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Scott Patterson started The Republik of Mancunia blog in 2006 and continues to run the site today. He is a freelance writer for publications such as ESPN and FourFourTwo, and is based in Manchester, England.

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Young continues to impress in unfamiliar role as Manchester United chase down Manchester City

Manchester United fans were hoping this would be the season when Luke Shaw emerged as the best left-back in the Premier League. In the month before h...

Romelu Lukaku, Jose Mourinho

Why the return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic could help Romelu Lukaku rediscover his form

Romelu Lukaku made a fantastic start to life at Manchester United. With some doubting his ability to make the step up from Everton - where he benefite...

Romelu Lukaku

Who should be Manchester United's penalty taker going forward?

It’s rare that a team is awarded two penalties in one game, but that’s exactly what happened during Manchester United’s 2-0 win over...

Jose Mourinho

Mourinho is right to question Manchester United players' commitment - but he is responsible too

Manchester United lost their first game of the season on Saturday, as a lacklustre performance and two defensive errors saw Huddersfield win 2-1. The...

Marcus Rashford

Rashford's rise shows Manchester United are still experts at developing youth

Manchester United beat Benfica 1-0 in what was a surprisingly straightforward away game in the Champions League on Wednesday. While only one goal -&nb...

Mourinho has the chance to raise his status at Man Utd by beating Liverpool at Anfield

One of the most difficult games for Manchester United during Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign was playing Liverpool at Anfield. The team who Fe...