Archives: Manchester United

The Top 5 Premiership Transfer Flops

Posted on by Chris McQuade

As the summer transfer season comes to a close Premiership teams are registering up to 25 players to compete until January. Some have spent big, some barely spent at all but the movement of players is a key in any … Continue reading

Transfer Deadline Day Still Gives Us No Clues

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Here in the U.K, Sky Sports News have been trailing Transfer Deadline day for two weeks. For many viewers, the strained excitement of the presenters trying to display uncontrollable excitement over minor transfer dealings is something of a running joke. … Continue reading

Dimitar Berbatov Continues To Improve

Posted on by Paul Bestall
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For some players, it can often take a season to settle in to a new club, especially when you arrive with a £30 million price tag around your neck. Sometimes, other aspects can slow the adaption to new surroundings. For … Continue reading

Current Man United Squad is Good Enough: No Need to Buy

Posted on by Kratik Malhotra
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Twenty more days of wait and once again, we will kick off another season of Premiership football. This time around though, there is a buzz around England as the fans feel that there are six clubs, namely Manchester United, Arsenal, … Continue reading

Man United USA Tour In Late July Looking More Likely

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Speculation continues that Manchester United will be the opponents in the MLS All-Star Game this summer, to be held in Houston. A July 28th date has been touted. Plus there have been reports of Manchester United touring a few other … Continue reading

Manchester United v Chelsea: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Feel free to post your observations about the biggest match of the season throughout the game today. A few observations before the game has kicked off: Didier Drogba is on the bench. Could Chelsea be more powerful today without him? … Continue reading

Was Howard Webb Correct in Giving Manchester United a Penalty v Liverpool?

Posted on by Jesse Chula
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The weekend’s biggest match saw some great, some solid and some absent performances from both sides. I believe the 2-1 scoreline in favor of Manchester United was a good indication of how United dominated possession and created more clear cut chances than … Continue reading

Are Barca & Real The World’s Two Best Clubs?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

This could lead to a heated debate as the implications transcend beyond choosing the best club to include the competitive nature of some of Europe’s top leagues (namely the English Premier League, the Spanish la Liga and Italian Serie A). … Continue reading

Why is Defense So Reviled in Football?

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The theory is that because of the low amount of scoring in football, using particularly protective and cynical tactics ruins the sport whose nature inhibits a high amount of goals per match.  Football’s common nickname is “The Beautiful Game,” but … Continue reading

Manchester United Signing Cleared By FIFA

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The controversy surrounding Manchester United’s signing of 16-year-old French prospect Paul Pogba has been cleared up. FIFA have ruled that Manchester United did not contravene any FIFA regulations in their recruitment of the young midfielder – specifically Article 19, which … Continue reading

Ranking the favorites to win the Champions League

Posted on by Jonathon Feyerherm

The UEFA Champions League is only in the group stage but realistically there are only a handful of teams who have a chance to win. So, who are the favorites to win and how are they looking so far? Here’s … Continue reading

Upton Park Crowd Trouble In 1975: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I came across this video today which features a West Ham United against Manchester United match from 1975, and an unfortunate incident where parts of the ground were so overcrowded that fans were getting crushed at the front and spilling … Continue reading

Messi Named Tops in Europe, Intriguing Returns for Zlatan, Kaka and Eto’o

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The draw for the group stage of the 2009-10 UEFA Champions League was held Thursday in Monaco. Last season’s finalists face some tough going but they are not alone in that regard. FC Barcelona will begin their trophy defence in … Continue reading

Friday Links: Benzema Admits Turning Down United

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Just a few news stories that caught my interest over the last couple of days. Enjoy! Karim Benzema admits turning down Manchester United and Barcelona Jonathan Wilson’s article on the ties that existed between Romanian secret police and Dinamo Bucharest Ever … Continue reading

Can EPL Clubs Re-Win the Champions’ League?

Posted on by Ramzi Tanani

National Pride! La Liga Fans defend its brilliance, backed by the National success of Spain in Euro 2008. Added to the technically driven shows of its elite clubs, beside the host of talents Spain exports to the elite clubs in … Continue reading

Is There Something Morally Wrong With The Madrid Credit?

Posted on by Juan Arango

Ronaldo Practicing With Portugal (Reuters) It is hard to separate the difference between the bubble that is football at its highest level and the reality of the world right now.  I read Spanish news everyday and the headlines are very … Continue reading

La Liga’s Winter XI

Posted on by Juan Arango

There is only one person in the starting XI under the sticks- Iker. Things have not changed much for him. With a suspect backline Iker Casillas is the one that saves Madrid’s hide time after time after time.   He … Continue reading