Manchester United strikers gun down Arsenal

Elation: He also captained the Gunners in his final season as the club

Premier League champions Manchester United have defeated league leaders Arsenal by a goal at Old Trafford. Courtesy of a sublime header by Robin Van Persie, United have reduced the gap at the top of the table to 5 points.

Going into the fixture, it was expected that the game meant more to United than to Arsenal. A loss to their competitor from North London would have meant a huge [Read more…]

Manchester United: The Introspection Begins

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Now that the clouds have settled to a certain extent, it is about time we dissected Manchester United’s performance in the Manchester derby.

The most successful club in the history of British football was humiliated by the European football’s rising power. It’s not just the score line that would concern the Manchester United faithful, but also the manner in which its players were hassled and bullied for most parts of the game.

This is unquestionably a shocking result for any club that is expected to fight tooth and nail in a derby match. The club, its manager and its players [Read more…]

Manchester United vs City: Preview

The much awaited Manchester derby is finally here. With changes to the managerial hot seats at both the clubs, it’ll be interesting to see how Manuel Pelligrini and David Moyes approach their first Manchester Derby.

Manchester United is coming off from a fairly strong performance against Bayer Leverkusen in midweek’s game. The due credit must go to David Moyes for implementing the much [Read more…]