Paul Ansorge


Paul is a Manchester United fan and the co-host of the Rant Cast, a long running and reasonably well liked United podcast. As well as uMAXit, Paul writes for Bleacher Report, United Rant and the Republic of Mancunia. He is of the factually correct opinion that Eric Cantona is the greatest footballer in history—there may have been others who were better at football, but hey, what's football in the grand scheme of things. He also finds writing about himself in the third person unsettling.
  • Manchester United Seek Familiar League Cup Starting Point

    League Cup fever is sweeping the nation! Well, okay, perhaps that is a bit of an overstatement, but for Southampton this weekend offers a rare shot at silverware. And for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, it is a chance to make definitive the notion that this team is building towards something. ...

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  • Manchester United Are Into Something Good

    Stalwarts of the mid-60s British Invasion scene, pop-combo Herman's Hermits' connections with Manchester United run deep. Former lead singer Peter Noone was once a programme seller at Old Trafford. Their song "It's Nice to Be Out in the Morning," from their seminal (ahem) 1968 album "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter," features references to George Best, Bobby Charlton and Denis Law. After Noone left the band, guitarist Frank Renshaw joined. Renshaw went on to write the lyrics for United's incredibly run-of-the-mill 1983 FA Cup final song, "Glory, Glory Man United." ...

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  • Is Arsenal Fan TV Actually… Good?

    Arsenal Fan TV has been in the news a lot, because the world is sort of ridiculous now, and there's too much time and not enough news—or at least not enough news that people can face paying attention to without having to consider the unfolding disaster of the big picture. The general tone of the conversation is that it is an embarrassment to the club, a cartoonish side-show which is more enjoyed by rival fans than by the people it was ostensibly set up for. ...

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  • Manchester United’s Beautiful Eric Bailly Already Blossoming

    After Manchester United beat Watford 2-0 on Saturday, Jose Mourinho spoke about the Red Devils' "beautiful" football in the first half. ...

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  • Ander Herrera Beginning To Flower At Manchester United

    Ander Herrera is in the news at Manchester United. When asked about his contract situation—his current deal expires in 2019—Manchester Evening News report that he said "I have nothing to talk about. Of course, if they want to talk with me, I will be very happy to do that. But so far, nothing." ...

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