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Monthly Archives: December 2010

WBA Match Preview

WBA Match Preview

[caption id="attachment_86" align="alignleft" width="228" caption="Can Nani fire United to their second away win of the season?"][/caption] The term ‘must-win game’ is bandied about almost frequently nowadays and only seems to be valid until the game isn’t actually won. Take United’s home...read more »

Why a Premier League loan move is perfect for Kiko

Why a Premier League loan move is perfect for Kiko

[caption id="attachment_83" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Can Kiko emualte his early successes at another Premier League club?"][/caption] When Fredrico ‘Kiko’ Macheda burst onto the scene with a last minute winner against Aston Villa to practically hand United an 18th league title, his...read more »

Five things we learned from the Birmingham game

Five things we learned from the Birmingham game

[caption id="attachment_81" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="VDS cannot believe Bowyer's goal is allowed"][/caption] Watching United away from home has gone past the point of disappointment, through to frustrating to absolutely infuriating. Although the game against Birmingham-like so many others away from Old Trafford...read more »

On this day in…..1984

On this day in…..1984

[caption id="attachment_74" align="alignleft" width="243" caption="Remi - on the scoresheet when United travelled to Stamford Bridge"][/caption] Ron Atkinson’s Manchester United travelled down to London, to take on John Neal’s Chelsea, in an attempt to repair a recent spell of poor away form. December...read more »

For the love of Darren Fletcher

For the love of Darren Fletcher

[caption id="attachment_70" align="alignleft" width="275" caption="Fletcher celebrates his goal at Goodison Park"][/caption] For the last three or four years, he's been our midfield linchpin and one of our most consistent performers.  He's been one of our most important players, and when his...read more »

Birmingham City match preview

Birmingham City match preview

[caption id="attachment_66" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Can Carrick help United to victory at St Andrews? "][/caption] United face a tricky trip to St. Andrew’s on Tuesday to play a Birmingham side that surprisingly lie in 17th place, just two points off the relegation...read more »

Five things we learned from the Sunderland game.

Five things we learned from the Sunderland game.

[caption id="attachment_61" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="United players huddle up to keep warm"][/caption] With the weather cold enough to make even fat Newcastle fans keep their tops on it was scarf and hat time- although definitely not snood- at Old Trafford...read more »

United in Pole Position for a Very Merry Christmas

United in Pole Position for a Very Merry Christmas

[caption id="attachment_59" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Robbing the megastore dressed as Santa was a stroke of genius"][/caption] With a heavy Christmas schedule on the horizon for all Premier League teams although it’s nowhere near ‘squeaky bum’ time, the next week or...read more »

On this day in…..1962

On this day in…..1962

[caption id="attachment_53" align="alignleft" width="136" caption="Gibson in his Wimbledon days "][/caption] Every now and then RedFlagFlyingHigh takes a look at a significant United moment that occurred on this very day several years ago.  Some are more significant than others it has to...read more »

Manchester United’s unsung heroes- Mickey Phelan

Manchester United’s unsung heroes- Mickey Phelan

[caption id="attachment_48" align="alignleft" width="223" caption="Phelan- a player with a 'tache that was the height of 80's chic"][/caption] More famous for his penchant for wearing shorts no matter what the weather -as well as being Sir Alex Ferguson’s mouth piece on MOTD,...read more »

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