Tag Archives: Premier League

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

The Transition Period Was Never Going To Be Easy For Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Transition periods are a part of everything: life, relationships, work, etc. Sometimes they can go smoothly, but more often than not they can be tricky. Anyone who has been through a difficult transition period will tell you the best way … Continue reading

Manchester United Fans Have Broken Sir Alex Ferguson’s Plea to Stand By Their New Manager

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Moyes Out?…Really?…So soon? On May 12 2013, shortly after Manchester United beat Swansea City 2-1 at Old Trafford, outgoing manager Sir Alex Ferguson addressed his home supporters and thanked them for sharing the countless memories with him at the club. United’s … Continue reading

Tom Cleverley: Manchester United’s Midfield Enigma

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United supporters are at a disadvantage. They don’t get to see Tom Cleverley in training every day. Apparently Cleverley is one hell of a player on the training ground because Red Devils managers keep selecting the midfielder into United’s … Continue reading

The Special One Faces Off Against The Silent One When Chelsea Meets Southampton

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Mauricio Pochettino once referred to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as “the best of the best”. Prior to this weekend’s encounter at Stamford Bridge, the Southampton boss was asked to expound on his thoughts regarding ‘The Special One’. Pochettino rarely speaks … Continue reading

Super Sunday Preview: Tottenham Versus Manchester United

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Only a single point separates Tottenham and Manchester United heading into their clash at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Both clubs are in the mix of Top Four competitors along with seven other teams. Spurs are currently in ninth place in … Continue reading

Why the Next 2 Weeks Will Determine If Southampton Are Ready For a Top Four Challenge

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Southampton is currently third in the Premier League table and have already taken points from English giants Liverpool and Manchester United. Their early season success raises the question: “When are people going to accept Southampton as a serious Top Four … Continue reading

Manchester United Will Continue To Build On Their Momentum Against Cardiff On Sunday

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Manchester United travel to South Wales to take on Cardiff City on Sunday. The Red Devils are coming off their biggest win of the year over Arsenal and have rejoined the pack of teams who are challenging for this season’s … Continue reading

How Southampton Has Turned Into This Season’s Surprise Team

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Southampton has become the biggest surprise of this Premier League season. After being promoted just last year, they have catapulted themselves into third place after the first 11 matches. Even more amazing, they have the chance to go top of … Continue reading

Why Michael Carrick’s Six-Week Injury Is Going to Hit Manchester United Hard

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to Sir Alex Ferguson, the largest factor in last season’s 20th league title for Manchester United (aside from the signing of Robin van Persie) was the week-in and week-out performances of midfielder Michael Carrick. The legendary manager had been Carrick’s … Continue reading

Holding On To Wayne Rooney May Have Saved Manchester United’s Season

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Manchester United didn’t do much right during their first transfer window of the post-Alex Ferguson era. In fact it could be argued that the club only did one thing right from the time David Moyes took office on July 1st until … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Arsenal Preview: Clubs Put Their Undefeated Streaks On The Line

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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For the past few weeks, Sunday’s matchup between Manchester United and Arsenal has been the topic of conversation throughout the media and among Premier League fans. According to the press, this contest could “make or break” United’s title run and/or … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Recent Form Will Be Tested Against Real Sociedad

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Despite their early season struggles in the Premier League, Manchester United enter today’s Champions League encounter against Real Sociedad on top of Group A with seven points after three matches. With road games in Spain today and later in Group … Continue reading

Cardiff City vs Swansea: The South Wales Derby Takes the Premier League’s Center Stage

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There’s a first time for everything. The Football League in England was founded in 1888, and since its inception there has never been a matchup in the top flight between two clubs from Wales. There are nine Welsh clubs competing … Continue reading

Arsenal-Liverpool Preview: Two High-Flying Teams Face Their Toughest Tests of the Season

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For the detractors of Liverpool’s early season success, this is the match they have been waiting for. A matchup against one of the top teams in the Premier League. In all likelihood, their critics would prefer the game were being … Continue reading

David Silva and Sergio Aguero Are Hitting Their Stride for Manchester City

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Heading into their Super Sunday match at Stamford Bridge, David Silva and Sergio Aguero are in good form and that usually bodes well for Manchester City. In the past, the Spanish midfielder and Argentine striker have combined to be a … Continue reading

Don’t Sleep On The Tyne-Wear Derby Between Sunderland and Newcastle

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For most Premier League viewers in the US, this week’s version of ‘Super Sunday’ is all about the matchup between big money clubs, Chelsea and Manchester City. There are actually four other BPL matches on Sunday, two of them are … Continue reading

Only The Players Can Save Manchester United’s Season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United have been granted a brief reprieve with their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Stoke City today. But for many supporters, the performance of the team for the majority of the match was extremely poor. If it weren’t for the … Continue reading