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Rant Cast 241 – to Russia, with love

Ed October 20, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 9 comments
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Battered at Arsenal, comfortable victors at Everton. Manchester United’s consistent inconsistency continues. United’s defeat in north London showcased the very worst of Louis van Gaal; he really did get everything wrong. But on Merseyside every decision paid off – especially the Dutchman’s selection of Ander Herrera, who starred in a 3-0 win.

Ed & Paul discuss United’s comfortable victory at Goodison Park, which takes the Reds into third place, just two points behind leaders Manchester City. There’s a preview of the week’s trip to Moscow, where United faces a difficult Champions League tie against CSKA. And there’s a look ahead to the weekend’s Manchester derby at Old Trafford!

Also includes your questions and the winner of the Jamie Jackson book competition.


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Rant Cast 240 – this is the Juan

Ed September 28, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 6 comments
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United, top of the league! More than 700 days since the Reds last topped the Premier League table, Louis van Gaal’s team is once again the preeminent force in English football. For this week at least.

Defeat for Manchester City, a draw for Chelsea, together with United’s relatively easy victory over Sunderland at Old Trafford, leaves Van Gaal’s side a point ahead of Eastland’s ‘finest’. Victory included Wayne Rooney’s first Premier League goal since April, a superb Juan Mata performance, and another outstanding display from Antony Martial.

Also on this week’s show: Ed & Paul look back on Ipswich Town in the Capital One Cup, take your questions, and preview games against Arsenal in the league and Wolfsburg in Europe!


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Rant Cast 239 – the second best French striker in United’s history

Ed September 22, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 34 comments
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“What a waste of money,” ran the Mirror headline before Anthony Martial made his Manchester United début against Liverpool earlier this month. How silly that looks now. The Frenchman scored two more fine goals against Southampton in a narrow United victory at the weekend – taking his total to three, and the Reds to second place in the Premier League. If Martial was brilliant, Wayne Rooney was bad. Very bad. Very very bad.

Ed & Paul discuss the contrasting fortunes of United’s strikers, review the performance against Soton and look forward to games against Ipswich Town and Sunderland.

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Rant Cast 238 – oh yeeeeesssssssss!

Ed September 15, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 2 comments
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There are debuts to remember and then there is Anthony’s Martial’s introduction at Old Trafford on Saturday. The French teenager joined United for somewhere between £36 – £58 million, with all the accompanying media pressure. So is he any good? After weaving through Liverpool’s defence, and calming scoring a wonder-goal, he just might be.

On this week’s pod Ed & Paul discuss United’s 3-1 victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford, look ahead to the midweek Champions League fixture with PSV Eindhoven in Holland, and to the Premier League game with Southampton at the weekend.


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Rant Cast 237 – transfer market special

Ed September 2, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 8 comments
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Ridículo! ran the headline in two of Spain’s leading sports dailies. No translation needed. Except that the farce surrounding David de Gea’s aborted transfer to Real Madrid extends beyond the Spanish capital to some of Manchester United’s approach to the transfer window. The third in which the judgement of the club’s senior executives must be called into question.

Ultimately the success of United’s transfer strategy is judged in May, of course, but a window that began with the club having planned ahead, ended with embarrassment laid at Ed Woodward’s door.

Ed & Paul discuss.

Rant Cast will be back after the international break.


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Rant Cast 236 – bored stiff

Ed August 24, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 5 comments
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Goals. There was a time when Manchester United scored them. Sometime before Sir Alex Ferguson retired, as Rant Cast recalls. There were none as United drew with Newcastle at Old Trafford on Saturday; and just two in three Premier League games this season. Ed & Paul look back on an uninspiring fixture – one in a pattern from Louis van Gaal’s side. Is the Dutchman’s obsession with possession making football boring?

There’s also a look back on United’s victory over Club Brugge in the Champions League – a 3-1 win leaving United on the precipice of a return to European football. Also on the show: your questions answered, a preview of United’s weekend fixture with Swansea City in Wales and a quick look ahead to the game with Liverpool after the international break.

Rant Cast will be back after the international break.


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Rant Cast 235 – Rooney’s Friday night frights

Ed August 18, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 10 comments
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Was it Wayne Rooney’s worst ever performance for Manchester United? Certainly there have been few quite so insipid as the Scouser’s at Aston Villa at Friday night. Rooney, so ineffective he became a damaging liability, might has cost United dear, but for another stout defensive performance. United’s second shut-out secured three points for two wins in as many games.

Ed & Paul also discuss the transfer market, the ongoing David de Gea saga, United’s return to European competition against Club Brugge, and the upcoming Premier League game against Newcastle United.


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Rant Cast 234 – Lads, it’s Tottenham

Ed August 10, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 5 comments
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New season, new hope. Same old result. Lads, its Tottenham. Except this wasn’t quite the run-of-the-mill victory over the north London side that Sir Alex Ferguson once referenced. In fact current manager Louis van Gaal was moved to called United’s 1-0 victory “lucky” on the opening weekend of the Premier League.

In this episode, Ed & Paul looked back on United’s win over the Londoners, reviewing the performance of United’s five debutant players, talk transfers and look ahead to next week’s game against Aston Villa.


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Rant Cast 233 – the season starts here

Ed August 3, 2015 Tags: Rant Cast 16 comments
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In the first Rant Cast of the new season Ed & Paul look back on the summer’s transfer market activity, with Louis van Gaal securing five new players. Have all the holes in Van Gaal’s squad been fixed and who else might come before the transfer window shuts?

There’s a review of the tour of the United States, in which United won three games, but lost the final match to PSG in Chicago. Finally, there’s a look ahead to United’s first fixture of the season against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford next Saturday.


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Rant Cast is produced by Tom Jenkins at TEEJSOUND / @Teejsound