Category Archives: Talking Manchester United

Youth will have to wait

Paul and Ash return this week discussing the prospect of United preferring to sign proven talent over believing in the current youth talent available. Also on the agenda is what the injuries to Smalling and Jones means to other fringe/youth players and to finish, a brief preview of West Brom game on Saturday.

Be sure to tweet the guys with your thoughts @PaulGardinerLP and @AshBoio.

Stamp-ford Bridge

In this weeks podcast Paul and Ash look back at the FA Cup Quarter Final match at Chelsea, discussing the performance, Marcos Rojo’s stamp, Ander Herrera’s red card, and United’s FA fine.

The guys also review and preview the matches against Rostov in the UEFA Europa League Last 16.

To end the show the guys discuss some of your Tweets to The United Stand.

Enjoy and be sure to give the guys your thoughts by commenting below or tweeting them directly: @PaulGardinerLP and @AshBoio.


In this weeks episode Paul and Ash review the EFL cup final triumph looking at both the positives and negatives including Zlatan’s outstanding performance and the vulnerabilities in United’s defence.

The guys discuss United defensive woes not just in the cup final but also in recent games, namely, St √Čtienne.

Speaking of Zlatan, they also discuss what his future may hold and whether or not it will be at United.

To finish the show the guys read out and discuss your tweets!

So be sure to tune in and express your views either in the comments below or tweeting the guys directly: @PaulGardinerLP and @AshBoio.

Should he stay or should he go?

In this weeks episode Paul and Ash look back at the Watford game, talking about the Martial, Mkhitaryan and Mata combination as well as Paul Pogba’s “mature” performance.

The guys also discuss the futures of both Anthony Martial – due to his inconsistent form – and Marcus Rashford – after rumours of him being unhappy and the prospect of both Ibrahimovic and potentially Antoine Griezmann keeping him out of the team.

The guys also respond to tweets from you, the listener, including topics such as ‘Who drops out of the team if Greizmann arrives’, ‘Which current youth player deserves a call up to the first team’ and ‘which player or players should we say goodbye to in the summer’.

Be sure to tune in! You can comment below or tweet the guys with your thoughts: @PaulGardinerLP and @Ashboio.

Squeaky bum time!

This week Paul and Ash look back at the weeks results against Hull and Leicester; they discuss how United are within touching distance of the top 4 but how a place in the Champions League is far from granted; which youth squad players could become United greats; who Mourinho’s best signing has been; Mkhitaryan’s importance in the top 4 race; whether or not they think Martial will succeed at United and they also discuss some of your tweets so be sure to tune in!

A week of auditions

Paul and Ash review the games against Hull and Wigan while looking at the performances of particular players such as Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw and Bastian Schweinsteiger.

The guys also discuss some of your tweets so be sure to download and listen!

All foreplay, no penetration

Paul and Ash look back at the Stoke game giving their thoughts on the performance and the team selection with special focus on the exclusion of Anthony Martial and the impact Rashford had when he was introduced.

The guys also discuss some of your tweets which include topics such as whether or not the United should bother keeping an eye on Memphis’ progress at Lyon; who in the current squad can fill the ‘Carrick-role’; Wayne Rooney’s “legend” status; fans being moved to make way for a new/extended disabled section at Old Trafford and they also tell one poor Twitter follower exactly why he doesn’t play for United!

To round it off, Paul and Ash briefly give their thoughts on the upcoming cup games against Hull and Wigan.

Let us know what you think of the podcast in the comments below!

The Surge Continues!

This week Paul and Ash are joined by United Stand regular Joey Tabor as the trio give their thoughts on the Liverpool game on Sunday. Pogba’s below-par performance and Rooney’s desperate attempt to find that record breaking goal are discussed as well as the dreaded long-ball tactic.

The guys also look ahead to the Stoke game on Saturday giving their expectations of both the performance and starting line-up. All three agree that all games are must-win games now in order to continue that surge on the top 4.

What did you think of this weeks podcast? Give us your thoughts in the comments section below!

This does not f****** slip!

This week Paul and Ash look back at the cup wins against against Reading and Hull and the contrast in performances, while discussing the upturn in Martial’s form and Rashford’s future as a number 9. The guys also give their views on the departure of Morgan Schneiderlin and the rumours surrouding Rose, Walker and Bakayoko. To finish the show Paul and Ash give their thoughts on how the Liverpool game might go and who they would like to see starting.

Did you enjoy this weeks show? Do you listen regularly? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.