Preview: United v Tottenham Hotspur

Danny Welbeck

It is just a month since United last faced Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, but the contrast in fortunes could hardly be more stark. Following a 2-2 draw between the sides at White Hart Lane, David Moyes’ Reds lost successive matches against Everton and Newcastle United, prompting an over-zealous charge of crisis at Old […]

Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v United

Robin van Persie

Strange game, football. Manchester United’s visit to White Hart Lane is always eagerly anticipated. Yet, with the home side coming off a chastening defeat to Manchester City last weekend, and United securing an unlikely 5-0 victory in the Champions League on Wednesday, there is a little added intrigue in the air ahead of Sunday’s clash. […]

Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v United

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United - Premier League, White Hart Lane - 4pm 20 January 2013

There is something in Manchester United’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur this weekend that evokes memories of classic games of the past. The romantic’s choice, as the cliché goes. Hackneyed though the tale has become, seven United victories in the past 10 fixtures between these two sides tells a story not of a fierce rivalry, but […]

Smoke and blank mirrors

Clint Dempsey

After seven games where Manchester United has deceived more than flattered this season there was perhaps no surprise that the Reds came unstuck at Old Trafford on Saturday. After all Tottenham Hotpsur has enjoyed something of a renaissance in the past week, while Sir Alex Ferguson’s men have picked up points and not plaudits in […]

Preview: United v Tottenham Hotspur

Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

Old Trafford welcomes Andre Villas-Boas’ Tottenham Hotspur this weekend, with Sir Alex Ferguson’s men chasing a seventh win on the bounce. Victory over Liverpool at Anfield last weekend lifted Manchester United into the top four, although the Reds are far from hitting form this season despite a series of wins since the opening day. And […]

Reds seek to close gap at Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson’s men will once again seek to close the gap at the head of the Premier League, with the Reds facing a daunting trip to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Manchester City side pulled five points ahead after beating Bolton Wanderers at home on Saturday, ensuring that Ferguson’s men travel south knowing a result […]

Fergie confident of United triumph

Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson’s side heads into the weekend fixture with Tottenham Hotspur still chasing Manchester City at the head of the Premier League But, with Sunday’s game one of two remaining that may swing the title either side of Manchester, the 70-year-old manager is placing faith in his squad’s experience and hunger with 12 games […]

Jones starts as defensive injuries bite

Manchester United versus Tottenham Hotspur

Manchester United supporters have become accustomed to the annual defensive injury crisis in recent seasons, with Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, and the da Silva brothers each on the sidelines for long periods. This season’s incarnation – hardly a surprise to anybody perusing the injury records of Sir Alex Ferguson’s defenders – has come a little […]