Posts Tagged "Manchester United"

Liverpool & Manchester United Reach Stalemate, For Now

By on Oct 16, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

Nature abhors a vacuum, and in the absence of anything season-defining coming from yesterday’s match between Liverpool and Manchester United, the post-match speculation has largely centred upon claims made by Patrice Evra in the direction of Luis Suarez to a French television station after the match. Any meeting between these two clubs becomes, in the manner...

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The Rooney Storm In A Tea Cup

By on Oct 14, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

It was a display which fell quite firmly into the category of “Typical England”. What should – and can could easily have been – a comfortable win in Montenegro last Friday night ended with a scrambled draw and a red card for Wayne Rooney, leaving the team’s qualification for the finals from a distinctively mediocre group looking just a...

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Football, Television And Sir Alex

By on Sep 27, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Perhaps we are now so used to the gamesmanship of Sir Alex Ferguson in press conferences and interviews that we now look for subliminal messages in everything he says without even thinking about it. His comments yesterday on the nature of the relationship between football and television have certainly provoked debate, though, not least from those that have chosen to...

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Match Of The Week: Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur

By on Aug 22, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

Old Trafford has a swaggering confidence about it this evening. A new sponsorship deal with a package delivery company will be bringing an eyebrow-raising amount of money into the club and, perhaps more importantly as far as the supporters are concerned, less than convincing starts to the season for Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool will have only served to heighten...

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The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: Manchester United

By on Jul 31, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Seldom, in recent years, has the gap between the Premier League and Champions League titles seemed so great. In the minds of some, Manchester United’s trip to Wembley for the Champions League final against Barcelona should have been a coronation, a celebration of a uniquely long-lasting dynasty that has dominated English football for almost two decades. This,...

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