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Europa League
Is Europa League success more vital to Arsenal or Manchester United?
08:00 Thursday 29th April 2021

With the impact of the European Super League's spectacular  emergence and immediate collapse fading, the Champions and Europa Leagues take centre stage again. Expect fallout from the Premier League Big Six's participation…

Premier League
Sympathy for Andreas Pereira
12:01 Monday 3rd February 2020

Manchester United fans question Paul Pogba’s commitment to the club. They abhor Anthony Martial’s work rate or the alleged lack thereof. Dedication and graft are two traits they demand from any player who pulls on the red strip…

Premier League
Should Manchester United go all out for Wilfred Ndidi?
12:01 Sunday 26th January 2020

If there was anything Manchester United's loss to Liverpool proved, it was the importance of a quality midfield. Last Sunday's game against their old enemy showcased why even Pep Guardiola's centurions struggle to go toe-to-toe…

Premier League
Searching for Michael Carrick
09:00 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

A Geordie, a Norwegian, an Irishman and a fat, bald Lancastrian regularly attend Premier League matches as a group. They chat together, analysing each match as it progresses. When their emotions get the best of them, the Norwegian, Irishman…

Italy
Should Jose Mourinho rethink his Premier League obsession?
08:00 Monday 20th January 2020

Do you remember the diner scene in Rain Man? A box of matches falls on the floor. Looking at the jumbled mess, Charlie Babbit [Dustin Hoffman] says, “82, 82, 82.” His brother Raymond [Tom Cruise] claims there are a lot more than…

Premier League
Should Solskjaer give Garner a proper chance?
12:00 Sunday 19th January 2020

On Sunday, Manchester United meet runaway leaders and seemingly invincible rivals Liverpool. With the pressure only rising, the calls for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's head only grow louder. United's season is a mixed bag of results. On the…

Premier League
Will Pogba's return solve Manchester United's midfield problems?
09:00 Friday 27th December 2019

A series of negative constellations surrounded Manchester United. The club were in shambles but slow and steady progress is visible under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer although not all supporters are that patient. Injuries remain a talking point. United…

Premier League
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…

Premier League
Where has it all gone wrong for Nemanja Matic?
19:00 Monday 9th December 2019

In July 2017, Nemanja Matic was reunited with former boss Jose Mourinho. At that time, the transfer won the singing praise of Manchester United fans worldwide. This was largely due to the fact that the Red Devils had been left woefully…

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
Is Fred coming good at Manchester United?
09:01 Tuesday 19th November 2019

The Ukrainian Premier League can't hold a candle to its English namesake. The time needed for erstwhile Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred to adjust to life at Manchester United proves the point. At the same time, Premier League fans aren't…

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…