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As a New Year Begins, The Old United Return

January 1, 2017

Sir Alex, watching from the stands on his 75th birthday, must have felt deeply nostalgic as United came from 1-0 down to win 2-1 in dramatic style with goals from Martial, and 90 seconds later Pogba, in the closing minutes of the game. As a chorus of “We’ll never die, we’ll never die” rang out. Read More »

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Is a Top Four Finish Back On?

December 18, 2016

Following 4 wins on the bounce, including 3 in the Premier League, confidence is high and the boys are playing well. Jose is starting to look like the manager that we have all been waiting for since May 2013 when Sir Alex signed off with yet another league title. The win at West Brom was. Read More »

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Here’s why Manchester United and Westworld are basically the same

December 15, 2016

Watching United recently has been a bit like watching Westworld; like the hosts’ turbulent journey towards consciousness and self-determination in HBO’s philosophical sci-fi masterpiece, United have been struggling to break out of the post-Fergie narrative of relentless, looping mediocrity and achieve full actualisation of their true self. Having been programmed by Moyes and Van Gaal to behave predictably, and. Read More »

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Man Utd 1-0 Tottenham: Player Ratings

December 12, 2016

After 2 consecutive clean sheets and 2 goals for Miki, It’s certainly been a better week for MUFC than we’ve had for a while. United were convincing in the Ukraine on Thursday night, and equally impressive against Spurs yesterday, where the scoreline could easily have read 3-1 to United. Pogba had a great chance in. Read More »

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Can United qualify for the Champions League?

December 2, 2016

Let’s face it, the season hasn’t exactly gone to plan so far. I’m sure the directors, sponsors, Mourinho and the players had all expected that at this moment of the season we would be in a healthy position and in contention with 2 or 3 other teams for the title. United have certainly been under. Read More »

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The 10 young European players who could help United back to glory

December 1, 2016

Through its glorious history there’s been one single element of success that stands out for Manchester United among all others. It’s a belief in youth talent. Manchester United has always placed its trust in gifted young players, either home grown or imported, and taken the time to build them into champions, with historic results. George. Read More »

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Crucial Carrick: Is the 35-year-old still the man to make United tick?

November 7, 2016

Over the last couple of years, there’s been no shortage of praise for Michael Carrick on ManchesterLaLaLa.com. In November 2014, we asked “is this guy our most underrated player?” and one writer, quite persuasively at the time, suggested a Blind/Carrick midfield was the way forward. Earlier this year, after a dominant 3-0 win against Stoke in. Read More »

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Will United fans give miserable-looking Mourinho time?

October 31, 2016

How much patience will United fans afford the latest manager to take on the task of returning the club to glory in the post-Fergie era? This is a very difficult question to answer, but without doubt, United fans will not tolerate watching City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Spurs, Chelsea and others playing some great attacking football, winning. Read More »

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Jose Mourinho faces huge early Manchester United test

October 26, 2016

Manchester United face an uphill challenge to qualify for the Champions League next season given their underwhelming start to life under Jose Mourinho. Supporters of the Red Devils expected the club to return to the dominance they displayed during the tenure of Sir Alex Ferguson. However, defeats to bitter rivals Manchester City and Chelsea have. Read More »

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5 Questions Following United’s 4-0 Defeat to Chelsea

October 25, 2016

Had your fill of “five things we learned…” posts this week? How about five questions to ponder instead? Check out the key talking points following our humiliation at Stamford Bridge below… Does Zlatan deserve to be starting on current form? Just 6 months ago, people were asking if Ibrahimovic was in the best form of. Read More »