Whatever people hoped that Thursday’s Manchester Derby would be, it is safe to say that it will not have met the expectations of many. United went into the game on a relative high, twenty-three games unbeaten in the Premier League … Continue reading
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Knee injuries rule out Rojo and Ibrahimovic, but it is arguably the Argentine who is the greater loss?
Rewind to last August, with the Jose Mourinho era at Manchester United in its infancy the prospects for two players could not have been more different. Zlatan Ibrahimovic arrived a star, with comparisons being made to the last egotistical ‘king’ … Continue reading
Given the resurgence of the German Bundesliga and Spanish La Liga in the last five years, there’s a healthy argument that suggests that the Premier League isn’t quite as strong a football league as we’d like to think it is. … Continue reading
Mourinho loses patience with United’s sloppy attack, but there are no simple solutions to their malaise
A 1-1 draw away from home in Europe is usually regarded as a good result and United will be firm favourites to beat a limited Anderlecht side at Old Trafford next week. In his post-match interview however, Jose Mourinho could … Continue reading
This has been a difficult week for Manchester and Jose Mourinho. Two home draws mean that the team have now been held 9 times in 16 games at Old Trafford, scoring only 21 goals in the process. The four dropped … Continue reading