Articles Archive for November 2008
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The gem of our team is yet again in the running for another award, to become the November player of the month, in the poll run by the PFA on givemefootball.com. Ronaldo netted 4 goals this month, and right now, just a few hours before the crucial match against richer Manchester City, we are all hoping that he can strengthen his chances by scoring a couple more goals. Through ManUtd.com, the official website of the best club in Europe, Man Utd are encouraging all Red Devil fans to vote for …
United and City go head-to-head for the 151st time on Sunday and, after suffering two derby defeats last season, the Reds are out for revenge…
Despite United guaranteed a place in this years’ European championship, United had to battle against a strong Villareal side with the likes of, ex-red striker, Guiseppe Rossi challenging Kuszcak at every possible opportunity.
Although the final score ended all evens, with United recording back-back goaless draws since god knows when, United were still lacking the attacking potency without the attacking strike force that is Dimitar Berbatov.
Sir Alex’s lineup at El-madrigal showed 5 changes to the side which put up a similar performance against Villa, Nani and Fletcher replaced a poor Park ji-sung, …
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Although many of us did not expect to see the league table shaping up with United lagging behind Chelsea and Liverpool, with hull breaking briefly into the top 4, it has still been a season full of highs and lows for the reigning champions of Europe and England.
With sporadic injuries, and widespread transfer speculation, United’s season has not had the best of starts with a nervy win in the community shield against Pompey, a draw at home to Newcastle, and a bitter defeat at Anfield, ending with United near the relegation …
Stoke City have shown that they should be underestimated by no-one this season. They went to Anfield, and went toe-to-toe with the five time European Champions and came away with a 0-0 draw. Then just two weeks ago, they overcame and bullied an Arsenal side into a 2-1 defeat.
Beating the Gunners in any manner is commendable, but the way the Potters did it that afternoon showed that they won’t let any side overcome them especially any of the big four.
Manchester United will be no different and even though the venue …
Battle of Britain part II
Bonfire night at Celtic Park created a cracker of a match between two friendly rivals Ferguson and Strachan.
The stage at Parkhead had been eagerly anticipating this second leg as Gordon Strachan was in search of revenge following the 3-nil drubbing at Old Trafford.
The old master Fergie however had other plans, with one eye on Arsenal at the weekend, both in form Berbatov and Rooney were left on the bench in favour of Tevez and Giggs. There were to be starts again for young Rafael as well …