United secure eighth away draw

Rafael da Silva

Manchester United drew an eighth Premier League game away from home this season as Sir Alex Ferguson’s outfit survived the last quarter with 10 men at White Hart Lane. Rafael da Silva saw red in a vibrant encounter with Tottenham Hotspur but Ferguson’s side saw out the match to stretch an unbeaten league run to […]

Reds face sternest test at Spurs

Chalkboard v Spurs

Manchester United face the biggest test of an unbeaten Premier League season at White Hart Lane, in full knowledge of Tottenham Hotspur’s renaissance. The Londoners’ progression under Harry Redknapp has ensured Spurs remain an outside bet for this season’s title and comfortable qualifiers for the Champions League second round. Indeed, Spurs’ growth under Redknapp portends […]

The Harry Redknapp model

Harry Redknapp

Much has been made  of Tottenham Hotspur’s resurgence under Harry Redknapp in recent months, from relegation candidates to top four stardom. It’s an achievement that should not be underestimated but what, if anything, can a Manchester United side struggling for true consistency learn from the north Londoners? To begin with, this Spurs side is engrossed in […]

Video: United 2 – 0 Tottenham Hotspur

United score ‘usual’ Spurs win

Nani

Sir Alex Ferguson’s men beat Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford, with a thumping Nemanja Vidic header and a smartly taken – if loudly protested – Nani goal ensuring a fourth win on the bounce for the Reds. The win continues a run in which Spurs have never beaten United at Old Trafford during the Premier […]

Momentum with Reds but tough Spurs challenge lies ahead

Chalkboard v Spurs

Manchester United returns to Premier League action after the midweek Carling Cup sojourn, with the momentum now firmly in Sir Alex Ferguson’s camp. Saturday’s challenge could hardly be more difficult in domestic terms but an unbeaten start and three wins on the bounce means confidence is at a high as Tottenham Hotspur visit. For perhaps […]

Video: United 3 – 1 Tottenham Hotspur

Belief, desire and no little guts

Nani

Manchester United’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford is a lesson – as if  really needed – in Sir Alex Ferguson’s over-whelming hunger for silverware this season.  This is far from a vintage United side, stripped of it’s best players in the summer and again now through injury, but don’t let Ferguson hear you say that. […]

Giggs earns Spurs with penalty double

Nani

Patrice Evra was once, twice, three times violently sick on the Old Trafford turf but Harry Redknapp’s Tottenham Hotpsur left Manchester forced to stomach the pain of defeat. Evra’s all too literal contribution to a gutsy 3-1 Manchester United victory sent Sir Alex that Ferguson’s side top of the table with just two games remaining. […]

Fergie gets lifted ahead of Spurs tie

Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

Sir Alex Ferguson says that the last-minute victory over Manchester City last weekend has lifted Manchester United’s morale ahead of Tottenham Hotspur’s visit to Old Trafford Saturday lunchtime. The Scot, who denied any retirement talk, says that the squad is in high spirits ahead of the crunch clash with Harry Redknapp’s fourth-placed Spurs. Ferguson will include […]