Manchester United v Reading - FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

Manchester United v Reading - FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

It's the FA Cup weekend and holders Manchester United will face Championship side Reading at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. United, a record twelve time winners of the FA Cup, have finally found their feet in the Premier League. Mourinho's Red Devils are on a thirteen game unbeaten run, their longest since Sir Alex Ferguson's final season in charge, including putting together a series of seven wins on the bounce in all competitions. They are not short of confidence and …
Manchester United under Mourinho: The Story So Far

Manchester United under Mourinho: The Story So Far

Eleven games in, and with the arrival of the final international break before March, it's time we reflected on the season so far for Manchester United under Jose Mourinho. It has been a very hot and cold 2016/17 for United, to put it mildly. Largely eventful, the first three months in the Premier League for the Red Devils have shed some light on the fact that the issues they are facing under their third full time manager in three years go …
Manchester United v Manchester City | League Cup Preview

Manchester United v Manchester City | League Cup Preview

It's the second installment of the Mourinho-Guardiola act at Old Trafford, this time in the league cup with a place in the quarterfinal on the line. The moods at both camps cannot be more different to what they were before the last time these two sides met in the Premier League. Both teams had enjoyed a 100% win record in the opening three games before the international break which stood between the Manchester Derby in early September that City won …
Why the Watford defeat has come at the right time for Man United

Why the Watford defeat has come at the right time for Man United

Three defeats in a row can not be justified at any club, let alone Manchester United. But with some perspective and plain logic, these defeats can actually be revealing something about the side that Mourinho has in his hands to mould into one of 'his' typically successful squads. There's a strikingly common theme in all the three defeats - an abysmal first half. United's first half in these three defeats have have been progressively getting from bad to worse and …
Manchester United vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Manchester United have been playing the kind of football that the fans have been seeing in the Fergie-era. It is a welcome change after their dismal performances last season. In fact, the frustration among the fans had almost hit the saturation point. Thus, Jose Mourinho’s appointment was a blessing, and he has not given the fans any reason to doubt his capabilities in the Premier League so far. The Red Devils played well in the pre-season games, and continued to …
Renato Sanches to United - What is this all about?

Renato Sanches to United - What is this all about?

It's that time of the year when some teams start preparing for the pre-season and others, even further. Manchester United, have always, done their deals with utmost secrecy in the past, at least up until, Sir Alex Ferguson's leadership. Things are rather different now from top to bottom at Old Trafford and the fact that every move of theirs - from scouting a 15-year old to registering an interest in a player to enquiring a buyout clause - is being …
Manchester United vs. Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Old Trafford welcomes Sunderland on Saturday afternoon as Manchester United look to keep pace with league leaders and local rivals Manchester City. Sunderland have had a poor start to the new season and the Mackems will undoubtedly be worried about facing a United side who look to have found their stride. Off the back of a good away win against Southampton and brushing off Ipswich Town in the League Cup, United will feel that they are capable of dispatching Sunderland …
What Did Manchester United Learn From Tottenham Win?

What Did Manchester United Learn From Tottenham Win?

Manchester United survived a nervy 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford to begin the 2015-2016 Premier League season. While it was a less than convincing display from the Red Devils, their supporters will feel far better than they did after last year's 2-1 loss to Swansea in the opening fixture. While it is still early in the season, Louis van Gaal will be able to take away a lot from the match. 1. Chris Smalling is undroppable, Blind not so …
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