“They will have do a lot better than this at Watford and Arsenal,” I groaned last Monday, after Mourinho’s grisly week. I think it’s safe to say United achieved that, don’t you? Seven goals and six points harvested from two of the most purely enjoyable matches travelling Reds will have seen in yonks equals ‘job done’ in any book.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Sad-looking southerners shuffling about in dribs and drabs were everywhere in Manchester city centre on Saturday. They already looked beaten, and shrunk under the catcalls of locals. But enough of Conservatives attending their Party conference; how were the Super Eagles?
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Manchester United fans are struggling to decide whether their rose-tinted glass is half empty or half full; Louis van Gaal’s team may be more snorey-snorey than glory-glory at the moment but it is well-placed in the Premier League and Champions League, defensively sound, clearly evolving and still in with a chance of silverware in 2016.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
Wayne Rooney’s flying header, which ended Manchester United’s miserable 404 minute goal drought to set up a 1-0 victory over CSKA Moscow, has not only boosted his team’s Champions League hopes but strangled a terrace revolt at Old Trafford in the process.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
Crystal Palace 0 Manchester United 0<br>While Louis Van Gaal continues to wrestle with the problem of how to get his Manchester United side scoring again, Alan Pardew offered a revealing perspective on the options available to the Dutchman.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
No-one would call it exciting or convincing but a 1-1 draw against CSKA has left Manchester United well placed in their Champions League qualifying group and in a good place ahead of Sunday’s crucial Manchester derby.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
When the players of FC Haka of Finland walked off the pitch at Turner’s Cross in July 2008 following an entertaining 2-2 draw, few of the home fans could have predicted that it would be seven long years before the ground would hold another European club fixture.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015