Fixtures Wallpaper 2012/13

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Download United Rant’s fixtures wallpaper for the 2012/13 season. This wallpaper will be updated with fixture dates when TV schedules are confirmed, and cup game dates/fixtures when known. The wallpapers are available in three sizes: huge, wide and large!   Huge Wallpaper – 2920 x 1642 pixels     Wide Wallpaper – 1366 x 768 […]

United get Everton in season opener

Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Fergsuon’s Manchester United will face Everton at Goodison Park to open the new Premier League season after the fixtures for the 2012/13 campaign were unveiled Monday morning. Last season’s runners-up will face David Moyes’ Toffees, Fulham and newly promoted Southampton before August is out as United aim for a 20th English title. The […]

Media watch: good, bad, and off the reservation

Roy Keane

The competition on the pitch at Euro 2012 has been fierce, sometimes more than a little dramatic and, yes, refreshingly attacking. About time after the negativity of World Cup 2010 in South Africa, where defences ruled and entertainment failed. While the distances between games at the Euros has sometimes been significant, travel notoriously difficult and […]

Euro Cast – bork! bork! bork!

In the second Rant Cast Euro Special regular presenters Ed & Paul discuss the first week of the Championships, which have brought some great games, goals and moments already – reviewing groups and games up to, but not including Croatia-Italy and Ireland-Spain on Thursday night. Euro Cast covers the big talking points of the week, […]

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Glazers’ US IPO barely credible, let alone realistic

Manhcester United wages and TV income

Manchester United owner, the Glazer family, is exploring options to float the club in the United States, reports Reuters this week, after abandoning a mooted Asian IPO for the second time. Seeking up to £600 million in a partial floatation, the Glazers have now binned attempts to list the club in both Hong Kong and […]

United Rant Live! Germany v Holland

Germany v Holland, Euro 2012

Germany versus Holland in one of the iconic fixtures in the international football calendar, invoking memories of the 1974 World Cup final, and the feisty clash between the sides at the 1990 version of the competition. Those are just two in 38 fixtures between the countries that remain the best of enemies. There is unlikely […]

Profile: Nick Powell

Nick Powell

It never rains, but it pours, as Sir Alex Ferguson signs not one, but two attacking midfielders this summer. Five years after Anderson joined Manchester United from Porto, the 70-year-old United coach has bolstered the Reds’ midfield options this window. Not before long, many supporters might add. While the £18 million deal to bring Shinji […]

United Rant Live! England v France

England v France Euro 2012

Eight years on from England’s 2-1 defeat to France at Euro 2004 and the sides meet again in Donetsk, Ukraine, late Monday afternoon. Once again France will start favourites to emerge victorious, with England hampered by injuries, a late change of manager, and a general lack of quality! But can Roy Hodgson’s men ‘park the […]

Welbz and Young: England’s lone rangers

Danny Welbeck, Ashley Young

With Euro 2012 well under way attention has turned, momentarily Rant suspects, from the tittle-tattle of transfer market gossip to the world’s second biggest football tournament™, which is taking place in Poland and Ukraine over the next three weeks. In between bouts of organised racism, fans from 16 countries hope to witness some high quality […]