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The Manchester United FC podcast from the football writers at the Manchester Evening News featuring Samuel Luckhurst, Charlotte Duncker, Rich Fay, Tyrone Marshall and more.

Manchester Evening News


    • Oct 29, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 30m AVG DURATION
    • 251 EPISODES


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    Latest episodes from Manchester Is Red

    Questions still hang over Ole's head | Which candidates could replace Solskjaer | Tottenham preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 39:02

    Join Dan Murphy, Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they delve into the week's talking points at Old Trafford and preview Manchester United's visit to Tottenham Hotspur. Questions still surround United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following a turbulent week for the former player after last weekend's 5-0 home defeat to bitter rivals Liverpool. The panel consider who could be next at Old Trafford should Solskjaer be sacked before looking ahead to Saturday's game with Tottenham. Enjoy.

    Generational defeat at Old Trafford | If not Ole, who? | Can Solskjaer bounceback

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 31:18

    Samuel Luckhurst and Dom Booth join Steven Railston to look back on that defeat to Liverpool at Old Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's tenure at Manchester United is analysed following the defeat at the hands to the Reds and the panel debate where Man Utd could turn next. Who could possibly replace the Norwegian should he leave and what realistically should the fans be expecting from the side assembled.

    Atalanta comeback & Cristiano Ronaldo impact assessed ahead of Liverpool visit

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 28:46

    Rich Fay is joined by Samuel Luckhurst to discuss a week of two games for Manchester United. The Red Devils 3-2 comeback win over Atalanta is first up to be analysed as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side came from 2-0 down to win, prior to moving onto Liverpool's visit to Old Trafford. What should United be expecting against their arch rivals and how does Solskjaer go about toppling Jurgen Klopp - will Cristiano Ronaldo be able to play a staring role once more?

    Leicester City debacle, Harry Maguire horror return & questions asked of Ole once more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 29:11

    Steven Railston is joined by Samuel Luckhurst and Rich Fay to look back on United's 4-2 loss away to Leicester City. Harry Maguire poor showing on his return from injury is analysed having been involved in each of the Foxes' goals on his King Power return. Bruno Fernandes' concerning form is also addressed, whilst David de Gea is singled out for praise, before attention switches to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and how safe he is in the Old Trafford dugout. Enjoy.

    Leicester (a) preview | Harry Maguire's fitness | The return of Marcus Rashford

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 30:04


    Host Rich Fay is joined by Manchester United correspondents Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they preview the return of Premier League football with United's trip to The King Power Stadium to face Leicester City.


    Is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's job on the line as Manchester United prepare to return to action?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 25:50

    Host Steven Railston is joined by Manchester United writers Samuel Luckhurst and Rich Fay as they discuss the season so far, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's future and the return to action against Leicester this weekend.

    Manchester United 1-1 Everton | What's going wrong for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 27:05

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writers Steven Railston and Tyrone Marshall as they look back on the weekend draw with Everton at Old Trafford and all the key talking points from it.

    Solskjaer faces job scrutiny after United defeat to Aston Villa | Midfield changes needed for Villarreal

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 28:17

    Dominic Booth is joined by Samuel Luckhurst and Rich Fay to discuss Manchester United's defeat to Aston Villa, as well as look ahead to the European clash with Villareal.

    West Ham 1-2 Manchester United | Jesse Lingard returns to haunt his former club at the London Stadium

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 35:52

    Manchester United writers Rich Fay and Samuel Luckhurst return to the discuss United's win over West Ham at the London Stadium and all of the talking points.

    Is this Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's biggest flaw as a manager?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 29:05

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look back on the midweek defeat to Young Boys in the Champions League.

    Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford: Previewing the return of a legend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 31:23

    Rich Fay is joined by Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall on the eve of Cristiano Ronaldo's return to the Theatre of Dreams.Saturday afternoon's opponents are Newcastle United, the first team that Ronaldo will face in United colours since his departure in 2009.Will he be able to write any more history in red? Well, that remains to be seen.

    How the deal to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Manchester United transpired

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 35:24

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by Manchester United writers Rich Fay and Samuel Luckhurst. On this episode they discuss Friday's events that led to the return of Cristiano Ronaldo, as well as reviewing the weekend victory over Wolves at Molineux.

    Assessing Manchester United's weak spot as they stumble to a draw with Southampton

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 29:09

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Steven Railston and Samuel Luckhurst as they reflect on Manchester United's weekend draw with Southampton.

    Why the best is still to come for Manchester United after opening day trouncing of Leeds

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 28:21

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall. On this episode the panel reflect on the opening day win over Leeds, Raphael Varane's unveiling, transfers and more.

    How Manchester United are gearing up for the Premier League opener against Leeds

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 27:48

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Tyrone Marshall and Samuel Luckhurst as they look ahead to Saturday's Premier League opener against Leeds United.

    Where Manchester United stand with less than two weeks to go until the new season begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 26:01

    Manchester United writers Rich Fay and Samuel Luckhurst return to discuss all the most recent talking points as the start of the new season draws closer.

    Manchester United's next priority as Raphael Varane's transfer draws closer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 29:51

    Manchester United writers Rich Fay and Samuel Luckhurst return to discuss United's activity in the summer transfer window so far.

    What we learned from Manchester United's pre-season opener against Derby County | Transfer latest on Sancho, Varane and Trippier

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 30:05

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look back on Manchester United's opening pre-season friendly against Derby County. The panel also discuss all the latest on transfers including Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Kieran Trippier.

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's reaction to the pre-season friendly win over Derby County

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 5:08

    The Manchester United manager spoke to members of the media after the 2-1 win over Derby County at Pride Park.

    Will Raphael Varane be next in through the door after Jadon Sancho?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 38:44

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they discuss Manchester United's transfer plans ahead of the start of pre-season.Receive our FREE 40-page souvenir guide ahead of the new season here: https://bit.ly/FreeMUFCGuide

    How Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw turned their Manchester United careers around to inspire England to European Championship final

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 23:05

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writer Tyrone Marshall as they look back on England's semi-final win over Denmark from a Manchester United perspective.

    The pros and cons from a Manchester United perspective at Euro 2020 - so far

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 31:39

    Host Rich Fay is joined by Samuel Luckhurst and Dominic Booth as they reflect on England's historic last 16 victory over Germany. The panel also discuss transfers, Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba and more.

    Manchester United players at Euro 2020 and the transfer exits we'll see this summer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 32:52

    After England's qualification into the knockout stages of Euro 2020, Rich Fay is joined by Samuel Luckhurst and Dominic Booth as they take a look at the Manchester United players representing the Three Lions at this summer's tournament. They also discuss the transfer exits from Old Trafford that we will see in the coming weeks.

    When you can expect Manchester United to make a move in the transfer window

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 33:40

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they discuss the pursuit of Jadon Sancho, Manchester United's opening day fixture against Leeds United in the Premier League, Euro 2020 and much more.

    Assessing Manchester United's summer priorities as the transfer window finally opens

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 34:08

    Host Ash Bahrami is joined by Manchester United correspondents Rich Fay and Dominic Booth as they evaluate United's summer priorities ahead of the 2021/22 season.The panel discuss the possibility of a deal for Jadon Sancho, Paul Pogba's contract conundrum, the appointment of a head of player development and to round off the episode with some Euro 2020 thoughts and predictions.

    Why it's essential Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United get it right this summer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 28:31

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Dominic Booth and Tyrone Marshall as they return to look ahead to a crucial summer ahead on and off the pitch for Manchester United. The writers discuss the upcoming European championships, transfer plans and much much more.

    Villarreal 1-1 Manchester United (11-10 on penalties) reaction | Solskjær's selection mistakes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 30:30

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by Manchester Evening News football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look back at the penalty heartbreak in the Europa League final. They discuss where Solskjær got his tactics wrong, why Dean Henderson should have replaced David De Gea in the shootout, and they rate United's season.

    Podcast from Gdańsk | Why Europa League triumph is pivotal for Manchester United | Solskjaer's summer transfer plans

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 26:33

    Chief Manchester United writer Samuel Luckhurst is joined by PA News' chief football writer Simon Peach as they look ahead to the Europa League final against Villarreal from Gdansk.

    Summing-up Manchester United's Premier League campaign as a whole

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 27:36

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by MEN football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they preview the final game of the Premier League campaign away to Wolves.

    The issues Manchester United need to address (on and off the pitch) this summer

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 31:53

    Manchester United writers Dominic Booth and Samuel Luckhurst reflect on the defeat to Liverpool and look ahead to Tuesday evening's penultimate league game of the season against Fulham.

    Manchester United 1-2 Leicester City reaction | Could Jadon Sancho finally move to United this summer?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 32:39

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they reflect on a makeshift Manchester United team's performance in the 2-1 defeat to Leicester City.

    Reaction to Manchester United reaching the Europa League final

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 35:31

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they reflect on the performances of the fringe players in the second-leg defeat to AS Roma. The panel also look at the final against Villarreal and the upcoming fixtures in the Premier League.

    The inside story of what unfolded at Old Trafford as anti-Glazer protest results in Liverpool postponement

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 37:26

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they reflect on the anti-Glazer protests on Sunday afternoon that resulted in Manchester United's fixture against Liverpool to be called off.

    Manchester United on the brink of another Europa League final after an emphatic first-leg win over Roma

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 32:33

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they reflect on Manchester United's first-leg win over Roma at Old Trafford.

    Why Manchester United fans were right to protest against the Glazers ownership

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 31:36

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look back on the events of the last week and preview the trip to Leeds.

    What Ed Woodward leaving Manchester United means for the ownership of the Glazers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 33:32

    Manchester United writers Rich Fay and Samuel Luckhurst return to recap the hectic turn of events over the last 48 hours. The club's withdrawal from the European Super League and the resignation of executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward are at the top of the agenda.

    Reaction to Manchester United's agreement to a breakaway European Super League

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 42:58

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they reflect on the big news of Manchester United's agreement to join a breakaway European Super League and what it means for football moving forward.

    Tottenham 1-3 Manchester United | Solskjær's parenting tips | Henderson v De Gea

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 27:59

    Dominic Booth is joined by Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look back on United's 3-1 victory against Spurs. They discuss the VAR controversy, Mourinho and Solskjær's parenting tips, and who should be Manchester United's number one.Dominic, Samuel, and Tyrone also preview the Europa League quarter final second leg fixture against Granada.

    Granada 0-2 Manchester United reaction | Is Edinson Cavani staying or going?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 28:47

    Host Rich Fay is joined by Samuel Luckhurst as they look back on the quarter-final first-leg win over Granada in the Europa League and all the reaction to it.

    Reaction to the win against Brighton | Is David de Gea's Manchester United career coming to an end?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 31:32

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by MEN football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look back on the weekend win over Brighton.

    Where Manchester United stand in the pursuit of Erling Haaland

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 36:46

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look ahead to the return of club football after the March international break.

    The Loan Report | How Manchester United's loanees are faring this season

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 33:51

    Manchester United writers Rich Fay and Dominic Booth return for a special edition of the Manchester Is Red podcast. On this episode, the writers review the Manchester United players out on loan and what the future may hold for them based on the season so far.

    Reaction to Manchester United's elimination from the FA Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 26:46

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writer Tyrone Marshall as they reflect on Manchester United's weekend defeat to Leicester City in the FA Cup.

    Paul Pogba returns to inspire Manchester United to victory over AC Milan

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 30:53

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look back on the second-leg win over AC Milan, the quarter-final draw against Granada and the new sponsorship deal ahead of next season.

    Reaction to the victory over West Ham | Why Manchester United have settled on Erling Haaland as their centre forward priority

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 26:40

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by chief Manchester United writer Samuel Luckhurst as they look back on the weekend win against West Ham, the writers also discuss Erling Haaland and the second-leg against AC Milan on Thursday night.

    Why Manchester United appointed John Murtough as football director and what it means for transfer plans

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 35:52

    Dominic Booth is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they reflect on the appointment of John Murtough as football director. The panel also look back on the Europa League Round of 16 first-leg draw against AC Milan and how they see the second-leg taking shape.

    What we learned from the win over Man City | Is Dean Henderson now here to stay as No. 1?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 31:45

    Host Dominic Booth is joined by MEN football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall. On this episode they look back on all of the talking points from the weekend victory over Man City, and look ahead to AC Milan.

    Are Manchester United repeating the same mistake again? | The Manchester derby preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 30:55

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Samuel Luckhurst and Tyrone Marshall as they look ahead to the Manchester derby this weekend.

    Post-match reaction to a dismal Manchester United display at Selhurst Park

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 4:55

    Manchester United correspondent Rich Fay gives his immediate reaction to the goalless draw at Selhurst Park.

    Chelsea 0-0 Manchester United | Analysing the refereeing debacle at Stamford Bridge | The wider issues in attack for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 26:02

    Host Rich Fay is joined by football writers Tyrone Marshall and Dominic Booth as they reflect on the weekend draw with Chelsea. The panel reflect on all of the major talking points and look ahead to the midweek fixture in the Premier League against Crystal Palace.

    Reaction to the Europa League Round of 16 draw against AC Milan and the potential return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 24:56

    Football writers Tyrone Marshall and Samuel Luckhurst react to the Round of 16 draw against AC Milan and look ahead to the weekend trip to Stamford Bridge.

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