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Consistency the Key

Written on July 18, 2009 at 11:35 am, by

In the third installment building up to South Africa 2010, FootballUnited looks at the CONCACAF region’s traditional representatives USA and Mexico have dominated FIFA’s North Central America and Caribbean World Cup qualifying for almost 20 years. For so long there’s been a “+1” attached to the region’s three team invite to football’s biggest party. Costa Rica,Continue Reading

Ron moves from Manchester

Written on July 7, 2009 at 3:38 pm, by

It’s a done deal – Ron has moved from Manchester to Spain – see the video below, where he’s showing of his new kit. Ron was not heard to say “Shhesh, I’d had enough of the rain in Manchester, it was time to get some sunshine. And now I’m closer to Portugal I can nipContinue Reading

Toons worth £100 million?

Written on July 6, 2009 at 6:00 pm, by

the word is that there’s two offers at around £100 million for Newcastle United: is the club worth it?

Artist Ozil ends England dreams

Written on July 2, 2009 at 5:56 pm, by

For so long German football has been branded regimented, effective, and in some quarters damn right boring. This morning the country wakes up to the fact they are the current European champions at U17, U19 and U21 level. But for Fernando Torres and Spain last summer, it would have been an unprecedented quartet. If boredomContinue Reading

U21 Euro Final – it’s England : Germany

Written on June 25, 2009 at 6:12 pm, by

Follow FootballUnited’s Sam & Jonathon live on Monday for our Euro Under 21 Final coverage in the Fan’s Match Centre You can keep up with our men, and add your own comments & photos live to the twitter stream: – tag tweets & twitpics #U21 – tag Flicker photos U21-EMThe England-Sweden semi final was aContinue Reading

New Fixtures Spice Up The Summer

Written on June 19, 2009 at 4:29 pm, by

Football United has been monitoring the latest fixture news in the UK so let’s take a look at what is being said in the latest blog posts by the fans. (You will also see on the homepage that there is a feed of all the mentions of the fixture list from across Football United) MostContinue Reading

Transfer Based Gluttony

Written on June 18, 2009 at 10:24 pm, by

So, transfer window. It’s a time for football club and board rooms to basically get stupid. At least the big clubs anyway…all the smaller clubs just get scared. As a West Ham fan, I can certainly vouch for the latter! The crazy spending of Chelsea in previous years was replaced by Manchester City last summer.Continue Reading

Money (Part 1)

Written on June 16, 2009 at 11:53 am, by

This summer, West Ham sold to an Icelandic Bank…. Portsmouth looks set to be bought by Sulaiman al-Fahim… Newcastle United is for sale – price £100,000,000. You can bid on eBay, but the page is quite busy, so if you’re interested send an email to Newcastle United But here’s the bigger question – what’sContinue Reading

New beginnings for old favourites

Written on May 13, 2009 at 6:32 pm, by

In the second of a series of articles building up to South Africa 2010, FUtd runs the rule over the holders and their victim.   There couldn’t be a more appropriate adage than ‘out with the old, in with the new’ when analysing France and Italy post-Euro 2008 disappointment. It is the former, who sufferedContinue Reading

Too much, too young?

Written on May 7, 2009 at 3:46 pm, by

Last summer Thiago Neves was talked about across Europe as the summer transfer target. The young winger was earning rave reviews in Brazil with Fluminense and looked destined to follow in the footsteps of many of his countrymen who have graced Europe’s stadiums. Germany won the race, with Hamburg signing Neves to replace the RealContinue Reading