Bye Bye Blackburn – A review of all teams Man United have played 2011/2012

In alphabetical order, a review of the teams United have played this season.

Aldershot Town

Two days after the 6-1 defeat to City, United played Aldershot Town. The timing of the game was a godsend bearing in mind what had happened 48 hours earlier. Any outside hope that Aldershot would have had by pulling a shock off were evaporated by the City result. League Cup or not, there was no way Sir Alex Ferguson was going to tolerate a defeat to Aldershot in the aftermath of the City match. Everything went alright on the night. Travelling United fans weren’t extorted on the ticket price, United won 3-0 without getting into third gear and 4,000 loyal, salt of the earth and local club supporting Aldershot fans went to their first and last match for ten years.

A mock up picture of Sir Alex Ferguson outside Aldershot’s Recreation Ground

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Lies, Damn Lies And Statistics. Manchester, 27th Of September 2011

Well what a night. A group of Basel fans marching down the Warwick road at 6 0’clock singing “we hate man u” and the United fans laughing as they went past. This was the start of an unexpectedly memorable night. Basle fans made an impressive noise in the ground just before kick off and the distress flair they lit provided colour to their central European fashion sense.

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