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Premier League
How will Manchester United cope without Marcus Rashford?
17:01 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

When Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez left Manchester United last summer, fans questioned whether the club would have enough firepower going forward. Couple that with one paltry attacking signing in the shape of Daniel James, who was largely…

Premier League
Is Manchester United captaincy Harry Maguire's blessing or curse?
12:00 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Predictable as it was, handing Harry Maguire the Manchester United captaincy polarised reactions. While a certain section of fans were pleased, others weren’t happy due to his quiet persona and relative inexperience. It should still be…

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
Why Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United is a step forward
09:01 Sunday 19th January 2020

So all the buildup seems to have paid off and Manchester United are believed to be signing a player this January; Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese attacking midfielder has not only been linked with a move to Old Trafford since…

Premier League
Will Ashley Young have last laugh at Inter?
19:01 Friday 17th January 2020

After eight-and-a-half-years, Ashley Young has called it quits at Manchester United. The former Aston Villa man earned supporters in the early-going, though confidence in the jack-of-all-trades player eventually worn thin for the majority.…

Premier League
Does Juan Mata still have something left in the tank?
17:01 Wednesday 15th January 2020

Everyone loves them some Juan Mata. The superstar Spaniard is undoubtedly amongst football's nice guys. From that cheeky smile to his extensive charity work via Common Goal, the 31-year-old is supremely endearing. Manchester United's…

Premier League
How does the Raiola hire affect Lingard's United future?
12:01 Sunday 12th January 2020

January is an extremely tricky time. Transfer-wise, it's rare that you get what you want. Clubs who look to reinforce themselves are often met with firm no's from other sides who're keen to keep ahold of their stars. Players'…

Premier League
Does Mason Greenwood have a shot?
09:00 Saturday 4th January 2020

In the season’s early doors, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told reporters that academy product Mason Greenwood, yet to turn 18, was a better natural finisher than Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial. In the interim, the…

Premier League
Is Solskjaer's faith in youth paying off?
15:01 Wednesday 1st January 2020

When Manchester United’s lineup arrived for the Burnley game, a preconception formed that 2019 would end in dastardly fashion. The #OleOut Brigade had their knives out ready to pounce. But the side ended up sealing a routine win. Upon…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Eleven keepers keeping
08:00 Tuesday 31st December 2019

On the eleventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Eleven keepers keeping Ten lads-a-leaping, Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two…

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…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Five Golden Goals
08:00 Wednesday 25th December 2019

On the fifth day of football, UEFA gave to me Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Happy Christmas and welcome to this year's edition of the 12 Days of Football on It's…

Premier League
Pogba, De Gea misplaced on Manchester United's naughty/nice list
09:00 Monday 23rd December 2019

Following Manchester United’s second defeat in 11 matches, the #OleOut brigade resurfaced. Honestly, how do fans develop prodigious senses of entitlement? Nothing in sport is guaranteed. That's the point. If you want to win all the…