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United’s Highs & Lows

Posted by Keano! on May 30, 2009

Another season has come and gone in the world of football and as always, it brings its highs and lows. MUN has comprised a list of United’s Five Highs and Five Lows for the 2008/2009 season. Some are blatantly obvious, and some maybe not so much, but either way, everyone will have their views on the season.

While the lows were hard to come by in all fairness, the highs list was endless and triumphs in the World Club Cup and Carling Cup miss out on MUN’s top 5 believe it or not along with Ryan Giggs stunning achievement of landing the PFA Player Of The Year award for the first time in his illustrious career.

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Ferdinand Insists United Will Bounce Back

Posted by Keano! on May 28, 2009

Rio Ferdinand has wasted no time in telling the media of United’s success already this season and that the team and club will bounce back stronger then ever after their 2-0 defeat to Barcelona in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico.

Ferdinand who admitted he should have done better for Barcelona’s insurance second goal has jumped to the defence of the team who has an impressive haul after a great season. Premier League – winners, League Cup – Winners, World Club Cup – Winners, Charity Shield – Winners, Champions League – Runners up – FA Cup – Beaten finalists.

I don’t know if I speak on behalf of all United fans here, but if I was told last August, when Cristiano Ronaldo was looking set to leave, no new signings had been made and Chelsea had appointed a World Cup winning manager, that we would end up with the titles above, I would have snatched your hand off in an instant. Hindsight, a wonderful thing…

Ferdinand, before United boarded their luxury bus driven all the way from Manchester – with no Carlos Tevez – commented,

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Gerrard To Cheer On United In Rome?

Posted by Keano! on May 21, 2009

Liverpool captain and England midfielder, Steven Gerrard who is currently in Cannes for the screening of a friends film was asked on who he hoped would win the Champions League final in 6 days time.

Steven Gerrard challenges Nemanja Vidic

Steven Gerrard challenges Nemanja Vidic

To the surprise of many, the Reds midfielder said he’d cheer on the team that beat Liverpool to the Premier League crown.

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Tevez May Leave After The Final

Posted by Keano! on May 17, 2009

Much talked about of late, is the transfer saga that is Carlos Tevez. The Argentine has gone on record less then 24 hours after collecting a Premier League winners medal, saying that he knows he won’t be a Manchester United player next season. Carlos was speaking to an Argentinean TV station, TYC, where he made the comments toward the issue going onto speak of how disappointed he was at the treatment of him.

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United Claim 18th Title

Posted by Keano! on May 17, 2009

Manchester United yesterday confirmed their place as Premier League Champions for 2008/2009 and matched Liverpool’s long standing record of 18 league titles. Its United’s, Sir Alex Ferguson’s and Ryan Giggs 11th League title and before the celebrations were even beginning Sir Alex stated his desire to claim a 19th.

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