic goal

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Mata: This was an unbelievable day for me

Juan Mata was named Man of the Match after his two goals in United’s 2-1 win over Liverpool this afternoon. The Spaniard claims this performance was probably his best in a United shirt. I think so [that it was Mata's best game for Man United]. Because of the rivalry it’s a massive game. In the [...]

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VIDEO: Mata goals vs Liverpool

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Liverpool vs United

De Gea, Valencia, Jones, Smalling, Blind, Carrick, Herrera, Mata, Fellaini, Young, Rooney. Bench: Valdes, Rafael, Rojo, Di Maria, Januzaj, A Pereira, Falcao. Liverpool: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Sakho, Henderson, Allen, Moreno, Sterling, Lallana, Coutinho, Sturridge. Bench: Jones, Johnson, Toure, Gerrard, Lambert, Lucas, Balotelli. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United [...]

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PICTURE: Ferguson arrives at Anfield

PICTURE: Ferguson arrives at Anfield

Sir Alex Ferguson has arrived at Anfield ahead of our game against Liverpool. ———— INPLAY allows us to chat in real time about the latest United news and the events on match day. Join the our chatroom on your phone for free: RoM chatroom. Code = ASYKP

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LvG: Giggs prepares players for our opponents

Louis van Gaal has gone in to some detail explaining what the pre-match routine is for Manchester United’s game. As you would expect, it’s incredibly meticulous. The preparation starts with the scout, Paul Brand, who is analysing the opponent, who selects all the images with Marcel Bout, the (opposition) scout. Marcel Bout is always going [...]

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