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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.

Down and out: Theo Walcott injured following a collision with the keeper

Should we have to play teams like San Marino?

With it being international week, it is only right that this week’s talking point takes on a more global flavour. On Friday night a bunch of young males took a day off work to take a day trip to London. Among this group was an accountant, teacher and olive oil factory worker, so how did they end up taking on …

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Oxlade-Chamberlain recreates that Thierry Henry goal

Funny video from the Arsenal/Alex Oxlade Chamberlain website featuring the Ox and Szczesny trying to recreate Theirry Henry’s classic goal against Man United in which he flicked the ball up, turned, and volleyed into the back of the net past a stunned Fabien Barthez. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/mpNJQcgD_Ko?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>    

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Why Man United Signed Cristiano Ronaldo

Ever wondered how Man United came about being aware of Cristiano Ronaldo’s immense abilities and potential? In Summer 2003 Manchester United played Sporting Lisbon in a pre-season friendly, as part of the inauguration of the Estadio Jose Alvalade stadium. A certain Cristiano Ronaldo and co ran rings around the English side, eventually winning 3-1. Ronaldo performed incredibly, and according to …

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Wayne Rooney Injury

Rooney suffered a nasty gash to the league during Man United’s match with Fulham today, check out the video below, along with Danny Wellbeck’s great reaction to seeing the injury… Unfortunately for Manchester United Rooney is likely to be out of action for 4 weeks according to the United physio team. The signing of Robin Van Persie looks to have …

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Man United Sign Robin Van Persie

Breaking news (well 3 hours ago anyway), as reported on Twitter by a BBC Sports journalist Man United and Arsenal have agreed a fee for the transfer of Robin Van Persie. Van Persie will join United subject to passing a medical, with the fee apparently in the £24 million region. Feedback generally from social sites seem to consist of over-joyed …

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Usain Bolt To Get Trial At Man United

So it looks like its official – the rumours linking Manchester United with the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt have been confirmed and the athlete will join Man United on trial before the start of the new season. However, at FootyBlog we don’t recommend that anyone looks too much into the trial – Bolt won’t be good enough to play …

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Paul Scholes Playing 5 Aside

When Paul Scholes retired from Manchester United last season he continued playing 5-aside for Chadderton Park FC. In this game, parts of it shown below, he manages to bag himself 12 goals. He obviously went on to re-sign for Man United later in the season. What a legend.

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Man United Agree 26m Lucas Fee

Don’t worry, its not that Lucas, but 19 year old Brazilian super-teen Lucas Moura of Sao Paulo with a huge 26 million transfer fee agreed between Man United and the Brazilian giants, as reported in today’s Mirror. I’m not convinced that United would spend so highly on a player still so young, as this doesn’t always tend to be United’s …

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The Cost Of Insuring Wayne Rooney

Interesting piece from the guys at Confused.com who provide insurance, estimating that Wayne Rooney earns around £22 million every year – and stating it would cost just over £300,000 per year to insure Rooney himself…   Check out the graphic below to take a look at Rooney’s salary, image rights, commercial endorsements and publishing earnings.  

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Team GB – Everything You Need To Know

So the Olympic Games are nearly here already, and so here at the Footy Blog we’ve decided to preview the possible starting line up for Team GB and talk about our chances of winning the tournament in London. Much has been said already of the decision to leave David Beckham out of the team, with manager Stuart Pearce stating that …

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