Archives: Manchester United

The Dumbing Down Of Soccer Announcing By Gus Johnson and FOX Sports

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Last season, it was the Gus Johnson Experiment, with FOX Soccer throwing basketball announcer Gus Johnson into the deep end to announce several high-profile European soccer games for US television. The “car crash” was filled with numerous mistakes, with Johnson … Continue reading

WATCH Wayne Rooney’s Dive That Got Bastian Schweinsteiger Sent Off in Champions League [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In the first leg of Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final between Manchester United and Bayern Munich, Wayne Rooney got Bastian Schweinsteiger sent off at Old Trafford after he dived to accentuate the late tackle by the German midfielder. The incident … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Bayern Munich and Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid, 1st Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League kick off today with two matches that will be played simultaneously, making it a tough decision which one to watch. For viewers in the United States, here is today’s TV and Internet schedule: … Continue reading

Toni Kroos Has A Decision To Make: Re-Sign With Bayern Munich Or Demand A Transfer To Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Prior to Tuesday night’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final in Manchester, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told German media that midfielder Toni Kroos will not be leaving the club this summer. When asked about the 24-year-old’s future, Rummenigge replied: “Toni Kroos … Continue reading

Why Manchester United Would Be Better Off Not Qualifying for the Europa League

Posted on by Scott Fulton
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Even the most optimistic of Manchester United supporters would admit that UEFA Champions League qualification through the Premier League is out of reach this season. So naturally, Manchester United should target UEFA’s secondary European competition, the Europa League. I have … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 32

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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This weekend’s Premier League fixtures had the least amount of controversial refereeing decisions for a very long time. A good weekend for the officials in that respect, but there were still a few incidents where further punishment could have been … Continue reading

Gus Johnson To Commentate UEFA Champions League Game On April Fools’ Day

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Gus Johnson, “one of the best soccer commentators in the world” according to a FOX Sports pundit, is scheduled to make his return to the soccer airwaves on April 1 to announce the UEFA Champions League game between Bayern Munich … Continue reading

Premier League Power Rankings After Gameweek 31

Posted on by Matt Covell
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The arrival of spring means many things to people. The days get longer, snow melts as the sun shines again after it’s wintery absence, flowers begin to bloom, and the English Premier League enters the business end of the season. … Continue reading

“Moyes Out” Plane Banner Will Do More Damage Than Good at Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Firstly, I am not a David Moyes supporter. He wasn’t my first choice as a successor to Sir Alex Ferguson. For what it’s worth, Moyes wasn’t even on my list of potential candidates as Manchester United’s new manager. But those … Continue reading

Read a Free Excerpt of ‘Blue With Envy’ eBook About the Manchester Derby

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Hot on the heels of an emphatic 3-0 victory against Manchester United in the derby, Manchester City supporters must feel like they’re on cloud nine today. On the topic of the Manchester derby and English football, here’s a new excerpt … Continue reading

Which Club Will Win This Season’s Premier League?

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The 2013/14 Premier League season is entering the home straight now, and there are four clubs still in the hunt for the league crown. Surprisingly Manchester United are not amongst them, as the Red Devils have fallen catastrophically from grace … Continue reading

It’s Time For Kagawa To Leave Manchester United; 3 Premier League Teams That Could Be A Good Fit

Posted on by Richard Sunley
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It all started with such promise. A young Japanese attacking midfielder moves to one of the biggest clubs in the world after two impressive seasons under an up-and-coming manager at one of Europe’s most likeable teams. The time seemed right … Continue reading

Manchester United 0-3 Manchester City: Moyes Keeps Digging A Deeper Hole For United

Posted on by Siddharth Dhruva
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A goal inside the first minute and a second for Edin Dzeko devastated Manchester United tonight at Old Trafford before Yaya Toure scored a late goal to help Manchester City win the derby 3-0. The 3-0 away victory over Manchester … Continue reading

Paul Scholes Defends David Moyes But Blasts Arsenal On Sky Sports [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Maybe it’s better that Paul Scholes kept his words to himself because he made himself look rather silly tonight with his analysis on Sky Sports after his Manchester United team were ripped to shreds by Manchester City. Unbelievably, instead of … Continue reading

WATCH Manchester City Beat Manchester United 3-0 At Old Trafford: Goals [GIF]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Manchester City scored a morale-boosting 3-0 victory against their rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford today with two goals by Edin Dzeko and a goal by Yaya Toure. Despite the scoreline, there were moments in the game where Manchester United … Continue reading

Man United vs Man City, Arsenal vs Swansea and Newcastle vs Everton: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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One of England’s biggest matches of the season kicks off today under unfamiliar circumstances with the current Premier League title-holders playing against the team that is battling to win the title, while the red half of Manchester are fighting to … Continue reading

United Boss Feeling the Pressure Ahead of Today’s Derby

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In spite of winning three games in a row, including a pivotal 3-0 win in the Champions League against Greek side Olympiakos, since David Moyes became the new manager of Manchester United, results overall have been far from impressive. The … Continue reading

The Sleeping Giants at Manchester United Might Finally Be Waking Up

Posted on by Sam Okpo
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When Sir Alex Ferguson gave his final, impassioned speech as manager on Old Trafford’s hallowed turf last May, he urged the Manchester United fans to stick with the new gaffer even through the tough times. After the win against Wigan … Continue reading