Man Utd News, Features and Match Reports

10 Most Disappointing Premier League Players Of 2014/15 (So Far)

13th January 2015, 14:09:47

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This lot need to buck their ideas up...

The 2014/15 season has been thrilling from start to finish so far, from tussles at the top of the table between Chelsea and Manchester City; surprise packages like Southampton and West Ham threatening to qualify for the Champions League and almost half the division battling to avoid the drop. The likes of Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa, Alexis Sanchez and Sergio Aguero have set the league alight, and it promises to be a thrilling last four months to the campaign.


10 Man Utd Players Who Started With A Bang

5th December 2014, 18:12:32

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It's always vital to make a good first impression at Old Trafford.

Knees shaking, lip quivering, heart pounding. The cacophony of sound pounding away, whilst one waits in the tunnel awaiting their Manchester United debut. The nerves hands begin to tremble, and the fleeting desires for the ground to swallow them whole and provide them with an escape from what could be a torturous afternoon. At least, that’s what one can surmise it is like to nervously prepare for a Manchester United debut. The nation’s biggest club, a plethora of media outlets focusing on your every movement – not only is it important to get off to a good start at Old Trafford, but it is vital.


10 Man Utd Players Who Did Nothing For Club (But Excelled For Their Country)

13th November 2014, 15:22:34

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They became a different animal in the shirt of their country.

International weekends have become synonymous with dread now. With football supporters having become so disillusioned with international football, they view these qualifying games as annoying interruptions to the excitement and joie-de-vivre of the Premier League. This attitude seems to be seeping into the mindsets of some of the players, even from an early age now, with the likes of Raheem Sterling demonstrating an apathy to his country that would have Stanley Matthews turning over in his grave.


10 Players Relieved They Didn't Sign For Man Utd

21st October 2014, 17:54:24

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Not everyone wants to become a Red Devil these days.

A move to Manchester United is supposed to be nigh-on the pinnacle of one’s career – the culmination of years of hard work, graft and dedication sculpting and honing their talents on the training ground. The chance to play at the Theatre of Dreams in front of an adoring public, with one’s name splashed across millions of replica jerseys and the chance to compete at the very highest level for silverware – it’s every young boy’s dream, surely?


10 Best Man Utd Performances This Decade

20th October 2014, 16:11:08

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It was nights like these when it truly was the Theatre of Dreams.

Glorious comebacks, merciless thrashings and heroic victories – Sir Alex Ferguson has masterminded some truly great performances over the years. While they may have slumped to a few poor defeats here and there, they were certainly few and far between in comparison the plethora of wondrous nights of glory that the Old Trafford faithful were privy to.


10 Man Utd Youngsters Who Never Fulfilled Their Potential

13th October 2014, 09:08:41

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Despite brief flashes, they never established themselves at Old Trafford.

Manchester United are famed for their progression of youth through their ranks. Unlike the likes of other clubs who plunder endless financial resources into assembling their squad every season, the Mancunian side pride themselves on allowing youth the opportunity to flourish at Old Trafford – often to their detriment, however.


10 Shocking Man Utd Departures That Nobody Expected

8th October 2014, 15:51:58

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Don't get comfortable at Old Trafford, it can be over before you know it.

Last year, an embittered Roy Keane described Sir Alex Ferguson’s main strength, and also weakness, as one and the same – ‘his ruthlessness’. While the former Manchester United captain clearly has a chip on his shoulder over the way he was so readily tossed into the wilderness after 12 and a half years of service at Old Trafford, the Irishman does have a point. There was no room for sentiment when Sir Alex was conducting his transfer dealings.


5 Things That Ronald Koeman Is Getting Right And Louis Van Gaal Isn't

28th September 2014, 11:22:21

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Dutch masters adapting to the Premier League in different ways.

It’s never easy being a manager newly arriving in the Premier League at the start of the season, especially as the previous incumbent of the managerial hot seat has probably left things a little chaotic. With all eyes on you and little time to make your mark, it’s vitally important to make a strong start to the new campaign.