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Preview: Everton v United

It is the longest running saga in Manchester United's history - the 188th time the Reds have faced Everton since the teams first met in 1892. Everton hammered Newton Heath 6-0 at Goodison Park that September to set up an unbeaten run against 'United' that would last 15 years. More than a century on and the narrative is very different, of course, but rare are the occasions in the modern era when the Toffees hold the upper hand. United visit Goodison on Sunday, but this time with the hosts nine … more

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Rebuilding Manchester United

With little left to play for in an altogether disastrous Manchester United campaign thoughts turn to the summer's principal highlight. A period when great men come to the fore and the hapless are mocked with little mercy. Time for dreams to  be … more

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Rant Cast 189 – end of season party

In a bumper episode Ed & Paul look back on Manchester United's week, including European defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich. It was the final truly competitive match of United's season - a campaign that has now included 14 defeats across four … more

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Moyes replacement candidates

News this week that Manchester United director Joel Glazer - or Bryan depending on the report - may have met Netherlands national manager Louis van Gaal comes as little surprise. While the club denies a meeting has taken place it is surely … more

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Moyes’ 50 failings in 50 games

It has, without hint of hyperbole, been the most disastrous season at Manchester United in a quarter-century. Transition from Sir Alex Ferguson may have proven difficult whomever was appointed at the club, but in David Moyes there is an increasing … more

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Preview: Bayern Munich v United

Pressure does strange things to even the most experience team. Take, for example, Manchester United's Champions League quarter-final with Bayern Munich on Wednesday night. Bayern, European champions and Bundesliga kings with six weeks of the season … more

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Attacking trio lights way to a more dynamic approach

Imagine for a moment a Manchester United side without Robin van Persie or Wayne Rooney. In the kind of thought experiment common in pubs throughout the land consider, if you will, whether United could actually be better off without two of the finest … more

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Preview: Newcastle United v United

Anything less than a win at St. James' Park and it will be mathematically impossible for Manchester United to retain the Premier League crown this season. There is, then, still hope for those of the most optimistic bent. For the rest, gallows humour … more

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Rantcast 188 – Moyes parks the bus

In what was ostensibly a good week for David Moyes, Ed & Paul contrive to record their most 'Moyes-Out' show yet. It was hard work ladies and gents, but somebody has to do it! The show covers the win against Aston Villa at Old Trafford, and … more

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Moyes’ fear finds its way

There was something terrifying about Tuesday night's draw with Bayern Munich in the Champions League. In more than 50 fine years of Manchester United's participation in European competition rare has been the occasion on which United was so palpably … more