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Are You Ready For Us, Kaizer Chiefs?

Our lads flew out to South Africa yesterday in anticipation of the Vodacom challenge, where United will be playing the Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, ready for a rematch against one of these sides in the final. On Saturday we play our first match, our oppnents the Kaizer Chiefs, who beat us in 2006 to [...]

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Do We Need To Be Concerned About Hargreaves?

When the signing of Owen Hargreaves was announced last summer, I was made up. Sir Alex Ferguson had been a long term admirer of the England international, who looked to finally be the man to step in to Roy Keane’s boots. Hargreaves made his United debut during derby day at Wastelands. I was massively impressed [...]

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United Always Deserving Of Their European Success…Unlike Liverpool and Milan

I have always been a firm believer of the idea that winning the league proves you are the best team in your country. Whilst you may have good fortune along the way, there are no “lucky” winners of the Premiership. If over 38 games you accumulate more points than any other team, then you are [...]

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Kissed The Badge and Made Them Cry – What Does It Stand For Anyway?

When the football transfer window opens, loyalty seems to go out of the window. Clubs who turned nobodies in to somebodies are left with money alone to fill the gap vacated by their wantaway players. Cristiano Ronaldo, Alexander Hleb, Frank Lampard, Gareth Barry and Emmanuel Adebayor are the most high profile of these players who [...]

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United Gear – Free Shipping For Today Only

At MancuniaMerchandise.com there is free shipping on all items for today only. Simply enter in the code SUMMERSUNPOSTAGEFUN when given the option to redeem a voucher. Along with all the designs for our great players and successes, a couple of discounted designs have been added especially for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s testimonial, which will be played [...]

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Is Fletcher Foolish To Stay Loyal To United?

Darren Fletcher certainly splits the vote where United fans are concerned, with some trusting Sir Alex Ferguson’s judgement on the player, whilst others are insistent he is not good enough for Manchester United. Now facing competition with Paul Scholes, Owen Hargreaves, Michael Carrick and Anderson for the central midfield roles, all of whom come above [...]

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Youngsters Out On Loan…But Who Has A Future At United?

Manchester United have always put a great deal of emphasis on producing talent from the youth team. Whilst more recently, we’ve seen far more profit on these players than we’ve seen talent emerging in to the first team, there is a current crop of younger lads who we have high hopes for. “They’re all really [...]

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“Ronaldo Bad News For Real’s Dressing Room Morale”

The Slave has been warned away from a move to Real Madrid by Wesley Sneijder today, who claims the top wages Ronaldo is set to earn would make the other players at the club jealous. After previously coming across rather desperate for Ronaldo to sign for his club, Sneijder is now concerned what negative effects [...]

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And the RoM Moment Of The Season Is…

After previously announcing the RoM Goal of the Season, Match of the Season and New Signing of the Season, now is the time for the big one, our moment of the season. Members of the forum had to choose between United beating Barcelona thanks to Scholes’ goal, United beating Arsenal and ending their season following [...]

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Who Was The First Player Since Norman Whiteside…

The Republik of Mancunia is running a competition with FootballBikes.com for you to win a Manchester United bike. To be in the running all you have to do is know the answer to these following questions: 1.) Who, in 1999 became the first player since Norman Whiteside in 1984 to score a competitive goal for [...]

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PICTURES: Ryan Giggs – Master of the Arts

Ryan Giggs today received an honoury degree from Salford Uni for his contribution to sport and charitable causes. Giggs, who played for Salford Boys when he was a lad, is an ambassador for Unicef, and regularly campaigns for children in South Africa who have been made vulnerable by HIV and Aids. “I’m really pleased to [...]

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Fans Are The Slaves, Not The Players

Fans Are The Slaves, Not The Players

In a week where Arsenal have announced that their cheapest season ticket will set you back 925, as well as a footballer earning 125,000 being dubbed ‘a slave’, it is no wonder football fans are feeling fed up. The money in the game is getting out of control, as are the egos of the players [...]

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How Do We Keep Ronaldo? Replace Queiroz With Banto

When the news was finally confirmed that Carlos Queiroz was leaving Manchester United to become manager of Portugal, I was honestly absolutely gutted. He had been the man I’d backed to replace Sir Alex Ferguson in a few years time and the idea of finding another man capable of doing the job is pretty daunting. [...]

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FA Rubbing Hands Together Over Rio Ban

With Platini and Blatter aiding the fight for most unpopular football organisation going, I’d almost forgotten how much I despise the FA. We all know the FA love to have a pop at United and it seems they have been given their latest excuse. There was Robbie Fowler’s ‘five times’ goal celebration, intended to wind [...]

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Becks Wants Madrid Job… Do You Still Believe He’s One Of Us?

Earlier in the week I received a bit of flack in response to the article I wrote about David Beckham. Whilst at United, I loved the fella and couldn’t speak highly enough of him. However, the way he left us made me re-evaluate my feelings on him. Whilst I’ll always appreciate what he gave us, [...]

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