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The Media’s Proposed 2017/18 Manchester United XI

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Manchester United haven’t even played their last league game or determined whether or not they will lift the Europa League trophy and head back into the Champion’s League next season but the rumours have already started as to who will be leaving Old Trafford and who will be taking their place – if the media had their way; this would ... Read More »

Could Manchester United be fined for Palace game?

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

We all remember Mick McCarthy weakening his Wolverhampton Wanderers side for their visit to Old Trafford in 2010 as the stubborn manager boldly claimed he would be happy to make 10 changes again that season – we all knew he wanted to rest key players against an in-form Manchester United side who were heavy favourites to win on home soil. Read More »

The unbeaten run is finally over for Manchester United

Manchester United

And the award for the most pointless unbeaten run goes to…Manchester United. Only in England could a team be 7th, go on a 25 match unbeaten run and still be 5th when it ends. If you look at United’s record in this run, it’s clear where the issue is: attack.  Read More »

Jack Butland – The return of a quality English goalkeeper

Many of us are aware that some Premier League clubs have gems of goalkeepers. But it is not often you see English keepers at the very highest level. Goalkeepers like Jack Butland, Tom Heaton, Jordan Pickford, Fraser Forster and Ben Foster, however, have raised expectations with some great individual performances. Read More »

Mourinho Must Sell Before He Buys

Kristian Webb suggests a raft of players Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho must sell before buying in the summer window.

Manchester United’s failings this season have almost been outweighed by its successes but the balance still swings disappointment’s way. Jose Mourinho has stated his intent to re-shape his squad this summer. Yet, every question posed to him is framed around acquisitions rather than departures. The truth is Mourinho must sell before buying. Read More »

Remembering Manchester United’s most underrated team – the 2007/08 double winners

Manchester United have had some truly wonderful football teams over the years, with Sir Matt Busby’s Babes and Sir Alex Ferguson’s treble winners right at the forefront of everybody’s mind. However, I think that one of the true great Red Devils teams often goes unnoticed; the 2007/08 double winners. Read More »

Aleksandar Mitrovic must grasp golden opportunity to prove his worth

Following the news that Newcastle United’s top goalscorer Dwight Gayle is likely to miss up to a month of action after suffering a recurrence of his troublesome hamstring injury during Monday night’s 2-0 victory over Aston Villa, tempestuous Serbian live wire Aleksandar Mitrovic looks set to spearhead the Magpies’ attack going into a season-defining run of fixtures against the club’s ... Read More »

Should Wayne Rooney and Manchester United part ways?

We are all aware that the future of Wayne Rooney at Manchester United is up in the air. The rumors are heating up in the media linking him to the Chinese Super League. But the question is – is it good for him? Is it good for Manchester United? Or is there still something to do for the club and ... Read More »

Should Manchester United sell Wayne Rooney this coming summer?

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney etched himself into Manchester United history just a couple of weeks ago, as he became the Red Devils’ all-time top goal scorer. The 31-year-old’s form has deteriorated drastically recently, but should the club let him leave the North West this summer? Read More »

A new test for Bojan in the Bundesliga

In January there were major talks of a move for Spanish attacking midfielder Bojan Krkic from Stoke City. Being linked with numerous clubs in Spain and heavily linked with Middlesbrough. Read More »

My Trip to Elland Road

Chris Wood

Having experienced the fruits of live EFL football at the City Ground, I’ve felt compelled to visit more football stadia. Given that my significant other supports Leeds United, I felt it would be fitting to visit Elland Road. Read More »

The Leeds Ladies story – Part 2

When Massimo Cellino decided that Women’s league football was not part of the plan for Leeds United Football Club he cut the team loose. They could not play under the name or the badge. They could not be part of The Leeds United Foundation (LUFC’s charity arm of the club) and they could not have access to their training facilities, ... Read More »

5 Chelsea Youngsters who never lived up to the hype

The Premier League club with the most number of potential youngsters who might never play for their parent club is Chelsea. The Blues sent out a staggering 38 players out on loan this season – many of these players came in with a lot of hype, but found it impossible to break into the Chelsea first-team. Read More »

The return of Bastian Schweinsteiger? The story so far

Schweinsteiger

As a general rule, as far as I can remember, Germans are notoriously ineffective in the Premier League. With the exception of the mercurial Jurgen Klinsmann, there’s just something about the way the Germans play football that doesn’t work in England’s top flight. My case in point? Bastian Schweinsteiger. Read More »

Is FIFA’s Offensive Imagery Rule Being Enforced or Ignored?

FIFA have received a lot of bad press over the last few years, that’s no great secret, but the rumours that are circulating about some of the organisations ludicrous rulings are starting to cause a lot of swearing in my local Sky Sports pub – don’t believe everything you read but this one really got us going. Read More »

Leeds Ladies: A small club with a huge name.

Leeds Ladies are the team which was borne from the ashes which Leeds United Chairman Massimo Cellino left behind after dissolving Leeds United Ladies. Read More »

Manchester United: The latest transfer talk – who’s on their way out?

For the early part of this transfer window, two players have been highlighted as ‘surplus to requirements’. Both players were bought in the summer of 2015 for a combined fee of £58m and have suddenly been cast to the side for no apparent reason. Where did it go wrong for this duo who arrived with so much promise? Read More »

Who is Manchester United target Victor Lindelof?

Manchester United are being heavily linked with a January move for a relatively unknown 22-year old Swedish Centre-Back called Victor Lindelof, who’s currently plying his trade in the top tier of Portuguese football with Benfica. Read More »

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