Ole Gunnar Solksjaer may well experience first-hand tonight the gulf in class that currently exists between his Manchester United side and their treble-chasing neighbours but, regardless of the result, the club’s new manager is already searingly honest in his appraisal of their standing in the English game.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
With Everton’s first proper shot of the afternoon resting comfortably in the back of Claudio Bravo’s net after 34 minutes, it was hard not to think City were already well on their way to claiming a thoroughly unwanted league double on Merseyside this season, writes.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
Everton hosting Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on Wednesday was always going to be a tough game for the Toffees, as their opponents had won three on the bounce and surged from relegation candidates to relative mid-table safety under the guidance of the experienced Tony Pulis.
Sat, 19 Apr, 2014
Tomorrow’s meeting of Liverpool and Manchester City is probably the most eagerly anticipated Premier League game for neutrals this season, as England’s two highest-scoring teams meet in a game which will go a long way to deciding the outcome of the 2014 title race.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014
You hear a lot of sentences around Old Trafford starting “it’s only....” these days. “It’s only Sociedad/Sunderland/Norwich,” comes the grumble, after Moyes’ team has disposed of someone its critics don’t rate as “meaningful” opposition.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2013