Tag Archives: FA Cup

Man Utd legend Wayne Rooney tips Bruno Fernandes to be a star at Old Trafford – and reminds him of Paul Scholes

By | 7th March 2020

WAYNE ROONEY has tipped Bruno Fernandes to restore Manchester United to their glory days — by likening him to Paul Scholes. Red Devils legend Rooney got to see the Portuguese midfielder up close last Thursday when his Derby side took on the Prem giants in the FA Cup. And £46.6million signing Fernandes was one of […]

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Barcelona and Real Madrid in transfer battle for Billy Gilmour despite 18-year-old signing with Chelsea until 2023

By | 7th March 2020

CHELSEA starlet Billy Gilmour is catching the eye of Real Madrid and Barcelona, say reports in Spain. A standout performance in the victory over Liverpool in midweek could translate into a first Premier League start for the 18-year-old against Everton on Sunday. And a number of interested parties will be taking that performance in with […]

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Man Utd launch investigation into vile racist abuse of Jesse Lingard after fan heard repeatedly shouting ‘n*****’ at him

By | 6th March 2020

MANCHESTER UNITED have launched an investigation into racist abuse suffered by Jesse Lingard after their FA Cup tie at Derby County last night. As Lingard and his team-mates boarded the team bus after the match, a fan be heard despicably and repeatedly shouting the word “n***er” at the 27-year-old. The Red Devils had just swept […]

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Man Utd fans left in stitches as Wayne Rooney slaps Andreas Pereira after win at Derby in the FA Cup

By | 6th March 2020

WAYNE ROONEY sent Manchester United fans into hysterics after the FA Cup win over Derby by giving Andreas Pereira a cheeky slap. All the attention was on the Red Devils’ record goalscorer as the Rams hosted his old team and he caught the eye in more ways than one. pic.twitter.com/DfO4bP1BtQ — Out of Context Manchester […]

I did a Dier. I felt good. That idiot in the stand won’t dish it out again

By | 6th March 2020

EVEN a stopped clock is right twice a day — and Jose Mourinho was correct about Eric Dier. The Tottenham manager said on Wednesday night: “He did what we professionals cannot do but probably every one of us would do.” Every professional who watched the Spurs midfielder clambering through the stand to confront a fan […]

Wayne Rooney enjoys chat with boyhood Man Utd fan Brandon Williams, who grew up watching club legend

By | 5th March 2020

LIFE-LONG Manchester United fan Brandon Williams made a beeline for Old Trafford icon Wayne Rooney after the FA Cup win over Derby. Roo’s Rams suffered a 3-0 defeat as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer booked a spot in the quarter-finals. And Williams, who replaced man-of-the-match Luke Shaw for the last 10 minutes, was seen getting some words […]

Eric Dier is in the wrong for Eric Cantona-esque fan row… but it’s only human to react to abuse

By | 5th March 2020

TWO Erics, a quarter of a century apart, both wading into the terraces to confront abusive fans. Eric Dier’s confrontation with a supporter after Tottenham’s FA Cup penalty-shootout defeat by Norwich may not have been a violent flashpoint like Eric Cantona’s infamous kung-fu kick on a Crystal Palace fan. But it is the closest thing […]

Wayne Rooney shows glimpses of his old class but Bruno Fernandes gives Manchester United legend a tough night

By | 5th March 2020

IT’S been a long time since Wayne Rooney has had to mark a player of the calibre of Bruno Fernandes. Once upon a time, it was Manchester United’s record goalscorer running the show in attacking positions. But at the ripe old age of 34, the Red Devils legend is now operating closer to his own […]

Man Utd player ratings: Luke Shaw stars and Odion Ighalo bags two goals as impressive Red Devils brush aside Derby

By | 5th March 2020

LUKE SHAW turned in his most impressive performance for years as Manchester United brushed aside Derby. The England left-back thought he had opened the scoring, only for replays to show the ball deflect off Jesee Lingard’s back. But he scooped the man-of-the-match award regardless, even with Odion Ighalo netting twice. Here’s how SunSport’s Sunni Upal […]

Shaw shows the Solskjaer effect as Fernandes and Ighalo suggest United can hunt top 4 spot after beating Derby in FA Cup

By | 5th March 2020

NOT since Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign has the sum of a Manchester United team matched its parts. Now Ole Gunnar Solskjaer just might be discovering a batch of players who know it’s all for one, won for all. A strong United side coasting past a much-weakened Derby side 3-0 is no proof of that in […]