Republik Of Mancunia

Screenshot for Republik Of Mancunia
Site:
http://therepublikofmancunia.com/
Feed:
http://feeds.feedburner.com/therepublikofmancunia
Updated:
July 31, 2014 01:02 UTC
Added:
January 20, 2008 10:47 UTC

Zaha: I’m buzzing that Van Gaal gives youth a chance

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Wilf Zaha has been played up front when given a chance in Louis van Gaal's pre-season, instead of his usual position on the wing.

Zaha has claimed he doesn't really care where he plays, as long as he gets to play for United, and is delighted to hear that the manager is keen to develop young players.

Vidic: I’m a Manchester United fan

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Nemanja Vidic faced his former club for the first time this week when Manchester United played Inter Milan in a pre-season friendly. United won the game on penalties and Vidic found it strange playing against the likes of Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata.

"It was strange," he admitted. "I faced Wayne and Mata many times in training but it's different when you play them in a proper match.

Zaha: I wasn’t Moyes’ cup of tea

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Despite the fact that David Moyes' system and chosen players didn't work, with United finishing a woeful 7th in the table after winning the league the season before, Wilf Zaha wasn't given a chance to prove himself. Whilst he's obviously not fully developed yet, his pace and ability to running at players surely could have been at asset to United in some games last season, yet he was only given two appearances in the Premier League, both from the bench.

RoM Reads

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Scott writes for The Metro about whether LvG will save Tom Cleverley's United career.

Scott writes for Bleacher Report about the highs and lows of Rio Ferdinand's career.

The Guardian reports on Rio's claims that Rooney should be the next England captain.

The Mirror looks at which players did and didn't do well against Inter.

Van Gaal

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

asdasdasdasdasdasdasd

Van Gaal already battling with the press

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

At Louis van Gaal's press conference this week we were able to witness one of the first of what likely will be many rucks between the manager and the press.

Ian Ladyman, the Liverpool supporting journalist from The Daily Mail, was goading Van Gaal about Manchester City, but the manager refused to be drawn.

Luke Shaw – is he fit?

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Much was made over Louis van Gaal's comments about Luke Shaw not being fit over the past week. The left-back has been ordered to take part in separate training sessions from the rest of the squad in a bid to boost his fitness.

"I am always a trainer who sees the individuals and what each player needs," Van Gaal said.

VIDEO: United beat Inter Milan on penalties

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Ashley Young, Javier Hernandez, Tom Cleverley, Shinji Kagawa and Darren Fletcher all converted their penalties in United's 5-3 shootout win over Inter Milan, after the game finished 0-0.




------------
The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview.

Van Gaal: I set clubs up for the future

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Louis van Gaal has ticked all the right boxes in his interviews since becoming the manager of Manchester United. This week he has again shown why he is the perfect man for the job, focussing on developing players from the youth team, which follows on in the steps of Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson.

VIDEO: Roma 2-3 Manchester United

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 2 views

Manchester United 3-2 AS Roma I All Goals... by powerarmynetwork

Manchester United won the second game of their pre-season tour after beating Roma 3-2 in America.




------------
The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview.

LIVE BLOG: United vs AS Roma

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views



------------
The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country's top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield.

Herrera: I grew up watching Cantona

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Ander Herrera, who has described his move to Manchester United as a dream come true, has reflected on his heroes when he was growing up. Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo are amongst the United legends that he has looked up to.

"You always see the best players in the world and I always watched Eric Cantona, Zinedine Zidane and, while he was at Real Zaragoza, Gustavo Poyet, who is now the Sunderland coach," Ander told MUTV.

Mata: I know Herrera well and he will be great

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Ander Herrera was voted Man of the Match for his performance in United's 7-0 win over LA Galaxy last night. Juan Mata, who played with Herrera for Spain at youth level, has sung the praises of his new United team mate.

"He did great," Juan told ManUtd.com. "I know him very well from our days with the Spanish national youth teams and he was very good tonight.

LvG explains United’s new tactics

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Louis van Gaal tried out a 3-5-2 formation last night in Manchester United's 7-0 win over LA Galaxy. Given the amount of quality attacking players United have, the manager wants to make the best use of them, and believes that the 3-5-2 is the best way to do this.

Having worked hard on the formation in training all week, which was demonstrated by the huge scoreline and United's second half line-up, almost entirely different from the first, employing the same tactics.

Herrera: Playing in the red shirt was a dream come true

Republik Of Mancunia at related • 0 views

Following United's 7-0 win over LA Galaxy in the opening game of the pre-season, Ander Herrera, who was voted man of the match, has spoken about his debut.

"It was a dream for me to play in the red shirt – I will keep this shirt with me always," he told the official site. "I hope this is the start of a lot of games for United.