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Premier League
Could Brandon Williams' emergence spell trouble for Luke Shaw?
08:02 Thursday 14th November 2019

Just when Manchester United was suffering from an identity crisis, Brandon Williams’ emergence injected a homegrown, stronger DNA into their persona. It’s a bit strange a teenager adds the missing aggressiveness, but this feisty…

Premier League
Man United's dynamic front three starting to prove worth
19:01 Tuesday 12th November 2019

Throughout my lifetime, Manchester United Football Club have been synonymous with two things; developing young footballers, while playing swashbuckling football - most notably down the wings. In the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, the Old Trafford…

Germany
Equal Time: Jose Mourinho belongs at Bayern, not Arsenal
11:00 Saturday 9th November 2019

Jose Mourinho's marriage with Manchester United ended on an embarrassing note. The Portuguese found life difficult in his last season at Old Trafford amid a run of poor results, heavy backlash from fans and constant fallouts with key…

Premier League
Equal Time: Arsenal must never hire Mourinho
09:01 Saturday 9th November 2019

When a man stays in a job for more than two decades, there should be a lasting legacy. Arsene Wenger oversaw the most successful period in Arsenal's history on and off the pitch. He won 17 trophies in total, including three Premier League…

Managerial News
Equal Time: Arsenal must sack Unai, hire Mourinho
08:01 Saturday 9th November 2019

Jose Mourinho is divisive to the core. His managerial style is reactive rather than proactive. If you need a storm in a teacup, don't hire Mourinho. He'll give you a tsunami in a teaspoon. Nevertheless, he’s not just what Arsenal…

Premier League
Is the Europa League already Manchester United's main focus?
19:00 Friday 8th November 2019

After kicking off the Premier League in style, Manchester United have been on a downward trajectory domestically. The walls are closing in on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and though the Red Devils' on-the-road woes have been somewhat halted, the…

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
Have attacking full-backs become the recipe for success in the Premier League?
09:00 Thursday 7th November 2019

Football, like humanity, has evolved. The beautiful game is now mingled with technological advances, resulting in unique tactics, giving it a competitive edge like never before. Similarly, the Premier League has also seen a surge in its competitiveness.…

Italy
New Lukaku or same old streaky bacon?
09:00 Wednesday 6th November 2019

Romelu Lukaku's career is like a vintage Reliant Robin, travelling in fits and spurts. His big-game presence was questioned at Everton, his heavy first touch at Manchester United. To date, the Belgian striker has Internazionale faithful…

Premier League
Contemplating life without Manchester United
08:01 Tuesday 5th November 2019

It’s said you shouldn’t leave a job before finding a new one. What about a football club? Some time ago, I wrote that I could no longer support Manchester United if the club was sold to Mohamed bin Salman al Saud, the Crown Prince…

Premier League
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…

Premier League
Are there positives to take from Manchester United's Bournemouth defeat?
09:01 Sunday 3rd November 2019

They’re back. After Manchester United lost at Dean Court to Bournemouth on a rainy, wind-whipped, South Coast Saturday afternoon, the Love United, Hate Glazers crowd returned en masse to disparage their club on social media. Never mind…

Italy
Chris Smalling proving worth at AS Roma
08:00 Saturday 2nd November 2019

Chris Smalling arrived at AS Roma out of the blue at the end of the transfer window. He had limited time to adapt to a new team, league and country. Being a vegan in the carbonara capital without the compliment of pre-season seemed like…

Premier League
Anthony Martial proving to be the spark that Manchester United needed
19:01 Friday 1st November 2019

Apparently, away wins for Manchester United are like London buses. You wait seven months for a victory on the road, then three come along in six days. The Old Trafford club have the chance to make it four in nine on the south coast against…

Premier League
What does the future hold for Wilfred Ndidi?
10:01 Wednesday 30th October 2019

After fighting his way up the footballing ladder, it's now safe to say that Wilfred Ndidi ranks amongst the fiest defensive midfielders within the beautiful game. The one descriptive word I'd use when talking about the 22-year-old is…