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Tag Archives: Angel di Maria

What It’s Like Supporting Manchester United From Australia

Posted on by Dom Favata
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Supporting Manchester United as an Australian has been a difficult practice of late, given the club’s downward spiral after Sir Alex Ferguson retired after 27 years at the helm. David Moyes infamously replaced the legendary Scot, and that is when … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips To Ponder During The International Break

Posted on by Simon Says EPL
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So it’s that time of year again: your baseball friends are glued to the postseason, and the NFL is heating up, while your Fantasy Premier League team is on a two-week vacation. Just great. Who even needs international breaks anyway? … Continue reading

Reasons Against Manchester United Playing Midweek Friendlies Abroad

Posted on by Nipun Chopra
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I would argue that no one who understands soccer thinks that Manchester United should play midweek friendlies abroad. However, as has become apparent, understanding soccer is not a prerequisite of being a club executive anymore. Before I outline why I … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 6

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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The most controversial incident from the weekend came at Old Trafford, where Wayne Rooney was sent off for a high, and late challenge on Stewart Downing. Rooney was clearly trying to stop Downing’s progress, clip his ankles and get a … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal vs David Moyes: Comparing First 6 Games

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Louis van Gaal’s tenure at Manchester United is now six Premier League matches old, with the addition of one match in the Capital One Cup. United were placed into the second round of this competition courtesy of the club’s seventh … Continue reading

Manchester United vs. West Ham United Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Nipun Chopra
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The yearly center-back crisis at Manchester United has arrived. A couple of seasons ago, in spite of having five center backs in Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Jonny Evans, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, Sir Alex Ferguson was forced to deploy … Continue reading

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Manchester United

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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It hasn’t really gone to plan for Manchester United has it? Unwanted records are being broken and despite spending a vast sum in the summer transfer window and shipping out a number of players too, the squad still looks unbalanced. … Continue reading

Composure Will Be Key To Fixing Manchester United’s Defensive Problems

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Manchester United’s 5-3 defeat to Leicester City on Sunday was the latest setback in what has been a twelve month long period of difficulty for the twenty time English champions. The appointment and subsequent dismissal of David Moyes after just … Continue reading

Manchester United’s August-September Progress Report

Posted on by Nipun Chopra
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Manchester United fans have had one performance to hang their hats on. The 4-0 win against QPR buoyed the United faithful who had seen their team go winless in the first three games and get embarrassed in the League Cup. … Continue reading

Off-field Matters Attract Players To Manchester United

Posted on by Hussein Jiva
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Cesc Fabregas, Thiago Alacantara and Gareth Bale – these are but a few names that turned down a move to Manchester United after the club lifted its 20th English title – 11 points ahead of second place, Manchester City. Stars … Continue reading

New Rules Needed To Safeguard Players Health On International Duty

Posted on by Robert Hay
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The tug-and-pull situation the world’s top soccer players find themselves in is an enviable one for 99% of the sport’s players. These players have to balance between playing for their employer club and representing their country at the international level … Continue reading

Losers Of The 2014 Summer Transfer Window

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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1. Real Madrid Players In James Rodriguez-£63million Toni Kroos-£27million Keylor Navas-£9million Javier Hernandez-Loan Players Out Angel di Maria-£59.7million Alvaro Morata-£17million Xabi Alonso-£9million Nuri Sahin-£6million Casemiro-Loan Diego Lopez-Free Transfer It seems rather difficult to say a team who have just signed … Continue reading

Analyzing Manchester United’s Summer Transfer Window

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Going into the off-season, we wondered how the mighty Manchester United would react. Or more pressingly, how would they respond to their inter-city rivals winning the title. What could we expect to see from the players as they respond to … Continue reading

Burnley vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Manchester United head into what Louis van Gaal has labelled a ‘derby match’ with Burnley on the cards next up. Sean Dyche’s side hope to recreate the heroics of the 2009 team which defeated United 1-0 on their last visit … Continue reading

The Sweeper: 10 Soccer Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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Allow The Sweeper to hurtle you through this past week’s best stories at the speed of Mario Balotelli racing through Milan’s streets in a Ferrari with his queasy pet Rottweiler by his side. 1. “Think Outside the Ibrox” Picture Ben Roethlisberger … Continue reading

How Angel Di Maria Can Avoid Being The Latest British Transfer Record To Flop

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Complete the sequence: Angel di Maria, Fernando Torres, Andy Carroll, Robinho, Andrei Shevchenko, “X”. For those who don’t instantly recognise what connects the aforementioned soccer players — make a note of the eventual answer, because it’s a nailed on pub … Continue reading

Angel di Maria Capture Only One Piece Of The Manchester United Jigsaw Puzzle

Posted on by Sam Okpo
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Manchester United officially announced the signing of Angel di Maria amid the backdrop of a 4-0 insult at the hands of impudent league one side MK Dons. So abject was their display that if you were watching both teams for … Continue reading

Assessing The Louis Van Gaal Selection Predicament

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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The new Premier League season is only two weeks old and Manchester United under Louis van Gaal are already playing catch-up. The pre-season tour feels like a very long time ago now. The Red Devils have placed a significant number … Continue reading