EPL: Are Referees and Linesmen ruining the beautiful game?

EPL: Are Referees and Linesmen ruining the beautiful game?

"The best League in the world"..."The most entertaining league in the world" Terms flouted about on a regular basis by pundits and analysts when describing the English Premier league. But can it really be called such, when the referees and linesmen get it so wrong, so often? Maybe they also want to add to the excitement.... Maybe they're just useless. The latter seems more closer to the truth. Best League...worst Match Officials  How many offside goals were allowed this season …
Hull City Vs Manchester United Preview - EFL Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg

Hull City Vs Manchester United Preview - EFL Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg

In football’s annual calendar, domestic knockout competitions serve some interesting and unique purposes. It is the cups, that generally spice up the season, while the league strives to grade the teams according to their respective levels. Even as the league establishes a team’s level in a particular season and decides how much moolah the club will be able to rake in, cups, in addition to giving minutes on the pitch to some of the underutilized players across clubs, also serve …
Jose Mourinho is modest about the January signings after he confirmed Memphis Depay’s exit

Jose Mourinho is modest about the January signings after he confirmed Memphis Depay’s exit

Who will Manchester United sign? Mourinho has been modest about the possible addition to the United squad during the transfer window this month, claiming that the current market is solely for emergencies. However, Mourinho confirmed that the club has already included a clause Memphis Depay’s sale to Lyon. The athlete confirmed that he would be leaving to Lyon on the 20th of January, which according to the BBC, might grant Manchester United £16m plus add-ons. This might rise to a possible £21.7m. …
Over-Reliance on Ibrahimovic is Hindering Manchester United's Progress

Over-Reliance on Ibrahimovic is Hindering Manchester United's Progress

United drew a game for the eighth time in the Premier League after a difficult and frustrating encounter at the Bet365 stadium on a nippy Saturday afternoon. It was in many ways, the 2016/17 season in a nutshell under Mourinho that Manchester United managed to recover after an early wobble, create more than enough opportunities to win the game, yet somehow only manage to score once, thanks to a world class strike from substitute Wayne Rooney. A record 250th goal …
Why Luke Shaw Should Not Be Left-Back at Manchester United

Why Luke Shaw Should Not Be Left-Back at Manchester United

It's an interesting period in the season, especially if you are associated with Manchester United in any way, shape or form. United are the only side in England still competing on all four fronts - with the highest active unbeaten run in all competitions. Jose Mourinho after early promise and an October lull has had his Manchester United click into gear and the performances and results have been consistently solid, if not spectacular. Part of that has been Mourinho's own …
Stoke City v Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City v Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United, undefeated in 16 matches in all competitions, will take a trip to the Bet365 Stadium to play Stoke City over the weekend. After a prolonged series of ups and downs (mostly downs), Manchester United seem to be improving under Jose Mourinho. Despite a significant improvement in form, the Red Devils remain sixth in the league table, right below Manchester City. Their draw with Liverpool ended their run of seven straight league victories, but United are finding form and …
How Bad was Paul Pogba Vs Liverpool?

How Bad was Paul Pogba Vs Liverpool?

Stats and ratings can be really cruel on players. When a player plays well, he will be made to look quite good through stats and ratings but when he has a bad day, those stats and ratings will make you look like the worst player on the planet. Although the disproportionate emphasis on the negative side is due to perception bias in the minds of the fans, it can feel pretty real for the players too. Ask Emre Can. Or, …
Ander Herrera - Analysing Manchester United's complete midfielder

Ander Herrera - Analysing Manchester United's complete midfielder

Manchester United may be in 6th position, but they have showed signs of being a really good team in recent weeks. The general consensus is that they have the quality to finish in the top four and if they maintain their recent performance level, it should only be a matter of time before they start climbing the Premier League table. Jose Mourinho has found his strongest starting eleven and one key player for him this season has been Ander Herrera. …
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