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Can a ‘number two’ make the successful transition to Manager?

After leading Leicester City to two wins in a row, scoring six goals in the process, Craig Shakespeare has done his hopes of becoming the next permanent manager no harm at all. However just how easy will it be for a man who previously was the assistant to Nigel Pearson and Claudio Ranieri to make the step up into the ... Read More »

Manchester United Need Something Special From The Special One

In life, it’s a well-known fact that all good things must come to an end. In the sporting arena, the same rule applies, for example, the dominance of tennis star Pete Sampras came to an end and he, just like the rest of the tennis world, had to watch as Swiss tennis player Roger Federer would go on to dominate ... Read More »

Michael Carrick: A Manchester United legend but unloved by England

If moving to one of the “big clubs” is supposed to guarantee you recognition on the international stage, then Michael Carrick may well look back on his England career with a mixture of disappointment and confusion. Read More »

Taking a closer look at the Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Tyrone Mings incident

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Over the weekend, Manchester United dropped a couple of needless points at Old Trafford. The Red Devils looked to be cruising at 1-0 up, but credit to AFC Bournemouth who didn’t give in. Eventually, they ground out a well-deserved draw, but the game was marred by a couple of nasty off the ball incidents. Read More »

Big clubs that appear to have shrunk in stature

Some football clubs cannot get past the concept of being a so-called ‘big club’, despite their total reliance on past glories to support this claim. This has led to all manner of problems for numerous clubs simply because they won’t admit their best days are behind them and they must rebuild their reputations to recapture the glory. Read More »

Renato Sanches’ career is dying a natural death at Bayern

Have we forgotten him already? This young man’s name was on the lips of almost every football analyst in the world during UEFA Euro 2016; sadly, his career is rotting away following a mega-money move to Bayern Munich. Read More »

Why have Manchester United struggled at Old Trafford this season?

Jose Mourinho hasn't been able to keep United from being a Premier League embarrassment.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho bemoaned his side’s inability to win at home on a regular basis after Saturday’s draw with AFC Bournemouth – their third in their last four league games at Old Trafford. Read More »

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