Back to the roundup of the day where we go around feeding off scraps from newspapers and rags alike. Although we avoid the rags. (even though we secretly like some of them… you know, guilty pleasures)
Anyway, here are the some of the news stories of the day…
Apologize for the lack of activity the last day and a half from the promised third part of the season review series. Was busy apartment shifting. Anyway, now that I am well settled in my new abode with a coffee by the side and a laptop in front let me quickly get this review series done with once and for all.
Today we will take a look at our vast array of attacking talent that made the big difference to our season. We will take a look at our wingers, both the good and the bad ones, and our strikers. We will also dwell a bit on our team play, formations and players we may have skipped earlier.
Good morning people, depending on where you are. Another day to get by, but I assure you, there is at least one piece of news worth talking about for a United fan. Other than that there wouldn’t be much coming your way today.
So here we go with our daily round up…
While my superstitious self can now almost safely assume that Owen Hargreaves is indeed coming over to Old Trafford, some bookies have already gone to the extent of putting odds of him becoming the player of the season 2007/08 at 50/1.
The question however, is how he will feature in the team next season.
We have been rather quiet on the news front. You can’t really blame us for that. We can talk about only what is reported in the media. Although if you do in fact get to know something fresh and hot worth talking about you could tip us off using the contact form provided. Make sure you let us know the source so that we’re sure if it is reasonably authentic. We’ll gladly report that bit of news giving you due credit.
But as things stand now, here’s the little that’s come up over the last couple of days.
This is in continuation of our series (not yet decided on the number of parts in it) where we review the 2006-07 season and players’ performance. Good to see your responses for the first part. I do admit, Wes Brown somehow slipped my fingers although it was in my mind. Anyway I added my view on his performance in Part I. Do read it and get back to this.
Today we will be taking a look at the midfield. The center of the park, also dubbed the ‘Engine room’. While we will be taking a look at our central midfielders, we’ll review our wingers along with the strikers in the next part, so hang on.
Now that the season is truly over from both the domestic and European perspective for all English clubs, it is a time worth spending on taking a look at the season gone by. Yes, before that, a mention about the Champions’ League final where Milan beat Liverpool 2-1, although to be fair, the scoreline flattered the Rossoneri. The Scousers would have had every right to kick themselves for not taking the opportunity to beat a below-par Milan team. Anyway, we are not complaining. The last thing you want to hear is some drunk Scouser screaming about winning it for the 6th time through the night.
Back to the post, this is the first of a three part series, (oh wait, it could also be extended to four or five depending on what I feel might have gotten left out in the three parts), on our 2006-07 season where we take a look at the performance of our team, players and how they fared in general. So in addition to my opinions, I will also be objective about their performances by rating them on a scale of 10. So kindly grant me that luxury.
Another contribution from an old Soccerlens reader, this time it’s Karl.
Dear Sir Alex Fergusonâ€¦
(Iâ€™m hoping that you run a Google search on you name and come across this letter).
Thank you for this wonderful 2006/2007 season of football that you made possible for so many of us. Many people wrote this team off in the beginning of this season. Yet, You Believed! Your belief made the team achieve the most impossible and un-thinkable. You brought back pride to Old Trafford once again. I now once again enter bars proudly with my AIG replica shirt (not that I were ever really ashamed, I now just walk a bit more proud). Thank you!