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Premier League
Solskjaer culling deadwood makes room for young stars
08:00 Saturday 31st August 2019

They say change is necessary for any rebuild. It was essential for shaping both Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp’s empires. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer learnt the hard way how much he must change Manchester United to bring back the glory days.…

Transfers
Why Wan-Bissaka should reject Manchester United
12:01 Sunday 23rd June 2019

Aaron Wan-Bissaka is almost certain to join Manchester United in the coming days. Reports suggest a fee is close to being agreed with Crystal Palace, worth up to £55 million. If true, the Red Devils are pulling off a coup. For the…

Premier League
Why Manchester United shouldn't be surprised at a lack of selling
09:01 Sunday 23rd June 2019

It's common knowledge that Manchester United Football Club are probably at their worst point in about three decades. Since Sir Alex Ferguson decided to chew his last piece of gum on the sidelines, the Old Trafford faithful have painstakingly…

Premier League
How will Manchester United spend their summer
08:00 Monday 20th May 2019

A 2-0 loss to Cardiff City capped off a rather forgetful season at Old Trafford. After labouring to a distant second place finish the season before, Manchester United struggled to compete for a top-four position in the close season. Jose Mourinho…

Opinion
Why Phil Jones' extension is a catastrophe for Manchester United fans
12:00 Tuesday 12th February 2019

Manchester United recently announced that Phil Jones signed a contract extension to keep him at Old Trafford another four years. Many United fans stormed social media to express their displeasure. For them, it is a step in the wrong direction.…

Premier League
Why did Jose Mourinho want two centre backs in the summer? Revealed
08:00 Saturday 13th October 2018

This past January, Manchester United extended manager Jose Mourinho’s contract through July 2020. Everything else that happened [or didn't] in the summer transfer window reaffirmed how erratic and fleeting football life can be.…

Premier League
A tale of two Phils - How Jones and Foden epitomise their clubs
10:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

A collective groan rose around Old Trafford Tuesday night when Phil Jones trundled towards the box to take his turn in the League Cup penalty shootout against Derby County. Both teams were perfect to that point. However, perfect isn't a…

Premier League
What is Manchester United's best centre-back pairing?
08:00 Wednesday 19th September 2018

Manchester United has endured a rough patch at the beginning of the season. The major issue lies in defence. It's probably the first time a Jose Mourinho team has struggled so much at the back. Last campaign, full-backs were the biggest…

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
Panic in the Stretford End II
08:00 Thursday 23rd August 2018

The first time I wrote an article with this title, I applied a musical theme. United had just lost the home half of the Manchester Derby to City. The mood afterward was no less temptestuous than it is in the wake of another defeat to Brighton.…

Premier League
The solution to Manchester United's defensive problems
15:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

As the transfer window draws to a close, Manchester United's search for a new central defender seems to have stagnated. The original order for this summer was at least one midfielder - depending on Marouane Fellaini's fate - a right,…

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
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
Alias Smalling and Jones
08:00 Friday 23rd February 2018

The media and social media abuse heaped upon the firm of Smalling and Jones says a great deal about the Manchester United football fan’s psyche. Although Mancunians fill Old Trafford a full two millennia after Romans bayed for gladiatorial…

Premier League
3 centre backs Manchester United can sign
12:00 Wednesday 21st February 2018

Rumours last week alleged Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has decided to sell his centre-half pairing. Phil Jones and Chris Smalling have been the main duo in the club's league-leading defence this season. Both, but…