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Manchester United: What The Hell Do We Do Now

Started on 24 April 2014 by No1VillaFan / First Post
Latest Reply on 30 July 2014 by TVDLC123 / Last Post
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better results there mate...It hurts to see Rodgers managing united tho :P hopefully you can keep improving :)
TAT Thanks, they are improving and Rodgers will do you proud

Nani & Cleverly Have Work To Do


Since Brendan Rodgers joined Mancester United he has gave everyone a chance at the club and only now has Nani and Tom Cleverly got the chances in the first team but it is not enough to have convinced Roy Hodgson of England and Paulo Bento of Portugal.


Tom Cleverly is now getting a run

Roy said of Cleverly, I am always looking at him but he has not been in the United team of late and for that reason I can not pick him.

Cleverly has apparently accepted and understood why he is not in the England squad but he has really hit some form of late, scoring in the match against Zenit in the champions league so we do not think that it will be long until Tom Cleverly is in the England squad again.

Nani on the other hand is understood to be fuming at the fact he is not playing as much for United and made his feelings clear about Brandan Rodgers too.


Nani is unhappy at Manchester United

I think I am being very harshly treat under this manager. I think I will end up leaving but this guy is a absolute idiot!

Paulo Bento disagrees though and thinks that Nani's attitude must change to allow him to get back into the international fold.

For Nani, he needs to help himself to help his career. I think he is an amazing player but he needs to really knuckle down and perform for his club.

This might get interesting in the Man Utd fold after this!
Nice update buddy :)

Manchester United in Big Improvement



Naismith Is Scoring For Fun At The Moment

Premier League


Manchester United 2-1 Hull City
Man Utd
Yarmolenko (67), Ginter (72)

Sandro (77)

Hull
Long (76)


Manchester United 3-0 Sunderland
Man Utd
Naismith (23, 89), Jones (52)
Buttner, Schniederlin

Aston Villa 2-2 Manchester United
Aston Villa
Kozak (56, 90+2)

Man Utd
Naismith (64, 71)
Stones, Clyne, Rooney

Premier League Table



Champions League


Zenit 1-2 Manchester United
Zenit
Kerzakov (83)
Witsel, Criscito, Shabanov

Man Utd
Cleverly (31), Naismith (45+1)
Sandro, Evra

Celtic 0-0 Manchester United
Celtic
Boerigter
Mulgrew

Man Utd
Clyne, Ginter, Sandro, Buttner

Champions League Group H Table



Rodgers Verdict

I think this month has been absolutely amazing! Steven Naismith is the leagues top scorer and is really enjoying his football. I think the fans questioned the signings when they were made but he was a massive target for me for his work rate and he always gets into the right positions which is always going to mean goals.

Morgan Schneiderlin got his French debut this month too. He has again worked really hard since moving to us from Southampton. He was buoyed when he returned and it will help him really work hard and knuckle down to keep his spot in the team.

We played well this month but for me Aston Villa could become a bogey team. Steven played well all month and finally picked up the player of the month award and I am pleased for him.

There are no surprises in the table really with the top 5 being the top 5 with the exception of poor starting Man City but next month is when it is going to get very interesting. Palace, Norwich and Stoke in the league with the last game of the month in the Premier League against top of the table Liverpool, it is not on TV either! Add to that Celtic and Juventus in the Champions League, it will be a good month for us I think.
nice results
Dellman Thanks I hope they can only improve

Lennon: United Are Weakest I Have Ever Seen



Lennon Rips Into United And There Manager

Reports suggest today that Celtic Boss Neil Lennon has fueled the fire on the Eve of his side's Champions League Battle OF Britain match with Manchester United at Old Trafford. With a Sell Out crowd expected to see the match on Wednesday Night, injury doubts still continue with Steven Naismith.

Naismith, who injured his elbow ten days ago in training is only rated at 60/40 to make the starting line up and looks to be in line for a place on the bench. The attacking midfielder is the club and league's leading scorer this season with 8 goals but Lennon had this to say about the midfielder and his former Everton team-mate John Stones.


Naismith Might Have To Settle For A Place On The Bench On Wednesday

They are not Champions League players, let alone Manchester United players! I think we will show them there weaknesses this match and yes we might be bottom of our group but atleast we will win this match. As for Brendan though he is ridiculous! He can not manage a big club and he would not be able to manage Celtic either so I will let my players do the talking on the pitch on Wednesday!

We called Manchester United for a response but Brendan Rodgers was unavailiable.
Had to log in and comment, why not eh? Amazing story so far, wasn't too keen on Naismith at first but my GOD has he proved me wrong

Keep it up and please shut Lennon up, he doesn't have a clue what he's on about lol
NVD Thanks man! Maybe, just maybe I shut Lennon up too!

Rodgers: The Least He Could Do Is Shake My Hand!




On a fine evening in Manchester, tensions were already at knife point with Neil Lennon's outburst at Brendan Rodgers and his team. Rodgers had refused to comment pre match knowing that his team would do the talking on the pitch.

The starting line-up did not include Steven Naismith, but he had got onto the bench for the match and it also included transfer victim Wayne Rooney for a rare start. However he has not scored all season and with Van Persie and Welbeck giving United more in attack then Rooney so he should not be surprised that he is on the fringes at the moment.

The player to replace Naismith was £30m man Juan Mata, another player who has not really excelled yet this season and Tom Cleverly kept his place alongside the newly capped Frenchman Morgan Schneiderlin with Sandro taking up his normal role as defensive midfielder. Phil Jones also comes in for Johnny Evans.



Celtic named a unchanged team from the win against the mighty Dundee, which means that Charlie Mulgrew keeps his place despite being booked 3 times in 3 games for diving.

It was a very, very edgy start. Ambrose and Van Dijk got stuck in early and made sure Rooney was fouled. Wayne Rooney really did not like the early stages of the match but United gained control and Cleverly was controlling the midfield but then it happened. Forrest played through Charlie Mulgrew who went over from a challenge by the keeper De Gea and the referee blew the whistle and the Scottish team thought it was a penalty and then Mulgrew was booked for a forth time in four games.


Lennon being held back in the Champions League match against United

Lennon though was going mad and actually pushed Brendan Rodgers away, then a big scuffle started with the backroom staff and the police came and split everyone up. The half time whistle went and Man Utd were bossing the game without scoring.

Wayne Rooney only lasted 9 minutes of the second half and was booed off. His sub though Van Persie has not moaned at being a rotation option with Danny Welbeck and really made a difference when coming on. Steven Naismith also came on for Mata, who was as equally disappointing.

Just 10 minutes after the triple substitution which also allowed Ryan Giggs to come and the 3 subs, along with the ever improving Tom Cleverly inspired one of the goals of the season and one of the best goals I had ever seen.

Naismith obviously started it by skinning Forest and Johansen to lay it into Giggs who with one swoop hit it to the left where cleverly volleyed a first time cross for Van persie to overhead kick it into the top left hand corner. Lennon was screaming for offside and Rodgers pretty much told him to fuck off!


Van Persie celebrates his wonder goal

United dominated afterwards and the final whistle was blown but Lennon refused the hand shake and instead stuck the v-sign up at the United fans. Rodgers then finally had his own say after the match.

I am absolutely thrilled with the performance said a gleaming Rodgers. To play like we did was testament to the guys and the fans were wonderful. Neil's attitude stunk but then I expect nothing less from such an unprofessional manager! The goal was top drawer wasn't it! I will watch it again and again and again. This puts us in such a good position to qualify for the knockout stages now and I can not wait to tell the lads how proud I am.

We asked Lennon for a comment but he swore at us and stormed off!
hahaha, typical angry Ginger there! nice update though, and a good result!

Fletcher Retires From International Football




Today Darren Fletcher left an announcement on the Manchester United website. After a long period of consideration, I have reluctantly announced my retirement from International Football at the age of 29. I have enjoyed all 62 caps I have for my country and will always remember my debut against Norway in 2003. But I hope that by retiring from international competition's that I will help to prolong my professional career.

This move is a bit of a shock as he is yet to make an appearance for new manager Brendan Rodgers but is still hopeful of forcing his way into the side. Scotland fans are said to be not surprised as Fletcher regulary withdrew from squads in the last 3 or 4 months.

United Keep Up The Pressure dispite A Few Blips




Manchester United have had an OK month this month with 2 wins, a draw and a defeat in the League and a win and a loss in the Champions League. They performed very well this month as you will see. The result against Liverpool was espeicially pleasing.

Premier League

Crystal Palace 0-3 Manchester United
Crystal Palace
Jedinak, Gabbidon

Man Utd
Welbeck (45), Yarmolenko (73), Ginter (84)
Jones

Manchester United 0-0 Norwich City
Man Utd
Naismith, Buttner

Norwich
Carmona

Stoke City 1-0 Manchester United
Stoke
Arnoutovic (52)
Huth

Man Utd
Stones

Manchester United 2-1 Livepool
Man Utd
Cleverly (8), Naismith (17)
Sandro

Liverpool
Suarez (57)
Fernando

Premier League Table




Champions League

Manchester United 1-0 Celtic
Man Utd
Van Persie (62)
Cleverly, Sandro, Buttner

Celtic
Commons, Mulgrew

Juventus 1-0 Manchester United
Juventus
Llorente (72)

Man Utd
Buttner, Jones

Champions League Group H



Rodgers Verdict


I think we have done well this month, The Celtic and Liverpool games were especially pleasing and I am happy to have Steven back. Andriy has had a stellar month too but I want to apoligise to the fans for our dour performance against Stoke! We were shocking and made amends against Liverpool.

It felt so good defeating our arch rivals and we are now only 2 points behind the leaders and we are looking good! I think we have a good chance of overhauling the leaders in the next month or two.
Couple of wee blips there, particularly Stoke, but you turned it around; hopefully next month is a continued improvement :)

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