Manchester United Football Club take on City tomorrow, in the first derby of the new era under Jose Mourinho. Our Portuguese coach will go head-to-head with an old foe in the form of Josep Guardiola, and what an absolute classic we have in prospect.
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First blood Manchester United. Jose Mourinho’s men have been handed an early advantage as the first Manchester derby of the season looms. Sergio Aguero has been handed a three-match ban for a petulant elbow he threw out at Winston Reid in the West Ham game just under a week ago.
Manchester United and Manchester City go head-to-head for the first time of the season in just over a week, with the game taking place at Old Trafford. Mourinho’s men will have home-field advantage, and they may have another edge if things go their way.
Manchester United made it nine points out of a possible nine before the international break, and now several of our stars have jetted off to play for their countries. The first game back couldn’t possibly be any bigger in history or in the betting stakes, with City visiting Old Trafford on the tenth of September.
Manchester United’s first home game of the season won’t be an easy one. Jose Mourinho’s men take on Southampton, who have more than caused misery for the Old Trafford crowd over the last couple of years; with two losses against the Saints under Van Gaal.
Manchester United’s season kicks off with the Community Shield against Premier League champions Leicester City this Sunday. Ahead of the game, we caught up with Leicester fan and blogger, Chris Forryan, who runs the popular website, Leicester Till I Die.
Manchester United unearthed a real star when they spent just £6million to bring in the Mexican striker known as Chicharito. For two years, Javier Hernandez was adored by the Old Trafford faithful, as he scored goals galore and helped his side win title #19.
Jose Mourinho donning the Old Trafford touchline could well become a regular occurrence from next season, if you believe the latest words from Sky Sports News pundit Phil Thomson. The Liverpool fan reckons the deal is done already, with a plan in place for Mourinho to take over this summer.
Manchester United take on West Ham this evening, with their Champions League hopes on the line. Its also the last ever game at West Ham’s famous Upton Park ground, but the game has unfortunately been delayed due to the United team bus arriving late.