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Why Sir Jim Ratcliffe would rather buy OGC Nice than Manchester United
12:01 Wednesday 10th July 2019

If you’re an average Tom, Dick or Harriet, you may play the lottery and fantasise about doing as you please when you win all that dosh. If you’re also a Manchester United fan, you probably think billionaires shouldn’t do whatever…

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Are Neymar, Gareth Bale, aces up Ed Woodward's #GlazersOut sleeve?
09:00 Monday 1st July 2019

The #GlazersOut movement continues to rage on social media. Its main points are that the American owners take too much money out of the club and put nothing back. Millions are spent on servicing debt and remunerating a board whose group picture…

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Is Manchester United's best good enough?
08:00 Tuesday 14th May 2019

You can’t say enough good things about Luke Shaw. The Southampton-schooled Manchester United left-back was well on his way to an excellent career when a double leg break halted him in his tracks. After a long recovery, he then endured…

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Manchester United no longer on the right side of history
08:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

Manchester United are the Premier League’s Jeremy Corbyn. They don’t ignore anti-Semitism or have ties to terrorist organizations and sympathizers. Nevertheless, the Red Devils lean too far to the left and, while they shouldn’t…

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Manchester United's road form no yellow brick road
08:00 Monday 22nd April 2019

At this point, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should adopt a Scottish terrier, name him Toto, go to sleep, and wait for a tornado to transport the Carrington training complex to Oz. His Manchester United squad need brains, heart and courage. Especially…

Opinion
Does Angel Di Maria deserve abuse from Manchester United fans?
12:00 Friday 15th February 2019

The intensity of the boos and jeers from a section of Manchester United fans towards the returning Angel Di Maria was almost at par with the Argentine’s performance for Paris Saint-Germain. The former Real Madrid winger was in superlative…

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Ander Herrera: Last of the old school club men?
08:00 Saturday 2nd February 2019

Manchester United play deadly football these days rather than suicidal. Under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the Red Devils have won eight from nine games, drawing their most recent against Burnley. Players are enthused and rejuvenated…

Features
Why Paris Saint Germain must be wary of Manchester United
12:00 Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Jose Mourinho's third year at Manchester United couldn't have gone worse. The third-season syndrome he loves to deny reared its ugly head. His dream to return the Premier League giants to English football's pinnacle collapsed.…

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Is Fellaini's haircut a problem Manchester United didn't need?
09:00 Monday 26th November 2018

You've been away to a trade conference for a fortnight. When you left, things weren't going too well at the office. The conference ended on a sour note, as well. You're in a bit of a rut and feel like you need to shake things up…

Usa
Mr Rooney goes to Washington II: Red Devil ravages MLS
17:42 Wednesday 24th October 2018

Wayne Rooney was a Manchester United man. A Scouser, his career began at Everton but as United's all-time scorer, he will always be a North-West Red no matter what some may feel. When he no longer suited needs at Old Trafford, he donned…

Premier League
Jose Mourinho, the fans' manager
08:00 Wednesday 29th August 2018

Goals win games; defence wins titles. It’s a mantra held high as the ultimate truth in all team sports. Goals might be changed to touchdowns or hitting, defence to pitching. Nevertheless, the best teams know how to stop their opponent’s…

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Premier League preview: Is Manchester United in disarray or just disrespected?
09:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

Manchester United Football Club achieved a second-placed finish in the 2017/18 campaign; their highest position post-Sir Alex Ferguson. That said, Jose Mourinho's Red Devils eventually finished some nineteen-points off the pace. That gap…

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Jose Mourinho must find an ideal position for Paul Pogba
08:30 Friday 6th April 2018

Manchester United signed Paul Pogba for a record fee in the now middle-class £89 million neighbourhood entering Jose Mourinho’s first season at Old Trafford. In his second Old Trafford go-round, Pogba's form has been far…

Opinion
The curious case of Manchester United and Women's Football
12:30 Tuesday 8th November 2016

I doubt that it has escaped your attention, but women's football has grown in popularity, both in viewership, and participation, in the last 18 months. Doubtless, much of this increased popularity can be traced back to the success of the England…

Opinion
Manchester United finally get their man but where will Pogba fit into Mourinho's United?
15:00 Wednesday 10th August 2016

After one of the more drawn-out, protracted, transfer sagas in recent memory, Manchester United finally have their man, and Paul Pogba has made his inevitable return to Old Trafford for an eye-watering world record transfer fee of £89m. Following…