Columnists

The Week That Was: Back Down To Earth With A Bang…

20 Aug , 2014  

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So the new season started, and it was just like the old season! United lost at home after an average performance; conceded a couple of goals due to defensive mistakes and hardly created any chances at Old Trafford. We even finished the game with Fellaini playing up front, and hoofing the ball up to him […]

Columnists

FROM THE STARS : Extract From The John Ludden Novel

20 Aug , 2014  

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What follows is an extract from the book ‘From The Stars’ released earlier this year, written by John Ludden. Buy it from Amazon here. CHAPTER FOURTEEN – A NEW DAY It is a beautiful, sunlit, June morning in Manchester and Wilf McGuinness is first to arrive at United’s training ground, The Cliff. He is nervous […]

Columnists

The Future’s Bright, The Future’s Orange

18 Aug , 2014  

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I’m as guilty as anyone for allowing a few meaningless friendly results to get me all giddy about the stage that Manchester United were at in the rebuilding process. I allowed myself to be seduced by the positive vibes coming from the players and the unique powers of Louis Van Gaal to mould a football […]

Columnists

5 Things Learned From The U-21′s

17 Aug , 2014  

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5 things the reserves taught me this week… 1/ If overlooking talent was a criminal offence….. Then Tom Thorpe would have a case to take to the courts against Louis Van Gaal. I write this as a huge fan of Tyler Blackett, I believe he’s been the stand out product from the academy of the […]

Former Players

EXCLUSIVE: Docherty “Moyes Blamed For Everything Except Second World War”

17 Aug , 2014  

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Former Manchester United manager Tommy Docherty says he has sympathy with David Moyes after the latter revealed his disappointment of the way his reign ended last season. Moyes finally went public with his feelings about his April sacking saying he felt ‘devastated’ and that he wasn’t given enough time to ‘succeed or fail’, in an […]

Columnists,Match Coverage

REPORT & GOALS: Man Utd 1-2 Swansea

16 Aug , 2014  

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This was not the triumphant beginning that Louis van Gaal must have pictured when thoughts turned to his Premier League bow. Swansea City weren’t predicted to simply keel over in the Dutchman’s presence, but neither were they expected to pose such a problem, given how much confidence had been instilled into the club in the […]

Columnists

CONFIRMED: United Starting XI and Streaming Links

16 Aug , 2014  

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Louis van Gaal’s reign as Manchester United manager officially begins today against Swansea City in the Premier League. Here is the team for van Gaal’s first game in charge – De Gea Jones Smalling Blackett Lingard Fletcher Herrera Young Mata Rooney Hernandez Bench : Amos Januzaj Nani Kagawa Fellaini M.Keane James Here are streams for the […]

David May,Former Players

David May Preview: United vs Swansea

16 Aug , 2014  

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I’m very excited for the start of the new campaign, we have had a good pre season and apart from a few injuries, LVG says the squad are ready. Most years I don’t take the pre season stuff too seriously but after watching the lads lose all their confidence and belief under Moyes this time […]

Columnists,Match Coverage,Match Preview

PREVIEW: United v Swansea

16 Aug , 2014  

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The Louis Van Gaal Era officially begins at Old Trafford on Saturday when the Dutch maestro’s rejenuvated Red devils open their new campaign on the back of their worst ever season in Premier League history. Having mustered more than 15 goals in pre-season and coming up against Garry Monk’s attack minded Swansea side, the game […]

Columnists

Match Pack: Manchester United vs Swansea City

16 Aug , 2014  

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Manchester United kick off the Premier League season today against Swansea City and TalkOfTheDevils.com presents you with a match pack for the build up. “I think Swansea are just coming up for a train ride!” says Gordon Hill. “Garry Monk did okay at the end of the last season but I really think it could […]