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Detailed coverage of Manchester United football club and its players, including match reports, transfers, transfer rumours, kits and general football news.

  1. Football Algebra

    Unless we’re watching an International friendly, the days of a football team donning the traditional 1 to 11 numbering system is long behind us. Since the Premier League switched to assigned squad numbering at the start of the 1993/94 season, …


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  2. Blackpool Preview: Don't Get Seasick

    Manchester United takes the short trek north to Bloomfield Road where they will to take on Barclays Premier League newcomers, Blackpool, in what should be another feisty Lancashire encounter. In their last Premier League outings, United scored an impressive 7-1 over another North West foe, Blackburn, while Blackpool disappointingly allowed two late goals in their two-all draw with then fourth-placed Bolton Wanderers.


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  3. The Earlier, The Better

    In his reflective thoughts of Manchester United’s regrettable exit from the Carling Cup, Sir Alex Ferguson stated the obvious by claiming that “Goals change games.” That simple, straight-to-the-point statement simply meant that the United players should have gotten a goal before they were victimize by their opponents, which would have vastly improved their chances of winning the match.


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  4. Month In Review: November 2010

    In spite of their exit from the Carling Cup, Manchester United enjoyed a very successful month of November in the Barclays Premier League and the UEFA Champions League. Unfortunately, and like the month of November, United’s proud, but over-hyped 29 match unbeaten streak came to a bitter, chilly end, but there were plenty enough positives take from the month that should stick with the Reds.


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  5. And You Are Now Grounded

    After a thoroughly convincing win in the Barclays Premier League this past weekend, Manchester United crashed back to down to earth following their dismal display at Upton Park.
    In a candid interview before the game, former treble-winning United defender, David May, voiced his concerns about the current crop of youth players at the club not being good enough, and, based on the poor performance against West Ham United, he may not be far off.


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  6. West Ham 4 United 0: A Car-ling Cup Crash

    In wintery setting at Upton Park, Manchester United slipped to an unforgivable 4-0 defeat to West Ham United in the Quarter-Finals of the Carling Cup. American Jonathan Spector scored two first-half goals to shock his former employers, but United were then subjected to even further shame as Carlton Cole bagged a brace after half-time to seal West Ham’s place in the next round of the competition.


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  7. The FA Cup Set Up

    Manchester United learned that they will play host to their most-hated rival, Liverpool, in the Third Round of the FA Cup, but it will be a very difficult fixture at the start of the new year. At this same stage last season, United were handed what was suppose to be an easy draw as they renewed the “War Of The Roses” rivalry with Leeds United, and the Reds failed to show up and lost 1-0 at Old Trafford.


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  8. United's Christmas Wish List

    There are only 26 shopping days left until Christmas, but before the Manchester United players can even think about celebrating the joy of the holiday season with their families, the Reds have five season-changing matches in three different competitions to contest with. The Reds’ are first away at Upton Park against West Ham United in the Quarter-Finals of the Carling Cup, then they travel to Bloomfield Road to take on Blackpool in the Barclays Premier League, after that they host Valencia at Old Trafford for a group-deciding match, followed by a visit of Arsenal and an away trip to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea.


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