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Eric Bailly's resurgence gives Solskjaer one less headache
19:00 Friday 6th March 2020

Eric Bertrand Bailly has played just three football games this term. The Ivorian would suffer major injury in pre-season which completely derailed his 2019 calendar year. The centre-half would play just one Premier League 2 game before…

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How far can Manchester United go with three-man defence?
08:01 Sunday 1st March 2020

Manchester United's recent winning streak continued with a 5-0 thrashing handed to Club Brugge. The vctory confirmed United's place in the Europa League Round of 16. The Red Devils were last beaten in January. Following that 0-2 loss…

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Roy Keane doesn't want to hear about sacking Solskjaer
12:00 Friday 28th February 2020

As a studio analyst, Roy Keane’s bullshit metre is more finely calibrated than Lewis Hamilton’s Ferrari. Among other benefits, the Irishman’s early warning system doesn’t allow Jamie Carragher to get a word in edgewise.…

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Is the Premier League turning VAR into WWE?
08:00 Wednesday 19th February 2020

Every major sport on the planet uses some form of video review to support match officials. Only in the Premier League does it fail so woefully. That isn't the system’s fault. Rather, it’s the people who implement it. The debate…

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Has Brandon Williams done enough to replace Luke Shaw?
09:01 Wednesday 12th February 2020

At the season's start, Manchester United fans believed their defensive line was finally complete. With Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka introduced to intermingle with Luke Shaw and Victor Lindelof, the Red Devils appeared to be set.…

Premier League
Should a fit Eric Bailly start for Manchester United?
12:31 Sunday 9th February 2020

In the summer of 2018 Manchester United's former boss, Jose Mourinho, was desperate for a centre-back signing. Reports that the powers that be vetoed the request outraged supporters. The £60million+ the self-proclaimed Special…

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Like Manchester United supporters, Harry Maguire unimpressed with Tranmere victory
17:01 Monday 27th January 2020

If I wasn’t streaming the FA Cup match from Prenton Park in high definition on a personal computer, I might have believed it was the 1970s or 80s. The pitch was that horrible. On a bright, sunny afternoon, alternate furrows of grass and…

Premier League
Has John Stones failed Manchester City?
11:06 Saturday 25th January 2020

Pep Guardiola lavished praise on Aymeric Laporte after the Frenchman returned from a long layoff to help Manchester City secure a valuable 1-0 win against Sheffield United. The Catalan manager labelled the defender the best left-sided centre-back…

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Is Manchester United captaincy Harry Maguire's blessing or curse?
12:00 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Predictable as it was, handing Harry Maguire the Manchester United captaincy polarised reactions. While a certain section of fans were pleased, others weren’t happy due to his quiet persona and relative inexperience. It should still be…

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How will Wilfred Ndidi’s injury affect Leicester City?
09:01 Thursday 16th January 2020

Leicester City wasn't expected to be in the conversation for Champions League qualification this season. Brendan Rodgers took over a mid-table team in need of new inspiration to climb up the table. Several changes in the…

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Does Manchester City need Caglar Soyuncu?
08:02 Thursday 2nd January 2020

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City stepped into the current campaign with high hopes. The club dominated English football last term, winning an unprecedented domestic treble. But it was not just about the trophies. The team played some scintillating…

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Top four suddenly in sight for Manchester United
12:01 Monday 30th December 2019

As a Manchester United fan, I never thought I'd see the day where I'd happily root for Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal to all win... Well yesterday, that's exactly what I found myself doing. With the Red Devils winning 2-0…

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One year on, have Manchester United improved under Solskjaer?
08:01 Friday 20th December 2019

Wednesday’s EFL Cup match against Colchester United ushered in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s second year in charge at Old Trafford. His squad marked the occasion with a 3-0 victory over the mid-table League 2 outfit. The Love-United-Hate-Glazers…

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Is Daniel James Manchester United's signing of the season?
09:00 Monday 4th November 2019

Despite not scoring since Manchester United's fourth game in 2018/19, Daniel James remains among the few positives for Manchester United. In the past fortnight, he's contributed three crucial assists, setting up Marcus Rashford for…

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Scott McTominay reaping rewards from Solskjaer at Manchester United
19:00 Monday 28th October 2019

This term, Manchester United have had (more than justified) criticism heading in their direction. The Red Devils drubbed Chelsea 4-0 on opening day, though since then, things for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer went downhill quicker than an Olympic skier. …