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Contract conundrum for Gray

Posted by nickogs20 on April 7, 2010

It’s not often a young player has to give too much thought to whether to accept the offer of a new contract at Manchester United, but Reds defender David Gray finds himself torn between extending his stay at Old Trafford or continuing his fledgling career elsewhere.


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Antwerp 0 United 0: Reds end pre-season campaign with stalemate

Posted by nickogs20 on August 11, 2009

August 10th 2009, 7.30pm
Bosuilstadion, Antwerp (Belgium)

Antwerp Man Utd
Royal Antwerp 0-0 Manchester United XI

United’s second string finished off their tour of Benelux with a dour 0-0 draw against Belgian EXQI League side Royal Antwerp at Bosuil last night. Coming at the end of a lengthy and arduous pre-season programme, it was perhaps inevitable that the Reds wouldn’t be able to produce their best form, and so it proved in a game dominated by the defences and only really illuminated by an effort against the bar by both teams.


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Super Campbell signs for Sunderland

Posted by nickogs20 on July 11, 2009

Not for the first time this week, a former United legend and club captain has strengthened his squad with an acquisition from his former club. This time the parties involved are Steve Bruce, Fraizer Campbell and Sunderland, with the 21-year old Reds forward moving to the Black Cats for an initial fee of £3.5m.


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Martin moves to Ipswich

Posted by nickogs20 on July 8, 2009

Ipswich manager and United legend Roy Keane has returned to his old stomping ground to take Lee Martin to Portman Road on a permanent deal, with the winger leaving Old Trafford after 5 and a half years at the club.


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Pre-season schedule given a continental flavour

Posted by nickogs20 on June 19, 2009

In addition to the itinerary we brought to you a few days ago, United’s official site manutd.com has revealed that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reserve side will complete their pre-season preparations with games against Dutch side vv Katwijk and Royal Antwerp of Belgium.


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Roles reversed as Reds raid Antwerp

Posted by nickogs20 on March 6, 2009

Over the past decade we’ve become accustomed to United youngsters making the (albeit temporary) switch to the Reds’ Belgian affiliate club Royal Antwerp, but 15 year-old RAFC starlet Charni Ekangamene is set to become the first player to move in the opposite direction.


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Sir Alex springs surprise with Stoke swoop

Posted by nickogs20 on January 9, 2009

United have followed up the acquisition of Serbian starlets Zoran Tosic and Adem Ljajic with a surprise move for Stoke City’s 20 year-old right-back Ritchie de Laet on an initial free transfer.


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Plymouth Argyle take Craig Cathcart on loan

Posted by nickogs20 on August 8, 2008

United’s Northern Irish centre-half Craig Cathcart has joined Coca-Cola Championship club Plymouth Argyle on a six-month loan deal.


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