The Steady Growth of Scott McTominay and Future of Youngsters under Mourinho

The Steady Growth of Scott McTominay and Future of Youngsters under Mourinho

On a day when Manchester United commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, the tragic event that claimed the lives of 23 people - including eight of the famed 'Busby Babes' on a cold night in Germany, it was fitting that one of United's latest academy products in Scott McTominay was at the centre of a routine 2-0 win. It was unspectacular for large parts, yet United capitalised on key moments - and in the end cruised to …
An Assessment of United's Returning Loan Army

An Assessment of United's Returning Loan Army

When Manchester United's class of 92 was honored with the 'Special Merit Award' a few years ago, for their footballing achievements in the 90's, a video was made in tribute to those involved, composed of interesting interviews from coach Eric Harrison, the players themselves and Sir Alex Ferguson. The Scotsman who has overseen a steady influx of young homegrown players making an indelible impression on Manchester United's history, said something very simple yet deeply profound, which funnily enough, does not hold as …
Tactical Review - Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0

Tactical Review - Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0

PRE-MATCH The Manchester derby, one of the biggest games in English club football in recent years, returned for the 168th time. These two teams collectively have won each of the four Premier League titles since Chelsea won in 2009-10. When cash-flush City emerged as a Premier League heavyweight, the then United manager Sir Alex Ferguson dubbed them as the noisy neighbours. Since the Scot’s retirement, United have been on a decline of sorts while City have only been getting better. …
Have Manchester United Lost Their Identity?

Have Manchester United Lost Their Identity?

Somebody once said you'll never win anything with kids. Now that, has been proved wrong by a special group of individuals and an extraordinary manager that put his faith in them. And together did they rule English and European football largely aided by a core of footballers that grew and learned their trade at the very same club. Fifteen years on, Manchester United managed by a man from the Netherlands who is never shy of giving youngsters a chance might …