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MANCHESTER UTD V NEWCASTLE

The second of Sky's live matches on Sunday is from Old Trafford and to be honest, Newcastle may as well not bother turning up. The lack of summer signings has left Kevin Keegan with a threadbare squad even before the season starts and the prospect of going to United without Michael Owen leaves the Geordies looking helpless.

A Manchester United side missing both Rooney and Ronaldo won't pose the same threat as usual but they still have enough to comfortably see off Newcastle. The odds are designed to be prohibitve but there is only one possible outcome here so back the Red Devils to start with a victory.

By Reznikov

Oddschecker Prediction: Back Man Utd at 3/10 www.oddschecker.com




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Date:Friday August 15 2008

Time: 8:01PM

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Rooney will play
midlothian99
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15/08/2008 20:44:00

Will it be 6 againi wonder?
rooneyisgod
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15/08/2008 21:26:00

exactly, midlothian99 - fergie's said Rooney should play on Sunday, so how come they are still saying united will be without rooney??? Something to put on the team news, I guess!
Man utd champions
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16/08/2008 18:47:00

Come on United.............Newcastle that is.
Tiny T
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17/08/2008 16:34:00

Eat your words you cocky idiot. Love it when your diving, cheating bunch of crap foooks up
bseymour
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17/08/2008 20:05:00

odds my ass. u were lucky to get that cheap equaliser. but 1-1 was fair. eat ur words u muppets. howay the ladsss
Toon4LiFe
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17/08/2008 23:58:00

Toon4life, be fair. I agree with you that 1-1 was probably fair, but a "cheap" equaliser. After all, wasn't it a bit chancy Given saving with his forehead??? And to be honest, your goal had a lot to do with pooor marking by United. No sour grapes - you deserved your point, but so did we.
Man utd champions
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18/08/2008 13:24:00

Remember, Taylor was off getting treatment when your fortunate equalizer arrived, meaning you've not scored in open play against a full team in English competition this season. Is it Toons fault that your crap can't mark well at corners? Martins had two free headers from corners, it's not his fault your defence is crap.
bseymour
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19/08/2008 06:51:00

Yeah, our defence is REALLY REALLY bad, we conceded all of 22 goals in the league last season. Funny how everyone else conceded more. Oh, and should I just recall to mind the 11 goals we scored against you last season? That's half of the total goals we conceded ALL season.
Man utd champions
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19/08/2008 20:16:00

 

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