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The Circus that is Manchester United

6 days ago / 0 comments

Photo credit: (SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images) I remember when I was eleven years old and a friend of my father couldn’t attend Old Trafford on a cold night in January as Manchester United hosted Watford. Lucky for me, he lent us a pair of season tickets and I watched United cruise to … Read More

Pep Guardiola is building a dynasty on one half of Manchester; the other half can merely stand by and hark back to glories of the past

6 months ago / 0 comments

One moment, in Manchester City’s decisive 3-1 victory over Everton on Saturday evening, encapsulated – more than any other – what this seasons’ champions-in-waiting are all about. And what their neighbours are so distant from. A stray long ball from Wayne Rooney found itself at the feet of Ederson Moraes, … Read More

Manchester United are stuck in the past over women’s football

7 months ago / 0 comments

Manchester United are undoubtedly one of the biggest football clubs in the world, worth an estimated $2.23 billion and drawing support from across the globe. However, the club has been lagging behind its rivals on the subject of women’s football. As at the time of writing, Manchester United do not … Read More

Alexis Sanchez Nears Arsenal Exit

8 months ago / 0 comments

Manchester United are currently firm favourites for Alexis Sanchez’s signature, who looks as if his time at The Emirates is finally coming to an end this month. United are currently in discussions with Arsenal for a £30 million deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan reportedly going the other way. Sanchez, who has only … Read More

FA Cup round up – Big guns set for knockout clash

4 years ago / 0 comments

With the winners of these 5th round ties knowing they were only one game away from Wembley, there was a sense of real excitement, drama and tension in the 8 fixtures played over the weekend. The tie of the round was probably the Preston V Manchester United encounter at Deepdale, … Read More

Sport | Van Gaal named Manchester United manager

4 years ago / 0 comments

After weeks of speculation, Louis van Gaal has finally been revealed as the new manager of Manchester United. The Dutchman has signed a reported three year deal with the Red Devils and will take over from interim player-manager Ryan Giggs after completing his World Cup duties with Holland. If sacked … Read More

Sport | Who's next for Manchester United?

4 years ago / 0 comments

Some will say it was unfair and he should’ve been given more time, others may argue that it was about time; David Moyes’ tenure as Manchester United manager was unsuccessful no matter which side of the fence you fall down on. United fans, although in disagreement over the sacking of … Read More

Sport | Moyes was right to be sacked, and others need to go too

4 years ago / 0 comments

I’ve never understood non-United football fans’ obsession with the Red Devils; I certainly could never imagine obsessing over another team so much. Surely this only means that people aren’t getting enough satisfaction from supporting their own clubs? Perhaps it is unsurprising considering United are the most successful team in English … Read More

Sport | Chelsea rise in Europe as United fall

4 years ago / 0 comments

This week saw another scintillating round of Champions League football with the concluding ties of the quarter-final stage, leaving some intriguing prospects for the semis. Tuesday evening began with one of the two English hopes left for the competition, Chelsea, entertaining PSG at Stamford Bridge. Jose Mourinho’s men had the … Read More

Sport | Could Rooney's new deal be a positive for England?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Alarm bells rang when the news came through – for United fans and fans of the Premier League. When Wayne Rooney signed his £300,000 per week contract last Friday, analysts were quick to discuss the development from a negative perspective. Certainly, the significance of player power has rarely been more … Read More