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Usa
Can Luis Nani fire Orlando City to MLS glory?
09:00 Thursday 25th April 2019

Luis Nani is a shining example of a player who can make you whoop with glee but also cause deep stress lines and hair loss, often within the same game. He produces moments of pure magic but is also prone to disappearing. His career is a story…

Premier League
Who should Manchester United appoint as their next permanent captain?
17:00 Wednesday 10th April 2019

Manchester United lack a powerful leader under the bright-minded Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Despite playing with a few intimidating captains as a player, the Norwegian struggles to find his own inspired leader. Club captain Antonio Valencia’s…

Premier League
The curious case of Juan Mata
12:00 Saturday 23rd March 2019

Juan Mata's contract expires this summer. In his two seasons at Chelsea, the Spaniard owned the Blues' Player of the Year award. Since arriving at Old Trafford in 2014, he's been inconsistent when in the lineup. In some matches,…

Premier League
McTominay, Fred, Andreas: More Ole Redemption Songs
17:00 Saturday 16th March 2019

In football, it's not always possible to "emancipate yourself from mental slavery". Often a timely intervention is required. It's understating matters to say Ole Gunnar Solskjaer re-energized Manchester United. He did more.…

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
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's real test: Can Manchester United bounce back?
17:00 Friday 1st February 2019

Manchester United fans must be pinching themselves. From the dreadfully dull Jose Mourinho, to the bold, brash Baby Faced Assassin. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has completely turned around the Red Devils' future in just over a month. Friend or…

Championship
Yannick Bolasie's long road back from ACL purgatory
09:00 Friday 14th December 2018

For the first time in nearly a year, Yannick Bolasie started a league game. It came in the Championship against Nottingham Forest but, as the saying goes, it was a start. Injuries and a dip in form at Everton combined to frustrate the Congolese.…

Premier League
On Ronaldo, Pogba and apples falling from trees
08:00 Friday 7th December 2018

Apples and oranges. Supposedly, you can't compare the two because they're different. You need a sharp tool to peel and slice an apple whereas your fingers will do for the orange that comes conveniently presliced. There is no such thing…

Premier League
The biggest problem at Manchester United is the Glazers
08:00 Saturday 24th November 2018

Manchester United has had a difficult start to the season. The Red Devils currently sit eighth in the Premier League, level on points with Bournemouth and Watford but below both due to their poor goal difference. However, league position…

Premier League
Was City routing Burnley an omen for the Manchester Derby?
17:00 Saturday 27th October 2018

There is no greater sight in football than Manchester City in full flow. Saturday’s 5-0 victory over Burnley was enjoyable for home fans and neutrals alike, sparing a thought for those travelling support who watched their side get swept…

Premier League
5 Manchester United players who must up their game
09:00 Monday 1st October 2018

Things aren't well at Manchester United. The Red Devils cling to a top half place in the Premier League, already nine points behind the leaders. The frustrating cycle of inconsistency continues. The squad loses points at regular intervals.…

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
Jose Mourinho must find an ideal position for Paul Pogba
08:30 Friday 6th April 2018

Manchester United signed Paul Pogba for a record fee in the now middle-class £89 million neighbourhood entering Jose Mourinho’s first season at Old Trafford. In his second Old Trafford go-round, Pogba's form has been far…

Premier League
Manchester United's humbling loss to Sevilla - a lesson for Mourinho
17:30 Wednesday 14th March 2018

Manchester United’s last three matches saw them beat Chelsea after going down 1-0, overcome a strangely resurgent Crystal Palace away from home, and steal three points off Liverpool in a bid to consolidate their second place on the league…