Archives: Manchester United

Assessing Manchester United’s Transfer Dealings

Posted on by Sameer Chopra

Sir Alex Ferguson has nothing left to prove. Everyone knows this. And if reports that suggest he was recently in New York speaking to Pep Guardiola about Manchester United are to be believed, the man himself knows it too. Still, … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Believes Tom Cleverley Can Play Fábregas Role for England: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

If you watched England’s impressive 5-0 win against Moldova on Friday, you will have noticed how Tom Cleverley played a key role in midfield for the Three Lions. While he did miss a few glorious chances in front of goal … Continue reading

Manchester United Defender Phil Jones Out for Up to 8 Weeks: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

If there’s one club in the Premier League who seems to be plagued with injuries time after time, it’s Manchester United. Defender Phil Jones looks set to be out for up to eight weeks with an injury. Meanwhile, Chris Smalling … Continue reading

Man United is Behind Calls for Financial Fair Play Rules to be Introduced to EPL: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan claims that Manchester United is behind calls for Financial Fair Play rules to be introduced to the Premier League. It’s an obvious move by United to lessen the power of their noisy neighbor as well … Continue reading

Which Premier League Club Is The Biggest Spender In The Last Decade?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Which Premier League club is the biggest spender in the last decade? You may be surprised by the results. According to a recent survey by Deloitte, Premier League clubs have spent more than £4.4bn on players since the transfer window was … Continue reading

A Tactical Look at Southampton-Man United and Liverpool-Arsenal

Posted on by Matt Jones

The two big games on Sunday provided us with some further insight into how the respective teams will approach this season. Here are some tactical points that proved to be key in determining the results, and some things that may … Continue reading

Zero to Hero: Is 4-6-0 the Next Tactical Step?

Posted on by Thariq Amir

When Luciano Spalletti used it, it made Roma one of the most talked about teams in Europe.  When Scotland manager Craig Levein used it, he was roundly castigated for even trying it. And when Spain used it in Euro 2012, … Continue reading

A Tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson After 1,000 Games In Charge Of Manchester United [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

The average manager is in charge of a Premier League for just 55 matches. Yesterday, Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated 1,000 matches in charge of Manchester United after the Red Devils came back to defeat Southampton 3-2. Those 1,000 matches in … Continue reading

Robin van Persie Heroics Mask Manchester United’s Glaring Weaknesses

Posted on by Michael Schwartz

What else could you really expect from Sir Alex Ferguson’s 1,000 Premier League match? On a waterlogged pitch against a hungry Southampton squad on the verge of a statement win, Manchester United’s most sensational summer acquisition, Robin van Persie, saved … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 3: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Three Premier League matches today, and they should all be crackers. Liverpool kicks off proceedings at 8:30am ET/1:30pm BST against Arsenal at Anfield in a match where both clubs have something to prove — Arsenal, to get their first goal of … Continue reading

Premier League Transfer Window Deadline Day Signings: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Today is the busiest day in the Premier League transfer season as we’re on deadline day. Final transfers have to be completed by 6pm ET/11pm BST tonight. Instead of spending your day searching across the Internet on wild goose chases … Continue reading

Man City Drawn In UEFA Champions League Group Of Death: Complete Draw Revealed

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The draw for the group stage of the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League has been made in Monaco, and Manchester City has been dealt the toughest draw with a group of champions battling it out with the Premier League winners. City … Continue reading

Is Criticism of Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney Really Justified?

Posted on by Michael Green

Since Manchester United’s opening game of the Premier League campaign, one player has attracted large pockets of criticism that to my mind is baffling. While it was clear from his lackluster display against Everton, Rooney isn’t yet 100%, but can … Continue reading

Last Minute Transfer Window Shopping Lists For All 20 Premier League Clubs

Posted on by David Ackerman
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After assessing each Premier League team’s weaknesses last season, talent gaps within the squad and new signings, I’ve compiled a short-list of suitable players teams could and perhaps should sign between now and the end of the transfer window, taking … Continue reading

Overreacting to the Start of the 2012-13 Premier League Season: All 20 Clubs Reviewed

Posted on by Morgan Green

Authors Note: The following article is an attempt to shine a light on some of the more ridiculous things that are being said about the teams involved in this season’s Premier League. They are not based on fact, but rather … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 2 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

The second Saturday in the 2012-13 Premier League has been wrapped up. Twenty goals were scored in seven matches, equaling an average of 2.85 goals per match. As usual, there were a few spectacularly taken goals as well as some … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 2: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

We’re back for another Saturday of Premier League matches kicking off today. First up is Swansea against West Ham United. The big news out of Wales this morning is that Scott Sinclair is not playing and he’s not even on … Continue reading

8 EPL Transfer Deals That Could Go Down to the Wire

Posted on by Michael Schwartz

In the final days of the transfer season which concludes on August 31, there could be a number of summer sagas and last-minute deals that can be resolved. With Deadline Day fast approaching, let’s take a look at eight potential … Continue reading