Entries in David De Gea (112)

Thursday
Feb142013

United v Real Perfectly Poised Going Into Second Leg

Matches between Real Madrid and Manchester United rarely disappoint and the game yesterday was no exception.

A brilliant game with 90 minutes filled with pulsating action enthralled a worldwide crowd of over 200 million viewers. Let us here look at the tie and its implications from a United viewpoint:

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Thursday
Feb142013

De Gea, Jones And Welbeck Come Of Age In Madrid

What a fantastic result for Manchester United. To grab a 1-1 draw against Real Madrid should set the team up nicely for the return leg back at Old Trafford. It was a fair score-line although both sides will regret not grabbing a second.

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Wednesday
Feb062013

Rooney Fires Winner As United Overcome Lights At Stern Fulham 

It was meant to be a straightforward affair – defeat Fulham for the second weekend in a row to go 10 points clear at the top of the table.

But Manchester United’s match alongside the River Thames proved far from easy, and it took a late Wayne Rooney goal to take the 3 points.

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Thursday
Jan312013

Rooney Bags Pair As United Struggle To Beat Southampton

The game between Manchester United and Southampton was really contrary to popular perception.

Many, including yours truly, were of the view that an easy 3-0 win or more would be the final outcome. It was so not the case! Here are the five talking points from the game: 

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Sunday
Jan272013

Rooney And Nani Frustrate As Giggs Destroys Fulham

As I predicted a Fulham team shorn of Danny Murphy, Andy Johnson, Moussa Dembele and Clint Dempsey came to Old Trafford in the FA Cup with one eye on their relegation fight and totally capitulated in one of the most one sided games I have seen this season.

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Thursday
Jan242013

Berba's Back But United To Brush Fulham Aside This Weekend

Do not adjust your set when you watch the game this week. It's not that the picture has frozen or that the slow motion switch was pressed when you say on the remote- it’s Dimitar Berbatov.

Mr Slow returns to Old Trafford to demonstrate his languid class as part of a rebuilt Fulham team that has taken a huge step backwards since they became a feeder club for Spurs.

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Monday
Jan212013

Dempsey Breaks United's Hearts With Late Equaliser

Clint Dempsey scored his second goal of the season against Manchester United, just as Sir Alex Ferguson’s side were so close from going seven points clear at the top. In the end after pressure the defence couldn’t quite hold out and as a result United drew with Tottenham.

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Friday
Jan042013

Does Rio Deserve A New Deal?

He’s made over 400 appearances for the club in his 10 seasons at Manchester United, winning 13 major trophies to date, but is Rio Ferdinand’s career at Old Trafford coming to an end?

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Wednesday
Jan022013

Expect United To Buy Goalie Despite Consective Clean Sheets

The back-line is one of the most important parts of any football team. Along with their goalkeeper, a defense’s job is to defend the goal and stop the opposition scoring.

This season incredibly Manchester United have not been defending well. You could say that thet have one of the worst defensive-units in their most recent history.

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Saturday
Dec222012

United v Real Is The Draw Of All Champions League Draws

The draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League are out! Manchester United have drawn Spanish giants Real Madrid.

This is THE tie of the round. On one hand we have Real who are desperate to land the fabled `La Decima` and on the other we have United whose manager Sir Alex Ferguson wants a third UCL title badly.

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Sunday
Dec162012

Five Talking Points From United's Win Over Sunderland

Manchester United comfortably beat Sunderland today.The 3-1 scoreline flatters the visitors as it could easily have been 6-1 had Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie not missed their chances. Rooney, RvP and the increasingly impressive Tom Cleverley got the goals as United ran out comfortable winners.

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Tuesday
Dec112012

United's Derby Win Re-Establishes Hierarchy In Manchester

On a day when expectations were low amongst the United faithful the real Manchester United turned up at Middle Eastlands in a thrilling Derby deservedly won by the better team.

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