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VIDEO: Chicharito, Rooney and Kagawa goals vs Hannover

Chicharito goal

Rooney free kick

Rooney penalty

Kagawa goal

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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. i love manchester united says:

    love the glazers love united

  2. Zibbie says:

    I wonder and I know most of you do as well. If we watch the same game at times? I saw Rooney trying to get other involved for 70 mins, Giggs comes on and Kagawa shining in the 2nd half. The free kick right after going down 3-1 and Rooney grabs the ball with a fiery focus in his clear blue eyes. Then bam a great free kick, little celebration as if to say work to do lets get this one. He grabs the game by the scruff of the neck, and has presence of mind to lay off the header to reward Kagawa for all his good work. Fucking you might not call him legend, who of you can be a denier of his genius? 3-6 goal games coming our way…

  3. Zibbie says:

    The next 3 years can bring 6 major trophies.

    I believe in Evans, Rafa, Smalling and Jones. With a Rio or Vida in the mix the next 2 years thatsa nice.

    In the days of training between now and the 20th Kagawa will look even better.

    Nani looks good more settled maybe SAF business his him. I know his chip pissed people off. I think with 57-60 games all will get to shin. Will SAF pick him for big games down the stretch?

    Clevs learning on the run!

    My worries of a CDM is a bloody but?! Is Cles it? Carrick, Scholes, Clevs, Andro, Tunni, Jones? Smalling? DDG? me….

  4. Zibbie says:

    MUFC attacking players!!!!


  5. Zibbie says:

    Odd the BBC at 6 my time 12 UK time, the Gossip column is updated, tonight 3 hours late?
    MUFC sign Maldini and Maradona . OPPS Maradona plays the 10. hahaha Rooney just might let him.

  6. Zibbie says:

    3 am in the UK and Zib on a run of rants, am I in your dreams. …. .

  7. Mash says:

    I think rodwell was signed because of the home grown players rule. Barry will soon be told to fuck off and they lost hargreaves as well.

    Not a loss to us. Injury prone and overrated at times.

  8. Zibbie says:

    Hello , it’s ok you jsut woke up Worriers, come out and playyy..

    Did you here this?
    1st 2 mins

  9. Wakey says:


    It seems fairly obvious that since CQ left we have been lacking that ingeniousness tactically. For all Fergies qualities as a manager I’m not sure tactcially is the area he fully excels in and he seems to have often relied upon having that right hand man who can provide that something extra on the tactical front. I’m just not sure CQ, Mclaren or Kidd (or even Knox) would have let him field the team he did against Blackburn (maybe the same personnel but different implementation) and would have shown better in the two CL losses to Barca.

    As I said I don’t doubt his ability as a coach but he has yet to show any evidence he is the kind of Assistant that Fergie needs to protect himself from himself. Maybe I’m wrong and the others would result in the same issues we have seen but I’m not convinced and would personally like Phelan back doing what he does best and coaching with a more tactical Assistant coming in

  10. Cantona got me here says:

    Goat: rationalizing calling guys ‘fags’ as not homophobic? That one takes the cake! I dont know what is going on with you and others but holy shit that was funny.

  11. Zibbie says:

    SAF learns and adjusts over time, now a dietitian, a strength coach, he won in England not enough in the CL get a coach for that to. SAF great man manager still. Man maker, maker of men. Develops lads well. Makes great teams, wins stuff.

  12. Zibbie says:

    hahaha good call,

    .Fun stuff.

  13. Zibbie says:

    RoM fucking comedy

  14. wayne says:

    Zibbie is Freddy Krueger

  15. Zibbie says:

    As I woke that cool early spring day. Still drunk to find my face buried in unfamiliar cleavage, it flashes through my head. I hope it’s female. It is. a nice younger rack. As I arose to scan the room saw four legs sticking out of the covers 2 waded up dresses on the floor. The night before comes rushing back like the un wanted sun I find on my face. Cigs where the fuck are my ci, oh there they are , cool 2 left. As I draw my first hit deep, ah the red heads, a smile comes to my face. Thank god I can remember last night, The girls grew up watching the Sopranos with their divorced daddy’s. I get laid all the time over that. Where are you daughter daddy?

  16. Zibbie says:

    Wayne a great Drive in movie!!! I’m in his head MMMUUUHHAHHAHAHAHAHA!!! They stuck in that dream their in slow-motion and I move like Neo.

  17. Sandeep1878 says:

    Morning reds around the world..

    did any one wank that yet another United target joined City? :lol:

  18. Zibbie says:

    High Sandee!

  19. CedarsDevil says:


    I think you’ve summed it up perfectly regarding the blog……..Makes me laugh when folk start their post with ‘long time reader but never post’ then they slate the blog and piss off!

  20. CedarsDevil says:


    You post whatever you like, I will ALWAYS have your back no matter what

  21. ThroatwobblerMangrove says:

    “Somebody on here was having a pop at Hernandez yesterday. Pissed me right off.

    Here’s a young lad that could be collecting an Olympic gold medal with Mexico. But he’s not. Because he wanted a proper preseason to focus on his United career.

    Chicha(along with many others that catch shite on here) deserve a little more latitude from us supporters.”

    @Pint Glass of Vodka

    I’m guessing this is me you’re talking about. However, my remarks were meant to be tongue-in-cheek. I was parodying those who scapegoat the Pea constantly. I can see how it might’ve come across as actual criticism.

    Now, I did point out that Hernandez does seem to be missing opportunities that he almost always availed himself of during his first year. Even his biggest supporters–of whom I am one, trust me–can’t deny that.

    I love the Pea. As much as he caught shit last year, he scored 12 goals in an injury-plagued season and limited playing time. Count me among those who are crossing their fingers that he regains his form this season. If he does, watch out …

  22. Red Tash says:

    Goat can start a row in an empty room!!!

  23. Corea says:

    Looks like Mankini has wanted to get rid of Kolo Toure for some time now. 120k per week and he was left out of the starting 11 and Savic played instead. Hahaha. Some tough time on Etihad, some clearance needed but Toure stays firm. lol.

    Would cost £3mln with 100k wages. Although we are pretty good with CBs? ;)

  24. Corea says:

    Saw little Pea argument.
    I think it is better to look at him like Ole type but without his legendary status yet.
    And if you think like that there is no way you find the reasons to bully the player.

  25. CedarsDevil says:

    God I miss bouncing away at United matches be it home or away, never the same watching the lads on telly….

    Red Tash

    Ha ha ha, bet he does it every day in front of the mirror just to get a kick!

  26. lordrt says:

    Rooney’s freekick was brilliant, unfortunately he does them very rarely, just like that overhead kick against shitty ;)
    I was thinking how it would feel like if Utd did buy RvP and played both Rooney and Kagawa behind him with what would look like a 4-3-2-1 formation
    BTW anyone knws why SAF was not present in that match?

  27. james21 says:

    Not sure when I started posting, think it was 08/09 season. Posters keep mentioning some kind of clique. Is it a crime to have a group who actually get on, who bounce off each others posts and have a laugh ? Any poster is welcome to join in. The major problem is these freaks who use duel usernames, you can spot them a mile off. We all know who they are its bloody obvious. I have met up with posters at games and had a good laugh, we’re all Reds and share a lot in common. Meeting people on the internet is always dodgy but so far so good and anyone is welcome to join in at any game.

  28. Balaji Sivaraman says:

    Corea, Yeah, that is the kind of comparison I always make. Ole was not a great starter, I don’t even know how many matches he started for United. But he was always around and scored all the important goals for us. Chicharito may not necessarily start as many matches as Welbeck, given the latter’s all around game which people (including me) speak highly about. But there are always going to be many matches in a season where you’ll be 0-0 after 80 minutes. In the old days we used to bring on Ole, now we will bring on Chicha.

    And in the past two seasons, he has always obliged us with a goal Ole style. He’s scored more important winners over the past two seasons than most people in our squad. That is something we shouldn’t forget when talking about Chicha.

    BTW, did you guys know that Giggs has the most assists in the CL since the 01-02 season. I found that to be an amazing stat. Viva Sir Giggsy!

  29. utd_fc says:

    No one’s having a pop at Hernandez. At least I’m not. All I’m criticizing him for is his knack of being offside more often than not and fluffing his chances. If he’s a goal poacher he needs to work on his finishing in front of goal. He needs to be more clinical with his chances.

    And to clear my point, all I was pissed off at was how people were claiming that Welbeck was having contract issues and should be fucked off while Chicharito who gets a huge salary bump after one season is justified.

    Agree about the point that Chicharito should be our super-sub. The boy is a game-changer and is especially effective against tired legs and minds. Very good impact player. I’d say the same for Ashley Young too.

  30. Balaji Sivaraman says:

    utd_fc, Mate, there are three parts of being offside.

    One was highlighted by Sir Alex when he said that Chicha is so fast that he is able to get very much ahead of the defenders. That makes the linesmen think that he couldn’t have been onside when the ball was played. I don’t have the stats but it would be interesting to see how many offsides Chicha has and how many of those are incorrect calls.

    The other thing is that “maybe” our mid-fielders aren’t quick enough to release the ball. This has been an issue many times in the past for many similar forwards. They’ll make the run but it’ll be spotted late and the ball will be delayed by a fraction of a second making the player offside. This is where I feel that Kagawa will be of great help to Chicha and that their combination could potentially be lethal. He is great at spotting runs and feeding balls to the forwards from what I’ve seen, that could be great for somebody like Chicha.

    The third part is where the player himself is too excited and makes the run earlier that he ideally should’ve. This does happen with Chicha a lot, given that he is superfast and is at a relatively young age. With age and experience, he should overcome this aspect and not be offside when he shouldn’t be.

    Not disagreeing with your comments, just expanding on it. Cheers.

  31. Sandeep1878 says:


    Is that really you?

  32. Clint-Iamyourpapii says:

    Eden Hazard at best is Joe Cole….a Ronaldo/Messi imitator.
    Lucas Moura can’t even start an olympic match, at best a Theo Wallcott.
    David Villa has been 2nd fiddle to Messi and has spent his best years on the fringes of Barca.
    Benzema has failed to achieve his potential.
    Wesley Sneijder’s career is over, his decline in form has been rapid.
    Samir Nasri failed to light up emptyhad and has revealed himself as a bitch to this nation.

    ^Do you still want these mercenary names?

    None of those above will pound their chests when they score out of pride. Maybe Villa.

  33. utd_fc says:


    For his sake and ours, I hope he has a fantastic season, as do everyone else. The name on the front of the shirt is more important than the one on the back. It’s a long season and it’s going to have to be a team effort if we’re to pip the scum to the title, so every one’s going to need to play their part.


    It’s one thing to not like a player but dismissing the players we failed to sign for whatever reasons, does not do anyone any good (esp since we will be facing a lot of the above over the course of the season). They chose not to sign for us, that’s their choice but I flat out don’t agree to a lot of your statements. Hazard while acting like a whore, is good on the ball and has genuine talent. Moura’s got potential, let’s see what he does with it. Playing along the world’s greatest player will leave you as 2nd fiddle to him. Sneijder I agree is way past it, and am so glad we didn’t sign him. Nasri, while failing to establish himself as a regular at City, has had his moments, he has talent, just chose the wrong fucking over-packed squad where he’s going to find it hard to cement his position anyways. Poor choice from him I feel, but it’s his to make.

    Let’s not sound bitter pal

  34. Costas says:

    “I don’t doubt his ability as a coach but he has yet to show any evidence he is the kind of Assistant that Fergie needs to protect himself from himself.”

    Wakey summed it up perfectly there.

  35. Clint-Iamyourpapii says:


    Its not biiter pal, it’s remind unappreciative fans who we could have had and who we’ve been lucky to have. People are whining about missing out on those guys above but they don’t realise those guys have made their decisions and have or will fail because of them.

    I’d take Young,Chico,Jones,Smalling,Powell,Kagawa,Valencia,Berbatov,Lindegaard over those names above any day of the week because they genuinely picked a club a that would benefit them and not their bank accounts. They didn’t pick United because of wages,weather or as a stepping stone, they did not whore themselves and chose a club where they can grow as people and athletes.

    The players we missed out on had a choice …
    (money,fame,wages, weather) vs (Progression,growth,education,legacy)

  36. 911_DEVIL says:

    Good morning ROM

  37. TonyBee says:

    ^^^^^^^^^^^talking of faggots/faggits poofs etc^^^^^^^^^

  38. 911_DEVIL says:

    Go ahead Tfag
    And make sure you don’t…..
    Cause you would regret it ;)
    The mos arrogant football fans on earth…
    The city fans, they already think that their team gonna win every after getting 3 past the chavs

  39. DreadedRed says:

    Pippo Inzibbie

    Re your request at 14:02 on the 12th of August on this thread:
    - No can do I’m afraid, I never saw the game. I’ve been under the cosh with work, and I’ve been dedicating every spare moment to helping my nephew prepare for a big Science Expo that he intends to win. He lives 300 km away, so it’s been very time-consuming, and has cost a small fortune. The expo is on Wednesday, so my life can now return to some normality. Cheers!

  40. 911_DEVIL says:


  41. utd_fc says:


    I’ll agree to the fact that most of the list you mentioned above did whore out for money but that’s the sad thing regarding 90% of footballers today

  42. DreadedRed says:

    fag 1 – (informal, British) – Origin mid 16th century.
    - noun:
    • a tiring or unwelcome task
    • a junior pupil at a private preparatory school who runs errands for a senior pupil
    - verb:
    • work hard at a tedious task
    • work and run errands for a senior pupil.

    fag 2 – (informal chiefly offensive) – Origin 1920s: short for faggot
    - noun:
    • a male homosexual.

    fag 3 – (informal, British) – Origin late 19th century.
    - noun:
    • a cigarette.

    - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - -

    “Fetching cigarettes for the homosexual senior pupils at my school is tedious.”

    or informally one might say:

    “It’s a fag being a fag fetching fags for the fags.”

  43. 911_DEVIL says:

    Originally referred to a homosexual male; now its a genetic term of concept, roughly equivalent to, ”I’m a better man than you are and, on a side note, you look somewhat efferminate”.

    A fag is some 1 who falsely labels themselves liberal or progressive when they want to force the rest of society to conform to their clinically insane and regressive ideology

  44. Zibbie says:

    1878 yes my bad calling you Sandee.
    Dr Dread thanks.

  45. Rai says:

    Holy shit this place is funny!!! Imagine what 911/Captain/Redmeg/ are all thinking probably pissing themselves at the bickering!!!!

  46. tom c says:

    hahahahahah what the fuck Cfag Zfag and now Tfag..

    fucking dumbasses.


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