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Opposition View – Manchester United

James from Manchester United podcast http://writtenoffside.com/ answers our questions ahead of our clash with the Red Devils on Sunday. How long have you supported United and what was your first game? I began supporting United in 1983 (age 6). My earliest memory is of the 1983 Milk Cup final (now Capital One Cup) vs Liverpool which

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Ten Manchester United Facts

Rafa Benitez has been looking forward to this one. Here’s ten facts about Manchester United. 1. Formed in 1878 at Newton Heath, they would change to their current name in 1902 after four investors saved the club from a winding up order and decided to rename the club to mark a new beginning. 2. Their

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Manchester United Quiz

Here’s this week’s opposition quiz. Good luck to you all! 1. Who scored Manchester United’s goal in their 1-2 defeat to the Swans at Old Trafford last season? 2. In their history how many times have Sunday’s opponents won the League Cup? 3. Name the player who accompanied Alan Tate from Old Trafford during his

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5 things from York City

Here’s five things from our League Cup 2nd round victory over York Britton Masterclass – We’ve said all summer that we don’t want him to go and last night showed why. He was the best player on the pitch, rarely giving the ball away, always showing for his team-mates. The expert in keeping things simple

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10 facts about York City

Here’s some things you may now know about our League cup opponents York City. 1. The original York City were founded in 1908 but were liquidated during World War One. The club as we know it was formed in 1922. 2. The club’s original ground was called Fulfordgate and they moved to current home Bootham

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Sunderland Away Q and A

Ben Fraser from ” A Love Supreme” fanzine answers our questions ahead of Saturday’s trip to the Stadium of Light. It’s probably fair to say you’ve had a bad start to the season. Why have things gone wrong so far? Considering that these early games are our ‘easier’ run of fixtures, it would be diplomatic to

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Sunderland Quiz

Here’s our opposition quiz, this week the focus is on Sunderland. 1. How many different managers have Sunderland had since we’ve been in the Premier League? 2. Name them 3. Which former Swansea assistant manager had a spell at Roker Park as a player? 4. In which year did Sunderland move to the Stadium of

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5 Things from Newcastle at Home

Slide Rule Shelvey – One thing I really like about Jonjo Shelvey is that he’ll play the risky ambitious or “hollywood” pass as it’s become known. Admittedly he sometimes does it too much but he’s now learning when to take this option and his assist for the first goal was sublime. He and Bafetimbi Gomis

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Opposition View – Newcastle

Michael Martin of True Faith fanzine answers our questions for this weeks opposition view. How long have you supported Newcastle and what was your first game? Since the early 1970s. The first game I can remember being at was Malcolm Macdonald’s debut when Supermac was born with a 3-2 home win over Liverpool at St

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Ten Newcastle United Facts

As part of a new feature for the website this year we will bring you ten interesting facts about our opponents each time they visit the Liberty. We start with the first visitors to south Wales this term – Newcastle United 1. The club was founded in 1892 by the merging of two clubs –

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The JackCast

Each week, our editor Steven Carroll joins Lost Boyo Matt Harrison and The Swansea Way's Scott Mackay in a weekly podcast to disect all the latest goings on at the Liberty.

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