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The Votes Are In…

Republik of Mancunia – Manchester United blog, has been crowned the Best British Blog by Soccerlens! Cheers for all your support in voting. Picking up 57% of the vote whilst competing against five other nominees, it is official that RoM is the best blog covering UK football.

In the same awards, Manchester United were voted best football team of 2008, pipping Spain to the title, whilst Cristiano Ronaldo was named the best player of the year.

A big thank you to all of you who voted for RoM!

About Scott

Scott is the editor of Red Matters - 50 Years of Supporting Manchester United and an author of Play Like Fergie's Boys and Not Nineteen Forever. He writes for ESPN, The Metro and Bleacher Report. Follow @R_o_M on Twitter.

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  1. Gabriel says:

    Congrats Scotty!!! :) :) I know it’s a Cliché, bit keep up the good work!! :)

  2. mancunian soldier says:

    Good Stuff Scott u deserve it for all the hard work u put in . KEEP IT UP!!!

  3. katty says:

    i did!
    congrats and plz do keep bashing the scousers every now and again..!

  4. gautam from india says:

    did this poll include blogs of other clubs?like onetonyadams,arseblog etc

  5. Adam says:

    Congratulations, mate, thoroughly deserved.

  6. orlandodevils says:

    Awesome job, Scott. You deserved it.

  7. Where's_my_bottle says:

    Congratulations Scott.You deserve every bit of credit u get.keep it coming….

  8. SRAB says:

    Yes it did, Gautam.

    Well done Scott, fully deserved.

  9. Superdorz says:

    I’m not surprised, Scott. This is a fantastic blog and the first website I come to when I get online.

    More of the same please! :)

  10. says:

    Congrats on your award mate – from everyone at SE.

  11. SassManUtd says:

    thats mad mate, I live in australia and I know 50 people in aus that go on this blog every day, which includes me, I love your blog keep up the good work mate

  12. excitedforunited says:

    Congrats Scot. Nice blog. Keep at it guv.

  13. Saad says:

    Go on Scott make us proud!! Cheers 2 you mate

  14. suhayl says:

    Well done scott lad. As one of the first commenters on your blog from the very start. You started great and the standard just kept on improving. I may not agree with you on everything lol as you know. But your articles are on the button. I have to commend you as you take so much time and effort and dedication to what you know best…that is OUR club. I cant live without republik and havent for the years it has been running. I HAVE TO SPEND 4 HOURS EVERYDAY READING THE NEW ARTICLES PLUS READING THROUGH AGAIN THE OLD ONES. Some of the old posters have gone..some new ones have come. No doubt we will see even manier new faces coming to join republik and read THE BEAT BRITISH FOOTBALL BLOG.

    Keep up the good work pal.

    PS. love ronaldo more ( joke)


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