Posts Tagged "Manchester United"

Liverpool & Manchester United: A Tale Of Two Cities

By on Aug 31, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 0 comments

Tomorrow afternoon at Anfield, Liverpool and Manchester United will take the pitch for their first meeting of the season. When broadcasters talk in cliché about the passion and suchlike of the game in this country, it is for these matches that the volume levels reach their apotheosis and for the two clubs to be meeting this early in the season will show a global...

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That’s Entertainment – Or Not, As The Case May Be

By on Aug 27, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

For the modern football supporter, there are two types of investment associated with their role in going to matches. The first is emotional, a desire to win, a bond with the team or with the club. The second is, in the modern game, financial. Attending a football match is, for a majority of supporters these days, no longer a matter of pitching up at five minutes to...

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The 200% Premier League Pre-Season: Manchester United

By on Aug 3, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

With the joy of achievement comes the burden of expectation, and there at few football clubs on the entire planet at which that burden is higher than Manchester United. Over the last twenty-one years, this club has enjoyed a period of success unprecedented in the entire history of English football, and unlike other periods of dominance at other clubs in the past,...

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David Beckham And Feeling Middle-Aged

By on May 18, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 3 comments

For those amongst us in our early forties, it’s a disconcerting thought. We have reached an age at which there is a generation gap between us and adults younger than us. A forty-five year-old in 2013 may not feel middle-aged but there is no question that he is, and perhaps there are young adults who now view David Beckham in the same way as the young football...

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David Moyes May Need To Be Given A Chance To Have A Chance

By on May 9, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

By the time that the announcement had been made, it was starting to feel as if the appointment of David Moyes as the successor to Alex Ferguson at Manchester United was old news already. There had been an outside chance that the Glazers might held a sudden press conference at which they suddenly and unexpectedly announce that, contrary to all reporting over the...

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