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LIVE BLOG: United vs Everton

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Everton

De Gea; Rafael, McNair, Rojo, Shaw; Blind; Valencia, Di Maria; Mata; Falcao, van Persie (c). Bench: Lindegaard, Thorpe, Blackett, Fletcher, Fellaini, Januzaj, Wilson. Everton: Howard, Hibbert, Jagielka (c), Stones, Baines, Barry, Besic, Pienaar, Mcgeady, Naismith, Lukaku. Bench: Joel, Gibson, Eto’o, Oviedo, Osman, Browning, Alcaraz.

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RoM raises £1605 for local charity

The Republik of Mancunia 2013-14 season review and World Cup 2014 preview raised an incredible £1605 for the Trafford Macmillan Wellbeing Centre. The country’s best journalists, Manchester United supporting writers and football experts from around the world all contributed free of charge to ensure as much money as possible could be raised. Both reviews are [...]

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Rio: We didn’t care about winning the League Cup

Rio Ferdinand has revealed that when Manchester United won the League Cup the players didn’t even celebrate it. Talking on the Clare Balding Show, Ferdinand revealed that this mentality is what kept them so successful. “We didn’t really celebrate a lot,” he said. “Sometimes we’d win a trophy, like we won the League Cup, and [...]

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Cleverley: Welbz and I were living the dream at United

Tom Cleverley, who is currently on loan at Aston Villa, has talked about his departure from Manchester United, along with former team mate Danny Welbeck. “Leaving United is definitely not the end,” he said. “We both came up through the academy and were living the dream at the team we grew up at. I wouldn’t [...]

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STATS: Glazers ensure lower spending than Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, City and Tottenham

STATS: Glazers ensure lower spending than Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, City and Tottenham

In first eight years of Glazer ownership, Manchester United spent 54.32% of their income on transfers and wages, lower than any rival.

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Manchester United vs Everton: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

Louis van Gaal heads into the weekend looking for his first back-to-back victories as Manchester United manager but faces a number of absentees for the visit of Everton at midday on Sunday. The visitors will be coming back from their UEFA Europa League match in Russia on Thursday. After their previous Europa League game, a [...]

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Getting stuck into The Toffees

Getting stuck into The Toffees

Last week’s 2-1 victory over West Ham was by no means particularly convincing, nor the manner of performance we would have expected, but it’s another three points on the board and a confidence builder after a slightly troubled beginning to the Louis van Gaal era. The Dutchman will be forced to make changes ahead of the [...]

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Rio: I remember RvP’s face when Fergie announced retirement

Speaking the Clare Balding show, Rio Ferdinand has talked about the day that the players found of Sir Alex Ferguson was retiring. “It was a shock,” said Rio. “We walked in that morning and it was all in the papers, but you never believe the papers. So we were just debating what was going on. [...]

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Pique: Keano found me with a mobile in the dressing room so I’m still scared of him

Gerard Pique recalls the time at Manchester United when Roy Keane, the captain at the time, went crazy after the Spaniard’s phone started ringing in the dressing room. “I remember we were in the changing room at Old Trafford and my phone started vibrating from inside my trouser pocket,” he said. “Keano could hear the [...]

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Rio: I was next in line to take a penalty in Moscow

Rio Ferdinand was on the Clare Balding show and has talked about the night in Moscow when we beat Chelsea in the European Cup final. Following missed penalties from Cristiano Ronaldo and John Terry, the shoot-out went in to sudden death. Ryan Giggs, on the night be broke Sir Bobby Charlton’s appearance record, slotted away [...]

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Hodgson: Shaw should be with seniors

Having replaced Ashley Cole in England’s World Cup squad in the summer, Luke Shaw now finds himself playing for the U-21s again after being called up to play in their games against Croatia by Gareth Southgate. Shaw, who turned 19 in the summer, will be playing two games as part of the U-21s Euro 2015 [...]

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Ronaldo: I’m glad United fans still have affection for me

Last weekend, Manchester United fans organised for a plane to fly over Real Madrid’s game with a message for Cristiano Ronaldo, telling him to come home. Ronaldo has today reacted to that banner, claiming he is glad United fans still remember him fondly, but that he’s happy in Madrid. “I always said that I have [...]

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Park: The best moments of my life were at United

Manchester United have today announced that former player, Ji-Sung Park, will be returning to the club as an ambassador. “I have fond memories of my time at Manchester United and I am delighted and honoured to have become an ambassador for the club,” he said. “Some of the best moments of my life and career [...]

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Scholes: Empty seats everywhere at City

Paul Scholes has had a pop at Manchester City fans for failing to sell out yet another big game at the Etihad. “The crowd need to get behind this team they need to create a special European atmosphere,” Scholes said. “I was lucky enough to play at Old Trafford and we always talked about the [...]

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