A late Robin Van Persie equalizer for Man Utd against a sturdy West Ham United team at Upton Park tonight, saved manager Sir Alex Ferguson’s blushes yet again. His 91st minute shot forced a replay at Old Trafford in their 3rd Round FA Cup Tie.
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Chelsea extended their lead to seven points ahead of the Manchester United match. The Red Devils surely would be keen to narrow the gap before their trip to Stamford Bridge next week. Sir Alex Ferguson started Van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck with Paul Scholes and Michael Carrick as suppliers. Tony Pulis fielded a [...]
Man Utd overcome Liverpool and the English media to retain 2nd place in the Barclay’s Premier League
Yesterday had to be a good day if you were a Man Utd fan not only because of the 2-1 win over fierce rivals Liverpool but also because of the way the supporters overcame the pressure of global media focus. Despite the intense focus of the English “paparazzi” media, the whole event went off with [...]
Despite rescinding his wage demands, Nani could not avoid the axe as Sir Alex made five changes from the side that were battered at Goodison Park. Rafael came back at right back as Valencia and Ashley Young flanked Cleverley and Anderson. Van Persie made his home debut for United alongside Kagawa but it was Wayne [...]
I wasn’t planning to write a post tonight but after watching Man Utd’s sloppy, uninspired opening performance against a much better prepared Everton side, I just felt compelled to do so. A stunning header in the 67th minute from Marouane Fellaini dampened United’s energy and left them already three points adrift of Man City and [...]
For years now, soccer experts around the world have marveled at the skill on display every week in the English Premier League from a youthful Arsenal team that exhibited so much potential over the course of several seasons. Their manager, Frenchman Arsene Wenger had always preached skill over power, style over strength, and youth over [...]