Reds face crucial Arsenal test

Manchester United 8-2 Arsenal

It is another decisive weekend in the Premier League, with Sir Alex Ferguson’s men at Arsenal on Sunday afternoon, and Manchester City hosting Tottenham Hotspur for late lunch. The potential from the two results swing cannot win Manchester United the Premier League title, but as the proverbial sometimes goes, a six point gap come Sunday […]

Rant Cast 97 – Roberto’s red card

On this week’s Rant Cast we discus Manchester United’s routine win over Bolton Wanderers at Old Trafford, a game in which Sir Alex Ferguson’s men laboured to victory. We discuss Rio Ferdinand’s riddiculous Twitter-inspired boots, talk Dimitar Berbatov’s mystery trip to Germand and ponder the market for youth transfers. Regular presenters Ed and Paul, also […]

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Reds look to returning injured, with pivotal games on the horizon

Manchester United heads south this weekend at the start of a testing stretch for Sir Alex Ferguson’s men. The Scot’s side visits Arsenal on Sunday, with a month of potentially decisive fixtures ahead. But Ferguson must again do without without a phalanx of key players at the Emirates as injury continues to bite into the […]

Red youth bid for yet another FA Cup

Academy Squad 2011-12

Manchester United’s academy side wrapped up a second FA Youth Cup win of the season on Wednesday night to seal a place in round five of the competition. Having dispatched Torquay United in the third round before Christmas, Paul McGuinness’ under-18s beat Derby County 2-1 in Altrincham thanks to a Jack Barmby double. While the […]

Play it, Dimitar

Dimitar Berbatov

For cinephiles, Rick’s assertion to his erstwhile lover Isla that she must board the plane to Lisbon, for fear of regretting it should she not, still ranks as one of film’s great moments. Captured in three fleeting minutes is the pain of inevitable, and surely permanent, separation. Rick, although embittered by his past with Ilsa, […]

Ravel Morrison reveals motivation for contract dispute

Ravel Morrison

“His agent has been working hard to get him another club,” Sir Alex Ferguson said of teenage prodigy Ravel Morrison on Friday. “We’ve offered him terms which he has refused, so that is where it is. His demands are unrealistic as far as we are concerned. We’ve rejected an offer from Newcastle and it is […]

Reds seek momentum as Trotters visit

Phil Jones, Bolton v United

Sir Alex Ferguson’s side heads into the weekend fixtures seeking to overturn a run of two Premier League defeats in a row that have threatened Manchester United’s title ambitions. With morale high after victory over Manchester City in the FA Cup last week, Ferguson’s side faces Bolton Wanderers at Old Trafford in what should be […]

Scholes’ return points to end for young Reds

The news of Paul Scholes’ return to Sir Alex Ferguson’s squad shortly before the FA Cup Third Round tie against Manchester City seemingly provoked a wave of optimism among Manchester United fans, with polls across the web supporting the Salford-born midfielder’s re-integration. Manager, players, pundits and former Reds were all universally upbeat about the 36-year-old’s […]

Rant Cast 96 – return of the Prince

On this week’s packed Rant Cast we discus Manchester United’s ‘game of two halves’ with Manchester City in the FA Cup – a fixture that saw the return of former-now-current player Paul Scholes. We discuss youth – Ravel Morrison’s latest bout of trouble. And we ponder the fallout from the recent Wayne Rooney/Sir Alex Ferguson […]

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Spurs make it a three horse race

Patrice Evra, Aaron Lennon

The darkest horse is often the one sneaking up the rail, unseen until the final bend, only to win by a nose. And to push the horse analogy as far as it will stretch, the Premier League title race is yet to enter the final furlong, but Tottenham Hotspur’s victory over a limp Everton side […]