Fergie urges calm for Liverpool cup clash

Danny Welbeck

Amid the tension and media interest generated by Luis Suárez’ racial abuse of Patrice Evra in October fans could be forgiven for losing sight of the sideshow this weekend: the fight for a place in the last 16 of the world’s oldest cup competition. Yet, the simmering hatred ingrained into Manchester United’s rivalry with Liverpool […]

United Rant Live: Liverpool v United


Liverpool versus Manchester United is the biggest game of the season at any time, but an FA Cup game at Anfield, with 5,000 travelling Old Trafford regulars, and all the drama surrounding Patrice Evra, means this fixture has an extra dimension. For the second time on United Rant, the podcast regulars will be live blogging […]

United Rant Live: City v United!

United Rant Live!

On Sunday, Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul will be live blogging the FA Cup third round tie with Manchester City at Eastlands. It’s the first time we have done this on United Rant. Join in on the comments section below, email or Tweet Paul – @UtdRantCast and Ed – @unitedrant. It all kicks off […]

Reds aim to beat odds and rivals in cup clash

Manchester City v Manchester United, FA Cup third round, Eastlands, 8 January 2012

Magic of the Cup? Manchester United might need it this weekend, as Sir Alex Ferguson’s side heads into the derby as clear underdogs for the first time in many years. The Scot’s side is seeking to repair some of the considerable damage done over the past week after defeats to Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United, […]

FA Cup heroes

Bill Meredith

Ahead of Manchester United’s visit to Eastland on Sunday, Rant presents the third in a series of posts about the FA Cup. Manchester United supporters have witnessed dozens of glorious cup moments over more than 125 years in the competition. Some stand out, for the people involved, the moments they created, and the stories told. […]

Classic United versus City in the FA Cup

Manchester United v Manchester City 1926

In the second of a series of FA Cup related posts, United Rant looks at the history of Cup games between Manchester City and Manchester United down the years. Nine times the two Manchester clubs have faced each other in the world’s oldest football tournament, with the Reds five to four ahead in wins. Sir […]