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Premier League
Could Mourinho ever play against type?
08:00 Tuesday 9th October 2018

This is an exercise in futility. When Jose Mourinho reviews the final 20 minutes from the Newcastle match, he won’t think maybe, just maybe, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola are onto something and he has the talent in-house to experiment…

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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
Mourinho and the art of wielding trust as a management tool
17:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

Consensus decrees managing an elite club’s a different kettle of fish. Why? The answer’s simple. Competition’s about proving yourself. Are you better than the rest? Players and clubs must always ask the question then seek…

Premier League
Luke Shaw and Jose Mourinho: A relationship on the mend?
17:00 Thursday 6th September 2018

Jose Mourinho. A tough, self-centred manager who has often been labelled a bully. That definition was certainly ringing true last year, as the Portuguese publicly berated Luke Shaw amongst others. Fast-forward a few months, that tough-love…

Premier League
Jose Mourinho, the fans' manager
08:00 Wednesday 29th August 2018

Goals win games; defence wins titles. It’s a mantra held high as the ultimate truth in all team sports. Goals might be changed to touchdowns or hitting, defence to pitching. Nevertheless, the best teams know how to stop their opponent’s…

Premier League
Why it's time for Jose Mourinho to give Luke Shaw his full backing
15:00 Tuesday 14th August 2018

Manchester United fans have been high on Luke Shaw from the get-go. Signed as a teenager, the young left-back made a glittering start to his Old Trafford career. However, injuries aplenty followed, as did a certain Jose Mourinho. The pair brought…

Premier League
Premier League preview: Is Manchester United in disarray or just disrespected?
09:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

Manchester United Football Club achieved a second-placed finish in the 2017/18 campaign; their highest position post-Sir Alex Ferguson. That said, Jose Mourinho's Red Devils eventually finished some nineteen-points off the pace. That gap…

Premier League
Has Jose Mourinho caught Arsense Wenger's lost boy syndrome?
15:00 Monday 30th July 2018

JM Barrie, the Victorian-era Scottish writer who gave us Peter Pan, was a cricket fan. Even so, his Neverland dynamic is not unlike a football club. Captain Hook is the tough, grizzled manager too likely to argue about added time. Naturally,…

Transfers
Mourinho’s scouting mission could turn out to be a masterstroke
09:00 Tuesday 5th June 2018

After a season that promised so much but ultimately ended in disappointment, many Manchester United fans expected the club make a statement in the transfer window. Nothing less than signing an elite, truly world-class superstar was on their…

Premier League
Jose Mourinho should be offloading Antonio Valencia
09:00 Sunday 27th May 2018

Manchester United secured second place in the Premier League, this season, a massive improvement from last year's lowly sixth place finish. Jose Mourinho has already indicated he wants to add more quality to the squad. Once again,…

England National Team
England World Cup squad: Has Gareth Southgate made the correct calls on defence?
08:00 Friday 25th May 2018

England’s 23-man squad for this summer’s World Cup was announced last Wednesday. The pressure is mounting on Gareth Southgate. The Three Lions manager has only two friendlies against Nigeria and Costa Rica to perfect his system…

Premier League
Manchester United's Squad Review: Who stays or goes in defence?
15:00 Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Manchester United fell to Chelsea last Saturday. Eden Hazard's penalty kick proved sufficient to land the FA Cup. Phil Jones was the culprit. His loose tackle in the 22nd minute gifted the Blues their success. United supporters…

Premier League
Four players who must leave Manchester United this summer
09:00 Wednesday 18th April 2018

After delaying Manchester City’s coronation as champions, Manchester United handed the title to the Citizens in the worst possible way. The Red Devils lost at home to West Bromwich Albion, the worst team in the division. It negated all…

Premier League
Four players that could bid Manchester United goodbye
17:30 Wednesday 4th April 2018

Manchester United started the season fully prepared to attack the campaign ahead as Jose Mourinho looked to lead his team to dominate the Premier League as well as the Champions League. However, the Red Devils have faded on both fronts…

Premier League
Luke Shaw has been bullied by Jose Mourinho
09:30 Wednesday 21st March 2018

For a young player, there are so many situations that can damage their confidence. Poor form, poor luck, people doubting your quality. The most traumatic is when the manager subjects the youngster to public humiliation. When done…

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