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The Month: September – The thirst is real

The Month: September – The thirst is real

With no Champions League football and domestic cup action not until the new year, a lack of games has culminated into a rather interesting thirst for football in this post-Ferguson era. It must be the one upside of Manchester United either not being that good any more, or us just not knowing whether they are [...]

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PICTURE: What we can all see that Allardyce can’t

PICTURE: What we can all see that Allardyce can’t

“I’ve looked on the laptop and Kevin Nolan made a good run from deep and put the ball in the net”, Allardyce told the BBC. “Unfortunately for us, the assistant saw something we didn’t. It’s unfortunate when you’ve worked so hard to get back in the game.” According to Law 11 of the game, “a [...]

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Van Gaal gives debut to seven youth team players

After just seven games in charge, Louis van Gaal has given debuts to seven youth team players at Manchester United. For four of those, their debuts were in Premier League games. Tyler Blackett, Jesse Lingard, Paddy McNair and Tom Thorpe have all represented United in the league, while Saidy Janko, Andreas Periera and Reece James [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE UP: United vs West Ham

De Gea, Rafael, McNair, Rojo, Shaw, Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Rooney, van Persie, Falcao

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PICTURE: LvG with Fergie and Law

PICTURE: LvG with Fergie and Law

Louis van Gaal has been pictured with Sir Alex Ferguson and Denis Law at an event hosted in the Manchester Suite at Old Trafford yesterday.

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PICTURE: “Bring Ronaldo home” banner for tomorrow

PICTURE: “Bring Ronaldo home” banner for tomorrow

Manchester United fans have organised a plane to fly over Villarreal’s stadium on Saturday with a banner saying “Bring Ronaldo Home”. United Reel have teamed up with their affiliated official Manchester United Supports Clubs – MUSC United Arab Emirates, MUSC Lebanon and MUSC Egypt to show a ‘United’ front to help bring Ronaldo home. Members [...]

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RvP reveals team meeting took place after Leicester defeat

To lose a game after being 3-1 up with half an hour to play is fair unforgivable. Robin van Persie has revealed that the players had a meeting following the defeat against Leicester. “It shouldn’t be possible,” he said. “But it still happened. We have to deal with it. We had a proper look at [...]

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LvG ready to give more youngsters their debut

Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Jonny Evans are all missing this weekend’s game through injury. Tyler Blackett, who Louis van Gaal gave his debut to this season, is unavailable after being sent off against Leicester. The manager might be able to bring together a back four of Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Daley Blind and Rafael [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for ESPN about Sunday’s defeat against Leicester. Scott wrote for The Metro about how Jamie Vardy is a villain not a hero. The Daily Mail slags off our defence. The Guardian reports on the United fans who are trying to get Ronaldo back in Manchester. The Independent talks about Allardyce’s defence of Moyes.

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Offering a rational outlook to United fans. There are plenty of reasons to be positive…

Five points from his first five Premier League games was not what Louis Van Gaal had in mind. Although the Dutchman’s new sides are notoriously slow starters, not many would have predicted Manchester United picking up such a lowly points tally against three newly promoted sides, Sunderland and Swansea City. The 5-3 loss at Leicester [...]

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Leicester vs United

De Gea, Rafael, Evans, Blackett, Rojo, Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Falcao, Rooney, Van Persie. Subs: Lindegaard, Shaw, Smalling, Fletcher, Mata, Valencia, Januzaj.

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United’s record with youth compared to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Blackburn

United’s record with youth compared to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Blackburn

In response to Mike Phelan’s claims that Manchester United had “lost their way” following the sale of Danny Welbeck, Jason Burt wrote for The Telegraph about United’s history of youth team players. He claimed “it is a myth that United have always had a team overbrimming with local players and youth team products”. Whilst we [...]

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Thank You, David Moyes

Thank You, David Moyes

Thank you, David Moyes. It’s not something most Manchester United fans ever thought they would say, given the horrendous season the Scot oversaw at our club. Still, I’ll say it again. Thank you, David Moyes. There were points, last season, when it felt like United were in danger of spiralling into irrevocable decline. So many [...]

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Is United’s focus on youth a “myth”?

Is United’s focus on youth a “myth”?

The sale of Danny Welbeck has prompted a lot of discussion over the past few weeks in regards to Manchester United and their tradition of bringing through young players. Mike Phelan claimed “they have probably lost the way of Manchester United a little bit”, as if Welbeck was the first former academy player to be [...]

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