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England National Team
Is Gareth Southgate working with best possible England squad?
10:00 Thursday 6th June 2019

England take on the Netherlands tonight at the Estadio D. Afonso Henriques. Victory for the Three Lions in Guimaraes would secure a place in Sunday’s inaugural Uefa Nations League final, against hosts Portugal. Gareth Southgate announced…

Premier League
Does the 'young' Jesse Lingard have a future at Manchester United?
17:00 Sunday 26th May 2019

Suddenly, Manchester United Football Club finds themselves miles away from the best teams in Europe. Their decline has been a slow burner, although things came to a head in the 2018/19 campaign. The term best-used to describe the…

Premier League
It's time for Paul Pogba to put down his Manchester United burden
12:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

Paul Pogba craves attention. Being the golden boy standing in the spotlight, the showboat who thrills fans with his swagger is all he desires. Despite putting up the best attacking numbers the club has seen in several seasons, he's…

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…

Champions League
The hole in Lionel Messi's game
15:00 Thursday 11th April 2019

First, let me apologise to Erik ten Hag. I intended to write about the wonderful work he’s doing at Ajax today but Barcelona interfered. He’ll understand. Frenkie de Jong remains his player only until June and possibly Matthijs…

Premier League
Solskjaer proves Lukaku and Rashford can play together
15:00 Saturday 9th March 2019

In his initial days as Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer preferred a front three of Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford. They were mobile, direct and free-flowing. Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku could only…

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…

Premier League
How Jesse Lingard's absence hurts Manchester United
08:00 Tuesday 30th October 2018

Jose Mourinho played his last three Manchester United matches with a handicap. He couldn't call on Jesse Lingard to inject life into his attack. It's one of those problems that isn't immediately apparent but reveals itself…

Opinion
Jesse Lingard, Luke Shaw: Manchester United must keep the youth movement alive
15:00 Monday 29th October 2018

Prior to the season's start of the season, many expected Luke Shaw and Anthony Martial to exit Old Trafford due to their perceived relationships with Jose Mourinho. Events since prove you can't always believe what you read. [Trust…

Premier League
Don't expect Mourinho to spend his borrowed time well
15:00 Sunday 7th October 2018

Does it seem contradictory to say Jose Mourinho's the wrong manager for Manchester United but it’s not his fault? If you believe he was never the right man for the job, it doesn’t. I know what his supporters will say; I’ve…

Premier League
Equal time: Marcus Rashford must specialise or risk wasting talent
08:00 Saturday 15th September 2018

When Jose Mourinho walked through Carrington on his first day, he knew he had to deliver on two key fronts. Returning Manchester United to the top headed the list, scrawled in bold, block caps. But continuing to trial and promote…

World Cup
The World Cup was good to Jose Mourinho
08:30 Thursday 12th July 2018

Whether from the comfort of his Moscow hotel suite or the confines of the RT studio where he is serving as a guest pundit for the World Cup, one might well forgive Jose Mourinho for smiling to himself as the tournament draws to a…

World Cup
Is Gareth Southgate too predictable to halt Croatia?
09:30 Tuesday 10th July 2018

Gareth Southgate has done more than inspire his players. He has started a revolution. I have no idea how long it will last, however. For the first time in this tournament, Southgate and England will face a real test when they take the pitch…

World Cup
England are through Group G; Can Three Lions roar in knockout rounds?
09:30 Friday 29th June 2018

England, for all the quality within their ranks, have been consistent underachievers on the international stage. Despite thi though, there is a surge in belief across the country. The Three Lions are finally starting to justify their…