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Premier League
Should Solskjaer switch the Manchester United midfield to a double-pivot?
18:01 Tuesday 17th September 2019

It was a disappointing start to the season for Manchester United - before the encounter against Leicester City on Saturday. The Foxes are on the rise under new boss Brendan Rodgers. Having started the campaign on a strong note themselves,…

Premier League
Are Premier League match officials undermining VAR?
17:01 Sunday 25th August 2019

The problem with VAR is not that it erodes the human element in football. It’s that it leaves it in place. VAR stands for video assistant referee, not assisted review. It’s a person watching a monitor to make a decision. Instances…

Premier League
Martial, Rashford exemplify Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United
09:02 Thursday 22nd August 2019

When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over from Jose Mourinho as Manchester United manager, an initially ferocious attacking unit began to fizzle out towards the season's end. Over the summer, the Baby Faced Assassin has modified that system,…

France
Does signing Wissam Ben Yedder mean AS Monaco are ready to challenge in Ligue 1?
17:00 Saturday 17th August 2019

AS Monaco remains a team in transition. After enduring an unexpected relegation dogfight last term, the principality club aims to return to reckoning in Ligue 1. Being a selling side certainly has its consequences. That accounts for why…

Premier League
Lampard stung by transfer ban at Old Trafford
09:00 Monday 12th August 2019

The Premier League’s Matchday One is in the books and there are several things to take away from it even though judging a full season based on one round is foolhardy. You can be certain some teams were ready for the season while others…

Transfers
Call me crazy but Manchester United can use Mandzukic
08:02 Friday 2nd August 2019

The Romelu Lukaku saga is as hot and uncomfortable as a 35º day at Glastonbury. Manchester United fans are excited by the billing, sweat the transfer then dehydrate when nothing comes of it. First, he was off to Inter with Ivan Perisic…

Premier League
5 budding stars making their Premier League case
08:00 Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Pre-season traditionally is a time to develop match fitness and work on tactics ahead of the new campaign. It's also a chance for new signings to bed in and academy players to press their case. A few do enough to stick with the first team.…

Premier League
Are Neymar, Gareth Bale, aces up Ed Woodward's #GlazersOut sleeve?
09:00 Monday 1st July 2019

The #GlazersOut movement continues to rage on social media. Its main points are that the American owners take too much money out of the club and put nothing back. Millions are spent on servicing debt and remunerating a board whose group picture…

Managerial News
Imagining the Jose Mourinho testimonial
08:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

I ate Chinese last night. The fortune cookie spooked me. Ability will enable a man to get to the top but character will keep him from falling. How did they know I was planning to write about Jose Mourinho? The Special One is finding it difficult…

Premier League
Should Manchester United move for Antoine Griezmann?
15:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Antoine Griezmann is no stranger to flirting with other clubs. Two years ago, he was expected to leave Atletico Madrid. The Frenchman confessed there was a 6 in 10 chance he was going to Manchester United. Atleti beat the odds. Last year, the…

Premier League
Is Manchester United's Anthony Martial really that lazy?
15:00 Thursday 2nd May 2019

As you'd imagine, after two wins in ten the fan furore at Manchester United is real. Old Trafford supporters are searching every nook and cranny to find those responsible. After the Red Devils' 1-1 draw with Chelsea, it was Anthony…

Premier League
Manchester United no longer on the right side of history
08:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

Manchester United are the Premier League’s Jeremy Corbyn. They don’t ignore anti-Semitism or have ties to terrorist organizations and sympathizers. Nevertheless, the Red Devils lean too far to the left and, while they shouldn’t…

Premier League
Has Anthony Martial improved since joining Manchester United?
09:00 Sunday 21st April 2019

'Welcome to Manchester United, Anthony Martial!' Martin Tyler screamed as the then-teenager scored an outstanding solo goal on debut against Liverpool. A strike that would win the match no less. The Red Devils had done it again and…

Premier League
PSG defeat exposes Manchester United
09:00 Monday 18th February 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s high-flying Manchester United fell to earth on a cold Tuesday night. The Red Devils received a stern reality check from Paris Saint-Germain. Despite missing Neymar and Edinson Cavani, the Ligue 1 leaders outwitted…

Premier League
Key Manchester United injuries could potentially end their season
17:00 Sunday 17th February 2019

Just a little under a week ago, Manchester United were in dreamland. With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the wheel, the Red Devils were looking invincible. They'd moved up the Premier League table while progressing in the FA Cup; knocking out…