Red Rants Archives for January 2013

Neville set to return to Old Trafford

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Phil Neville could return to Old Trafford this summer. Patrice Evra should not fear for his left -back spot, however, as Gary's brother is set to call the shots from the touchline as David Moyes' number two. Neville, who left Old Trafford in 2005 after a 10-year-spell that saw him winning six Premier League titles, [.

PSG’s £40m for Rooney. Take it or leave it?

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The season might have ended less than a week ago Saturday's Champions League final is, technically, the final act but Wayne Rooney has undoubtedly already secured the award for the most tedious transfer saga of the summer. Rooney allegedly handed in a transfer request three weeks ago as Sir Alex confirmed after his [.

Klopp: “I have tears in my eyes when I see Kagawa on the left”

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When, almost a year ago, Manchester United confirmed the signing of Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund many Reds couldn't believe their luck for United had just secured the services one of Europe's best attacking midfielder, a player who had just won the Double in Germany and was named Bundesliga's Player of the Year.

It’s the end. Thanks for everything Fergie

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Only 11 days have passed since Sir Alex Ferguson announced his decision to leave Manchester United at the end of the season. The events that have unfolded since, though, have generated the impression that the announcement was given a lifetime ago. We've had the confirmation that David Moyes will replace Fergie, we've had him and [.

End of an era at The Hawthorns

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West Bromich Albion host Uniteds final game of the season and Sir Alex Fergusons 1500th and final game in charge of the club. 1,000′s of United fans will make the pilgrimage to The Hawthorns, ticketless or not! The atmosphere will be incredible. Paul Scholes will also make his final appearance in what's been a glittering [.

West Brom v United: Fireworks expected in Fergie’s last game

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Manchester United travel to the Hawthorn's to take on West Brom in the final game of the season, and look cracking value at 1.83 with bet365 to round off with another victory. Success in the game will see them equal their best ever points haul in a Premier League season (91 in 1999/00), and the [...]

Van Persie and Carrick scoop awards

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Robin Van Persie was last night crowned Fans' Player of the Year as he added the Sir Matt Busby award to his first Premier League medal and the Golden Boot. The Dutchman received 41,5% of votes, ahead of Michael Carrick (29%) and David De Gea (11.5%). Van Persie was superb in his first season at [...

Shameless Rooney heads for United exit door

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In the wake of Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to stand down as Manchester United manager, among the flurry of tributes that poured in for Sir Alex, Paul Gascoigne admitted his regret at not signing for the club. "He always says one of his greatest regrets was not signing me, but I think it was the [...

Manchester is RED and the parade proves it.

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Manchester United celebrated their 20th title with an open-bus parade through the streets of Manchester as fans lined up the route from Old Trafford, through Deansgate and Albert Square. It was the perfect send-off for Sir Alex Ferguson and Paul Scholes, who both compared tonight's parade with the triumphal return from Barcelona in 1999, when [.

We have lived the impossible dream

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I was only seven years old when we lost the league to West Ham in 1995 and I remember shedding bitter, youthful tears as they title slipped by. My dad told me not to worry, "Fergie will be there next season," he said and "we'll win something next season, United always move on." He was [...]

Hands back on the trophy in an emotional Fergie farewell [WALLPAPER]

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United get their hands once again on the Premier League trophy in an emotional day at Old Trafford. You can Download the full-size version here Follow @MuadhKalbani

Old Trafford Swan Song for the Greatest Football Manager in History

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With nothing to play for in terms of prizes today, United welcome Swansea City to Old Trafford in what could turn out to be an entertaining game between two sides who play the game the right way, the attacking way. The game however is merely the under card to what will be some of the [...]

Get the trophy. Win it for Fergie. [WALLPAPER]

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United are planning to win at Old Trafford as Fergie will have his last game in charge at Home. You can Download the full-size version here Follow @MuadhKalbani

Sir Alex’s last game at Old Trafford – United to turn on style against Swansea?

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United take on Swansea in Sir Alex Ferguson's final home game in charge and are a top priced 1.33 with Coral and Ladbrokes to give him a winning send-off. The game, which comes on a day which will officially be crowned champions for a 20th time, will mean so much for players, fans and the [...]

Football? Bloody hell. Goodbye Fergie

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This is the end Beautiful friend This is the end My only friend, the end Of our elaborate plans, the end Of everything that stands, the end No safety or surprise, the end. It is, indeed the end. It was the Fergie time none of us wanted. It was the news we didn't want to [...]

Thanks for everything Sir Alex

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There are moments in life for which none of us can be prepared. No matter how inevitable, planned or natural they might be, the enormity of the consequences is such that we simply refuse to acknowledge and accept the event. If you support Manchester United, today is one of those days. Sir Alex Ferguson, the [.

United lack character and motivation against the Blues. Again. [WALLPAPER]

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United lack motivation and character as the Blues are victorious once again. You can Download the full-size version here Follow @MuadhKalbani

Phil Jones, Jurgen Klopp and a visit from Chelsea

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United will be without Danny Welbeck for today's Premier League match against Chelsea as the striker has not recovered from a knee injury. Midfielder Paul Scholes is expected to return to the squad after a near four-month absence with a knee injury. United fans will no doubt be looking forward to seeing Chelsea perform a [.

Gutless United crumble against Chelsea

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When the fixtures were released today's game was considered to be a potential title decider and few amongst fans of either team would have expected Chelsea to travel to Old Trafford with United already crowned champions. Good job United didn't indeed need a result for their performance was as abysmal as they have produced throughout [.

Fans looking forward to see Scholes in action as United host the Blues [WALLPAPER]

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United are on a revenge mission against the team that knocked them out of two domestic cups as they host Chelsea tomorrow. Scholes featuring will be the highlight of the game. You can Download the full-size version here Follow @MuadhKalbani

Complacency could prove lethal against Chelsea

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United play host to Chelsea and look good value at a top priced 2.25 with Coral to beat their arch rivals. Since Roman Abramovich has taken over the Stamford Bridge, the Manchester United v Chelsea rivalry has gone to a whole another level in terms of both performance and transfer targets. The Red Devils [.

Is Klopp the man to replace Fergie?

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Sir Alex Ferguson was appointed at Old Trafford 369 days before I was born, meaning that for me and for many of my generation the thought of United without Fergie is simply unthinkable, for he's been in charge throughout my first quarter of a century. However, sooner or later, even the man from [...]

Lewandoswki, Falcao, Wanyama…let the silly season begin

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Despite the season being not over for another three weeks, newspaper are dedicating an increasing number of columns to transfer rumours and, as usual, United find themselves right in the middle of it. The next few months could be absolutely crucial for United's future, something Sir Alex Ferguson hinted to in the immediate aftermath of [.