Rooney out for Ajax return as Pogba waits in wings

Ashley Young

Manchester United takes a two goal advantage into Thursday’s Europa League tie with Ajax at Old Trafford – a lead that Sir Alex Ferguson is likely to exploit by rotating his playing resources for the round of 32 tie. The United manager, Wednesday, took the unusual step of naming half his team for the game […]

Dutch master: Arnold Mühren

Arnold Muhren

Ahead of Manchester United’s double-header with Ajax over the coming week, United Rant looks back to a Dutch great who played for both clubs…. If you christen a son Arnold Johannes Hyacinthus Mühren then clearly you feel he is destined for great things in life. To be fair Mr. and Mrs. Mühren were not to […]

Reds venture into the new for Ajax tie

Ajax versus Manchester United, Europa League, Amsterdam ArenA, 16 February 2012

Manchester United makes an appearance in Europe’s second tier competition for the first time since losing to Rotor Volograd in September 1995. Indeed, Sir Alex Ferguson’s side has not missed a Champions League campaign since Paul Scholes and Peter Schmeichel scored in the 2-2 draw with the Russian outfit at Old Trafford. The draw, in […]

Reds offer a little charity as season looms large

It has been more than a little busy for Sir Alex Ferguson this week, whose squad arrived back in Manchester after a successful tour of the United States. No sooner had the squad checked in at Carrington than it split in two, with seven players and Ferguson heading towards Marseille for a charity match on […]