Manchester United: Tactics

Kagawa or Rooney as United's first-choice No.10?

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Manchester United have two tremendous No.10 options in Shinji Kagawa and Wayne Rooney. Whom, though, do you prefer?

Manchester United have a winger problem

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For much of Sir Alex Ferguson's 26+ year reign, Manchester United's wingers have been inspirational for the club. They've also been a huge source of creativity in attack. The current squad has a...

Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United

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A preview of Manchester United's visit to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham Hotspur: team news, form guide, projected lineups, tactics, TV info, referee appointment, and odds.

If Fletcher returns, it'll be in a holding-role

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If Darren Fletcher can recover from surgery to resolve his Ulcerative Colitis and return to the football pitch, it likely won't be as an energetic box-to-box midfielder.

Kagawa should be tried out wide again

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Shinji Kagawa has made it clear that his preferred role is as a central-playmaker. Perhaps though, it's elsewhere on the pitch and in the same role that he plays for the Japanese national team,...

Preview: Manchester United vs. Liverpool

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A preview of Sunday's North-West derby between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford: team news, form guide, projected lineups, tactical keys, TV info, referee appointment, and odds.

What's United's current first-choice CB pairing?

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It hasn't often been the case these past two seasons, but it looks as if Sir Alex Ferguson might have five relatively healthy central-defenders to choose from for the upcoming ties against...

Chicharito or Kagawa against Liverpool?

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With Wayne Rooney likely out for Sunday's upcoming clash with Liverpool, Sir Alex Ferguson is likely to choose from either Javier Hernandez (Chicharito) or Shinji Kagawa as Robin van Persie's...

Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. Manchester United

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A preview of Manchester United's New Year's Day clash with Wigan Athletic: team news, form guide, lineup projections, tactics, TV info, referee appointment, and odds.

Preview: Mancheter United vs. West Bromwich Albion

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A preview of Manchester United's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion: team news, form guide, lineup projections, tactics, TV info, referee appointment, and odds.

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