Rooney rescues United after blunder


Manchester United draw to within two points of leaders Chelsea in the Premier League title race following a hard fought victory over Hull City at the KC. Wayne Rooney had a hand in each of United’s three goals but not before the Scouser had gifted the home side an equaliser in another tough away fixture […]

United aims to defend from the front at Hull

Hull City v Manchester United

Manchester United’s players return from a longer-than-usual Christmas break with little respite in the injury crisis that has engulfed Sir Alex Ferguson’s team in recent weeks. The Scot need no longer worry about a festive season drinking culture but will once again deploy a makeshift defence as United travel to Hull City hoping to improve […]

Christmas Rant Cast – team of the decade!

In this special Christmas episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul talk about: Reviewing Fulham away Previewing Hull and Wigan United’s team of the decade Mark Hughes’ sacking Stream the episode below or click here to download the podcast (right click > save as). Email all feedback to or comment below. Subscribe on […]

City farce but few tears shed for Sparky

Gary Cook Manchester City

Just as Manchester City fans thought it was safe to raise their heads above the parapet the old comedy routine rolled out again. City’s takeover by the Abu Dhabi Royal Family around a year ago should have lifted the club to a higher level. Indeed, to raise standards over and above that of crosstown rivals […]

Poll: what will United win this season?

Manchester United has suffered six defeats in all competitions this season and the worst injury crisis of Sir Alex Ferguson’s managerial career. But his side lies just four points adrift of Chelsea in the Premier League, faces AC Milan in the Champions League round of 16, takes on Manchester City in the Carling Cup semi-final […]

Mid-season report 2009/10

Manchester United’s loss to Fulham at the weekend marked the midway point of the Premier League season and – in terms of defeats – United’s worst position at Christmas since 2001, when the club finished the campaign in third. But Sir Alex Ferguson’s side is just a point worse off than at the same time […]

Shapeless United thrashed at Fulham

Bobby Zamora

On the day that Sir Alex Ferguson’s cross town counterpart received his P45, the Manchester Untied manager will put this defeat down to circumstance. But United’s humiliating 3-0 away loss to Fulham cannot be blamed solely on injuries to key staff. The burden of responsibility must also fall on Sir Alex. United, lining up in […]