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Ryan Giggs: Number 11 shirt won’t be retired

With Ryan Giggs retiring from playing and becoming Manchester United’s assistant manager, our legend has insisted he wouldn’t want his famous number 11 shirt to be retired. “No,” he replied. “There are obviously special cases but it just depends on the club really. I don’t think it’s [right] for United where they constantly churn over [...]

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Adidas Kit Deal Confirmed

It has been confirmed today that Adidas have agreed a deal to produce Manchester United shirts from 2015-2016 onwards. The deal is reportedly worth around £70million-a-year, which dwarfs the figure that Nike were previously paying us. The deal with Nike, which was agreed in 2002, was worth around £23.5m-a-year to United. Warrior were also keen [...]

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Van Gaal: Excitement for United job means holiday isn’t needed

Last night, Louis van Gaal’s Holland beat host-nation Brazil to find themselves officially the third best team at this summer’s World Cup. However, Holland’s success in the competition has meant that Van Gaal only has ten days now before his first game in charge as Manchester United manager. However, the Dutchman says the excitement about [...]

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United sell out their season tickets

Manchester United have confirmed that they have sold out all 55,000 of the available season tickets. This is the fastest sell out since the summer before the 2006-2007 season. Price increases and the automatic cup scheme have put some fans off since then and whilst the club has claimed to have a season ticket waiting [...]

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bwin Blogger’s League: The Final

Sunday night signals the end of perhaps one of the more entertaining World Cup Finals in a long time. Both Germany and Argentina were considered pre-tournament favourites. The stereotypically efficient Germans and the flair of Argentina, right? Not quite, in an apparent role reversal Germany have been arguably the most entertaining side so far, their [...]

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Chilean press report Vidal is coming to United

Chilean press report Vidal is coming to United

Reports from Chile today claim that Arturo Vidal is a number one priority for Louis van Gaal and would cost United just over £30m. La Tercera claims that Van Gaal is “obsessed” with with signing Vidal and has been since he was the manager of Bayern Munich. Van Gaal apparently wanted to sign him from [...]

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Germany prepare to lift fourth World Cup

Germany prepare to lift fourth World Cup

Germany head into Sunday’s World Cup final looking to become the joint-most successful European nation in football by lifting their fourth World Cup. Germany are the favourites, which is why the 4/1 odds on offer for Germany to win the World Cup are a must-grab – get in on the action at William Hill here [...]

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Racist bins off Liverpool after dragging their name through the dirt

Racist bins off Liverpool after dragging their name through the dirt

Luis Suarez has left Liverpool for Barcelona just six months after signing a new 5-year-deal with the Merseyside club. “I am delighted to have agreed a new deal with Liverpool and have my future secured for the long term,” said Suarez at the time. “I believe I can achieve the ambitions of winning trophies and [...]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Are Angel Di Maria & Wesley Sneijder United bound?

Angel Di Maria – 26 Years Old Di Maria is a rare talent that has the potential to change a game all on his own. Having turned a new leaf in his career during Mourinho’s reign at Real Madrid in which he became increasingly more consistent and became a factor in games regularly he has [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for The Metro about the ending of the Nike deal. Scott writes for Bleacher Report about 10 most pressing issues for LvG to address. United Rant talks about Fellaini. The Guardian discusses the latest Sneijder rumours. The Mirror discusses the latest Di Maria rumours. Don’t forget you get 15% off Campo Retro United [...]

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City player: United manager is the best I’ve had

Martin Demichelis won the Premier League in his first season with Manchester City, playing for Manuel Pellegrini, but the defender insists that Louis van Gaal is the best manager he’s played for. The fact that Demichelis left Bayern Munich after Van Gaal dropped him from the squad, following several clashes, says a lot about how [...]

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Louis van Gaal – a managerial heavyweight

Louis van Gaal – a managerial heavyweight

With the pressure that owners, boards of directors and fans seem to put on their managers in modern football growing year by year, managerial cycles seem to become shorter and shorter. Consequently, it’s now harder to become a so-called managerial heavyweight: a manager who instils respect and awe – mixed with a mild dose of [...]

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Holland – Replacing Clockwork Orange with Pragmatism

Holland – Replacing Clockwork Orange with Pragmatism

Nine wins and one draw in the World Cup qualifiers, an attack speared by the topscorer in the European part of those qualifiers accompanied by one of the most unstoppable dribblers in the world and entering the tournament in Brazil as vice-World Champion. However, the defence lacks recognised talent and in Kevin Strootman, Van Gaal’s [...]

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Prepare for Evra exit…and Vidal arrival?

It looked as though Patrice Evra was certain to leave Manchester United this summer after David Moyes had made it quite clear that Leighton Baines would have forced the Frenchman out of the team, if he hadn’t turned us down to stay at Everton. As the season progressed, Luke Shaw’s link with United grew stronger, [...]

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PICTURE: What would our shirt look like if Adidas made it?

PICTURE: What would our shirt look like if Adidas made it?

After it was confirmed that Nike will not be renewing their kit deal with United, fans have been getting excited about the prospect of Adidas designing our kits again. Here’s a picture of one mock-up that has been doing the rounds on the internet. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable [...]

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