Manchester United vs Swansea City Player Ratings; Premier League
Manchester United vs Swansea City Player Ratings; Premier League

Going with his original 3-4-1-2 Dutch setup, Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United was clearly still getting used to the new formation against a Welsh team that pressed. In the second half United switched to a 4-4-1-1 formation. but Swansea manager Garry Monk had his team well prepared for the changed […]

Belgium Footballers Who Are Making an Impact in the Premier League
Belgium Footballers Who Are Making an Impact in the Premier League

Since the inception of the Premier League in 1992, various footballers from all over the planet have displayed their skill and talent in what is arguably the most competitive league in the world. We have seen a Dutch invasion, a French revolution and slew of talent from Africa and South […]

League Cup Third Round Preview Including Manchester United vs Liverpool
League Cup Third Round Preview Including Manchester United vs Liverpool

This week marks the third round of the Football Association League Cup, better known these days as the Capital One Cup. But before we get to the preview, here’s some history regarding how the tournament first started. In the late 1950’s, the competition came to mind by a gentleman named […]

6 Memorable Moments From the Manchester Derbies, 2001 to 2012
6 Memorable Moments From the Manchester Derbies, 2001 to 2012

As the classic A Tale Of Two Cities begins, “It was the best of the times, it was the worst of times.” However this weekend’s protagonists have a long and fabled history against one another with the backdrop being the city of Manchester — with the dominance for the best […]

Wiley 2–Hull 1: The Men in Black
Wiley 2–Hull 1: The Men in Black

If today’s opening match fixture was a litmus test for the rest of the premier league season, my bet is on the match officials. As soon as the match kicked off I had that gut feeling of “here we go again”. Now I know it’s easy to accuse the officials […]

Total Loyalty
Total Loyalty

First a shout out to our readers in Canada. Happy Canada Day! In a world where loyalty is hard to come by, it’s still nice to know that in some part of the world it still exists. Case in point, Manchester United and Nemanja Vidic. But before I go into […]

Ruud Is Better Than Berba
Ruud Is Better Than Berba

I never thought I would say this, but I miss Ruud van Nistelrooy. I know he had his critics, but he was the right fit for United. It’s unfortunate that not playing him in the 2006 Carling Cup final in favor of Saha was the final straw. This was one […]

Red Card Rising
Red Card Rising

Not since the fall of the Soviet Union has there been a menacing force like the red card. It somehow magically appears out of thin air, from the referee’s pocket to rear its ugly head. The red card is to football players, what Valhallawas to the Vikings. A place where […]