5 Leading Contenders to Replace David Moyes as Manager of Manchester United
5 Leading Contenders to Replace David Moyes as Manager of Manchester United

The best-kept secret in English football is out. David Moyes has been sacked and will no longer be forced to prowl the Old Trafford touchline, scowling and wincing in equal measure, as Manchester United’s season goes down the proverbial drain. As with Sir Alex this time twelve months ago, soccer […]

Write Manchester United’s Sir Alex Ferguson Off At Your Peril
Write Manchester United’s Sir Alex Ferguson Off At Your Peril

The word on the street is that Fergie’s Empire is crumbling and the Blue Moon of Manchester City is on the brink of eclipsing their rival’s long-held supremacy. Pundits talk of the dawn of a new era and the end of another. They have questioned for how long United could […]

Now Newcastle United is a Better Side than Liverpool, Even On Paper
Now Newcastle United is a Better Side than Liverpool, Even On Paper

If soccer was played on paper, Liverpool would be challenging for a place in next season’s Champions League whilst Newcastle would be scrapping, trying to avoid relegation to the nPower Championship. That was the opinion of many pundits before this season kicked off. The Reds were expected to finish top […]

Who Will Win the PFA Young Player of the Year Award?
Who Will Win the PFA Young Player of the Year Award?

A few weeks ago I took a glance at the main contenders for the PFA Player of the Year Award 2011/2012. Robin van Persie aside, there was a definite lack of stand-out performers jockeying for position in the shortlist of six, making my choices reasonably straight forward. The Young Player […]

Who Will Win the PFA Player of the Year Award?
Who Will Win the PFA Player of the Year Award?

It is that time of year again. The ballot papers are being sent throughout the footballing hinterland for each of the innumerate PFA members to put an X next to the name of the standout player of 2011-12. The fact that the votes are cast in early spring, leaving two […]

How I Became a Manchester United Supporter
How I Became a Manchester United Supporter

It would have been sometime around 1995 or 1996 when I first watched a game of football. It was the season of Newcastle’s collapse, of “I’d Love It!” and supposedly not being able to win anything with kids. I grew up in a non-football household with not a single family […]

A New Proposal for the Premier League’s 39th Game
A New Proposal for the Premier League’s 39th Game

I am in a favor of the 39th game (audible gasp). By that I don’t mean each team should play an extra round of fixtures tagged on somewhere in an already congested season that would ultimately imbalance the entire league structure and everything we hold dear about equality, fairness and […]