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

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

It's the big one. Very rarely have we seen the two powerhouses of English football in fine fettle at the same period and this meeting at Old Trafford may be one of those select few times we will bear witness to that. Manchester United are simply on a sensational run. Nine wins on the spin and fifteen games unbeaten, Mourinho has finally found the right balance and ingredients for success at his new club. They go into this game on …
Man United vs Liverpool: The Stakes Have Never Been Higher

Man United vs Liverpool: The Stakes Have Never Been Higher

Man United Fans are beginning to believe again. Jerseys dusted off, pulled out from the back of the cupboard, worn with pride again. You cannot fault their swagger, momentum is definitely with them. The stakes are high come Sunday. Liverpool need to win to keep in touching distance of Chelsea while United need to win to keep close to the chasing pack. If Liverpool win, they open up an eight point gap on their fierce rivals.If the Devils win, they …
Is Man City's Stellar Start Down To Guardiola Or The Fixture List?

Is Man City's Stellar Start Down To Guardiola Or The Fixture List?

When Pep Guardiola joined Manchester City, it was expected that City will become even more of a dominant force in the Premier League. After all, Pep came to City with a 74.2%-win ratio in 408 games at Barcelona and Bayern Munich, accumulating on an average 2.37 points per game. He also joined a team brimming with talent, reflected by its growing silverware count over the last few years. So, while it was expected for them to be dominant, it is …
The battle for the Premier League top four – Part 2

The battle for the Premier League top four – Part 2

In part one, I covered last season’s top three teams in this years battle for the Champions League spots; so now it’s time to look at the other contenders. First up is Manchester City, who announced the arrival of new manager Pep Guardiola before last season had even finished and it remains to be seen if that had an adverse effect on how their team finished that campaign. One thing you can be certain of is that Guardiola will not …
Meet Eric Bailly

Meet Eric Bailly

Re-building a team like Manchester United Is not an easy task and Mourinho is looking at a total revamp of both the attack and defence. With the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovich, the attack can now become solid, to Jose’s liking. Also, with the signing of youngster Eric Bailly is also a good addition to a lacklustre defence. Bailly is quick, versatile and strong, and thus it can be said that he possesses all the qualities to be the defensive pillar …
Manchester United vs Bournemouth Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Bournemouth Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On every Red Devils’ fans’ mind, there’s probably this question as to how United wound up in a situation where they need to win against Bournemouth and pray for Manchester City to lose against Swansea City, in order to qualify to the Champions League next season. Despite the performances of the United team against the “big teams”, Louis van Gaal’s job is expected to be severely scrutinised if they don’t make it to the top 4. Bournemouth will make a …
Manchester United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Second-placed Spurs will take on fifth-placed Manchester United, as Spurs will try to stay in touch with Leicester at the top of the table, while Manchester United still chase fourth place as Louis van Gaal's long-term future is under scrutiny. Spurs were disappointed to draw 1-1 at Anfield against Liverpool last Saturday, and Leicester's win helped them extend their lead as they look to win their first Premier League title. Spurs have the most clean sheets, and Manchester United have …
A Blast from the Past - Returning Players

A Blast from the Past - Returning Players

With on-going speculation of Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United building each day, it got us thinking, just how often have players returned to their beloved clubs in the Premier League? It’s common to see your club’s star man pack up and start a fresh in Europe at top clubs, Real Madrid, Barcelona or Bayern Munich. But it seems the grass isn’t always greener on the other side and even Ronaldo can be tempted by a return to England. Here …
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