Nineteen years after Eric Cantona kung fu kicked a spectator in the crowd at Selhurst Park, Manchester United return to Crystal Palace in a much different scenario. That season, Crystal Palace were relegated while Manchester United lost the title on the final day of the season to Blackburn Rovers.
Wayne Rooney has finally put speculation around his Manchester United future to rest by signing a 4 year contract extension with the Red Devils. It is now official that Rooney will stay at the club until June 2019, giving him an "outstanding chance" to become club's all-time goalscorer. The new deal also provides Rooney an opportunity to become a club ambassador when he retires from the
Darren Bent scored in the fourth minute of added time in the Fulham game at Manchester United on Sunday, and once again the Red Devils slipped up badly and got only one point in their home game against bottom of the league Fulham. David Moyes struggling Manchester United manager That put Manchester United only [.
Yohan Cabaye is a better central midfield player than Manchester United have at their club at the moment, so in that way if the Red Devils bid for the Newcastle star midfielder and were successful, they would improve their current side which seems surprisingly ordinary this season, and just one point better off than [.
Plans for Manchester United's tour of the United States this summer for a series of friendlies in mid-July could be disrupted if the Red Devils fail to qualify for the UEFA Champions League and have to play in the early rounds of UEFA Europa League qualification, depending on where the club finishes in the league this season.
Whilst Manchester United manager David Moyes is still trying to get used to being manager of the biggest club in the world, I have been adapting to life as a married man. My darling wife has zero interest in English football, to the extent that she thinks Peter Crouch is famous for being married to Abbey Clancey.
David Moyes was courageous in his tactics today attempting to take the game to a Chelsea side that has never lost a Premier League game at Stamford Bridge under Jose Mourinho. The tactics that led to an open game were not typically what we see from a Moyes side away from home, but with the Red Devils excellent recent record on their travels, they could have been fancied to get something today.
Manchester United's midfielder from Ecuador, Antonio Valencia, showed his professionalism and skills off Saturday at Old Trafford by scoring the first goal in a 2-0 win over Swansea City.
After a scoreless first half while playing without stars Robin Van Persie and Wayne Rooney and their team stuck in the middle of the pack in the EPL standings, there were lingering doubts for fans of the Red Devils.
The media frenzy about David Moyes's ability to handle the Manchester United job has reached a boiling point with countless tabloid articles and speculation about the manager's future. But as a supporter of a rival club who enjoys seeing the Red Devils suffer, let me explain why I have a soft spot for Moyes and ultimately would like to see him succeed in some way.
With their chances of an English Premier League title growing dimmer by the week and their elimination from the FA Cup last Saturday, Manchester United enter the first leg of the League Cup semifinals knowing that it could be their best chance at bringing home silverware this season.
If you simply read posts on social media, you'd believe a majority of Manchester United fans want David Moyes sacked. But when you interact with thoughtful long-term supporters of the club, you realize the sentiments on the Internet do not represent the ethos of the club or its long-term supporters.
Yes, it might sound a bit melodramatic, but even when you factor in the natural teething problems at the beginning of a new manager's tenure, surely Man Utd's fall from grace, particularly at home, is putting the pressure on David Moyes.
With retention of the Premier League title pretty much out of the question, the FA Cup could have provided the Red Devils with a bit of glory this season.
Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney is unwilling to discuss a possible contract extension partly because the 28-year-old wants to see whether the Red Devils will qualify for the UEFA Champions League at the end of this season.
Rooney has been stalling talks for several months, and will reportedly discuss his future at United after the World Cup this summer.
For the second consecutive season, Tottenham Hotspur held off a furious Manchester United rally to claim three points at Old Trafford. But unlike last season when the Red Devils under Sir Alex Ferguson would cruise to the league title, this season the club is wobbling badly particularly at home.
Manchester United entered today's match on a six match winning streak in all competitionsagainst an underachieving Spurs side.
David Moyes has been the subject of much derision this season. But as the epic Boxing Day comeback against Hull City indicates, the reigning champions have plenty of fight in them. The character demonstrated by the Wayne Rooney captained side at the KC Stadium was a shot across the bow to the teams ahead of the Red Devils in the table.
Much of the frustration and analysis of casual observers regarding Manchester United's dip in form this season has been around new manager David Moyes. But the analysis has failed to recognize the slip in competitive position in the transfer market inflicted by the club's American owners.
The Red Devils commercial revenues worldwide are roughly similar to Barcelona or Bayern Munich, but both of those clubs have twice or three times the spending power of United currently.
Manchester United fans may just have to suffer for their team like the rest of us have done at Newcastle for many years, and some didn't take too kindly to Newcastle beating the Red Devils yesterday, as they streamed out of the ground before the end of the game, and booed the team off at [...]
Both Manchester United and Newcastle United had a midweek to forget as David Moyes charges falling to his former club Everton at Old Trafford for the first time since 1992, while Newcastle were soundly beaten by Swansea at the Liberty stadium despite the absentee's of Michu and Bony but it didn't stop Alan Pardew picking up the Manager of the Month for November and with that taken on board and the lack of wins at Old Trafford I'd go for a comfortable home win for the Red Devils.
Why Fellaini needs to step it up against Newcastle - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Wednesday evening was one of great significance to Everton. The Toffees' board had the job of replacing David Moyes in the summer their manager of 11 years but this week the Merseyside club had the opportunity to face up against the man who left them for Manchester United.
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs turns 40 today. On March 2, 1991 Giggs made his league debut (as a substitute) for the Red Devils against Everton at Old Trafford. After breaking into the first team at a young age of 17, he has never looked back since. Giggs made his full Manchester United debut in the Manchester derby on May 4, 1991.
Excellent Manchester United YouTube channel Full Time Devils do a great job covering the Red Devils, and with the international break leaving us all with very little club excitement, they've taken a look at their side's top three players so far this season.
United haven't had the best of starts to their Premier League campaign, but recent victories over Stoke City and Arsenal have got people once again speaking positively about David Moyes' side.
Manchester United and England footballer Phil Jones has made it no secret that he is most comfortable playing for both club and country at the heart of defense. Yet he often finds himself playing at right-back or central midfield for the Red Devils.
Jones, who joined Manchester United from Blackburn Rovers in 2011 for a fee in the region of £16.
Manchester United are planning to take advantage of Wayne Rooney's great form and improved moved by offering him a new four-year contract. Red Devils chiefs hope they can tie their wantaway star down to a new deal while he seems to be enjoying his football. The Sun reports that the champions will put forward a [.
After what was a slow start to the English Premier League campaign for defending champions Manchester United under new manager David Moyes, the Red Devils are closing in on the title contenders thanks to a tight victory against first-place Arsenal.
Manchester United extended their unbeaten league run to five matches as Robin van Persie netted an early match-winner against his former club in a 1-0 win at Old Trafford.
The atmosphere in North London looks quite good ahead of Arsenal's massive Premier League clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford tomorrow. The Gunners go into the match as league leaders and in good spirit after big wins against Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund within the past seven days.
Though Manchester United find themselves in 8th place currently, expect the Red Devils to give Arsenal a difficult time as David Moyes and his men continue their ascent up the Premier League table.
After posting back-to-back home shutout wins against early-season English Premier League title contender Liverpool and defending Champions League runners-up Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal will wrap up their tough stretch of matches at Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United and former star striker Robin van Persie.
Manchester United will host Barclays Premier League table-toppers Arsenal in an exciting football tussle this weekend. The Red Devils will definitely go for a win to continue their good form in the domestic league and close the gap on the leaders. After a dull draw against Real Sociedad in the Champions League fixture during mid-week, David Moyes will definitely be under pressure to
David Moyes and his Manchester United side were unable to score on the road against Spanish side Real Sociedad on Tuesday evening. Though the English side did have chances, the match resulted in a 0-0 draw, which saw both sides earn a point.
Chicharito Hernandez really should have scored after Shinji Kagawa played him in at the back post early in the second half, and Robin van Persie had the chance to put the Red Devils ahead in the 70th minute after Ashley Young earned his side a penalty.
Manchester United once again appear to be saddled with a wealth of injuries and knocks that manager David Moyes will have to be concerned about heading into the Red Devils trip to Spanish side Real Sociedad on Tuesday evening.
The club earned another three points domestically over the weekend to narrow their gap to the top four, but there is still much improvement to be seen before many fans will believe that the club is prepared for life after Sir Alex Ferguson.
Arsenal head to Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon with what will be at least a two point lead at the top of the table over Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham if the three sides all win their matches this weekend.
The Gunners continue to have a strong run of form after victories achieved against Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund this past week and the club now look to get another three points from last year's champions.
Nobody ever said it would be easy, but David Moyes' first half a season in charge at Old Trafford has been nothing short of disastrous. However relieving the Scot of his duties is not the answer although it has become obvious that the Red Devils need to bring in some new faces and offload some deadwood.
Everyone at Old Trafford and indeed throughout football, if not the wider world, knew that Matt Busby was obsessed with winning the European Cup. He never put it into words but everyone assumed he saw it as the only possible way of vindicating his original decision to enter Europe back in 1956, with all its tragic consequences two years later.
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney took to twitter to lash out at Martin Tyler and Graeme Souness regarding commentary made during the Red Devils 2-2 draw at Cardiff City on Sunday. Rooney even referred to the former Liverpool legend Souness as "Sourness."