Tag Archives: Wayne Rooney

Manchester United 1-1 Birmingham City: Champions Fail To Capitalize On Arsenal Draw

Posted on by Jesse Chula

A week after Manchester United’s shock FA Cup exit, Sir Alex Ferguson fielded a side with immense respect for Birmingham City’s Alex McCleish at St. Andrews. A match that was 1 of only 2 to survive the inclement weather on … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney’s Continued, Increased Role For Manchester United

Posted on by Jesse Chula

Wayne Rooney: husband, father, footballer, striker, play-maker, defender, captain, international, the list could really go on, was involved in all four goals (Manchester United only had 3) Sunday as the reigning champions not-so-impressively beat relegation applicants Hull City at the … Continue reading

Overrated England Sure to Disappoint in 2010

Posted on by Eric Altshule

  As we head into the festive season, English fans are wrapping the present they give themselves before every World Cup – the gift of unbridled confidence in their national football team.  And yet, as they have for the past … Continue reading

What Is This Current Manchester United Team Capable Of?

Posted on by Jesse Chula

I sat utterly bemused Saturday as I watched Manchester United altogether inept in front of goal away to their current bogey ground, Craven Cottage. Manchester United lost their second out of the last three matches and fifth league match of … Continue reading

Aston Villa Defeat Man United On A Spectacular Day in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There have been very few if any boring Premier League weekends so far this season, and this Saturday was another example of why this is one of the most entertaining leagues in the world. Here are my observations from the … Continue reading

How Important Has Foreign Influence Been On The English Premiership?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The influence of foreigners on football in England cannot be underestimated. While Coach Fabio Capello has guided England through the qualifiers and instilled a winning mentality amongst the players, the skills of English players such as Wayne Rooney and the presence … Continue reading

UEFA, You’ve Lost Your Touch

Posted on by Adam Mikhail

“Giggs looking to pick out Rooney… who’s got there, is that a penalty kick?! What does Mike Dean say?! He says penalty!” This whole routine is getting a little old, isn’t it? Screw diamonds, refereeing mistakes are forever. It’s like … Continue reading

To Dive or Not To Dive? That is the Question.

Posted on by Fletch Spigner

With the recent issues surrounding diving and simulation in the box and elsewhere, once again we are in a broiling debate over the use of re-play video technology to assist referees. This week, Eduardo clearly dove in the box against … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League: 15 Tips To Get You To The Top

Posted on by Kevin Coleman

With four Fantasy Premier League gameweeks already down, managers are starting to get an idea of whose scoring points – and whose not. With the forwards scoring points, the summer transfer window closing soon, and a two week international break … Continue reading

Will The Real Dimitar Berbatov Please Stand Up?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So the dust seems to be finally settling on the criticism about Berbatov’s mishit penalty on Sunday in the semi-final defeat against Everton. There’s no doubting it was a badly hit penalty, but it seems to have unpicked a scab … Continue reading

Man United At A Crossroads In Quest for Quintuple

Posted on by Matthew Semisch

When Manchester United scored two late goals on Sunday to secure a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Aston Villa, the result seemed to sweep under the rug the idea that United were a team in serious danger of relinquishing their Premier … Continue reading

2008/09 Team Of The Season

Posted on by Michael Timbury

Towards the end of this month, the Premiership team of the year will be announced along with the PFA players’ player of the year. In anticipation of this, I have decided to select my own best eleven of the season … Continue reading

Is Michael Owen Past It?

Posted on by Michael Timbury

The question is simple. Can Michael Owen still perform at the highest level? While many would say no, he’s past it, he’s too injury prone and when he is on the pitch he doesn’t do anything anyway, I tend to … Continue reading

I’m On Setanta Sports: 2008 Manager Of The Year

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I’m On Setanta Sports is back with a highlight reel of the best clips in 2008 as well as some new content such as which special manager received the 2008 Manager Of The Year Award. It’s quite an accomplishment for … Continue reading

I'm On Setanta Sports: Big In Japan

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The latest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports features an assortment of classic scenes such as Fergie losing his mind, Wayne Rooney singing “Big In Japan,” Jose’s viewpoints on the Champions League draw, and satellite delay problems which cause a … Continue reading

Man United Advance to Club World Cup Final After 5-3 Win In Japan

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Getting up at five o’clock this morning to watch a game on TV live from Japan reminded me of World Cup 2002. But this time, instead of watching England lose against Brazil in Japan, it was the turn of the … Continue reading

I'm On Setanta Sports: Wayne Rooney's Street Striker

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The craze that’s hitting the nation. Listen to the beat, I’m a striker on the street, Alright like like like like. And watch out for Jose’s exclusive news about the whole Drogba tapping up incident. It makes me wonder what … Continue reading