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Four Talking Points As Manchester United Can Only Manage A Point At Stoke

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Manchester United desperately needed to capitalise on Liverpool’s shock 3-2 defeat to Swansea in the early kick-off.  But they produced their worst performance of the season with Wayne Rooney’s late free-kick rescuing a point that does little for their cause. United Fail To Win When It Matters (Again) It’s a problem that’s plagued the team ever since Sir Alex Ferguson …

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Watch: Wayne Rooney’s Emotional Interview After He Broke Sir Bobby Charlton’s Record

Manchester United

Wayne Rooney finally broke Sir Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United’s goalscoring record today with a gorgeous free-kick away to Stoke. The Liverpudlian netted his 250th goal for the club in the dying moments of his side’s 1-1 draw. Check it out below. Wayne Rooney goal vs Stoke City pic.twitter.com/63CjIrgQkn #MUFC — Manchester United (@ManUtdUpdates_) 21 January 2017 It was one of …

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Watch: Juan Mata Scores An Own Goal & Misses From Two Yards vs Stoke

Juan Mata Miss

Juan Mata was certainly a bit off for Manchester United at the Britannia on Saturday afternoon… After Liverpool somehow managed to drop three points at home to a struggling Swansea on Saturday morning, Manchester United had a huge opportunity to close the gain ground vs Stoke. However, Mourinho watched his men falling 1-0 behind after Juan Mata managed to stick …

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Watch: Irish Youngster Ryan Manning Coolly Nets His First QPR Goal

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Ryan Manning of Queens Park Rangers celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Fulham at Loftus Road on January 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Irish prodigy Ryan Manning’s star has continued to rise since Ian Holloway took the reigns at the London side back in November.  Having been stuck in the reserves under former Rs boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Manning had been told he had no future at the Loftus Road club but he has – since the turn of the new year in particular …

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Twitter Reacts As Swansea Shock Liverpool At Anfield

Swansea

When Swansea City, with almost as many managerial changes as wins this term, arrived at Anfield, nobody would have expected this. Paul Clement’s side frustrated the home team in the first half a lack of incision costing the Reds dear. The opening 15 minutes here has reminded me that I've got a fair bit of ironing to do when I …

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Manchester United vs Stoke: Confirmed Lineups As Mourinho Looks To Leapfrog Pep

Manchester United

Despite an impressive run of form for Manchester United, unbeaten since October, are yet to move from sixth place. Today, that could finally change, temporarily at least. Maximum points from a tricky trip to Stoke would see United go above City before Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City host an in-form Tottenham side in the late kick-off. Unusually, The Special One has …

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Spain’s Top Football Journalist Puts Manners On The ‘Griezmann To Manchester United’ Speculation

Griezmann

The future of Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has been a constant source of speculation since last summer, with Manchester United being linked with the Frenchman again this transfer window. Regarded as one of Europe’s top attacking midfielders, Griezmann has been linked not only with the Manchester club but also Arsenal, Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain. A known close friend …

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John Sheridan’s Touchline Tirade Shows The Extent Of Abuse Referees Are Subjected To

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: John Sheridan, manager of Notts County during the Checkatrade Trophy group match between Notts County and Hartlepool at Meadow Lane on August 31, 2016 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Former Ireland playmaker John Sheridan was sacked from his post as Notts County manager earlier this month after the 52-year-old’s side went nine games without picking up a single point. On the 10th of December County were halfway through this dismal run and hurtling towards a 2-0 loss to Wycombe Wanderers. The game saw Sheridan hit the headlines for being …

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