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Manchester United – Wayne Rooney Tries Too Much

Posted on 24 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Victories should provide a calming effect on a team that’s going through a rough period, but Manchester United can’t even seem to enjoy their wins, in another tepid display of weak midfield and one Wayne Rooney who did provide the best moments of attacking football for the team, but also tried to do a little bit too much on his own, fading away as the match progressed. More

Manchester United – Robin van Persie Can’t Do it Alone a Second Time

Posted on 22 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

What will we remember from Manchester United as they won the Premier League title for the fifth time in seven seasons? Not much except for Robin van Persie, and it’s quite clear they need a whole lot more to both repeat as champions and end their string of Champions League failures. More

Manchester United – A Better Defense Than Given Credit For

Posted on 27 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

Usually, when Manchester United are mentioned this season, they discussion revolves around them being a one-man team (Robin van Persie), and how the offensive quality saves them from defeats and the mistakes of their weak defense. That used to be true, but recent matches have taught us that the woes from earlier this season aren’t that big of an issue any more. More

David de Gea – Between Real Madrid & Manchester United

Posted on 23 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

Despite the improved form in recent months and the stability between the posts at Manchester United, the rumors around the departure of David de Gea, in favor of a better life (???) with Real Madrid simply won’t go away. More

Manchester United – David de Gea Silences Last of Critics

Posted on 14 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

Impossible expectations can never be met, so why try to live up to them? David de Gea has been heavily criticized since the first time he put on the Manchester United goalkeeper jersey, but slowly and gradually, he’s winning over those who called for him to be benched or even sold. More

Real Madrid & Jose Mourinho Needed More From Cristiano Ronaldo

Posted on 13 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s not over yet, but the smell of defeat was in the air. Jose Mourinho had no answers to the Manchester United defense, or a couple of great saves from David de Gea. What he needed the most was Cristiano Ronaldo at his best for more than one half, and more than just a single goal. That didn’t happen, and Real Madrid find themselves not too far from ending their season in February. More

Manchester United – Robin van Persie in the Shadow of Ryan Giggs

Posted on 11 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s happening less and less, but Ryan Giggs can still steal the thunder from even the biggest of stars. Even when Robin van Persie scores his 19th goal of the season, it was Giggs with the opener the gave Manchester United the right kind of push and inspiration to tighten their chokehold over the Premier League title. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Manchester United Trying to Sign Asmir Begovic

Posted on 4 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

It was never going to happen in the middle of the season, but Manchester United are always looking ahead, and there’s a good chance in the next few months they’ll intensify their attempts to sign Asmir Begovic from Stoke City, hoping to find a goalkeeper they feel confident with. More

Manchester United – Wayne Rooney Stars in Comeback for Once

Posted on 31 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

This is Manchester United this season, and most of the time as well: A team that doesn’t need a great match or even to get more chances at home to mount yet another comeback victory and extend their lead at the top of the Premier League. The hero this time wasn’t Robin van Persie, but Wayne Rooney with a quick first half double. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Potential Replacements for David De Gea

Posted on 23 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

With every match and every mistake, it looks like Manchester United are growing tired of David de Gea, at least for now. He just isn’t learning from his mistakes, and finding someone more experienced while De Gea makes his mistakes elsewhere might be a good idea. There are Victor Valdes and Pepe Reina as the initial names mentioned, but they’re not the only goalkeepers on the shortlist. More