City v United: modern classics

Roy Keane

To whet your appetite ahead of Monday night’s pivotal 163rd Manchester derby here are some modern classics matches between the sides. Forget Dennis Law’s back-heal, or the five goals scored by Manchester City at Maine Road in 1989; consign them to history – this is no time for negativity! Think instead about Manchester United’s five […]

Rant Cast 111 – come on you Reds!

On this week’s goalgasmic Rant Cast regular presenters Ed and Paul look back at Manchester United’s disastrous 4-4 draw with Everton at Old Trafford last weekend – was this the weekend the title race turned? We talk Player of the Year Awards, Paul Scholes, Jonny Evans, Michael Owen and the Champions League semi-finals. We also […]

City v United: the referee

Andre Marriner, Steve Gerrard

Few, bar BSkyB one suspects, hope that the officials play a key role in next Monday’s crunch derby at Eastlands when the 2011/12 Premier League title will surely be decided in favour of either Manchester City or Manchester United. So it is with some suspicion, and no little surprise, that Andre Marriner has been appointed […]

Poll: Will United win, lose or draw at City?

Wayne Rooney Overhead

Following Manchester United’s draw with Everton on Sunday – and Manchester City’s victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers – the Reds’ Premier League lead is now just three points. With just a trio of games to go in the Premier League season the title race could well come down to next Monday’s derby at Eastlands. Indeed, victory […]

Former Reds return for crunch Everton clash

Wayne Rooney v Everton

Three former Reds will grace Old Trafford on Sunday, with Manchester United desperate to send them home disappointed. Phil Neville, Tim Howard and Darron Gibson should all start at their former home, but with United chasing an eight point Premier League lead Sir Alex Ferguson’s men are unlikely to be in charitable mood. United play […]

Rant Cast 110 – Rio’s hurt

On this week’s packed Rant Cast regular presenters Ed and Paul look back at Manchester United’s comfortable victory over Aston Villa at Old Trafford and the controversy surrounding another Ashley Young dive. We talk youth – a victory for the stiffs in the Premier Reserve League North, but FA Youth Cup defeat for the Academy […]