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Fergie: No Complaints & Ronaldo Chuffed With Reception

Fergie on Ronaldo “He dedicated himself to getting fit and his commitment to the club,” Ferguson said. “It (the crowd’s reception) was important for Cristiano. I think he realises what a great club he is at and how loyal the fans are. He will take great encouragement from that.” Fergie on Villarreal game “We made [...]

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VIDEO: Jonny Evans Almost The Hero…

…but denied by the woodwork.

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VIDEO: Ronaldo Does A Babel

Except he isn’t lucky enough to score.

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Ronaldo Was Right

On the blog, I questioned whether Cristiano Ronaldo was right to claim that he would be loved once he returned to the first team. It seems as though Ronaldo was right.

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Can We Believe Ronaldo?

The fuss that surrounded Cristiano Ronaldo always appeared to be something that amused the winger, which frustrated our fans all the more. His comments about loving “playing in white”, when referring to the colours of his national team’s shirt during Euro 2008 wound us up good and proper. Our club had just helped him develop [...]

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Lampard: We Can Deal With United At Their Strongest

Ahead of this weekend’s clash between Chelsea and Manchester United, Frank Lampard has spoken of his confidence of getting a result against us, with or without Ronaldo. The last time the clubs played each other was in the European Cup final, which of course United won. This came just days after we pipped them to [...]

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Did We Miss A Trick With Senna?

Two years ago Sky Sports News reported that Manchester United had signed Marcos Senna for £3.5 million. Guillem Balague then announced the deal hadn’t yet been confirmed, but would be shortly, however for a fee closer to £6 million. The reaction from the United fans was fairly mixed, with most being put off by his [...]

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Ronaldo Hasn’t Thrown His Toys Out Of The Pram

Earlier in the week, Cristiano Ronaldo claimed that when he’s back on the pitch playing for us, the fans will love him again, following a summer of speculation concerning his future. RoM readers generally thought that whilst some sections would show him support, he was likely to endure the cold shoulder from a lot of [...]

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Predictions: United vs Villarreal

Manchester United kick start their defence of their Champions League title this evening, taking on Villarreal at Old Trafford. Last season we had a close to perfect record in the Champions League, winning every match apart from our last group stage game against Roma (before which we had already confirmed our spot as top of [...]

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PICTURES: Manucho In Training – Set To Play Tonight?

With Dimitar Berbatov unable to play against Villarreal tonight, there’s every possibility that we’ll get to see our first sighting of new signing Manucho, who joined the club last season. As United trained at Carrington yesterday ahead of tonight’s match, all eyes were on Cristiano Ronaldo. However, I’m far more interested to see what our [...]

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Ferguson Starts On Hackett AGAIN Following Terry’s Red Reversal

Sir Alex Ferguson has been waging war on referee’s boss, Keith Hackett, for some time now, looking at the inconsistencies of the FA and the referee’s under Hackett’s guidance. Towards the start of last season, Ferguson pointed out the slipping standards in refereeing, saying that the buck stopped with Hackett. “At the summer conference, [referees' [...]

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Going To Stamford Bridge?

Not so long ago, it appeared as though Chelsea were going to dominate football on a domestic and European stage for some time. With all the money in the World to spend and the latest Champions League winning manager in charge, Chelsea were like an efficient machine who never looked like losing. Thankfully, United ended [...]

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This Is Why We Needed Rio To Be Captain

Whilst many readers of RoM couldn’t give a fuck about the England football team, there was greater interest in the goings on of the national team when the issue of Fabio Capello’s captain came about. Rio Ferdinand looked favourite to be given the armband and it is of course rather nice to see the effort [...]

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Rooney Reflects On Ridiculous Behaviour

Things seemed to go from bad to worse for United fans back in 2005. It was a bit of a wake up call for fans who just assumed success and glory would come their way every season. This was the year we didn’t make it out of the group stages in Europe. It was ridiculous. [...]

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AIG Sponsor Collapse A GOOD Thing?

News broke yesterday that our current shirt sponsor, AIG, who took over from the contract Vodafone cancelled the season before we won the league, were in trouble. Their stock fell by 61% and it wasn’t looking good for the company, whose collapse could have massive effects on the global financial system. However, the New York [...]

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