Samurai Warrior that is Nicky B. Oh, Nicky B. Love that statement.
Tomorrow night is another big game for us in the Carling Cup. Er.. I mean the Coca-Cola Cup. Damnit, wrong again… It’s the very sporty sounding Capital One Cup. A lot could be decided before the game with the lineups, with Jose Mourinho admitting he had been tempted to name a youth team. Go on then Jose, we wouldn’t mind if you did. So them I suppose you actually want a preview…
Fabianski, Jenkinson, Vermaelen, Mertesacker, Monreal, Eisfield, Rosicky, Wilshere, Gnabry, Miyaichi, Bendtner.
That’s my predicted lineup, though I wouldn’t be surprised if Isaac Hayden featured as well. It is expected that our big names will be rested ahead of the visit from some Scouse team for the late kick of on Saturday, but I imagine we will have good experience at the back, with the more youthful side of the team providing attacking flair. And then…
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When Sir Alex Ferguson bought Robin Van Persie for £22.5 million in August 2012, he made the purchase with one aim in mind – Van Persie would win back the Premier League Crown for Manchester United
On 22 April 2013, Van Persie netted an incredible first-half hat-trick against Aston Villa, confirming Manchester United’s 20th league title with four games in hand. Robin Van Persie had scored 26 goals Premier League goals, revitalized a team – that had been piped to the Premier League Crown by one point the previous season – and ensured Utd won the championship by a massive 11 points.
Did Van Persie win the league single handed – no, but his presence and his purchase played a huge part.
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