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Zaha Shows His Class In Palace's Play-Off Win

When the eyes of the world were watching him, in the £120m game, Wilfried Zaha delivered with a stellar performance that enabled his beloved Crystal Palace to join him in next season’s Premier League.

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Why It Wouldn't Be A Surprise To See Rooney Leave United

Ever since stating he wished to leave Manchester United back in 2010, Wayne Rooney has never been too far away from speculation linking him with a move away from Old Trafford.

There is no doubting his ability as a footballer, and what he can do to opponents on his day.  

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Danny Welbeck Deserves His PFA Young Player Nomination

Despite some fine performances this season it would be fair to say that Danny Welbeck’s inclusion as one of six nominees’s for the PFA Young Player award has certainly raised a few eyebrows.

Many fans and pundits have been surprised to see Danny included as the forward has only scored once in the Premier League this season and hasn’t started anywhere near the same amount of games that the other nominees - excluding Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere – have.

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Are United Really In The Race To Sign Falcao? 

Radamel Falcao is one of Europe’s most feared strikers. We know that. The Columbian hit-man’s set to score 30+ goals for the fourth consecutive season and will certainly play in La Liga and/or the Premier League in the very near future. We know that.

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Would Andy Carroll Be A Good Option For United?

So would a £17m Andy Carroll improve Manchester United?

It seems a ridiculous idea I know, but so did the purchase of Eric Cantona at the time. Of course nobody in their right mind would confuse the enigmatic, technically gifted Frenchman with the battering ram that is the ponytailed Geordie but consider for a moment the potential.

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A Message To Danny Welbeck's England Critics

As has been so often the case down the years when England slump to a disappointing result, a Manchester United player unfairly gets singled out for blame.

After the fall out of Roy Hodgson’s side’s 1-1 draw in Podgorica against Montenegro, some England ‘supporters’ decided to lay the blame fully on Danny Welbeck for the team dropping two points.

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Red Hot Rooney On Target For 25 Club Goals For The Season

Since the turn of the year I have been really impressed with Wayne Rooney's scoring form, 10 goals with 8 of them for his club and 2 of them for country.

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Van Persie Should Be Dropped In Favour Of Hernandez

Watching us play over the last fortnight or so starting from the disastrous night in Europe against Real Madrid to our unconvincing 1-0 win over managerless Reading at home has caused me stress which is typical in the business end of the season when supporting Manchester United.

But the thing I have been wondering over that time is why exactly is Robin van Persie starting for us?

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Welbeck Justifies His Start After Starring In Liverpool Win

One of the heroes of Manchester United’s win over Liverpool this weekend was Danny Welbeck.

He led the line well alongside Robin van Persie, playing the full 90 minutes with his performance winning praise from Gary Neville who during commentary yesterday announced him as his man of the match.

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Chicharito Clinically Is Back To His Best

Mexico is country that is known for it defence with players like Rafael Marquez, Hector Moreno and Francisco Javier Rodriguez around they have found their defensive niche.

However unlike the defence the offense in Mexico was not known until 2010 when the grandson of a former great Mexican signed with Manchester United.  

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It Was Only San Marino But Rooney And Welbeck Impressed

England predictably thrashed San Marino with Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck both scoring twice on Friday, getting their first goals of the season as a result. Both on another day could have bagged a hat-trick, but they will no doubt both go home pleased their performances.

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Rooney And RVP Will Click Once Partnership Develops

Wayne Rooney is going to be out for about four weeks. The news is disappointing on many levels for those who follow Manchester United.  Perhaps one of the most disappointing effects is that we will all have to wait at least another four weeks to see how Rooney and new signing, Robin van Persie play together from the start of a match.

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