Cristiano Ronaldo Return to Manchester United Completed

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The deal that will see Cristiano Ronaldo return to Manchester United has now been completed, the club have confirmed.  The Portuguese international’s future has been subject to a plethora of rumours throughout the summer, but despite links to Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City, the 36-year-old will now return to Old Trafford for a fee of […] READ MORE


Returning Players: Robin van Persie

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we take a look at Dutchman Robin van Persie. The striker began and finished his senior career with Feyenoord in the Netherlands, and also enjoyed spells at Arsenal, Manchester United and Fenerbahçe. Returning Players – Robin van Persie First Spell at Feyenoord Rotterdam-based […] READ MORE


Manchester United Season Hanging on a Knife Edge

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Manchester United have endured many false dawns in the post-Sir Alex Ferguson years and suffered plenty a poor season. First, there was the aftermath of David Moyes’ ill-fated reign at Old Trafford. Under the temporary guidance of club legend Ryan Giggs, optimism returned that the club would bounce back the next season with the right […] READ MORE


Manchester United Turning a Corner Under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Manchester United appear to have turned the tide under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. ‘Ole’s at the wheel, tell me how good does it feel?’ – the well-known chant sung to the tune of ‘Waterfall’ by iconic Manchester band The Stone Roses – has been used both sincerely and cynically by fans and critics alike during […] READ MORE


Most Successful Managers of the Premier League Era

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The Premier League has been blessed with some very successful teams, and behind them all were very successful managers. A manager isn’t just the one to pick the starting line-up; they are so much more than that. They are the leader in the dressing room, they’re tasked with getting the best out of players both […] READ MORE


Sir Alex Ferguson: A Manchester United Legacy 34 Years On

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34 years ago to this day, Sir Alex Ferguson took the reins at Manchester United, and rest is footballing history. Ferguson took a Red Devils side that finished 11th in his first season and built possibly the strongest footballing legacy ever known. What followed were 38 club titles spanning 27 years with the club, as […] READ MORE


Peter Schmeichel Urges at Active January Transfer Window at Manchester United

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has urged the club to be active during the January transfer window, reports Manchester Evening News. United have started the season poorly, increasing the pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his position at the club. Manchester United Urged by Peter Schmeichel to Be More Active This Forthcoming Transfer Window […] READ MORE


Patrice Evra Calls Out ‘Arrogance’ at Manchester United

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Patrice Evra has spoken on Instagram, criticising the off the field antics at his former club, Manchester United. Evra has particularly criticised chief transfer negotiator Matt Judge, revealing he has been uncontactable on occasion. He has also labelled the club ‘arrogant’ and claimed some of those working at United are ‘damaging’ the football club. Patrice […] READ MORE


Premier League Legends: Ryan Giggs

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Welcome back to the latest series of articles from Last Word on Football. This time we look back on the footballers who many class as Premier League legends. Players who wowed the crowd, frustrated the opposition, scored great goals and inspired their team to glory. Today we look at a player who only ever played […] READ MORE