Preview: Chelsea v United

Wayne Rooney v Chelsea

Just 48 hours on from a laboured victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light, Sir Alex Ferguson’s side hits the road once again on Monday. The Scot flew his Manchester United team home from the north east at the weekend, seeking any possible advantage ahead of United’s FA Cup quarter-final replay with Chelsea on […]

Preview: Sunderland v United

Alex Buttner v Sunderland

More than 10 months on from the scene of Manchester United’s most traumatic title defeat in recent memory, Sir Alex Ferguson’s side returns to the Stadium of Light on Saturday lunchtime. United beat Sunderland last May. but few remember the game or result amid Manchester City’s celebrations that followed. While the Blue quarter of Manchester […]

Rant Cast 148 – record breakers

Rant Cast

On this week’s Rant Cast Ed and Paul look back on the international week in which many of Sir Alex Ferguson’s players were present. Did United’s stars return home fit and healthy in time for matches against Sunderland in the Premier League and Chelsea in the FA Cup? We talk Robin van Persie – the […]

The price of success

Champions League

What is success? It was an interesting question posed by Bayern Munich general manager Uli Hoeneß recently as the Bavarian side sneaked through to the Champions League quarter-finals by defeating Arsenal. Money, the determinant on many supporters’ lips, is only part of the solution says the former German international. After all, while finance is a […]

Declining Rooney an asset to realise

Rooney West Ham United

It is difficult to accept but the current Manchester United side is simply not good enough to impose its style on other teams. No shame in that though – only one team in the world, Barcelona, is capable of doing that. So broadly speaking, Sir Alex Ferguson faces two options: maximising the team’s attacking potential […]

Preview: United v Reading

Nani v Reading

When Manchester United faced Reading at the Majesky in December the sides conceded seven goals between them in a little over 30 minutes. Little wonder that last month’s FA Cup tie at Old Trafford took more than an hour to spring to life, with the Reds eventually running out 2-1 winners as the sides scored […]

Rant Cast 147 – I can be your hero, Bébé

Rant Cast

On this week’s post-FA Cup Rant Cast regulars Ed and Paul talk about Manchester United’s draw with Chelsea at Old Trafford in which Sir Alex Ferguson’s side ran out of legs. Did defeat to Real Madrid take more out of the Reds than expected? We also tackle the biggest issues of the week, including Rio […]

Preview: United v Chelsea

Manchester United v Chelsea - FA Cup, Old Trafford - 4.30pm 10 March 2013

Another game, another cup to chase, just five days after Manchester United’s devastating loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League last Tuesday. Chelsea, stumbling from one crisis to another, will hope that it is it a good time to face United; Sir Alex Ferguson has demanded that his team responds to the heaviest set-back […]

Rant Cast 146 – Ronald-oh

After two weeks of conspicuous absence, regular presenters Ed and Paul return with this week’s Rant Cast. On the show this week we look back on Manchester United’s matches with Queens Park Rangers, Norwich City and Real Madrid. In London a stunning goal by Rafael da Silva helped United to a comfortable win at Loftus […]