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Are Man United finally on the road back?

Posted on August 30th, 2017

FOUR years have passed since Manchester United’s last Premier League title victory. Their 2012/13 success was the final chapter of the glorious Sir Alex Ferguson era that lasted 27 years. Since the curtain was brought down on Fergie’s reign, United have endured a torrid time in the Premier League with only one top four finish […]


What is Manchester United’s best starting XI?!

Posted on September 24th, 2015

The honeymoon period is well and truly over with for Louis van Gaal. After a transitional time last season, the Red Devils achieved the bare minimum of returning to the top tier of European football, and with further heavy investment this summer, the United hierarchy will be expecting further improvements on the pitch. Six games […]


United and 3-5-2: Did it work? And what does Van Gaal do next season?

Posted on May 26th, 2015

After a topsy-turvy season, Manchester United have achieved their minimum goal of fourth place in the Premier League and a potential return to the group stages of the Champions League. Another summer of heavy spending looks likely at Old Trafford as United will try to challenge for all competitions in the next campaign. United are […]


Season review 2014/15

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Popular Players It’s possible to view a list of the most popular players on Starting Eleven over the life of the site, but it would be interesting to see who are the most popular players for season 2014/15, and how that compares to the all time list. The top ten of players of all time are: […]