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VIDEO: Van Persie plays football with his son in town

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BT Sport have filmed ambassador Robin van Persie teaching his son Shaqueel some football tricks.

VIDEO: Mata vs Herrera crossbar challenge

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VIDEO: Van Gaal vs Moyes’ press conferences

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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.

VIDEO: Lee Sharpe’s goals and celebrations

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Today is Lee Sharpe's 43rd birthday. He never became the player he could have done but here's a nice little video showing some of his highlights from his time at United.




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The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable review for the 2013-2014 season.

VIDEO: Captain’s Log

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I had this on VHS when I was a kid and with all the focus on Steve Bruce at the weekend I was reminded of it. If you haven't seen it, well worth watching, and if you have, it's well worth watching again.

Steve Bruce, Captain's Log.




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The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable review for the 2013-2014 season.

VIDEO: RvP stars in new advert with rival players

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Fairytale of De Gea

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VIDEO: Yorke, Whiteside and Fortune playing cards

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Dwight Yorke has demonstrated that he still has the magic touch, when challenged to some keepy-uppy-with-a-twist, by magician and card fiend Damien O'Brien. Yorke joined with fellow former United stars Norman Whiteside and Quinton Fortune, at the recent partypoker Road to Old Trafford tournament.

The former players were wowed by O'Brien's trickery, before being assigned a mission to master some magic of their own.

ITS Funny Video Of The Week: Epic Clearance Fail!

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The In The Stands funny video of the week sees two Corinthians defenders totally screw-up what should have been a straight forward clearance away from goal! The incident occurred during Corinthian's Campeonato Brasileiro clash with rivals Vasco Da Gama. Deep into injury-time and with the scores at one-a-piece, nervous Corinthians defenders tried desperately to secure [.

VIDEO: United ad in Kuwait

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This ad featuring United for a Kuwaiti mobile telecom company, Viva, uses their national team of 1982, their Golden Generation, who qualified for the World Cup and were in the same group as England, Czechoslovakia and France. They lost two and drew one, including a 3-1 defeat against England, with Bryan Robson scoring two goals.

Jamie Carragher

PICTURE: Neville takes the mick out of Carragher

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MNF tonight United Back 3 v Back 4 , The New ,Ugly, Aggressive, Horrible Arsenal and Front 3's with Pelle/Tadic/Elia

- Gary Neville (@GNev2) January 19, 2015

@GNev2 Do what you want I'm doing Liverpool.

VIDEO: GNev’s reaction to possibility of scousers winning the league

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On Sky Sport's Monday Night Football, Gary Neville was less than impressed what Jamie Carragher discussed the possibility of Liverpool winning the league.

Manchester United

PICTURE: Young makes fun of United’s injury crisis

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Ashley Young makes fun of Manchester United's injury crisis this season when he tweets about finding himself alone in the physio room.

Louis van Gaal has today confirmed that Young is the only injured player United currently have.

They [Shaw and Rafael] can play. They are both not injured.

PICTURE: Ferguson treads dangerous path of self-delusion

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Simon Barnes, The Times. August 23rd 1995.

Throughout the summer, it seemed that the FA Carling Premiership was suffering from a collective bout of insanity, the main symptom of which was the furious, compulsive spending of sums that would make a lottery winner bleed with envy.

The we noticed that Manchester United were taking the opposite course.

PICTURE: Marca edit picture to hide Red dominance

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Manchester United beat European champions Real Madrid 3-1 in front of a 109,318 crowd at Big House in Ann Arbor.

This was the fourth largest attendance for Manchester United in the history of the club and the ground was clearly dominated by red shirts.

However, Madrid based sports paper, Marca, photoshopped the picture of the crowd to give the impression that there were more Real Madrid fans.

VIDEO: Pellegrini confuses City with United

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Following City's victory over Sunderland in the League Cup final, Manuel Pellegrini was asked how he felt.

He replied: "Very happy, very happy. I love pressure so I have to manage a big team like Manchester United."

Oops.

Nobody knows your name...

Retro Manchester United

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1980s bedroom.

1980s lighting.


Manchester United fanclub... based in Merseyside.


Releasing records.


The official flask to make drinking official.


Sharp ideas.


The official United magazine... only 50p.


A kit launch in 1988 at Albert Square.

New manager… same ol’ City

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Manchester City's new manager Manuel Pellegrini has spoken to the press today and has showed he is a perfect match for his new club, making it clear he fully appreciates that playing against United is their cup final.

"I know that the most important thing for all the fans is to beat Manchester United and if I am here it is because I am sure we will do it.

English Premier League

Brendan Rodgers’ hails Premier League’s finest midfielder

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Before Brendan Rodgers was named Liverpool manager, he made an appearance on Match of the Day and was asked to name his all time Premier League XI.

Paul Scholes was on the receiving end of most praise, with Rodgers claiming he was the first name he picked. Steven Gerrard didn't get a mention.

Which countries are the Premier League players from?

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Where Footballers are from by Jacamo

With the World Cup just a few weeks ago, here's an interesting infographic showing how the Premier League's squads are broken down by nationality.

Liverpool

Steven Gerrard: This is our year 2005-2014

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July 10th 2005: "It was great to get the shirt back on and hopefully in the coming season I can hit top form and deliver a trophy. Hopefully I can go on and win that medal that I'm craving for, which is the Premiership, because that's the one I'm missing. Hopefully it will be this year, but if not it will happen in the four years that I've signed for.

Old Trafford the best away day

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A survey by Scotts Menswear revealed that Old Trafford is viewed as the best club away day for opposition fans.

1. Wembley
2. Man United
3. Tottenham
4. Rangers
5. Liverpool
6. Leeds
7. Man City

The best pie could be found at Wigan, the best pint in Derby, the best away stand at the Emirates and the worst dressed fans at Liverpool.

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VIDEO: Dontcha wish your striker was RvP

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Nicole Scherzinger went on Key 103 today and sang a remixed version of her song to include Robin van Persie.




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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.

VIDEO: Super Fergie

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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.

VIDEO: Welbz dancing in Rio

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England visit the Rocinha Sports Complex and Danny Welbeck has a go at capoeira, which is a Brazilian dancing/fighting style.




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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.

PICTURE: Maradona is a red

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Diego Maradona has become an official member of the Kuwaiti Manchester United Supporters Club.

Maradona met up with our squad in Dubai in February this year and came to Carrington a few years earlier.




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VIDEO: Funny Scholesy Q&A

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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.

Contributing Writer

What if we had four years of Moyes?

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Signs of life have become growingly infrequent. Once an arena filled with joy and optimism, now bogged down in gloom and misery. Over the years a pantheon of greatness has now become a desolate, barren wasteland. Like the fall of Constantinople before it, Manchester was besieged and broken, what was once United is now torn apart.

A Day In The Life Of Ed Woodward

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07:00 am

I awake to the glorious sound of the Lighthouse Family filling the room. Yes! Yes I could be lifted! It's a suitably rock n roll start to a day on which yours truly is the headline act.

Club tie. Lucky Penfold underpants. Freshly pressed slacks. Let's do this!

The Rest

PICTURES: Which United players have won the league more often than Gerrard?

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1 time winners
Clayton Blackmore
Dion Dublin
Darren Ferguson
Mike Phelan
Jordi Cruyff
Karel Poborský
Jesper Blomqvist
Mark Bosnich
Luke Chadwick
Ronnie Wallwork
Laurent Blanc
Roy Carroll
Diego Forlán
Ruud van Nistelrooy
Juan Sebastián Verón
Gabriel Heinze
Kieran Richardson
Henrik Larsson
Alan Smith
Owen Hargreaves
Gerard Piqué
Fábio
Michael Owen
Darron Gibson

2 time winners Mark Hughes
Paul Ince
Andrei Kanchelskis
Paul Parker
Bryan Robson
David May
Raimond van der Gouw
Fabien Barthez
Louis Saha
Dimitar Berbatov
Antonio Valencia
Chris Smalling
Javier Hernández

3 time winners
Steve Bruce
Jonny Evans
Rafael da Silva
Lee Sharpe
Ronny Johnsen
Teddy Sheringham
Jaap Stam
Dwight Yorke
Tomasz Kuszczak

4 time winners
Eric Cantona
Brian McClair
Gary Pallister
Mikaël Silvestre
Edwin van der Sar
Park Ji-Sung
Anderson
Nani

5 time winners
Peter Schmeichel
Andrew Cole
Wes Brown
John O'Shea
Wayne Rooney
Patrice Evra
Nemanja Vidić
Darren Fletcher
Michael Carrick

6 time winners
David Beckham
Nicky Butt
Phil Neville
Ole Gunnar Solskjær
Rio Ferdinand

7 time winners
Denis Irwin
Roy Keane

8 time winner
Gary Neville

11 time winner
Paul Scholes

13 time winner
Ryan Giggs

PICTURE: Welbeck kisses the badge at Arsenal’s ground

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Danny Welbeck kissed the badge after scoring a late goal at the Emirates... in 2012 for Manchester United.

PICTURE: United 20 – Gerrard 0 banner

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The picture that got Moyes sacked?

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During United's 2-0 defeat against Everton yesterday, the man David Moyes appointed to be our assistant manager was seen with a little booklet. "Set Plays".

Reports this afternoon suggest that Moyes is about to lose his job.

PICTURES: United squad meet Diego Maradona in Dubai

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Juan Mata, Robin van Persie, Javier Hernandez, Phil Neville, Adnan Januzaj, Rio Ferdinand, Shinji Kagawa and Alexander Buttner posted pictures of themselves with Diego Maradona on their Instagram accounts.

PICTURE: Former United player posts picture of first game as a kid with Beckham

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Mats Moller Daehli posted a picture to his Instagram account of his first football game.

Mike Phelan: The autobiography

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The Fresh Prince of Burnley

Now this is a story all about how my life got flippin' turned upside down. And I'd like to take a minute just sit right there, I'll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Burnley.

In the Borough of Pendle I was born and raised, on the playground was where I spent most of my days.