Robin Van Persie: Should He Regret His Move Away?

Robin Van Persie: Should He Regret His Move Away?

According to multiple reports from multiple media outlets, Robin Van Persie is all but done at Manchester United.  Recent reports indicate that he is working on a move to Turkish side Fenerbahce.  It's been reported that Manchester United started negotiating the transfer behind the Dutchman's back.  After such an amazing start Van Persie's United career seems to be over. Now that his time in Manchester seems to be over with only one trophy, people are wondering whether he made the …
Manchester United Vs Hull City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Manchester United Vs Hull City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Manchester United will play their final home game against Hull City, in what has been an abysmal season of transition and embarrassing home defeats. Club legend Ryan Giggs might be drawing the curtain to the most decorated playing career in British football history, as well as his interim managerial career, come Tuesday at Old Trafford. The Red Devils still fancy their chances of finishing sixth, above Tottenham Hotspur, to claim the final Europa league spot and will need to win …
Stoke City vs Manchester United Preview | Key Men Stats and Team News

Stoke City vs Manchester United Preview | Key Men Stats and Team News

On February first, Manchester United will travel to the Britannia to take on Stoke City.  After both teams suffered in January, they will look to get off to a good start in February.  The two teams have contrasting season objectives to say the least, with United aiming to get into the top four and Stoke just aiming to stay up.  Both teams are in desperate need of points and this is a big game for either side. Team News At this point in the …
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Van Persie: "United could be my last club" | Stats from last 4 years

Van Persie is open to the possibility of finishing his footballing days in Manchester. He is working his way through his first season with Manchester United after joining the club last summer for £24 million on a four-year contract. He has so far lived up to the reputation that he built at Arsenal, despite enduring a barren run of late. A run that is the longest he's gone without a goals since his Feyenoord days when he was a winger! …
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 …
Everton v Manchester United: Match and Stats Preview

Everton v Manchester United: Match and Stats Preview

Everton welcome Manchester United on Monday night, in front of the Sky cameras, with both sides sporting contrasting opening day records. The home side are without a win in four years with United unbeaten on the opening day since 2004. How the Sides Ended Last Season David Moyes’ side will look to kick on from last season. Ending the season with just three defeats in 23, Everton are unbeaten in nine league outings. Everton’s resurgent home form was vital to …
Do Manchester United Really Need Robin van Persie? | Stats Comparison

Do Manchester United Really Need Robin van Persie? | Stats Comparison

Ever since rumours surfaced about United's bid for last season's Player of the Year and following Sir Alex's subsequent acknowledgement of the same, there has been a debate among fans whether the club actually need the striker. While few doubt his abilities, van Persie's recent behaviour at Arsenal and that United appear well-stocked up front do raise some questions over spending priorities. Robin van Persie compared to United's strikers Stats do tell a story and comparing the Arsenal man with …
Premier League 2011/12 – Top creators & their positions

Premier League 2011/12 – Top creators & their positions

Juan Mata here in England, Mesut Ozil in Spain, Eden Hazard in France, Andrea Pirlo in Italy – all top sides in their respective divisions need a quality provider! Having that player on the pitch who can create goal scoring chances consistently and ‘out of nothing’ is a necessity for a team with Championship challenging ambitions. Stereotypically, the English game and goal scoring creation would generally throw up the idea of fast, ‘jinky’ wing play and crossing/finishing. The paradigm that …