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VIDEO: Mourinho celebrates in front of the Stretford End

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Following the final whistle of Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo, which sees us in to the Europa League final, Jose Mourinho was seencelebrating wildly in front of the Stretford End.


Jose's buzzing with the victory! United are going to Stockholm!

Final Day Drama: Manchester United’s Game Against Bournemouth Abandoned After ‘Suspect Package’ Found At Old Trafford

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Manchester United's final day game against Bournemouth had to be abandoned shortly before kick-off after a suspect package was found at Old Trafford.

Both the Stretford End and the Sir Alex Ferguson stand were evacuated completely after thesecurity threat was identified.

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A red alert was sounded over the public address system 20 minutes before the game was scheduled to begin (15:00) and fans were ushered to safety.

United launches new Moyes banner

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Manchester United unveiled a new banner for manager David Moyes in honor of the Scot's first match at Old Trafford. The banner, hung up in the Stretford End, reads simply, "The Chosen One," and has a picture of the new manager.

The banner demonstrate's the club's acceptance of David Moyes, who has stepped in to replace fan favorite Sir Alex Ferguson.

Man United Call In Experts In Bid To Improve Atmosphere At Old Trafford

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They have arguably the most vocal away support in the Premier League, plus the biggest ground in the league. So why is the atmosphere inside Old Trafford so poor at times?

That is a question that has puzzled United's executives and according to the Manchester Evening News, a sound specialist was at Old Trafford for January's Premier League clash with Liverpool and will attend another before the season is out.

RoM Reads

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Stretford End reviews Giles Oakley's brilliant book on United, Red Matters.

By Far The Greatest Team pays tribute to Giggs, looking at his stats, medals won, records and team mates.

The Daily Mail shows what an artist Berbatov is.

The Mirror talks about us buying Robert Lewandowski.

Singing Section Update

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We hereby support the creation of a dedicated standing/singing section at Manchester United's ground.

This section should be close to, yet not, the upper West stand in order to supplement the Stretford End atmosphere; not to take away from it or create an 'echoing' effect that would occur if the singing section were too far from Stretford End.

RoM Reads

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Stretford End looks at how the press treated Manchester United this week. By Far The Greatest Team has stats onwhich United players have received the ball most, been the most effective crossers and beenmost accurate in their shooting. The Guardian reports on Ferguson's call for vile chants to stop.

Manchester United Anthem Glory Glory Man United

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This is a beautiful video of the great Manchester United Football Club theme song and anthem, "Glory Glory Man United". I really like this version of the anthem as it features a lovely young lady playing the violin, clips from the streets, fans both young and old supporting Manchester United.

RoM Reads

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Sport Witness looks at Florida media mocking our protests against the Glazers.

The Telegraph reports on the new deal the club will offer Danny Welbeck.

Stretford End looks at the ten players we might sell.

The Daily Mail reckons we're in for Sao Paulo's Lucas.

The Guardian confirms John Terry will not lift the European Cup even if Chelsea win.

The Premier League pendulum swings back to Man City after incredible Everton comeback

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Whilst watching Man Utd's incredible collapse against Everton today at Old Trafford, I was reminded of a scene from the hit movie "Top Gun", when, following a practice flight where Lt. Pete Mitchell, call sign "Maverick" had run his training officers ragged with his flying skills.

RoM Reads

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The Independent reports on Gary Neville's thoughts on yesterday's defeat.

The Guardian reports on United's massive Channel 5 viewing figures.

The Daily Mails gives Paul McGrath's response to Glen Johnson's ridiculous comments on Patrice Evra.

United Rant talks about Paul Pogba.

Carrick: We Expect Stick For Being In Europa

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When Liverpool slipped down the table and stopped playing in the Champions League, Manchester United fans were always keen to remind them of their fall from grace. "Thursday nights, channel five" we would chant, referring to when and where Europa League matches could be watched.

Liverpool then became so bad they couldn't even get in to the Europa League anymore, making the chant fairly redundant.

Carrick: We Expect Stick For Being In Europa

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When Liverpool slipped down the table and stopped playing in the Champions League, Manchester United fans were always keen to remind them of their fall from grace. "Thursday nights, channel five" we would chant, referring to when and where Europa League matches could be watched.

Liverpool then became so bad they couldn't even get in to the Europa League anymore, making the chant fairly redundant.

RoM Reads

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ManUtd24 doesn't think our problems on the pitch are down to complacency.

The Evening News reports on Darren Fletcher's recovery.

Stretford-End thinks it's time for United to get tough with Pogba.

The Glazer Out blog discusses whether we could have a supporter on the board next season.

Fabio: Suarez Behaviour Inspired United Win

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Fabio da Silva has criticised Luis Suarez for refusing to shake Patrice Evra's hand ahead of Manchester United's 2-1 victory at the weekend. Rio Ferdinand refused to shake Suarez's hand in response and Fabio reckons the Uruguayan's behaviour helped motivate United even more than usual.

"I believe that in life it is always necessary to forgive," he told Globoesporte.

Man Utd show their class beating Liverpool, 2-1

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szólj hozzá: Man Utd v Liverpool 2:1 GOALS

The scoreline does not reflect how good Man Utd were or the dire Liverpool performance especially in the second half. That was on the pitch as the rest of the world tuned into the Luis Suarez vs Patrice Evra telenovela.

The Manchester side came to play football while the Reds came to do, well, whatever Luis Suarez wanted to do.

RoM Review Of 2011: Moment of the Year

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Ahead of kick-off against Sunderland, the game we were celebrating Sir Alex Ferguon's 25th year in charge, David Gill claimed we would be marking the occasion in a historic and unprecedented way. I thought getting the manager to say a few words before kick-off was hardly worth the build up Gill was giving it, but whatever.

RoM Reads

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The Daily Mail reports on our FA Cup ticket dispute with City.

Stretford End reckons talk of Rio being past it was premature.

Sabotage Times talks about United target Christian Eriksen.

The Mirror reckons we'll go for Tiote in January.

The Telegraph's Henry Winter reviews football in 2011.

Defender: United feeling the heat

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After wearing the captain's armband during Manchester United's 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace in last night's thrilling Carling Cup quarterfinal at Old Trafford, Jonny Evans realizes the amount of pressure the team is under.

A spectacular long-range goal from Darren Ambrose was cancelled out by a Federico Macheda penalty, which forced 30 minutes of extra time but the Red Devils still came up short courtesy of Glenn Murray's decisive header.

Manchester City & Manchester United’s Misadventures In Europe Do Not Constitute A Crisis

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Both of the Manchester clubs came unstuck in Europe last night. The Champions League campaigns of both Manchester City and Manchester United was certainly been amongst the biggest curios of the start of this season. Imperious and already pulling clear of the pack in the league, they have been broadly misfiring in their midweek matches, and last night they stumbled again against opposition that they might have expected to beat comfortably in previous seasons.

Fergie’s Golden Brown on 25th Anniversary

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Danny Welbeck's deflected header was enough for United to claim u3 points against Sunderland but the day belonged to Sir Alex Ferguson. Old Trafford welcomed Fergie in style today, with a new banner unfolded on the Stretford End listing all the trophies won in the 25 years and the crowd belting out a loud "Every [.

Who Can Stop Manchester United Now?!

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Amazing, amazing, amazing. A truly awe-inspiring display of swift attacking football by the Red Devils killed off any hopes Chelsea had in gaining three points at Old Trafford. Let's face it, Manchester United is not afraid of any team in the Premier League. It may be an inexperienced defensive lineup with Smalling, Jones, Evans and Evra and a weak central midfield with Fletcher and Anderson but yet, the champions despatched an expensively assembled Chelsea team with ease.

Man United Beat Chelsea In Thriller

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Manchester United went two points clear at the top of the Premier League after beating Chelsea in an incredible game at Old Trafford today.

United were three up at half-time with goals from Chris Smalling, Nani and Wayne Rooney as Chelsea contributed to their own downfall courtesy of poor defending and a dismal failure to take the chances that came their way.

Man United Beat Chelsea 3-1 In Thriller

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Manchester United went two points clear at the top of the Premier League after beating Chelsea in an incredible game at Old Trafford today.

United were three up at half-time with goals from Chris Smalling, Nani and Wayne Rooney as Chelsea contributed to their own downfall courtesy of poor defending and a dismal failure to take the chances that came their way.

Remember When We Wanted Joe Cole?

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When Joe Cole was available on a free transfer from Chelsea last summer, I was one of many United fans who thought he'd be worth a punt. Turns out the club weren't interested but I was not alone in thinking he might be worth the wages with him coming without a transfer fee.

Cole, who claimed to be a lifelong Chelsea fan, rubbed salt in the wounds of blues upon signing for Liverpool.

The Premier League has priced out fans, young and old| David Conn

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The Premier League has priced out fans, young and old| David Conn

Ticket prices have soared way beyond the cumulative 77.1% inflation rate for 20 years and excluded traditional support bases In the 20th year since the First Division clubs broke away from the Football League to keep the new satellite TV fortunes and form the Premier League, money has transformed the game – and the price of watching it.

Liverpool And United Favourites To Land £10m Set-Piece Wizard

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Liverpool and Manchester United are favourites to land Blackpool's Charlie Adam, according to bookmakers William Hill.
The Scottish midfielder was relegated with the Tangerines after defeat to United at Old Trafford on Sunday.
But after Adam scored a stunning free-kick at the Stretford End and following Sir Alex Ferguson's comments earlier in the season that Adam's corners alone were worth £10 million, United have jumped to the front of the queue, along with long-time admirers Liverpool.

Kai Rooney Misses Sitter During Man Utd Title Celebrations (Video)

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By Chris Wright

The latest in Pies' 'football sprogs do the darndest things' series sees wee Kai Rooney (who looks the spit of his dad, only 10,000% cuter) flunks an absolute gift of a chance in front of the Stretford End robbing the throng of photographers gathered behind the goal of their shot in the process.

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Rooney: United fans are fantastic

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Something strange happened during United's home defeat against Liverpool. With around twenty minutes left to play, and United trailing 2-0, the Stretford End starting singing "20 times, 20 times, Man United. 20 times, 20 times, I say. 20 times, 20 times, Man United, playing football the Matt Busby way.

Beckham bores? Sticca: a strange fan of football?

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35,000 fans turned up to the quietest Melbourne Victory I've ever heard.

Big Boo to Promoter Lou Sticca. Imagine taking a team to play Celtic, Man United or Liverpool and saying your home supporter end, The Jungle, the Stretford End or The Kop are not allowed to sit in their usual places. Call yourself a football fan Lou - think not.

Why Torres abuse shows football fans now have the X Factor mentality

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Why Torres abuse shows football fans now have the X Factor mentality

I loved standing on the terraces of the Stretford End and the Kippax in the 1970s and Eighties. I loved it for the anonymity you got from being part of the crowd. I loved it for the ­opportunity to become lost in the ­tribalism of the occasion.

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Olympic Football: Neymar Scores Dazzling Freekick vs Belarus (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which Neymar plants an absolute scorcher of a peachy plum (scorched peach plum? Mmmm...) past Belarus in front of the Stretford End at the 'Lympics yesterday...

Huzzah! How about this for a snapshot (taken from the Stretford End and found on Tumblr)?

Olympic Football: Neymar Scores Dazzling Freekick vs Belarus (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which Neymar plants an absolute scorcher of a peachy plum (scorched peach plum? Mmmm...) past Belarus in front of the Stretford End at the 'Lympics yesterday...

Huzzah! How about this for a snapshot (taken from the Stretford End and found on Tumblr)?

VIDEO: Fergie, Fergie, Sign Him Up!

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szólj hozzá: E1-0M

With about half an hour left to go in last night's game against Stoke, a roar came from the Stretford End, followed by a loud chorus of "the city is yours, the city is yours, 20,000 empty seats, are you fucking sure?"

It was clear that Everton had taken the lead.

The Rest

VIDEO: Not For Sale

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The "Not4Sale" banner is taken from the Stretford End and sent off to recruit new members for Shareholders United in the USA. This was filmed in July 2004 and aired on MUTV.

Part III: Pete Boyle on the singing section and United’s atmosphere

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The final part of RoM's interview with Pete Boyle looks at the decline in atmosphere at Old Trafford and the new plans for a singing section. Read part I and part II.

JS: As a leading campaigner for the Singing Section, you'll presumably be in there full-time if it becomes a permanent feature.

PICTURE: Fabio bows down to Stretford End

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After scoring our fourth goal against Norwich last night, Fabio da Silva bowed down to the Stretford End.

He posted a picture of his celebration on Instagram with the caption: "Thank you for the fans! This club changed my life and the life of my family."




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Van Persie: I can’t wait to get my hands on the trophy

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Robin van Persie has scored 25 goals in the league for United this season but only one of them has been in front of the Stretford End. Our Dutchman vows to make amends to this statistic.

"I've also scored quite a few goals in the second half at Old Trafford, but in those games it's just so happened that we'd changed ends and we were attacking the Stretford End in the first half," he said.

Fans will trust Fergie’s judgement on Berbatov

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It you asked someone to compare the performances of Carlos Tevez and Dimitar Berbatov last season you would struggle to believe they both score the same amount of league goals.

Tevez was seen as the driving force behind City's successful quest for Champions League football while Berbatov became something of a maligned figure, especially in the shadow of the sprightly figure of Javier Hernandez, the new darling of the Stretford End.

Manchester United fan claims 'horrific treatment' over anti-Glazer banner

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Carly Lyes, a trainee social worker and season-ticket holder in the Stretford End who has been going regularly to Old Trafford since she was 11, said she had displayed a "Love United Hate Glazer" banner for "two to three minutes" before the home leg of the Champions League quarter-final against Chelsea on 12 April.