Archives: Manchester United

Man United’s Defensive Problems Are Cause For Concern

Posted on by Joe Toal
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Once again, Manchester United had to come from behind to win it. It is getting to the point where United only burst into life when the clock ticks into its thirtieth minute and the opposition are a couple of goals … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk vs Chelsea, Champions League Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Chelsea and Manchester United both are hoping to continue their good form in the UEFA Champions League with victories today against Shakhtar Donetsk and Braga respectively. But both teams will face difficult matches — especially Chelsea in front of a … Continue reading

Rio Ferdinand Downplays Reports of Black Footballers’ Union: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Rio Ferdinand has rubbished Daily Mail reports that he’s planning on creating a black footballers’ union to rival the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA). Ferdinand has told his Twitter followers to not believe everything they read, which — knowing The Daily … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 8: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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IT IS BACK! After a long and agonizing two weeks of soccer hell, Premier League football has returned. That two week spell was, for me, excruciating painful. Very few quality matches were on offer. There were far too many storylines … Continue reading

Rio Ferdinand Will Wear Kick It Out Campaign T-Shirt, Says Alex Ferguson: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Despite contrary reports, Rio Ferdinand will wear a Kick It Out campaign T-shirt in the pre-match warm-up this weekend for Manchester United, says Sir Alex Ferguson during today’s United press conference. There were reports that Jason Roberts, Anton Ferdinand and … Continue reading

Nemanja Vidic Buys Apartment For Father of Friend Who Passed Away: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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For a change, we have a feel-good story to tell tonight. Instead of articles about diving, clubs going bankrupt or professional footballers making racist remarks, we learned tonight that Nemanja Vidic has helped out the father of a friend who … Continue reading

The Premier League Bar Viewing Experience In Portland, Oregon

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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A recent Sunday morning in Portland, Oregon. Early. A brief gargling with Scope does little to wash out the heavy taste of Saturday night’s Rogue Ales and Jamesons. The streets are as deserted as those in The Walking Dead and the sun … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney: I Would Love Full-Time England Captaincy: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Don’t worry Steven Gerrard. Wayne Rooney respects your position as captain of the England team. But if the opportunity ever did come along, Mr. Rooney would love to captain England again. In the meantime, Rooney says that he plans on … Continue reading

6 Statues Celebrate Most Infamous Moments in English Football [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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“It is an ode to defeat” is how the organizer of an art exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Center describes a recently-unveiled statue of Zinedine Zidane. The 16-foot work, by artist Adel Abdessemed, is unusual in that it doesn’t show Zizou … Continue reading

Newcastle-Man United Almost Breaks Viewing Audience Record For EPL Match On US TV

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX Sports’s national broadcast of Newcastle United against Manchester United, shown on delay over its free-to-air FOX network, was watched by an average of 1.4 million people on October 7, 2012. The tape-delayed broadcast of Newcastle-Manchester United garnered a rating … Continue reading

There is No Moral High Ground in the Fight Against Theatrical Diving In Soccer

Posted on by Matt Jones
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After reading some online reviews of the new FIFA 13 game, there were some comments on the articles that struck really struck me. Whilst the majority of them were overwhelmingly positive, there were some voicing their disappointment that the creators … Continue reading

Why Thomas Ince Would Be Destined for Success at Manchester United

Posted on by Matt Robinson
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At the youthful age of just 20-years old, Thomas Ince is on the verge of becoming something most footballers can only dream of. According to numerous sources, the Blackpool winger is heavily linked with a sensational transfer to Manchester United … Continue reading

Robin van Persie Could Face Ban After Cabaye Elbow Incident: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Robin van Persie could face a ban from The FA if they decide to punish the Manchester United striker for his elbow on Yohan Cabaye from yesterday’s match against Newcastle United. With van Persie and Rooney on song for United … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Four matches to savor and enjoy today before we have two weeks of no Premier League football due to the dreaded international break. Hopefully today’s action can be at least as good as yesterday’s matches. Southampton vs Fulham, 8:30am, FOX … Continue reading

Newcastle Promise All Out Attack Against Man United: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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As if we needed another reason to stay glued to Sunday’s match between Newcastle United and Manchester United. We now have another one. Alan Pardew promises that the Toon Army will go out with an all-out attack against Manchester United. … Continue reading

1 Million Watch Liverpool vs Manchester United Tape Delayed On FOX

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX’s tape delay broadcast of Liverpool against Manchester United on its free-to-air network TV channel was watched by 1 million viewers on September 23, 2012. The Sunday afternoon tape-delayed broadcast averaged a 0.7/1 with an estimated 1 million viewers tuning … Continue reading

What Should the Starting XI’s Be For Sunday’s Newcastle vs Manchester United Match?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Whether you’re a Manchester United or Newcastle United supporter, or a neutral or someone who has a keen interest in Sunday’s big match, who do you think should be in the starting XI for Manchester United and Newcastle United on … Continue reading

Hodgson Reportedly Tells Tube Passengers That Rio Ferdinand’s England Career Is Over: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Imagine the surprise of Tube passengers Wednesday night when not only did Roy Hodgson join them on a ride through London, but the England manager reportedly told them that Rio Ferdinand’s England career is over. Hodgson instead has called up … Continue reading