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Manchester United have had a fantastic season, overtaking Liverpool domestically by winning the 19th title, which should not be forgotten. This season has culminated a truly sensational feat by Sir Alex Ferguson but it is not over yet as the next target is Barcelona.
The Champions League Final at Wembley last month illustrated the difference in quality between Manchester United and Barcelona. Many have even gone as far to say that Barcelona are the greatest club side in the history of the game. This is a stretch too far.
They are a …
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Start of 19th league Title or Start of being piped to the title again
Manchester United’s quest for a 19th title starts tonight when they take on newly promoted Newcastle United at Old Trafford tonight.
United go into the game with a good pre-season on their back, with five wins out of a possible seven including a 3-1 battering of Chelsea in the FA Community Shield. Whereas, Newcastle have only won two games in all preseason against Carlisle United and Deportivo La Coruna (winning on penalties) and their most recent …
Manchester United have confirmed that they have agreed to sign portugese forward Tiago Manuel Dias Correia known as ‘Bebe’ for an undisclosed fee(thought to be in the region of 8million) from Portuguese club Vitoria de Guimaraes. Personal terms have been agreed with 20-year-old striker and upon a successful medical later this bebe will sign for the 18 time league champions.
The hard-fought campaign to rid Manchester United of their American owners has taken another twist today, and it doesn’t make pleasant reading for Man Utd fans.
Keith Harris, head of the Red Knights group and executive chairman of investment bank Seymour Pierce does not believe that a bid for the club would be worthwhile.
Speaking to Sky Sports News, Harris said,
“(If) the owner is not a seller and owns all of it and isn’t under pressure to sell it then there isn’t going to be a deal.
I don’t think there’s any point …
The Premier League runners up, Manchester United are looking to start their pre-season tour with victory when they take on SPL runners up Celtic in Toronto.
Manchester United who although were expected do rubbish in the 2009/10 season held Chelsea to the final day of the season to win the title and finished strongly. Celtic who had a terrible start to the last domestic season have improved since the employment of Neil Lennon
The reds are without their players who participated in the world cup for the 2010 tour as …
As part of Manchester United’s preseason preparations and their tour of the US, I will be covering Manchester United’s six preseason friendlies and all the new kit launches and any major news during the tour.
What a difference a year makes. Last year injuries were not a big problem for Manchester United. At the beginning of last season both Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo were in the stands as the season started, but Tevez and new arrival Berbatov were able to keep things moving on the pitch. Sir Alex even toyed with the idea of unleashing his four horseman of the apocalypse(Ronaldo, Tevez, Rooney, Berbatov,) loose on the Premier League, but that never happened. Sir Alex had the luxury of a full stable situation in which playing time …
Although this is a rumour I feel it should be more coveted. From some information inside United, Ive heard that david villa is set to sign for the devils this summer and is to wear michael owens number 7 shirt. The details are still to be finalised however it is likely that this is true. The fee is rumoured to be somewhere around £35 million.
After a draw and a loss in succession, United will look to hit top form again when they take on Lancashire side Burnley tomorrow.
Burnley, who have recently employed Brian Laws as their new manager, will be attempting to repeat their shock 1-0 win in August but that won’t be easy. Form away from Turf Moor has been their Achilles heel – they’ve not won on their travels in the league all season. And having not won anywhere, home or away, in the last nine league games, they look to be …
Manchester United look to return to winning ways on Saturday against Birmingham after their shock FA Cup defeat to Leeds United and despite recent bad weather, the fixture has been given the green light to go ahead.
The reds travel to St Andrews knowing that McLeish’s men are not only top of the form table but also unbeaten in twelve games. The blues’ run also includes draws against: Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool and their home record is even more impressive as they are unbeaten since September.
The reds, meanwhile, have …