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Tag Archive | Manchester United

TITLE IS CLOSE BUT FAR

  Last Saturday, the red half of Manchester cheered and screamed as Nikica Jelavic’s deflected strike looped over Joe Hart and entered the Manchester City net to seal a 2-0 win for Everton. Personally, it was a very intriguing moment. I felt happy, relieved and yet worried at the same time. I cannot tell why […]

Premier League Mid-Season Review – Part #2

Now the Premier League is more than half-way through, I’ve decided to do a team-by-team ‘report’ on where clubs currently are, where they should, what they can do to improve and just general observations. Each team will be given a ‘grade’ and just a few comments – the range of which will vary as I’ve […]

MANCHESTER UNITED 2-1 LIVERPOOL: KEY POINTS

  For the first time in 5 years, Manchester United completed a league double over fierce enemies, Liverpool and made the charge to title number 20 even more menacing. As usual, the match also left a lot of talking points. 1. MANCHESTER UNITED LOOKED SMOOTH IN MIDFIELD Since last season, a lot of complaints from […]

ROBIN VAN PERSIE PROVING HIS WORTH AT MAN UNITED

Sometimes, they say that one player can make a difference and that talented players bring out the best in others. That is what Robin Van Persie seems to be doing at Old Trafford this season. However, following a 24 million pound move from rivals, Arsenal, over the summer, the Dutchman had to settle a few […]

HOW MANCHESTER UNITED CAN WIN THIS WEEKEND’S MANCHESTER DERBY

The city of Manchester will, once again, split into blue and red halves as the both Manchester City and Manchester United will clash again. The Citizens’ double victory over the Red Devils last season was key in deciding the destination of the English League crown and it seems this clash will have a huge say […]

THE CURIOUS CASE OF LUIS NANI

  When Luis Carlos Almeida Da Cunha aka Nani was snapped up by Manchester United in the summer of 2007 for £17 million, it was regarded as a good move for both club and player. After all, the young winger’s senior from Sporting Lisbon was already at the club and had shown how ready he […]

Wilfried Zaha – The Next Big Thing?

Crystal Palace’s young winger Wilfried Zaha is certainly not short of admirers and after his international debut against Sweden aged just 20 he has become one of football’s most wanted. Zaha came on to replace Raheem Sterling in the 83rd minute, he looked bright but wasn’t given enough time to really show what he could do on […]