Manchester United waved goodbye to 2012 in style, with a hard-fought 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, to finish the calendar year at the top of the Premier League. It’s safe to assume that 2012, or at least its first… Continue Reading
The concept of a “starting XI” is growing increasingly thin in modern football, as competitions take their toll and managers opt to rotate their players in a bid to have them fresh when it matters the most. Ask any fan… Continue Reading
For a club like Manchester United that has made of attacking football its trademark, and whose wingers and strikers of past and present are still revered by the crowd, Old Trafford has seen its turf graced by a number of… Continue Reading
Following Eden Hazard’s decision to join Chelsea, Manchester United and the French Ligue 1 have been linked again in the papers, with Wayne Rooney rumoured to be the target of a £120 million move by cash-loaded PSG.
We had left at Wembley on a balmy night in May, humbled and outclassed by Barcelona’s spider-web of exquisite passes and touches, we reunited with them at the same venue barely more than two months later, on a sunny August… Continue Reading
It was suppose to be a celebration, a joyous moment to forget 44 years of hurt and, more importantly, the entity responsible for that half a century of disappointment and bitterness.
One thing is for sure. At 6pm tomorrow Manchester will be awash with celebration, while in many pubs and homes some of its inhabitants will despair and wonder how it was possible for this to happen.
Actions, we are often told, speak louder than words. The ugly scenes that unfolded on Monday night at Ewood Park offered a kind of twisted backing to the statement as for the first time it became apparent how much inept… Continue Reading