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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. Managerial Maltreatment

    One of Manchester United’s Barclays Premier League pseudo rivals has parted ways with their manager, which should reaffirm the supporters they are very fortunate to have Sir Alex Ferguson as their boss. Somewhat shockingly, Newcastle United’s Chris Hughton became the second manager in England’s top-flight to fall victim of the pressures to win-at-all-costs mentality that is bestowed on them unrealistic, off-base businessman owners.


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  2. Valencia Preview: Win, Draw Or You Lose

    After they were given an unexpected break in the Barclays Premier League this weekend, Manchester United should be well-rested as they host to Valencia at Old Trafford with the top spot in Group C on the line. Both clubs have already secured their births for the very lucrative UEFA Champions League Knockout phase in the last round, but the Reds only need to avoid defeat against Los Che to advance as the group’s No. 1 seed.


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  3. Will Ferguson Spend Or Promote?

    With Manchester United out of action this weekend, rumors have unsurprisingly started to swirl that a couple of their long-serving, living legends are set to announce their unwanted, but inevitable retirements. Sir Alex Ferguson has stated that both Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, who, along with Paul Scholes, are only on single-year contracts, may not have their respective contracts renewed at season’s end.


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  4. Harmful Or Helpful?

    A lot of criticism has been shelled at Blackpool for not going above and beyond to ensure that their match with Manchester United was played this weekend, but is it really justified? Prior to this season, Blackpool were Barclays Premier League virgins, so their stadium, Bloomfield Road, did not have an adequate under-soil heating system, which caused the pitch to be frozen in some areas.


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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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