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Scott is a season ticket holder at Old Trafford and is from Manchester, not Surrey. He is almost entirely unrecognisable when not wearing his red-tinted specs, which he carries with him everywhere.

Webb and Ovrebo add more fuel to the ref fire

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Graham Poll was quick to speak about Howard Webb's decision to award a penalty to Manchester United when the club was 2-0 down against...

The Big Decision Webb and the Media Missed

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Sitting at the opposite end of the pitch, there was no way I could see Michael Carrick deserving that penalty. The direction of the...

Why a Chelsea man would be a great choice for the Manchester United job

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Chelsea were widely regarded as favourites to win the league this year after Luiz Felipe Scolari was appointed. The World Cup winning manager was...

Can Luck Ever Be Held Responsible?

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Upon returning from Old Trafford on Sunday, walking on cloud nine following Federico Macheda's late winner after we had been losing with just over...

Why We Should All Be Jealous Of Newcastle Fans

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On Manchester United forums all over the internet, on any thread which discusses which man will replace Sir Alex Ferguson, at least one or...

How To Solve A Problem Like Wayne Rooney

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I was sitting in the East stand the day Wayne Rooney scored that thunderbolt against Newcastle back in 2005. We were coming to the...

The love affair is over: It’s time for Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United to...

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There's been this misconception amongst football fans in England that Cristiano Ronaldo 'got Wayne Rooney sent off' at the last World Cup. Whilst I'll...

King The Villain and Ronaldo The Victim

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Every team has at least one player who dives, or at least goes to ground too easily. They're the player who has you cringing...

Everyone’s Support Is F*****g S**t!

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"Your support is f******g s**t!" the away end sing at Old Trafford every week. It doesn't matter how many songs we've sung or how...

The Changing Face Of Premiership Football

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"Football's not like it was in the good ol' days," people grumble. "Back when men were men, when you were allowed to stand and...

Van der Sar, Superstar

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Peter Schmeichel had both hands on the European Cup in 1999, ending his Manchester United career with a historical Treble. The Great Dane, as...

David Beckham: Legend

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David Beckham, with his floppy hair and unassuming ways, was an instant success at Manchester United. A lifelong United fan, who had made the...

Rafa’s Cracking Up…

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The title race looked like it was over by Christmas with Newcastle steaming away in the first half of the season. King Kevin Keegan...

Response To Ronaldo’s Strangling Is Embarrassing

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Whilst writing for my United-focused blog, I have come under some criticism for my rather harsh appraisals of Cristiano Ronaldo. I don't need to...

The FA’s Evra Report – The United Perspective

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The tabloids and broadsheets alike latched on to a good story this week, following the FA's decision to publish the documents relating to the...

Is Negative Football The Future?

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You would think that having a season ticket at Old Trafford would mean seeing exciting matches every week. When clubs come to our ground,...

Ronaldo Award Exposes The Bias In Ballon d’Or

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Sir Alex Ferguson today spoke of his pride in Cristiano Ronaldo for winning Ballon d'Or, which crowns him as the best player in Europe....

Arsenal Think It’s Bad Now, Wait Until Their Tricky Games Come

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When William Gallas had his temper tantrum at Birmingham following the last minute penalty decision to deny his team all three points, I was...

Arsenal Disrespecting The Cup? Who Cares!

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The League Cup saved Manchester United in a way, surprisingly, after we'd dismissively referred to it as the Mickey Mouse Cup or Worthless Cup...

Who are the ‘Best Players’ in the World? Is John Terry one of them?

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Who is the best footballer in the World? Whilst it would be hard to argue with the fact Critiano Ronaldo had the best season,...

Stat Attack – The Best and Worst of the Premiership 2007/2008

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98% of statistics are made up. Whilst I believe you can find football statistics to support pretty much any argument, I do have a...

Boothroyd Charged – Whatever Next?

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The 'Respect the Ref' campaign is something I fully support, after watching football players abuse the referee for years. Whilst as part of the...

The FA Are Shockingly Inconsistent

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There were many puzzled faces up and down the country after hearing Joey Barton's lenient punishment following his brutal attack of his then City...

Premier League title will stay in Manchester this season

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With few weeks remaining in the transfer window, the media were eager to write off the current English and European Champions from retaining their...

Manchester – Vidic might not be happy, but we love it!

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Nemanja Vidic was quoted as saying some not very nice things about Manchester this week, which he has since denied, although some have doubted...

Football Rivals You Love To Hate

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I hate Liverpool and I hate Liverpool fans. This isn't to say that I don't have a mate or two who is afflicted with...

Glory Fans – Not So Bad After All?

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As a child, the summer holidays brought about a family trip to a campsite in Europe. We'd get in the car to travel down...

To Boo Or Not To Boo… are fans too soft on Barry, Gerrard and...

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Booing is generally an attitude that isn't tolerated by football fans, with the true die-hards feeling as though they should give their support to...

Paul Scholes – The Last Of His Kind?

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A couple of years ago, the very thought of Paul Scholes retiring left me feeling physically ill. It was all too apparent how vital...