Tag Archives: Manchester United
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 […]

Victor Lindelof

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, […]

January Transfer window guide

January Transfer Window 2017 complete guide: 17 players who could be on the move around Europe

It’s January and you know what that means: transfer window time! The January transfer window 2017 is now open and Jim White, for one, is absolutely delighted about it.  January is always a difficult month to do business in, but needs must for many clubs. The same applies to players either lacking in game time […]

Olivier Giroud or Henrikh Mkhitaryan? Battle of the backheel volley wonder goals

You wait ages for an absolutely outrageous backheel volley goal and then two come along at once. Barely a week after Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored an outstanding scorpion-style pincer kick in Manchester United’s 4-1 win over Sunderland, Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has answered back in style on the first day of 2017 with a beauty of […]

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AFCON 2017: From Sadio Mane to Riyad Mahrez, 10 African stars who will be missed by their Premier League clubs

With just a few weeks left until the Africa Cup of Nations 2017 starts in Gabon, which Premier League managers will be affected by the temporary losses of some of their African stars? And could AFCON change the shape of the league this season? Here are 10 African stars set to miss Premier League game time on international duty… SEE ALSO: […]

Premier League

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eden Hazard, Yaya Toure… Names of the Premier League, week 18

The Premier League‘s Boxing Day schedule may not have had the excitement of 53 years ago, but there was still plenty to hold the attention. So who makes our list of festive Names of the Premier League? Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Embed from Getty Images   Chelsea maintained their winning streak with a 3-0 victory at home to […]

Old Trafford

Manchester United: What is Jose Mourinho’s best team?

It’s that time of year. The January transfer window ‘opens’ earlier and earlier. As with its summer cousin, the major clubs try to conclude deals before the window actually opens. And already the rumours are flying about Jose Mourinho’s targets. With Paul Scholes having suggested recently that the Manchester United manager will need two or […]

Goalnet

66 goals in 10 games: Remembering the Boxing Day goal-fest of 1963

While other European leagues take a breather and allow their players to rest, recuperate, celebrate and maybe take in some warm weather training somewhere nice, the Premier League continues apace. Boxing Day saw eight fixtures played, with two more taking place on the 27th and 28th. An at-least-nearly-full Boxing Day programme is a long-standing tradition in […]

Premier League

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jay Rodriguez, Azpilicueta… Names of the Premier League week 17

The games keep coming thick and fast in the Premier League. With the fixtures piling up, fatigue, injuries and suspensions will take their toll, but the best players just keep on impressing. But who has caught our eye and made it into Names of the Premier League for the most recent round of matches? Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) […]

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