Tag Archives: United

El United (EPL Talk Review Podcast)

Posted on by Laurence McKenna
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Some lovely football played around Europe this weekend and why should the EPL be any different? Well, there weren’t any headline games as we know them but even the pod’s featured game of United – United had history and rivalry … Continue reading

Replacing Rooney: 6 Options

Posted on by Chris McQuade

Ever since the news broke there was a palpable sense of disbelief amongst fans, the media and Blogs. We awaited hearing from the men at the centre of the story and we got that hearing today. It appears that Sir … Continue reading

How Will The Glazers Leave United?

Posted on by Chris McQuade

Today Liverpool FC went through a complicated court procedure to resolve their ownership. Their biggest rivals, Manchester United, have not had the problems that have engulfed the beleaguered Anfield club but nevertheless have issues with their ownership. The Glazer takeover … Continue reading

Being A Football Fan Can Be A Fickle Old Folly

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

In Europe, following a football team can be a lot like gaining another sibling. You even see in places like Argentina, where money is scarce, people will come out to see their team and live every moment of their season … Continue reading

Breaking News: Gold And Sullivan Reveal West Ham's True Debt

Posted on by Paul Bestall

In a refreshing change of events, former Birmingham City owners, David Gold and David Sullivan took control of the Hammers and admitted straightaway the mess that West Ham United have been battling with. Since the crashing collapse of the Icelandic … Continue reading

The Damned (Scunny) United: Clough On Watch, But Why?

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

In a weekend hit by weather misery here in the UK thanks to the government’s clear lack of contingency, Derby did manage to get their game against Scunthorpe United kicked off but in hindsight would rather they’d followed the lead of … Continue reading

The Premiership Team Of The Decade

Posted on by Paul Bestall

This decade has seen the Premiership continue to grow and attract some of the worlds greatest players throughout the last ten years. By continuing to attract some of the biggest stars in the world, only La Liga can truly consider … Continue reading

The Championship: Halfway There

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

Unless your team was unfortunate enough to be struck by bad weather (particularly Barnsley), you may realise we are now at the halfway point of the Championship season. 23 games gone and all of sudden ambitions become a bit clearer … Continue reading

A rebuke of Stan Collymore’s idea to scrap promotion and relegation

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

Unless you only prefer to read the opinions of actual celebrated and well-recognised figures in football, you’ve probably come across Stan Collymore’s ludacris proposal to “make the Premiership better”. If you can’t be bothered to read through it (and I … Continue reading

Can Diamanti Emulate Di Canio?

Posted on by David Schiavone

Can West Ham United’s new Italian talent have the same impact on the Hammers as club legend Paolo Di Canio did between 1999 and 2003? Gianfranco Zola signed Alessandro Diamanti for a fee of around £6 million in the summer. … Continue reading

Will Carlos Queiroz be back at Old Trafford Soon?

Posted on by David Schiavone

With Portugal on the verge of non-qualification for the World Cup in 2010, manager Carlos Queiroz is under extreme pressure and has the very real possibility of unemployment looming over him. Given this threat, and inevitability that this will occur, … Continue reading

Champions League – Group Stage Draw

Posted on by David Schiavone

Group A Bayern Munchen Juventus Bordeaux Maccabi Haifa Group B Manchester United CSKA Moskow Besiktas Wolfsburg Group C AC Milan Real Madrid Marseille FC Zurich Group D Chelsea Porto Atletico Madrid APOEL Group E Liverpool Lyon Fiorentina Debrecen Group F … Continue reading

Can Anderson Be the Key?

Posted on by David Schiavone

Cast your mind back to May 2009, Manchester United were comprehensively and soundly trounced in Rome by a magical Barcelona side, inspired by Xavi and Iniesta. For many, the lack of quality in the centre of the park was plain … Continue reading

Too Bad They Can't Play a Four Four Three

Posted on by Michael Barany

Looking forward to seeing how Manchester United employ new signing Dimitar Berbatov this weekend versus Liverpool, or better yet, who gets the hook up front: Wayne Rooney or Carlos Tevez. While Rooney may need a breather after playing for England … Continue reading