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Premier League
Manchester United: Too many baby faces, too few assassins?
08:00 Wednesday 4th December 2019

As I write this, there’s an elephant in the room. Mauricio Pochettino is on the market. Impatient Manchester United fans raise their hands on social media, squealing, “Ooh! ooh!” like the teacher’s pet in fourth form.…

Premier League
Can Ziyech fill Manchester United's creative void?
17:01 Friday 8th November 2019

Manchester United have gone behind to Crystal Palace, West Ham, Newcastle and Bournemouth this season and failed to retrieve even one point from any of those games. Understandably, it's a real concern for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.…

Premier League
Why chance creation is going to cost Manchester United dearly
19:00 Friday 25th October 2019

Manchester United are a team in transition. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is going to need time, though that wasn't a luxury afforded to his predecessor. The Baby Faced Assassin made some astute summer signings, but the Norwegian is going to need…

Premier League
Is Solskjaer afraid to push all-in?
09:00 Monday 7th October 2019

In 22 previous attempts, Steve Bruce failed to defeat Manchester United. On the one hand, there’s a first time for everything. Even the Washington Generals won a few games against the Harlem Globetrotters. On the other hand, it’s…

Premier League
Why Manchester United are running a serious Angel Gomes risk
19:01 Thursday 26th September 2019

Angel Gomes was amongst the standouts during Manchester United's pre-season tour. Throughout the summer, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remained adamant that Gomes, and other youngsters, would get their chances to impress when the serious stuff started…

Premier League
Two solutions for Manchester United's right wing?
17:00 Saturday 21st September 2019

Ask yourself why Sir Alex Ferguson signed Robin van Persie. It wasn’t to stick it to Arsene Wenger. That was a bonus. No, he needed someone who could provide balance in the Manchester United attack. Always devastating down the left flank…

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
Forget the money; Does David de Gea deserve the Manchester United armband?
09:00 Wednesday 24th July 2019

Have you noticed the green and yellow is fading from your Manchester United-related Twitter feed? #MeToo. Like many hot-button issues, #GlazersOut was apparently built for a hundred-metre hurdle rather than a marathon. As the season nears,…

Premier League
Equal Time: Manchester United need a new right winger as Mason Greenwood isn't it
09:01 Thursday 18th July 2019

Manchester United have been using makeshift players on the wings for far too long. First, it was Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young who converted from wide-forwards to defensive wing-backs, now the club has a serious problem with forcing…

England National Team
6 Premier League free agents who are available this summer
09:00 Friday 7th June 2019

Domestic football takes a back-seat for a month or two, although the sport is a non-stop industry. Behind the scenes, clubs will be making plans in regards to how best to enhance their playing squad. Media speculation, gossip, rumours and sheer…

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…

European Football
Europe’s most sought-after free agents this summer
17:00 Thursday 23rd May 2019

Ever since the Bosman Ruling came into effect in 1995, players within the European Union have been allowed to leave a club for no fee once their contract has expired. Famous cases of this include Sol Campbell’s controversial switch from…

Premier League
Is Scott Mctominay Manchester United's hidden gem?
15:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

Since Manchester United's ill-fated first-leg loss to Barcelona, everything seems to have gone downhill. Perhaps their 4-0 bashing at the Nou Camp could have been predicted. When one takes a closer look at their hard-fought victory at Old…

Premier League
2012 Chelsea Champions League winners: Where are they now?
17:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Did time exist when a club other than Real Madrid or Barcelona won the Champions League? If you believe time goes back to 2012, it did. Against all odds, Chelsea pulled off a spectacular heist at the Allianz Arena against Bayern Munich.…

Premier League
Ander Herrera's free transfer proves Ed Woodward a slow learner
09:00 Friday 19th April 2019

All is not well at Manchester United. In disarray after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s dream was cut short, behind-the-scenes problems are becoming unavoidable. The manager maintains an upbeat attitude but smiling isn't enough to stop…