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bwin Blogger’s League: Messi to shine again

With the Last 16 knockout games drawing to a close, the group winners have advanced in every match so far. Some have been more fortunate than others as Brazil and Costa Rica needed penalties to help them, whilst Germany only managed to open up the Algerian defences in Extra Time. Today sees one of the [...]

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RoM Reads

Scott writes for Bleacher Report about Ander Herrera’s most memorable moments so far. Synergy Sponsorship talks about why Brand Brazil is the winner at the World Cup. The Express reports on David Moyes’ comments on Marouane Fellaini. The Telegraph talks about why Louis van Gaal might want Dirk Kuyt. Stretty News talks about our interest [...]

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Luke Shaw – Overpriced?

If last summer taught me anything, it was not to get excited about any transfer, regardless of how certain it appeared to be, until the contract was signed and pictures were posted of the player awkwardly posing with our shirt. Cesc Fabregas wanted to leave Barcelona and was interested in a move to United, yet [...]

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United making a move for Carvalho?

The Portuguese press are reporting this evening that Manchester United have stepped up their chase for Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho. Carvalho has apparently been named as a priority signing for Louis van Gaal and representatives from the club travelled to Lisbon to discuss the transfer today. The player has a buy-out clause for £36m but [...]

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Netherlands v Mexico Preview: United’s strikers still hungry for success

Netherlands v Mexico Preview: United’s strikers still hungry for success

United’s two strikers left in the World Cup – Robin van Persie and Javier Hernandez – face off on Sunday evening as Netherlands take on Mexico in the Round of 16. The two strikers have a strange parallel to their international and club stature – where Robin van Persie is a guaranteed starter and one [...]

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Herrera welcomed to United by his new team-mates… and Rio

Welcome my friend @ManUtd: Ander Herrera is a Red! #mufc pic.twitter.com/VFcFeerf6q — David De Gea (@D_DeGea) June 26, 2014 @anderherrera8 welcome to @ManUtd mate — Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) June 27, 2014 Welcome @anderherrera8 and @LukeShaw3 …. You will love it at this great club. See you soon boys ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out [...]

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Shaw: I’ve signed for the biggest club in the world

Having been linked with the club for months, Luke Shaw’s move to Manchester United was finally confirmed today, with the player revealing his happiness in signing for the biggest club in the world. “It’s a great feeling,” said Shaw. “It’s been going quite a long time and I’ve known for a number of weeks that [...]

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Liverpool bringing joy to season of failure

Liverpool bringing joy to season of failure

Around the start of April, it all seemed to be incredibly bleak. Manchester United were persevering with David Moyes. Moyes was a disaster, and it didn’t seem that he was learning. If anything, it seemed like a substandard manager had made things so bad that he’d never get out of the deepening hole. Nevertheless, the [...]

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Herrera – A major part of Van Gaal’s rebuilding process

It’s fair to say that Guillermo Varela, David Moyes’ first signing, hasn’t made a great impact at Old Trafford. But you can expect much more from Ander Herrera. As his £29 million fee suggests, the Basque midfielder will be major part of the rebuilding process under Louis van Gaal. Herrera starred as a dynamic number [...]

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RoM Reads

Synergy Sponsorship goes inside Nike ‘Casa Fenomenal’ in Rio. Scott writes for Bleacher Report about Danny Welbeck’s most memorable moments for England. The Guardian reports on Luke Shaw’s medical at United. ESPN reckons Herrera is the right man for United. Sky Sports reports that Garay has signed for Zenit. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has [...]

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Herrera – Don’t be fooled by the baby face

Don’t be fooled by the baby face – in Ander Herrera Manchester United have signed a leader on the pitch and a mature man off it. As comfortable as marauding into the opposition’s box as sitting back and organising the play, he is the versatile midfielder the team have been crying out for ever since Owen Hargreaves’ [...]

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Herrera: Signing for United is a dream come true

Having finally completed his transfer to Manchester United, Ander Herrera has spoken of his delight at getting to wear our shirt. Signing for Manchester United is a dream come true,’ said Herrera. ‘I have played at Old Trafford for Athletic Club in the Europa League and it was one of the highlights of my career [...]

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bwin Blogger’s League: Germany wins the war & Belgium complete hat trick

Following a successful last outing let’s try to keep the momentum going with a few more winners and keep posting your tips in the comments because we need all the help we can get. Today Germany take on USA, we’ve seen both the good and bad of Germany as they terrorised Portugal but struggled against [...]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Vidal and Schweinsteiger

Arturo Vidal – 27 Years Old When discussing the best central midfielder in the world the debate typically revolves around two players, Yaya Toure and Arturo Vidal. The Chilean is a destructive and creative force, combative in the heart of midfield, Vidal’s performances for Juventus in the last few seasons have been outstanding and has [...]

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Bid rejected for Ander Herrera

Following reports all week that Ander Herrera was set to sign for United, after reportedly visiting Carrington yesterday, Athletic Bilbao have released a statement claiming they have rejected a bid for the player. They claim that United have offered £28.85m (€36m) for the midfielder but that price does not meet their estimation. The statement read: [...]

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