While most Gooners would’ve bitten your hand off for a draw in advance of last week’s encounter, there was no escaping the huge sense of disappointment, coming away from Wembley, having failed to capitalise on such a prime opportunity to silence our increasingly noisy neighbours.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
IT may be misplaced confidence, it may be over-optimism, it may be kidology, but United’s Ander Herrera is adamant that bitter rivals, City, are not on the verge of an era of dominance in English football, even if they lift the Premier League trophy today by winning the Manchester derby.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
Pep Guardiola has clearly won his private, and long-standing, feud with Jose Mourinho for this season at least but, to listen to beaten manager Carlos Carvalhal on Saturday, the all-conquering Catalan should make the most of his current dominance.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
One hopes the TV lip-reader was right: “When you’ve won the Premier League, let me know.” That, allegedly, is what Ashley Young said to Spurs’ Alli during a set-to on Saturday. In the “show-us-yer-medals” culture that is English football, there is no effective rejoinder to that.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Ander Herrera says Manchester City’s summer spending makes them Premier League favourites, with Pep Guardiola’s trophyless first season meaning they currently have a greater obligation to win titles than Manchester United.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
Marouane Fellaini managed to drag a Manchester derby that had been interesting rather than memorable into pure chaos at the Etihad last night, earning a red card for a headbutt on Sergio Aguero some six seconds after being booked for a foul on the same City forward.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
Zlatan Ibrahimovic felt like Benjamin Button, but it was more a case of Groundhog Day as far as Sunderland were concerned. Manchester United retain a two-pronged assault on Champions League qualification, but all the Wearside club has to look forward to are trips to some of football’s less celebrated destinations in the Championship next season.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017