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Five players to watch at the World Cup

Every international tournament springs surprises. We’ve seen it all from the Czech pair of Patrick Berger and Karel Poborsky lighting up Euro 96 before earning moves to English giants Liverpool and Manchester United respectively, El Hadji Diouf’s exciting displays in the 2002 World Cup earning him a move to Liverpool and even Mesut Ozil’s creative […]

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Is Wayne Rooney’s New Contract With Manchester United A Good Idea?

With the news that Manchester United and Wayne Rooney are set to agree terms on a bumper new five and a half year contract worth a staggering £300,000 per week and the club captaincy from next season, let’s take a look and see if this deal really makes sense. Wayne Rooney is an enigma, or […]

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Time Running Out For Manchester United Manager

There comes a point when admirable loyalty to a cause becomes blind naivety. Those United fans still standing by David Moyes in the belief that he will be a success at Old Trafford anytime soon are now finding themselves firmly in the latter category. Every week more and more adopt the viewpoint I’ve had since […]

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Is it time to consider Everton genuine top four contenders?

Everton for the latter half of the David Moyes era were the perennial ‘Will they, won’t they?’ team in the Premier League with regards to qualification for the UEFA Champions League. Many times Everton were discounted by people courtesy of their regular poor starts to campaigns only for performances to pick up to a consistent […]

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Arsenal player’s words come back to haunt him against Manchester United

Ahead of Manchester United’s victory over Arsenal, Mesut Ozil gave a very cocky interview in which he claimed that his side would definitely win. As it turned out, Ozil struggled to make an impression on the game and Arsenal once again found themselves on the losing side at Old Trafford, with their former captain, Robin […]

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Liverpool boss’ hypocritical statement about former Manchester United boss

Sir Alex Ferguson’s new autobiography was released this week which details the past 14 years of his Manchester United career. Some of the biggest talking points has been the criticism of former players Roy Keane and David Beckham. Ferguson talks about what happened in the dressing room when he kicked a boot at Beckham’s head […]

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What has Manchester United target said about his future club?

Robert Lewandowski was supposedly a done deal for Bayern Munich but his most recent comments suggest there is the possibility he will be moving to the Premier League this summer. The player claims he has never revealed he would be signing for Bayern Munich. What has he actually said? April 21st 2013: Sir Alex Ferguson […]

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PICTURE: Manchester United striker celebrates with Dutch legend… after pinching his record

Tonight, Robin van Persie became Holland’s top scorer after finding the back of the net twice in the first half against Hungary. With 40 goals, the Manchester United striker had scored as many times as Patrick Kluivert has for the Dutch national team. In August 2012, Kluivert joined the Netherlands national team coaching staff and […]

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VIDEO: Manchester United striker supports children charity

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Five stages of being supporting a big club in decline – for Manchester United fans

Supporting a big, successful club is a pretty damn easy way to enjoy football. Seeing your team trounce all on-comers week after week, watching the best players in world football play for and against your team, being able to brag that your side is the best at X, or holds the record for Y; it […]

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PICTURE: West Brom release DVD after victory over Manchester United

After beating Manchester United 2-1 last weekend, West Brom have released a DVD to document the occasion. The DVD, which the official club site names “The Impossible Dream”, can be yours for just £9.99.

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Surprisingly good start for Manchester United’s U-18s

It’s been a testing start to the season for David Moyes at first team level. In a new job with a new squad results haven’t been quite what was expected and there’s most definitely a sense of uneasiness with all things related right now. As part of the managerial change some new staff arrived but […]

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Former Manchester United star had Arsenal #9 shirt

Arsene Wenger has revealed just how close Cristiano Ronaldo was to signing for Arsenal before United stepped in at the last minute to sign him. “He was very close to coming here,” said Wenger. “He has a number nine shirt with Ronaldo on the back from Arsenal Football Club. What happened was that Carlos Queiroz […]

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Free Shinji? Manchester United man is improving

Doing nothing is underrated. In a world where everyone is trying so hard to do things to impress people and achieve some sort of success, doing nothing can be a very good tactic – especially if you realise things might be going wrong. For example, if you ever find yourself sinking in quicksand, an article […]

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VIDEO: Q&A with Manchester United midfielder – best game, goal, first car, Scholes…

Michael Carrick wears the super-soft PUMA King and has filmed exclusive PUMA Football club training videos. Head to Facebook.com/PUMAfootball for more training ground questions with Carrick’s PUMA Football Club team mate Adam Lallana. Check back soon for Mikel Arteta and Steven Caulker’s answers #PUMAFC

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Manchester United playing the blame game

On Monday morning the vitriol had started. From the #MoyesOut campaign on Twitter to the fallout in the press for Manchester United’s demolition by their city rivals. Watching the game, it was tough to argue with either points and there was an air of ineptitude from the first minute that left a feeling of angst among […]

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Very Little Separates Manchester City and Manchester United Ahead of Pellegrini and Moyes’ First Derby

Very Little Separates Manchester City and Manchester United Ahead of Pellegrini and Moyes’ First Derby

This weekend, football fans are in for an absolute treat as the two heavyweightManchesterrivals, United and City, lock horns at the Etihad Stadium. The mouth-watering match brings together two of the favourites in the race to win the Premier League title and if recent meetings between the two are anything to go by, Sunday’s spectacle […]

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Manchester United – A Seven Aside

For the first time since Michael Owen, Manchester United are starting a season without a player wearing the number 7 shirt. In the end it took a neat side-step from Antonio Valencia (which is funny, ‘cus he doesn’t do that anymore) to consign the shirt to Albert Morgan’s sewing box for the foreseeable future. There […]

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