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Rant’s Premier Predictions 2015/16 revisited

May 30, 2016 Tags: Opinion 2 comments
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Each year Rant predicts the season ahead. Manchester United’s performance, the winners, the losers and the individual stars of the campaign. There have been mixed results over the years – check out everything from 2009 onwards here. The predictions are made without the mathematical models now so in vogues and are thus – what’s the word – are little more than (ill)-educated guesses! Correct predictions in green, incorrect in red.

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10 predictions for 2016

January 2, 2016 Tags: Opinion 12 comments
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The year ended much as it began: with Louis van Gaal’s side languishing well behind the Premier League leaders, exiled from European competition and out of at least one domestic cup. Plus ça change, Louis. United’s run of eight matches without a victory as 2015 closed helped to end the year with a sense of crisis in the air. The new year begins with Van Gaal under pressure to turn the team around, Ed Woodward to secure the resources his heavily backed manager needs, and the fans to remain positive amid what is beginning to feel like permanent decline. Read More

Rant’s Premier Predictions 2012/13

August 18, 2012 Tags: Opinion 20 comments

Each year Rant predicts the outcome of the season to come – winners, losers – Manchester United and others. There have been mixed results in over the years – 2009/10, 2010/11 and 2011/12.

Add your predictions in the comments section below and we’ll revisit this post at the end of May 2013 to find out how we all did. No cash prizes – just glory to the winners, and likely humiliation for Rant.

United’s Season

  • Premier League: second
  • Champions League: quarter-final
  • Carling Cup: quarter-final
  • FA Cup: winners
  • Player of the Year: Wayne Rooney
  • Reserve Player of the Year: Jack Barmby
  • Academy Player of the Year: Mats Moller Daehli

Premier League Top Ten

  1. Manchester City
  2. Manchester United
  3. Chelsea
  4. Arsenal
  5. Liverpool
  6. Newcastle United
  7. Tottenham Hotspur
  8. Everton
  9. Sunderland
  10. Fulham


  • Southampton
  • Norwich
  • Reading

Champions League

  • Winners: Real Madrid
  • Runners-up: Bayern Munich

Europa League

  • CSKA Moscow

FA Cup

  • United

Carling Cup

  • Arsenal

Player of the Season

  • Wayne Rooney, Manchester United

Young Player of the Season

  • Eden Hazard, Chelsea

Sack Race

  • Brian McDermott, Reading
  • Chris Hughton, Norwich
  • Sam Allardyce, West Ham United