Posts Tagged "Manchester United"

They Don’t Make Them Like Dave Sexton Any More

By on Nov 27, 2012 in History, Latest | 1 comment

On Sunday afternoon at Stamford Bridge, the new interim manager of Chelsea Football Club, Rafael Benitez, was introduced to the clubs supporters to a less than rapturous reception. On a day laden heavy with symbolism, Chelsea and Manchester City, two clubs who have muscled their way into the ultra-rarefied air of European footballs top table, then played out a drab...

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100 Owners: Number 79 – The Glazer Family (Manchester United)

By on Nov 10, 2012 in History, Latest | 3 comments

There will be a number of people reading this for whom the initial reaction at seeing The Glazers in the position that they occupy on this list will be one of surprise and, quite probably, anger. There have, after all, been few other football club owners in recent years – particularly in the Premier League – have inspired more vitriol or column inches...

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Chelseas Serious Allegation & The Need For A Little Caution

By on Oct 29, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 6 comments

“Super Sunday”, then, didn’t quite end up as “Super” as those who trailed it might have liked. Since the start of the season, a sense of disillusionment has been growing amongst many supporters, and it seems unlikely that those who have been coming around to this point of view will have had their feelings assuaged very much by the...

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Rivalries & Hatred

By on Sep 18, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

There was always something that left an uneasy feeling in the pit of the stomach about the post-Olympic craze for slating ‘football’ for its attitudes and behaviour, and there is still discomfort whenever anyone starts to discuss ‘decency’ with regard to the moral vacuum that is a professional sport-cum-business. Last night at Goodison Park,...

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