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Manchester United v Newcastle United – Match preview.

August 15th, 2010 | 55 Comments |

Old Trafford - Mission impossible?
Old Trafford - Mission impossible?
It will be a tale of two United’s on Monday evening as Newcastle return to top flight against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

The task couldn’t be anymore daunting to be honest as our record at Old Trafford is less than impressive, in fact the last time we managed a win there was in February 1972, before I was even born!

Most Newcastle fans are resigned to defeat before we even kick-off, which is not being negative and is more a positive reflection on just how illustrious our opponents are. Not many teams go to Manchester United and come away with anything, and that applies all the way through the league, from top to bottom, and whilst a point would be nice it will be the performance that most fans will be looking at. (more…)