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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.

Danny Welbeck

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.

Danny Welbeck interviews Jonny Evans

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Following on from Jonny Evans interviewing Danny Welbeck, our young striker has returned to the favour and asked Evans a few questions.

Danny Welbeck: What has been the main reason behind your good goalscoring record this season?

Jonny Evans: I've tried to get myself in to the box, right in front of the goalkeeper, waiting for any spillages.

Jonny Evans interviews Danny Welbeck

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Jonny Evans: So, Danny, how pleased were you to get a nomination for PFA Young Player of the Year?

Danny Welbeck: I was obviously pretty pleased to be recognised by your peers as one of the best young players in the league. I don't think I had one of my best seasons but it's something I take in my stride and I'm looking to push on and do better.

Manchester United

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.

PICTURE: Van Persie Rips Piers Morgan

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All season, Piers Morgan has been giving shit to Robin van Persie after his move from Arsenal to Manchester United. He took to calling him "Van Pursestrings", implying that he was a mercenary. A few months after joining United, Van Persie has shown exactly why he left the club, with him winning the Premier League for the first time and Golden Boot again.

Martin Lipton

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

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!

rivals

“Although they announce sell-outs there are always empty seats.”

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Manchester City have been accused of betraying their staff after plans to withdraw two free season tickets from salary packages came to light. Workers at the Etihad have traditionally been given the tickets as a token of appreciation for their efforts on top of their salaries but from next season they will have to pay 50% of a regular season ticket price.

Empty stadium for City… again

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Whenever we're given the opportunity to disprove Manchester City's silly claim that the city is theirs, we gladly take it. For City's final game of the season today there were empty seats all over the place, despite the club claiming the game was a sell out.

By the time of the final whistle, when City players took part in the customary lap of honour, the ground was half empty, with the fans that did bother to show up passing up the opportunity to applaud their players for finishing 2nd.

The Rest

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pictures: Lionel Messi In A Real Madrid Kit Ronaldo In Barcelona Kit

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Not really news but thought that the picture looked awesome. Lionel Messi in a Real Madrid shirt and Cristiano Ronaldo in a Barcelona kit. Of course it will never happen but it is the sort of thing you only see in Pro Evolution Master League's so do allow yourself and us to dream!

Evans: This summer? I’m marrying you!

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"Evans: This summer? I'm marrying you!" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

PICTURE: Borussia Dortmund’s Solskjaer Wind Up

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Ahead of their Champions League final against Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund have put Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's shirt from the European Cup final in 1999 in to their museum.

"PICTURE: Borussia Dortmund's Solskjaer Wind Up" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.

PICTURE: We sign Phil Jones, you sign Kun Aguero

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"PICTURE: We sign Phil Jones, you sign Kun Aguero" was originally published at The Republik of Mancunia.