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Empty stadiums not silent
21:54 Friday 13th March 2020

High-level football upon Europe has now been postponed until April 4th at the earliest. COVID-19 is wreaking havoc. The powers-that-be have finally laid down the law and made the tough-but-correct decision; not before a handful of Europa…

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Making sense of Nemanja Matic's contract renewal
09:00 Tuesday 10th March 2020

Manchester United's thumping 2-0 win against Manchester City at Old Trafford was a statement from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Red Devils maintained their grip on fifth in the league table and kept pace with Chelsea who also won on the…

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Derby win further proof Manchester United are moving forward
19:00 Monday 9th March 2020

I feel pretty comfortable in stating that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first few months in charge of Manchester United as interim boss is the happiest I've been watching Red Devils football since Sir Alex Ferguson decided to call it quits.…

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Turns out Solskjaer can use a flat track bully after all
09:00 Sunday 8th March 2020

For those who remain fervently #LUHG and by extension #OleOut, one of two things will happen in this afternoon’s Manchester Derby, guaranteed. Either Manchester United will scratch out a result to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s ‘extreme…

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Eric Bailly's resurgence gives Solskjaer one less headache
19:00 Friday 6th March 2020

Eric Bertrand Bailly has played just three football games this term. The Ivorian would suffer major injury in pre-season which completely derailed his 2019 calendar year. The centre-half would play just one Premier League 2 game before…

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Rectifying Aaron Wan-Bissaka's attacking deficiencies
19:01 Thursday 5th March 2020

Superb aptly describes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's signings to date. Harry Maguire fits in with Victor Lindelof at the heart of the defence and warms to his new duties as captain. While Daniel James' early-season whirlwind performances…

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Should Manchester United part ways with Jesse Lingard?
12:00 Thursday 5th March 2020

The Premier League continues with all the thrills, disappointments and excitement. Liverpool set the pace with a massive 22-point advantage over Manchester City. Unless you're expecting too much from Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, Manchester United…

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Luke Shaw should thank Brandon Williams for up-turn in form
17:00 Monday 2nd March 2020

I'd like to start this one with an apology. Around two months ago, I suggested that Manchester United Football Club should move on from Luke Shaw. Right now, the left-back is making me look rather silly; and I couldn't be happier. Things…

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How far can Manchester United go with three-man defence?
08:01 Sunday 1st March 2020

Manchester United's recent winning streak continued with a 5-0 thrashing handed to Club Brugge. The vctory confirmed United's place in the Europa League Round of 16. The Red Devils were last beaten in January. Following that 0-2 loss…

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Bruno Fernandes single-handedly changing Manchester United's future
19:01 Friday 28th February 2020

Influence. 'The power to have an effect on people or things'. Footballers who possess this trait tend to be at the sport's summit. Players who make everyone around them better is a rare commodity. It's early days, but Manchester…

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Roy Keane doesn't want to hear about sacking Solskjaer
12:00 Friday 28th February 2020

As a studio analyst, Roy Keane’s bullshit metre is more finely calibrated than Lewis Hamilton’s Ferrari. Among other benefits, the Irishman’s early warning system doesn’t allow Jamie Carragher to get a word in edgewise.…

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Manchester United must be patient with Marcus Rashford injury
19:01 Monday 24th February 2020

Manchester United have had themselves an excellent fortnight or so. Bruno Fernandes looks right at home in Manchester having hit the ground running, while Premier League victories over Chelsea and Watford have lifted the Red Devils up to fifth…

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Which Manchester United goalkeeper leaves this summer?
17:01 Thursday 20th February 2020

For all their faults over the last decade, Manchester United have been superb at choosing their goalkeepers. Everyone knows about David de Gea's brilliance, while in Sergio Romero, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has probably the best back-up in the…

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Daniel James' Manchester United Honeymoon period is over
19:01 Tuesday 18th February 2020

When Manchester United signed little-known Daniel James over the summer, many expected he'd be a squad player or rotational option at best. After all, he'd only scratched the surface at Swansea City before the Red Devils came calling…

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Why Manchester United were still right to move on from Lukaku
17:01 Thursday 13th February 2020

Romelu Lukaku is (rightly) the talk of Milan town. Thirty-one games played, twenty-one goals scored. The superstar Belgian has taken the Serie A by storm, leading Internazionale to first place in the league. Back here on Blighty, some…