Separating The Men From The Moyes

After over 25 years at the very top, he decided to walk away. Leaving whilst at the very peak seemed the logical choice, especially given that whoever replaced him was inheriting a team of people destined to continue their success. This story can relate to two of the biggest names we have ever seen: Sir […]

Update: Fabio on tour with QPR

Fabio da Silva has kicked off a good start to his QPR spell. Showing all the quality that makes him a Manchester United player versatility, quality, and efficiency. Having started in every pre-season game so far playing as an left midfielder, central midfielder, and his preferred position left back. Some might wonder what is Sparky’s intention for Fabio. For […]

Robbie Brady to go out on loan next season?

Robbie Brady, the currently crowned Ireland U-21 Player of the Year award winner, has spent last term on loan at Hull City applying his craft and improving his all round game. He hasn’t had the greatest statistical season only scoring three times in 41 appearances, but when it comes to putting on the green Robbie […]

We need the magician

Since the Suarez and Evra affair, I’ve avoided writing anything about specific United issues like the plague. Now it has seemingly all blown over (we hope…), it’s time to crack on with the real reason we support our great club – the football. The gaping hole in midfield has been plugged short-term in the arrival […]

The End of the Road for Rio?

So for the second Champions League game running, we see Rio Ferdinand omitted from the squad and he will play no part in tomorrow’s game with Otelul Galati. This comes after rumours appeared of offers for Rio to play in the MLS, most notably with Chicago Fire, and even a few whispers of a comeback […]

Our Midfield Needs Shape, Not Support

There were a few moments on Sunday afternoon against Chelsea where you’d have found me shouting, screaming and swearing at the telly when we just kept giving the ball away. Anderson was the main culprit – you’d think he was playing in blue the number of times the ball miraculously got hoofed to a Chelsea […]

What A Difference Three Months Makes…

It’s been a long time since I was last here, typing for Stretty News – nearly three months, in fact. Since then, we’ve seen the transfer window close, the Premier League season begin, and this week sees the start of the Champions League. So what’s happened in the last three months then? Well, in actual fact, […]