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Fergie Ready To Take On Capello Over Hargreaves

Oh to be an England fan eh? Booing your players off the park at half time, getting your face painted before pointless friendlies, forking out a tenner for a programme, watching a bunch over over-paid under-motivated players running about, winning nothing. All it all, it has to be said it’s not the life I aspire [...]

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Rooney Disappointed By Final Sub

Rooney Disappointed By Final Sub

Whilst all the media hype revolved around Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of our Champions League final, questions on whether he could perform on the big stage (although if scoring in the FA and League Cup finals, as well as against Liverpool, Arsenal and City, and being the top scorer in the CL doesn’t make him a [...]

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Rooney On The Worst Thing He’s Ever Had To Do

Wayne Rooney has got his own TV show on Sky One, where he is travelling the length of the country to find Britain’s most talented youth footballers. Rooney is very much involved with the trials on the programme, Coke Zero Street Striker, where the winner gets a trip to Brazil with his family, and the [...]

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If You Think We’re Good Now… Wait Until Our Players Mature

Ahead of Manchester United’s UEFA Super Cup game against Zenit St Petersburg, Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken about the big future he predicts for this current team, the strongest in his reign at United. Whilst Fergie suffered much criticism for only winning one European Cup (whilst ignoring that one of our strongest teams, the Double [...]

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City Beat Midget Land On Pens

The European dream is still alive and well for our neighbours on the bitter side of town. After losing to the Danish side that finished 2nd last season (behind the Aalborg BK who was drawn in our group yesterday) a couple of weeks ago, and the fans booing Hughes’ team off the pitch, they overcame [...]

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United’s Rivals?

Last week I asked who United’s biggest rivals were, following a survey of thousands of football fans of teams in all leagues in England. The fans in this survey regarded Liverpool as our biggest rivals, then City then Arsenal. How did RoM readers vote? ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable [...]

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Arsenal Legend In United Medical?

Ian Wright recently gave his blessing for Arsenal hero, Thierry Henry, to sign for Manchester United. His son has since signed for Manchester City, having his medical at a Manchester hospital today. However, TalkSport radio have revealed that another player was rumoured to be in the hospital today, with the intention of moving to United. [...]

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Chelsea Rentboys Rob United Players For Awards

During the UEFA Champions League Group Stage draw this evening, Rio Ferdinand was once again upstaged by John Terry, this time, for the European Club Defender of the Year award. Nemanja Vidic was also in the running. Then there was Petr Cech beating Edwin Van der Sar to the goalkeeping award, followed by Frank Lampard [...]

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Ronaldo: I’m A Winger, But Thanks Anyway

Cristiano Ronaldo scooped the award for the UEFA Club Forward of the Year award, as well as overall best Player, during the draw for the Champions League groups this evening. He said the key to his success was hard work and also found time to thank his team mates. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has [...]

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Background On United’s Group Opponents – Rossi Will Be Pleased

Villarreal, Celtic and Aalborg BK are the other teams that make up our Champions League group, giving us a great away day north of the border again. ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be [...]

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Gerrard Missing For Liverpool Game? Rejoice!

Following Liverpool’s blinding performance against Standard Liege (a really great team in Belgium if you didn’t know) Steven Gerrard is undergoing surgery on his groin. This means that he could be missing for the game against us. “We decided that Steven would play through the pain against Liege and then have the operation,” Rafa Benitez, [...]

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Finally! That Pathetic Excuse For A Player Leaves

China’s answer to Wayne Rooney joined Manchester United four years ago. Back then, Arsenal were going unbeaten in the league, Roy Carroll was our goalkeeper, Chelsea were finishing above us in the league, and a 19-year-old Portuguese kid had scored for us in the FA Cup final. United forked out £500k, with the potential to [...]

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Embarrassment: Chelsea’s Kenyon

Embarrassment: Chelsea’s Kenyon

Peter Kenyon, a supposed life-long Manchester United fan, famously blew our deal with PSG’s Ronaldinho. Having agreed a fee for the player, who would become the FIFA World Player of the Year for the following two seasons, Kenyon got wind that Barcelona’s last bid was a couple of million quid short of the price we [...]

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Rooney: We Don’t Need Berbatov

Manchester United have been heavily linked with Dimitar Berbatov for over two years, following the striker’s decision to join Tottenham Hotspur rather than waiting for a bid from United in 2006. Since then, he has made his position very clear on where his desired future is, leading to him being left out of the Spurs’ [...]

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New Kit: Nice Gesture or Money Making Ploy

New Kit: Nice Gesture or Money Making Ploy

Manchester United have been accused of rinsing the fans on numerous occasions, as one of the first clubs in the World to really get involved in to the business and money-making side of football. I remember the Super Store in that little shack by the Old Scoreboard end selling duvets and lampshades and wall paper [...]

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