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Anything and everything related to Manchester United Football Club. Read the latest news from Louis Van Gaal’s Man United including transfer rumours and other stories. Find out whether Van Gaal should stay as manager at Old Trafford or not.

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How to pick a perfect Premier League Fantasy Football Team

With pre-season now in full flow, it’s time for football fans to put their managerial caps on and start assembling their fantasy squads for the new season. So to make sure you get a head start on your mates, here are a few tips to finish top of the table come May 15. 1.Pick an attacking formation. One of the …

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What next for Arsenal?

So, it really did happen. Arsenal’s supposed dream Champions League last 16 draw turned into a nightmare with a horror show against Monaco to leave their European hopes all but over for another year. But where do the Gunners go from here? With five teams realistically in with a chance of nicking the final two Champions League spots in the …

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Where England Went Wrong…

Everyone was under no illusions as to how tough it was going to be for England to progress through a difficult group which was viewed as the “group of death” due to the presence of three former winners (holding seven World Cups between them). However, an early elimination with just one point and two goals scored from three games surely …

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World Cup Preview: Group H

At last! We are now only mere hours away from the first kick of Brazil 2014, and to complete your preview of the tournament while you anxiously wait for Brazil vs. Croatia, footyblog brings you our Group H preview, featuring Algeria, Belgium, Russia, and South Korea. Group Overview Group H provides an interesting mix of teams from all levels of the …

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World Cup Preview: Group D

The group previews are coming thick and fast now as the countdown to Brazil vs. Croatia rolls on, and with it, comes footyblog’s preview of Group D: Comprised of Costa Rica, everyone’s favorite underachievers England, Italy, and the mighty Uruguay. Group Overview Group D, in similar fashion to Group B, provides a dividing line between the world’s elite sides and those …

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10 Crazy Van Gaal facts

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Louis Van Gaal

So it seems that Louis Van Gaal could be set to take the reigns at Old Trafford, taking over from legendary Player/Manager Ryan Giggs at the end of the current season. It’s been a strange old time for fans of the club, with seemingly hundreds of records being broken (in a bad way) in a single season without Sir Alex …

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The Pros and Cons of ‘Safe Standing’

Yesterday was a landmark day for British football after Bristol City were the first team to incorporate a section of ‘rail seating’ at Ashton Gate. It has to be noted that this new idea for ‘safe standing’ has yet been approved for use at football matches because regulations prohibit this. ‘Rail seating’ is of popular use in stadiums in Germany, …

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Ryan Giggs turns 40

Manchester United stalwart Ryan Giggs turns 40 today, 23 years since he signed his first professional contract at the club. Giggs looks set to become only the forth outfield player to play in the Premier League at the age of 40, following in the footsteps of Gordon Strachan (40 years, 83 days), Kevin Phillips (40 years, 89 days but still …

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Throwback: Fergie scared by balloon

Sir Alex Ferguson was left red faced when a balloon, popped by assistant manager Mike Phelan, scared him out of his wits. The pair, along with other members of staff and substitutes were sitting on the bench in a visit to Stamford Bridge when the incident happened. This show of fear from Ferguson gave much amusement to the fellow back …

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wayne rooney aaron ashmore lookalike

Wayne Rooney Aaron Ashmore Lookalike

Aaron Ashmore, who rise to fame from the Smallville TV series, looks quite a lot like Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. Agree or disagree? If you can think of any other footballer lookalikes then just get in touch with Footy Blog!

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