So, has anyone improved during the January window?

The nation’s love affair with the January transfer window seems to be over. This year saw no £50 million moves, no players driving to rival clubs, and no one leaning out of car windows. The pros and cons of the windows are something people can discuss at length. It can unsettle a team if their […]

Will Jose Mourinho win silverware in his first season at Old Trafford

Manchester United have struggled to inspire confidence in the Premier League since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013. The 13-time winners have finished seventh, fourth and fifth in the last three seasons and the club acted quickly to end Louis van Gaal’s tenure early with one year remaining on his contract. Cue a move for […]

Time Running Out For Manchester United Manager

There comes a point when admirable loyalty to a cause becomes blind naivety. Those United fans still standing by David Moyes in the belief that he will be a success at Old Trafford anytime soon are now finding themselves firmly in the latter category. Every week more and more adopt the viewpoint I’ve had since […]

Is it time to consider Everton genuine top four contenders?

Everton for the latter half of the David Moyes era were the perennial ‘Will they, won’t they?’ team in the Premier League with regards to qualification for the UEFA Champions League. Many times Everton were discounted by people courtesy of their regular poor starts to campaigns only for performances to pick up to a consistent […]

Manchester United’s Defence: I Don’t Want To Talk About It

For a minute there, I thought we were going to be treated (for treated read: not at all treated) to front row seats as David Moyes’ private fantasy – of running a team with Rio and Vidic at the heart of the defence, no matter what – played out all over our goal difference for […]

Manchester United – A Seven Aside

For the first time since Michael Owen, Manchester United are starting a season without a player wearing the number 7 shirt. In the end it took a neat side-step from Antonio Valencia (which is funny, ‘cus he doesn’t do that anymore) to consign the shirt to Albert Morgan’s sewing box for the foreseeable future. There […]

TRANSCRIPT: New Manchester United manager’s first press conference

As you sit here as Manchester United manager, how proud do you feel? I am incredibly privileged to be given the opportunity to manage Manchester United and grateful to Sir Alex and the board for making it happen. It was a really strange situation for me. I had no idea whatsoever. I knew nothing until […]

PICTURE: Giant hairdryer delivered to new Manchester United boss

Ladbrokes has delivered a giant hairdryer to David Moyes on behalf of Sir Alex Ferguson. The hairdryer will act as a symbolic ‘baton’ as one Man United boss departs and the other starts a new dawn at Old Trafford. The hairdryer was delivered to Goodison Park before making its way to Old Trafford – paving […]

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