FA Cup Third Round Weekend 3: Manchester United 1-0 Liverpool


Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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4 Responses

  1. TeeEmm says:

    How can Man U complete a domestic treble when they’re already out of the Carling Cup? Unless you’re counting the Community Shield?

  2. admin says:

    Quite right, TM. I have added a superfluous word in there in error which I will remove presently.

  3. RicardoRed says:

    Though of course if you consider the Champion’s league, the treble is still a possibility (though highly unlikely). It is a strange season indeed. No team looks truly like a championship winning side, but such is the current lack of consistent quality at the top, in comparison to recent years, it’ll only take one team to “click”, for them to seriously challenge. United may not be beaten, but it’s not unreasonable that to think they’ll keep dropping points away from home, offering the opportunity for the chasing pack to put on a run of results to close the gap.
    Liverpool today could have got something until Gerrard got himself sent off. Stupid tackle.

  1. January 10, 2011

    […] FA Cup Third Round Weekend 3: Manchester United 1-0 Liverpool “If there is one thing that the last few weeks of Roy Hodgson’s time in charge of Liverpool Football Club became notable for, it was the mass of contradiction that enveloped it. Hodgson was the wrong man for the job at the wrong time, but the hysteria that seemed to engulf the club as the team failed to find any consistency (they neither lost nor won more than two successive matches under his stewardship) ensured that rational discussion was, broadly speaking, the first casualty of the debate that ensued. By the time of Hodgson’s inevitable sacking (and let’s not start chasing down the the alley of that most misleading of football clichés, ‘by mutual consent’, here), it was reaching the level of something approaching collective psychosis amongst Liverpool supporters.” twohundredpercent […]

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