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Premier League
Solskjaer culling deadwood makes room for young stars
08:00 Saturday 31st August 2019

They say change is necessary for any rebuild. It was essential for shaping both Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp’s empires. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer learnt the hard way how much he must change Manchester United to bring back the glory days.…

Premier League
Why does Manchester United raise a red flag with South American players?
12:01 Thursday 29th August 2019

If you count Brazilian-born uncapped Italian international Rodrigo Possebon, 18 South Americans have featured for Manchester United in the Premier League era. As a group, they haven’t fared well. While the Premier League doesn’t…

Premier League
Should Solskjaer hold an Old Trafford yard sale this summer?
08:00 Monday 1st April 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s managerial dream is now a reality. Oddly, the Manchester United board waited until he lost consecutive matches before making the appointment official. The first match after the international break turned into a…

Premier League
Does Marcos Rojo hold the key to Manchester United's defensive solidity?
17:00 Tuesday 11th December 2018

Jose Mourinho's Manchester United this season have been mightily un-Mourinho like. The Red Devils have shipped goals galore, which likely all stems from the failure to invest in a new centre-half during the summer. With Eric Bailly making…

Premier League
What is Manchester United's best centre-back pairing?
08:00 Wednesday 19th September 2018

Manchester United has endured a rough patch at the beginning of the season. The major issue lies in defence. It's probably the first time a Jose Mourinho team has struggled so much at the back. Last campaign, full-backs were the biggest…

World Cup
Pearls or perils? Signing players based on World Cup form
17:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

In 2014, James Rodriguez came out of nowhere to win the World Cup Golden Boot in Brazil. Nowhere to most readers will be AS Monaco. In fact, it’s Monaco by way of Colombian side Envigado, who sold the no.10 to Argentine club Banfield…

Champions League
3 things Mourinho must address before Sevilla tie
10:00 Wednesday 21st February 2018

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has had ample complications to resolve before his side's match in Seville. United began the new year on a high note. The side won all their matches in January, without conceding a goal, save…

Premier League
Is laughter the best medicine for Manchester United?
14:30 Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Although the New Year began brightly enough, it wasn’t a joyous holiday season for Manchester United. December’s end brought a run of three consecutive Premier League draws and embarrassing elimination from the EFL Cup to Championship…

Marcos Rojo return: Where does he play?
12:30 Wednesday 18th October 2017

Marcos Rojo returns to Manchester United's fold following an April injury. Where will the Argentine defender fit into Jose Mourinho's team? News emerged that Rojo is included in the Red Devils' travelling squad for today's match at SL Benfica,…

Premier League
Ibra injury blessing in disguise for Manchester United?
09:30 Monday 24th April 2017

Thursday saw perhaps the most dramatic night at Old Trafford this season. Teenage sensation Marcus Rashford struck in the second half of extra time to seal a Europa League semifinal berth for Manchester United. However, late celebrations came…

Manchester United vs Anderlecht: 5 things we learned
11:30 Friday 21st April 2017

It was a nail-biting encounter at Old Trafford. Manchester United scraped through via a world-class moment from Marcus Rashford and Jose Mourinho's Europa League ambitions continue. Much was learnt from a nervous night at the Theatre of Dreams…

For Manchester United, Marcos Rojo Resurgent
09:30 Tuesday 18th April 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has a reputation for being defensive-minded. True or not, he has always had a strong defensive line at his disposal wherever he has been. He may still be sculpting his defence at Old Trafford but one…

Premier League
Man United Injuries Threaten Season
10:30 Saturday 1st April 2017

Mounting at the worst imaginable time, Man United injuries are threatening to derail Jose Mourinho's first season in charge. The Portuguese's blame game bingo received another entry on Friday evening when news emerged regarding Juan Mata's…

Eric Bailly returning to Manchester United adds more quality to an improving defence
18:00 Thursday 26th January 2017

Manchester United Football Club has been given a surprising defensive boost over the last couple of days, as the Ivory Coast were shockingly knocked out of the African Cup of Nations. That means Eric Bailly's immediate return to Old Trafford…

Television Match Officials - are they now a necessity?
12:30 Friday 6th January 2017

The 2013/14 season saw the introduction of goal-line technology. Which is designed to help referees and linesmen alike with those critical decisions which ultimately determine the outcome of a match; There have been so many times we've seen…