Rant Cast 228 – motivate this

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Six victories in a row followed by defeat at Stamford Bridge last weekend and then again at Everton on Sunday has brought Louis van Gaal’s team crashing back to earth. Remarkably, Dutchman characterised his team’s performance at Everton ‘lacking in motivation’. United’s 3-0 loss was dramatic, but could it be catastrophic, with Liverpool not yet […]

Rant Cast 227 – José’s magic bus

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José Mourinho’s magic bus – whenever the Portuguese coach needs a result it is neatly parked and always comes up with the goods. Plus ça change. Manchester United enjoyed 71 per cent possession at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening, the majority of shots on goal and control of the game – but still lost in […]

Rant Cast 226 – derby day joy!

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As Neil Kinnock once said OH YES, OH YES, OH YES! Victory over Manchester City in the derby – and what a fine victory it was! Four defeats in a row to the Blues had become just too painful to bear, but with Louis van Gaal’s side in outstanding form United smashed the visitors on […]

Rant Cast 225 – Kings of Spain

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Another week, another fine Manchester United performance. Over at Rant Cast towers Ed & Paul could get used to this kind of thing! This week’s Cast covers United’s victory over Aston Villa at Old Trafford – a performance in which Ander Herrera stood out among a number of impressive performers. Two goals and a command […]

Rant Cast 224 – tara, slippy, stampy Stevie G

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Rare is the moment that schadenfreude is not to be fully enjoyed – and rarer still does that moment come in a United victory over Liverpool at Anfield. And yet the stars aligned on Sunday: United beat the old rivals in Liverpool and Steven Gerrard offered one of the finest comedy moments of the season. […]

Rant Cast 223 – playing the percentages

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On this week’s Rant Cast: Ed and Paul ‘debate’ the merits of a sound education in mathematics, bemoaning the state of  government investment into a system that has left Paul unable to tell the difference between a percentage and an absolute number! In between the bickering over Long Ball Louis’ tactics, the pod covers United’s […]

Rant Cast 222 – Hoooooooooooof?

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On this week’s Rant Cast Ed and Paul celebrate the victory over Newcastle, commiserate over United’s defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup, argue over whether Louis is really playing hoofball, take Twitter questions, discuss sexism in football (there’s a lot of it and it is very bad) and get all excited / terrified for […]

Rant Cast 221 – agents Brown and O’Shea

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On this week’s Rant Cast – victory and a decent one at that. Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Sunderland at Old Trafford wasn’t always pretty, but in creating more than 30 chances with 75 per cent possession, the Reds certainly dominated. After defeat to Swansea City last week, Louis van Gaal’s side is now back […]

Rant Cast 220: … and we’re back!

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After Rant Cast’s longest ever non-summer break the boys discuss a veritable deluge of football over the past month, but has it been any good? Since the last Cast Louis van Gaal’s side secured FA Cup victories over Cambridge United and Preston North End, a win in the Premier League over Burlney, and a last gasp […]

Rant Cast 219 – hail Eric, 20 years on

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On this week’s Rant Cast Ed & Paul look back on Manchester United’s draw with Cambridge in the FA Cup. How did one of the finest squad’s in the land end up struggling at the League Two minnows? The lads assess Louis van Gaal six months into the job during a period in which Untied has […]