Spurs v United: Statistical Preview

May 14, 2017

The end of a 25-game unbeaten run is always disappointing for a team, but beleaguered by injuries and fixture congestion, United want to finish the season strongly, starting at White Hart Lane on Sunday Defeat to Arsenal was the first time Jose Mourinho has lost to fellow manager Arsene Wenger, but had more than a. Read More »

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Put Down Your Chequebook Woodward; Rashford is the Star Striker We Need

April 21, 2017

Marcus Rashford was a menace against Chelsea last weekend, and after another eye-catching performance against Anderlecht last night, he ultimately won us the match to secure United’s place in the Europa League semi-final, where they will meet Celta Vigo. His impact in his first two senior seasons for such a young player was already beyond. Read More »

Ander Herrera: Future United Captain?

April 20, 2017

On any other day, Marcus Rashford could easily have expected to be named Man of the Match after a performance like the one he produced against Chelsea last weekend. His pace, skill, deceptive strength and unrelenting effort rightly earned a standing ovation when Ibrahimovic came on for him late in the game. But it was. Read More »

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Has Mourinho Lost His Mojo?

April 6, 2017

With just 9 games left to play, and with United back in that familiar 6th position, it’s time for an honest appraisal of our season so far. Mourinho’s inaugural campaign with the club promised so much, but seems to be delivering so little. Yes, we blagged our way through the EFL Cup final against Southampton,. Read More »

Is Zlatan the best free transfer of all time?

February 27, 2017

Another day, another match-winning display from Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Our no.9 was instrumental in helping United lift the EFL Cup, scoring two vital goals with precision and power. One cannot help but ask whether Zlatan is in fact the greatest free transfer of all time. He’s made a total of 37 club appearances so far, scoring. Read More »

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Man Utd 2-0 Watford: Match Report, Player Ratings and 3 Things We Learned

February 14, 2017

With Mourinho’s men knowing that a win would take them to within a point of City before their trip to Bournemouth, United came out on the offensive and applied the pressure early as a flurry of first-half chances fell to Ibrahimovic, Mkhitaryan and Mata, who all failed to capitalise before a deflected Martial shot looped narrowly wide.. Read More »

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Man Utd 0-0 Hull City: Match Report, Player Ratings & 3 Things We Learned

February 3, 2017

With Tottenham, Chelsea and Liverpool drawing, and Arsenal losing, over the weekend, United knew that a win against Hull would help them close the gap on the top four. This knowledge seemed to push them forward in the early moments; with just one minute gone, Mkhitaryan raced onto a through ball past the defence only. Read More »

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Man Utd 1-1 Liverpool: 4 Key Questions

January 16, 2017

Now that the dust has settled on yesterday’s game – a high-intensity battle that ultimately ended in stalemate, here are four key questions to ponder and discuss. Did the crowd respond adequately to Mourinho’s challenge? After United’s win over Hull in the EFL Cup semi-final first leg, Mourinho demanded more from the fans at Old. Read More »

Will Paul Pogba Become the Best Midfielder in the World?

January 2, 2017

Fan-favourite Ander Herrera has backed Paul Pogba to become “one of the best in the world” in an interview with Sky Sport’s Soccer Special: “When you are a midfielder you normally have some special qualities but he has everything. He can shoot, head and defend and he can dribble one-v-one, but he’s still 23. “He’s. Read More »

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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 »