Tag Archives: RVP

Why Carrick Deserves To Win PFA Award

… on the BBC Sport website they have listed the six players under the headline: “Carrick on Player of the Year list”. For United fans, the surprise wasn’t that Carrick is considered one of the best players in the league this season, because we get to see what a difference he makes to us week in […]

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PFA announce awards shortlists

Gareth Bale, Michael Carrick, Eden Hazard, Juan Mata, Luis Suarez and Robin van Persie have been nominated for the 2012-13 Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award. PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor has defended the presence of Liverpool striker Suarez on the six-man shortlist for the prestigious award, the winner of which will be […]

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Giroud: Arsenal miss RvP

The French striker missed the Gunners’ best chances in the stalemate with Everton as he continues to struggle to convince he will ever be the man to replace the Dutchman’s goals Fine margins define seasons less so than fine players, a point no better illustrated than by the moments that ultimately decided Tuesday’s thunderous encounter […]

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The Premier League’s forgotten marksman

In November, Robin Van Persie scored in Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Arsenal. It made headlines not just because he had found the net against his former club, but also because it meant he was one of two players to have scored against every single one of the 20 current Premier League teams. So who […]

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RvP – Who is Tchuna?

When Robin van Persie scored this weekend against WBA he revealed a message “RIP Tchuna. We Will Never Forget.” Twitter and other social media initially thought that Tchuna is the name of the Indian girl who died in Singapore after being gang-raped in Delhi (may she rest in peace). Her name has been circulated in […]

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Analysis: City vs United

Match Report: BBC. City 2 United 3 Robin van Persie’s injury-time winner sent Manchester United six points clear at the top of the Premier League after a stormy derby win against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. …Van Persie, who City manager Roberto Mancini admitted he wanted to sign before his £24m summer move from […]

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Preview: City vs United

Here at TKTG we take a look at the best articles leading up to the Manchester Derby on Sunday. Mind Games “Twenty-one in the last year, isn’t it?” the Manchester United manager asked. “If we were to get that number of penalty kicks there would be an inquiry in the House of Commons. There would […]

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Sir Bobby Charlton says José Mourinho would not suit Manchester United

He’s a good coach but that is as far as I would go, says Charlton, far from impressed by the Real manager’s antics. Coming from Charlton, who is a United director and ambassador and was a kingmaker in Ferguson’s appointment during 1986, his take on Mourinho is intriguing in a week that began with Ferguson […]

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Sir Alex continues to confounds the opposition and even his players

In continuation of our recent post regarding The Football Philosophy of Sir Alex Ferguson in the 2012/13 Season, we try to make sense of Fergie’s ever-evolving strategy which has launched Manchester United back up to the top of the Premier League table. Although United’s current position is a familiar sight, the way the wily Scot […]

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Match Report: Man United 4 – 2 Stoke City

TKTG takes a look at the best articles and analysis covering the Manchester United vs. Stoke City match which ended 4-2 in favour of the home side. Match Report:  Goal.com Wayne Rooney scored a double and an own goal as Manchester United bounced back after going behind early to register a 4-2 victory over Stoke […]

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