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£90m Prize Money For United

Following the back of a 66-match campaign, Manchester United brought in £90m from prize money and TV income alone. Premier League title = £52.3m in prize-money and TV income Champions League final = £33.7m Carling Cup final and FA Cup semi-finals = £4m. ———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a [...]

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Berbatov: United Are Biggest Club In The World

Dimitar Berbatov played for just over twenty minutes in the European Cup final but has today confessed that he has found the defeat difficult to accept, particularly given he has lost in the final before at the hands of Real Madrid, back in 2002. He ends with a positive note though, claiming we will be [...]

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RoM Reads of the Day

United related news is few and far between at the moment, but these are worth looking at. Soccerlens attempts the difficult task of naming Ferguson’s worst XI The Guardian presents an alternative end of season awards. F365 Players of the Season Part I and Part II. Studs Up mocks Chelsea’s recent managerial appointment ———— To [...]

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“It Was A Good Decision To Leave United”

Diego Forlan managed just 17 goals from 95 appearances in his Manchester United career, but will be fondly remembered by United fans for the two goals in scored in our 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Anfield in 2002. He has since proven himself as a great goalscorer in La Liga, even winning the European golden [...]

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Reina: Sincerely, Liverpool Played Better Football Than United

Oh dear, Pepe Reina has claimed that Liverpool played better football than Manchester United last season. United wrapped up the title before the end of the season and won three more matches than Liverpool, but ignore that eh? ———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a team that had academy products [...]

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Real Madrid: No Contract In Place For Ron

Real Madrid’s new director general Jorge Valdano claims he knows nothing about a supposed contract already in place to transfer Cristiano Ronaldo to the Spanish club this summer. Valdano, who came with the newly elected president, Florentino Perez, says if it does exist, he hasn’t seen it. ———— To mark the anniversary of United winning [...]

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Some Sober Reflections

Need some help getting over last Wednesday? RoM is here for you… ———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a team that had academy products at the core, Made in Manchester is available for just £3 for today only. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir [...]

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Making Anti-Terry Argument On F365

Making Anti-Terry Argument On F365

Just to make the point are far-reaching as possible, I’ve let Football 365 know exactly what I think of that tosser John Terry. ———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a team that had academy products at the core, Made in Manchester is available for just £3 for today only. Some [...]

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“I’ve Told Fabio To Take Welbeck To World Cup”

Danny Welbeck has made a good start to his Manchester United career, from the screamer he scored in front of the Stretford End on his league debut to the further twelve games and two goals he finished the season with. Sir Alex Ferguson has predicted that Fabio Capello will be taking Welbeck with his England [...]

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First Scholes, Now Neville

The most ludicrous rumour of the week was Paul Scholes being ‘tempted’ to leave Manchester United to take on a player-coach role at Stoke. Unsurprisingly, Stoke distanced themselves from it fairly quickly. But if that wasn’t mental enough, the latest story suggests Gareth Southgate is keen to bring Gary Neville to the Riverside. Right. ———— [...]

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United To Follow Chelsea Example? Sod off!

“I hope we will have this reaction,” Capello said. “Terry is one fighter. He played very well the game after the final and missing the penalty. I hope for the same reaction from the other players. It’s very, very important. The pressure. You have to win. I know this very well. When you have to [...]

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Rio On Wind Ups – Nev’s Car Keys, Wes’ Trainers and the Boss

Rio Ferdinand “merked” his England team-mates for an ITV programme ahead of the World Cup, getting Gary Neville in to trouble with a scouse police officer, landing Wayne Rooney in it at a charity dogs home and forcing David Beckham to jump out of his car and leg it away from what he believed to [...]

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Shock! Scholes ISN’T Going To Stoke

A few days ago the press would have had you believe that Paul Scholes was in two minds over ending his Manchester United career this summer and moving to Stoke for a player-coach role. Shockingly, it appears that was all a load of bollocks. Who would have thought eh? ———— To mark the anniversary of [...]

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Blanc To Replace Ferguson? Yes Please

Blanc To Replace Ferguson? Yes Please

Yesterday I argued Guus Hiddink would be a good replacement for Sir Alex Ferguson. I still would take him as our manager no questions asked but I suppose the flaws with the argument are that Fergie might not be ready to go when Guus’ Russian contract is finished and it’s not as if he’s a [...]

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We’ve Been Here Before… But Don’t Worry, It Ended Well

———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a team that had academy products at the core, Made in Manchester is available for just £3 for today only. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards [...]

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