Tag Archives: Premier League

Why Last Summer’s Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez Transfer Sagas Are Not Comparable

Posted on by Richard Sunley
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As Liverpool edge towards an improbable league title and Tottenham fade away, many have taken the opportunity to compare the differing fortunes of the two clubs. Both teams started the season having finished outside the top four and were looking … Continue reading

Does Tony Pulis Hold the Key to the Premier League Title Race?

Posted on by Tom Gatehouse
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Let’s imagine, just for a minute, that Chelsea come away with a draw from Anfield on April 27. It’s certainly plausible considering the Blues’ league-high defensive record, and the irrepressible Jose Mourinho’s knack of getting his tactics in the big … 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

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

The Stars Might Finally Be Aligning For David Moyes And Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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After twenty-two Premier League matches, Manchester United is sitting in seventh place; fourteen points behind league leading Arsenal and six points behind Liverpool/Tottenham for the final Champions League spot. United’s plummet from the summit of English football to its current … Continue reading

Manchester United Will Find Strength From Their Defeat At Stamford Bridge

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson For the first time in recent history, Manchester United is failing on the pitch. United has seen its share of … Continue reading

Manchester United Are Heading Into A Vital Four Day Stretch

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The fortunes of a club can change instantly. This is just how it is in football sometimes. One day you’re the “in-form” team that everyone needs to “watch out for”, the next minute you’re “reeling” and your season is “on … Continue reading

Uncertainty At Southampton Should Put Premier League Clubs On Alert

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The future of Southampton FC has been thrown into doubt with the recent admission that chairman Nicola Cortese wishes to leave his position due to on-going disagreements with ownership over the running of the club. According to Sky Sports, it … Continue reading

Manchester United Must Address The Issue Of CEO Ed Woodward Before Next Transfer Window

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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While David Moyes, his staff and the handful of healthy Manchester United players begin preparing for a trip to Stamford Bridge this Sunday, club officials should be preparing themselves for a very important transfer window in the summer. With almost … Continue reading

Some Manchester United Fans Need To Stop Complaining and Start Supporting Their Team

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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What a difference three games can make. Just two weeks ago, Manchester United were riding a six game winning streak in all competitions heading into their home match against Tottenham. Had United won that match they would have trailed the … Continue reading

Logic Dictates That Manchester United Will Not Add A ‘Marquee’ Signing In January

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The madness of the January transfer window is about to begin and clubs are already being linked with moves to improve their squads. Most experts would agree that Manchester United is the club that has the largest holes to fill. … Continue reading

Manchester United Must Continue Its Road Success In Order To Defy Recent Premier League Trends

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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As most football managers will tell you: “You need to win your home games in order to have any chance of success in the league.” Recent statistics would show that this view does have validity. In the Premier League era … Continue reading

Liverpool Face-Off Against Manchester City In Boxing Day’s Marquee Match

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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(For US Viewers – Manchester City v. Liverpool will be shown LIVE on Thursday December 26th at 12:30ppm EST on NBC Sports Network) Boxing Day’s final match features two teams in brilliant form: league leading Liverpool and third place Manchester … Continue reading

While Fans Enjoy Their Holiday, Premier League Players And Managers Will Be Pushed To Their Limits

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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For soccer fans, the next seven days are going to be pure bliss. Every Premier League club will play three games starting with Boxing Day (Dec.26th) and ending on New Year’s Day (Jan.1st); Arsenal and Chelsea will actually play four … Continue reading

Manchester United Continue To Show That They Are A ‘Special’ Club

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Recently, a Chelsea supporter reminded me of comments made by manager Jose Mourinho during the heat of the summer transfer saga involving the London club and Manchester United. With the media pumping out daily stories of Rooney’s imminent departure, and … Continue reading

You Can Hate Luis Suarez, But You Must Also Appreciate His Genius

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Luis Suarez is just one of those players who opposing fans just can’t stand. The mere mention of his name sends a wave of negative feelings through people’s bodies. The Uruguayan striker’s well documented controversies and flashpoints haven’t helped his public perception. Even his … Continue reading

It’s Time For Manchester United To Start To ‘Hate’ Losing Again

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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During the recent ITV special Keane & Vieira: The Best of Enemies, former Manchester United captain Roy Keane gave his insight into his pre-match mental preparations: “On [game day], particularly the parts of my body which had been previously injured, … Continue reading

In Spite Of Recent Setbacks, Manchester United Are Poised To Finish Top Of Their Champions League Group

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Sometimes you just can’t explain sports. Eight years ago, Liverpool ended up finishing second in their Champions League group and fifth in the Premier League table, but ended the season as champions of Europe. The English club edged out Olympiacos … Continue reading