United draw Rangers in Champions League

Champions League

Manchester United will play Valencia, Rangers and Bursaspor in the Champions League Group C after the draw held at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco today. The draw means Sir Alex Ferguson will return to Glasgow where he played 41 league games scoring 25 goals. United last faced Rangers in the 2002-3 season, winning home and away. […]

Going, going, gone as the Glazers’ property business turns delinquent

Glazer Mall

Look away now if you still believe that the Glazer family has plans for Manchester United that are anything but malevolent and would rather not know the truth! In an occasional series investment analyst Andy Green – andersred.blogspot.com – publishes further information on the family’s US property business, First Allied Corporation. The report makes uncomfortable […]

City beaten already…

Hyde United

… at reserve team level that is, with Manchester United’s second string overcoming cross-town neighbours 3-1 in the Manchester Senior Cup. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side sported six internationals and a similar number of Under-21s in arguably the strongest reserve outfit in memory, including returning Brazilian midfielder Anderson. Federico Macheda struck twice and Tom Cleverley scored […]

Persecution of the precious

France squad

The French Football Federation (FFF) last week announced its response to Les Bleus’ disastrous World Cup campaign, with Nicolas Anelka, Franck Ribéry, Jeremy Toulalan and Manchester United star Patrice Evra all receiving serious punishment. However, the sanctions handed down by the FFF raise a more intriguing question… Are the players to blame for making a […]

A home-grown attacking midfielder

This summer Manchester United supporters have as one cried for a new attacking midfielder to complete what is still a very good squad, albeit lacking some creativity. This desire is, of course, tied both to Paul Scholes’ ageing legs and the Mesut Özil transfer saga, which came to a close last week when the German signed […]

United seek Cottage revenge

Bobby Zamora

Manchester United’s humiliation at Fulham’s hands last season, when Roy Hodgson’s men turned over the visitors 3-0, leaves team and supporters alike thirsty for revenge on Sunday. With former Red Mark Hughes now in charge of last season’s beaten Europa League finalists, the fixture promises a lively encounter in West London. Indeed, Craven Cottage is […]

View from Craven Cottage

Craven Cottage

When Sir Alex Ferguson’s side last visited Craven Cottage – Fulham’s wonderfully situated and atmospheric stadium on the banks of the Thames in West London – Roy Hodgson’s side took full advantage of an injury ravaged Manchester United defence to record an impressive 3-0 victory. The cherry on top of a remarkable season. The highlight […]

Rant Cast 36 – United rap

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul take a look back at the victory over Newcastle United at Old Trafford, forward to this weekend’s match against Fulham and talk transfer speculation. We “bang on a bit” about the Glazers’ interest rate hike this week, discuss what it means to be a fan […]