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United’s poor start not the end of the world as rivals will drop points claims Juan Mata

Posted on November 14th, 2016

Manchester United haven’t had the easiest of times since Sir Alex Ferguson departed in 2013, of course they’ve claimed the FA Cup and Community Shield but in the Premier League, the Reds have struggled. David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal have both tried and failed to get the club back to the top of the […]


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: […]