Tag Archives: Manchester United

English teenager to decide which trophies count in Manchester United v Liverpool row, announce FIFA

FIFA have today announced that, from the start of the 2017/18 season, an English teenager will have the final say on what football achievements are worth celebrating and which are not. Bradley Botting, 19, from Challingsworth will be the man responsible. His tweet, sent after the EFL Cup final: “Man U celebrating like they won […]

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Manchester United v Liverpool in trophies – Which club has won more titles?

It’s arguably English football’s fiercest rivalry. The tension whenever Manchester United and Liverpool lock horns is palpable. The rivalry between two of English football’s giants is fuelled in part by the close proximity of the two major cities they represent. But the main ingredient for the rivalry is the level of success achieved by United and Liverpool, success accrued domestically, in Europe and […]

Premier League

The Premier League 2017 Run-In Roundtable Discussion: Who wins the title? Top 4? Relegation and more

25 games down, 13 to go: the Premier League is entering crunch time. While Chelsea look to be running away with the title, two draws from their last three games is a sign that nothing can be taken for granted during the run-in. Elsewhere, the battle for the top four will see two big clubs with […]

Premier League

Sadio Mane, Raheem Sterling, Gabbiadini… Names of the Premier League, week 25

The Premier League continues apace, with Chelsea still streaking ahead at the top and things tightening up at the bottom. The title may appear to be sewn up for Antonio Conte’s men, but there’s still plenty to play for in the league. That means that players are still aiming to impress. Which players made last […]

Premier League

Eden Hazard, Gabriel Jesus, Lukaku… Names of the Premier League, week 24

Week 24 in the Premier League, and it feels like the season is finally into the home straight. Chelsea continue to lead a chasing pack who cannot help but trip and stumble behind them, while down at the bottom slumbering, relegation-bound teams are showing signs of finally waking up to their predicament. After a gameweek […]

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Why aren’t Manchester United scoring more goals?

For all their talent and apparent firepower, Manchester United have failed to score more than one goal in more than half their competitive matches this season (19 times in 37 games). Only one player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has scored double figures (19). In the Premier League the situation is dire: just 33 goals in 22 matches […]

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Manchester United 1-1 Liverpool: Game in 13 Tweets as Pogba struggles and Zlatan rescues a point

Last time Jose Mourinho‘s Manchester United and Jurgen Klopp‘s Liverpool locked horns, it resulted in a bore draw that was forgotten as soon as the final whistle blew. Back then, Mourinho saw fit to “park the bus” to stop Klopp’s attacking juggernaut. This time, his United were at home and in fine form, with Liverpool […]

FA Cup

FA Cup 4th Round draw, 3rd round talking points and best goals as Rooney equals record

There will be plenty of words written and said about whether the FA Cup still retains its trademark magic – especially after Cardiff City played Fulham in front of sparse crowd of just over 5,000 people. But despite some low crowds and weakened teams, there was plenty to enjoy about the FA Cup’s 3rd round […]

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From Västeras with love: the rise of Victor Lindelöf – Manchester United’s big Swedish target

Have you ever heard of Västerås? You’d be forgiven if you haven’t. A city in central Sweden, it boasts a population of around 150,000. It is also home to the football club Våsterås SK Fotboll. They do not play in the more well-known Allsvenskan, the Swedish top tier, or even the Superettan, the second tier, […]

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