Author Archives: Liam Close

Manchester United Formation Dilemma – Where to Play Juan Mata When RVP Returns

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It’s fair to say that David Moyes’ reign at Manchester United has not gone quite as he would have liked. It has been a long season filled with disappointments and very little to cheer about. Having the best away record … Continue reading

Vincent Kompany’s Absence Exposes Manchester City’s Defensive Vulnerabilities

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Manchester City were expected to be a real force this season after a change of manager and a busy summer in the transfer market. This season may only be 9 games old, and there’s a lot of soccer left to … Continue reading

Arsenal’s Signing of Mesut Ozil Doesn’t Address the Holes Where the Team Needs Strengthening

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As the clock struck 11pm in England on Monday, the summer transfer window and so-called silly season came to a close. A transfer window that had a lot of movement and broke several records culminating in the most money spent in … Continue reading

Why Gareth Bale Should Leave Tottenham For Real Madrid

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After a breathtaking season in which he won the PFA Player and Young Player of the Year awards plus the Football Writers Association Player of the Year, Gareth Bale has been attracting a lot of interest from some of the … Continue reading

Nothing Seems to Be Going Well For David Moyes At Manchester United This Summer

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When David Moyes was asked to replace Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager, Moyes knew the demands that came with being in charge of such a high profile club. But his recent comments and actions in the media might … Continue reading