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Monthly Archives: September 2011

“When you play for Manchester United you can’t look for excuses.”

“When you play for Manchester United you can’t look for excuses.”

Manchester United's defence has come under heavy scrutiny in the past few days after letting a two goal lead slip against FC Basel. Whilst Phil Jones' mistakes can be put down to inexperience and Antonio Valencia's to being unfamiliar with the...read more »

“I’m sure they will go on to be great players for United.”

“I’m sure they will go on to be great players for United.”

Renowned for his vision and passing ability, Paul Scholes has always been able to see things us mere mortals can't. At the end of the last season the midfielder decided to call it a day on an illustrious 20 year career at...read more »

PODCAST: Blogging Reds discuss De Gea, Tevez and our defence

PODCAST: Blogging Reds discuss De Gea, Tevez and our defence

It's been an interesting few days at Manchester United and this week's podcast reflects that. Our results against Stoke and Benfica have given us a plethora of things to discuss so we look at our defence, David De Gea and the...read more »

Will Rio be afforded the same luxury as Rooney?

Will Rio be afforded the same luxury as Rooney?

It was around this time last year that a man masquerading as Wayne Rooney was putting in awful performances for Manchester United. It was assumed that injuries as well as fatigue were robbing us of the Wayne Rooney that had scored...read more »

Are starlet’s defensive blips a cause for concern?

Are starlet’s defensive blips a cause for concern?

An uncomfortable truth has been creeping up onManchester United over the last two games, and on Tuesday night at Old Trafford, it finally hit them full in the face. The champions are not yet settled defensively, and it’s time to do something...read more »

“The manager shows he will give local players a chance.”

“The manager shows he will give local players a chance.”

It has often been said that Sir Alex Ferguson longs for a local striker to make it through the ranks. In his tenure he has cultivated midfielders and defenders but a quality striker seems to have alluded him, at least until...read more »

VIDEO: De Gea, Jones and Young interviews

VIDEO: De Gea, Jones and Young interviews

New signings Ashley Young, Phil Jones and David De Gea have all done extremely well since joining the club in the summer. After a scorching pre season each has shown that they are United quality as the United have got down...read more »

Carrick, Jones & Welbeck: Your thoughts on the 3-3 draw with FC Basel

Carrick, Jones & Welbeck: Your thoughts on the 3-3 draw with FC Basel

The manner of last night's draw with FC Basel will have raised a few eyebrows not only at United but at other clubs in England and Europe. Surrendering a 2 goal lead, defensively poor, these aren't things we have come to...read more »

VIDEO: Late Young goal spares United blushes

VIDEO: Late Young goal spares United blushes

Never a team to do things the easy way, Manchester United really pushed that idea to the limit last night after a late Ashley Young goal saved United from sure defeat having surrendered a 2 goal lead. United looked to be...read more »

BREAKING: United’s team vs FC Basel

BREAKING: United’s team vs FC Basel

Starting XI: De Gea; Fabio, Jones, Ferdinand, Evra; Carrick, Anderson, Valencia, Giggs, Young; Welbeck. Subs: Lindegaard, Park, Nani, Fletcher, Owen, Berbatov, Diouf...read more »

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