Manchester United season preview primer

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Ashley Young of Manchester United celebrates with goalscorer Chris Smalling during the FA Community Shield match sponsored by McDonald's between Manchester City and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on August 7, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

In anticipation of the upcoming Premier League season, we have been providing constant content over the past few weeks so that all Manchester United supporters could be adequately prepared. If you missed any content, because you were giving yourself a bit of a holiday prior to the hectic season coming our way, have no fear. Consider this your one-stop shopping for all of your The Busby Babe season preview content. Links below:

Position by position previews:


Central Midfield





After the jump, links to an overall season preview, all Premier League club previews, TBB fantasy football, a primer on the club, analysis of the newcomers, and an analysis of Wesley Sneijder (just in case).... 

* My Manchester United season preview for

Premier League team previews courtesy of

TBB fantasy football league -- come join us! Cheers to community member irishfan35 for setting this up. 

MUFC primer -- regular reader and commenter Sergio Hernandez wrote a terrific FanPost describing some of basic facts of the club. In the comments section of that same post, another regular community member here, ChillMike, did a great job in supplementing the post with a description of each of the competitions that United participate in. 

Analysis of newcomer Ashley Young

Analysis of newcomer Phil Jones

Analysis of Wesley Sneijder -- a tactical and statistical analysis hints at whether he would be a good system fit at United. 

West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester United preview - a match preview of the season opener. 

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