Evans - A Steady Rise to Prominence?

Evans - A Steady Rise to Prominence?

Jonny Evans and Phil Jones are starting to show the fans that they are the future of this great football club. More noticeably, the former is a Manchester United academy product - one that we can gloat about. Every  football club has a player that surpasses or finally lives up to the expectations. In Jonny Evans, Manchester United has the former. A Manchester United youth graduate who has everything that a defender requires: two good feet, good awareness, commanding and …
Dave Saves | The Rise and Rise of David De Gea | 11-12 and 12-13 Stats

Dave Saves | The Rise and Rise of David De Gea | 11-12 and 12-13 Stats

When Manchester United missed out on a goalkeeper of Manuel Neuer's calibre to replace the flying Dutchman Van Der Saar only to sign this lean, cat-like-reflexive Spaniard back in 2011, not many supporters welcomed that move, so much so for a record fee of around £17.8 million (British record for a goalkeeper). Now, Manchester United's Spanish shot-stopper David De Gea is set to sign a new deal that would enable him to stay at the club until 2018 while the …
Time for Phil Jones to Replace Rio Ferdinand | Stats Analysis

Time for Phil Jones to Replace Rio Ferdinand | Stats Analysis

There is an unfamiliar angst hanging in the air around Old Trafford as the Red Devils try to get used to life without Sir Alex Ferguson.  A period of transition was inevitable, for whoever stepped into the Scots' giant shadow, but that hasn't stopped new boss David Moyes from facing intense scrutiny.  With Chelsea, Liverpool, and Manchester City forming three of United's first five EPL fixtures, Moyes could have been forgiven for expecting a bit more patience while he tries …
My Full Back's More Useful Than Yours | Johnson, Walker & Evra Vs Gunter, Debuchy & Cameron

My Full Back's More Useful Than Yours | Johnson, Walker & Evra Vs Gunter, Debuchy & Cameron

The Full Back position is one that has evolved rapidly since the inception of the EPL, and so has the importance that this role plays in a team. It is no longer about being a solid defender with the ability to "stick it in the mixer", but a position that can involve being a key attacking wide player who’s team relies on them to provide the width for an otherwise narrow attacking threat. It says it all that Leighton Baines …
EPL Round Table PODCAST: Liverpool Vs Manchester United Fans Preview!

EPL Round Table PODCAST: Liverpool Vs Manchester United Fans Preview!

Sir Alex: Manchester United Vs Real Madrid 2nd leg is a 50-50 game...

Sir Alex: Manchester United Vs Real Madrid 2nd leg is a 50-50 game...

Sir Alex Ferguson believes the last 16 tie with Real Madrid is now a 50-50 game. Quotes from the BBC website: [quote]I think, as Jose Mourinho said, it is a 50-50 game now. It could go either way. It depends on who scores the first goal. The team that scores the first goal will have a good chance.[/quote] A great spectacle at the Bernabeu ended in a stalemate however Robin van Persie had a clear-cut chance to put Manchester United …
Robin van Persie: Every game is a big game...

Robin van Persie: Every game is a big game...

Ahead of Manchester United’s Fifth Round draw against Reading in the FA Cup, Robin van Persie has expressed that he would like to start the game than being rested for the fixture. The Dutch striker has conveyed that it would likely help him to play two games every week. However, there is a worry that there might be an effect of fatigue while being subjected to two fixtures a week. [quote]“Personally, I love to play all of the games. You …
Manchester United Set as Favourites for 2013/14 Premier League

Manchester United Set as Favourites for 2013/14 Premier League

With the title race being decided early in April this season, many betting firms have placed Manchester United as the favourites to claim the throne once again for the upcoming 2013/14 campaign and bwin are one of these . The statistics paint a positive picture for the future, and the bookies aren't wrong in thinking that the current champions will retain their title, after an incredible year of astounding achievements; Robin van Persie became widely recognised as the difference with …
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