Three amigos bridge generation gap

When Jose Mourinho takes charge of Manchester United in summer 2012 he will have on his coaching staff three recently retired club legends. That’s the scenario posed by the week’s events, with the Portuguese signing on at Real Madrid, while Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville were each offered coaching roles at Old Trafford. […]

United Rant launches new forum

United Rant forum

United Rant, one of oldest independent Manchester United blogs on the web, has launched a new forum at www.unitedrant.co.uk/forum. The forum, open to all registered users, re-creates the thriving community that existed on the website between 2005-2007. In beta testing mode for the remainder of the summer, the United Rant forum offers a voice to […]

Say what, Mr. Gill?

David Gill Glazers

Manchester United chief executive says there will be no Wayne Rooney sale to Real Madrid this summer, with money also available for further player signings if Sir Alex Ferguson wants them. Well he would, wouldn’t he? The ceo who cries wolf but really just wants season ticket and box sales before supporters realise the game […]

MUST: supporters can remove Glazers

MUST has accused the Glazer family of panicking on the day that chief executive David Gill dismissed the green and gold protests, while the club released its Q3 financial results. MUST, which is 160,000 strong, claims that the supporters can turf the Glazer family out of Old Trafford, despite the Red Knights’ bid now effectively […]

Gill lashes out at fans as sales dept make threats

David Gill has launched another scathing attack on Manchester United’s green and gold protest campaign, dismissing the scarf wearing supporters as a minority while predicting its demise. Speaking to the Independent newspaper, Gill argues that fans do not understand the protest and are never happy despite success. Gill’s interview comes as United’s commercial department warns […]

Poll: Should David Gill resign now?

David Gill, the Manchester United ceo, has launched an extraordinary attack on thousands of fans who wear green and gold at Old Trafford, dismissing scarf wearing supporters as a “minority” who “don’t understand” why they’re protesting and will “never be happy.” It’s not the first time Gill has lashed out at the fans he no […]

Hernandez scores against Dutch and FA

New Manchester United striker Javier Hernandéz scored against Holland in a pre-World Cup friendly and with the FA for a work permit. A day after the 5′ 7″ striker headed home a consolation goal in Mexico’s 2-1 defeat to the Oranje, United was forced to plead ‘exceptional talent’ in order to secure the required home […]

This bid isn’t dead, it’s just pining

parrot

To paraphrase, Manchester United fans may wish to register a complaint. The Red Knights’ bid that fans bought into not six months ago is dead. Passed on, no more, ceased to be and gone to meet its maker. For the 150,000 fans who signed up to MUST and waved green and gold protest scarves this […]

First look at Chicharito

Javier Hernandez

When Mexico’s Javier Hernandéz takes to the Wembley field tonight it’ll be the first opportunity given to most Manchester United supporters to assess the striker’s ability ahead of a July move to Old Trafford. The £7 million forward, signed from Chivas Guadalahara in April, is likely to start tonight’s friendly with England at the national stadium. […]