Red Devils Advocate: Can United Conquer Chelsea?

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Louis Van Gaal hailed Manchester United’s resilient 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion, on Monday night, as their best performance of the season so far, and to a certain extent that may be true; United showed superb spirit and passion, reminiscent of Ferguson’s era, to fight back and rescue a point with three minutes remaining […] READ MORE


Red Devil's Advocate: Falcao – Flop or Finisher?

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Radamel Falcao has had an interesting start to life at Old Trafford, like Manchester United themselves; it’s been a rocky start to the season. However, before the international break, the deadline day signing broke his United duck to secure the win against Everton. Falcao also scored for Colombia in his first international match for eleven […] READ MORE


Red Devil's Advocate: Who is Best on the United Back Line?

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By now, it is common knowledge that Manchester United are incredibly strong going forward however, are sorely missing the defence presence of players, like Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidić, that departed in the summer and failed to be replaced. It is quite clear that United have struggled, already conceding 14 goals, five more than at […] READ MORE


Red Devil's Advocate: Wayne Rooney Captain or Capitulation

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On Saturday, Manchester United beat West Ham United 2-1, in a display that proved United can in fact defend and included a superb debut for young centre back Paddy McNair. However the main focus was once again on the ever controversial Wayne Rooney. As captain it is Rooney’s responsibility to control and motivate his team, […] READ MORE


Red Devil's Advocate: What's Wrong with Manchester United?

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It is no secret that Manchester United have been appalling so far this season, and the cold facts make for horrific reading: Games: 6 Win: 1 Draw: 2 Loss: 3 Scored: 9 Conceded: 12 What’s wrong with Manchester United? For any Manchester United fan that is painful to read, but when considering the teams the […] READ MORE


Red Devils Advocate: The All Seeing Daley Blind

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On Sunday, Manchester United finally managed to seal their first win of the season against a poor Queens Park Rangers side. Buoyed by the glamour of the new additions, United cruised to an easy victory. However, the result wasn’t the best thing to emerge from Sunday’s encounter at Old Trafford, the football that Manchester United […] READ MORE


Red Devils Advocate: The Curious Case of Ed Woodward

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Yesterday, Manchester United officially unveiled their two deadline day signings to the world’s media. The signings of Daley Blind and Radamel Falcao, took Manchester United’s summer spending to over £150 million for the summer. It appeared Ed Woodward had overcome the constant abuse and criticism that dogged the earlier summer months, but did he really […] READ MORE