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6 Reasons for Manchester United to Be Optimistic for 2013

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6 Reasons for Manchester United to Be Optimistic for 2013
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After spluttering into the Christmas period with a stuttering draw at Swansea City and a narrow last-minute win at home against Newcastle United, Manchester United have laid down their marker for 2013 with convincing victories against West Brom and Wigan.

Perhaps more significantly, the two wins came with no goals conceded, a fact that will have pleased Sir Alex Ferguson, who was beginning to despair at United’s preponderance for giving teams a goal start before reaching top gear.

I outline below what I consider to be six encouraging signs from their festive encounters.

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