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Sunderland vs Manchester United | Match Preview & Player Stats

Sunderland vs Manchester United | Match Preview & Player Stats

Following Manchester City's shock defeat at Goodison Park coupled with Manchester United's victory over Reading just hours later the gap between the two Manchester clubs now stands at fifteen points, with Manchester United having the opportunity to extend that to eighteen in the early kick off against Sunderland. With the general consensus that the title race is now all but over Sir Alex will be more determined than ever to ensure his players guard against any form of  complacency, with the …

"We've got to believe" Reading appoint Nigel Adkins as new manager

[caption id="attachment_29450" align="alignright" width="300"] Adkins' predecessor, Brian McDermott, accused of not spending enough money in January[/caption] Following the ill-timed dismissal of Brian McDermott just prior to the Royals' trip to Old Trafford almost two weeks ago, Reading have been searching for a new boss to take charge of the clubs desperate fight for Premier League survival. The names of Di Canio, Poyet and even Dick Advocaat have come and gone in the past fortnight and former Southampton boss Nigel Adkins …
Swansea City vs Arsenal | Match Preview plus Cazorla & Michu stats

Swansea City vs Arsenal | Match Preview plus Cazorla & Michu stats

After the disappointment of going out of the European Cup at the hands of Bayern Munich despite coming within one goal of qualification to the Quarter Finals, Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side have to pick themselves up once more this season for the tough trip to this year's Carling Cup winners Swansea City who have caused Arsenal sizeable difficulties on the three occasions the two sides have met thus far this campaign with player of the season Michu having already registered three …
Steven Gerrard says Suarez is Player of the Year | Top 5 Scorer Stats

Steven Gerrard says Suarez is Player of the Year | Top 5 Scorer Stats

Following yesterday afternoon's 3-2 victory over arguably the Premier League's in form team Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard believes Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez should beat Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale to the award of Premier League player of the year. Suarez opened the scoring in Liverpool's victory yesterday taking his Premier League tally for the season to twenty two for the current campaign leading Gerrard to claim that Suarez: [quote]...would be the best player ever not to win an award.[/quote] Tottenham manager Andre …
Manchester United vs Chelsea | FA Cup Match Preview

Manchester United vs Chelsea | FA Cup Match Preview

Following Tuesday's hugely disappointing exit from the European Cup, Manchester United now have to fully focus their attention on the two remaining titles within their grasp, the Premier League and secondly the FA Cup. Next in line are Chelsea as the big games keep on coming for Manchester United. Can they beat Chelsea? Betting giant bwin have all the odds, why not bet on the game? Sir Alex Ferguson's men will have more than a statement to make following the controversial …
UEFA begin disciplinary proceedings against Manchester United

UEFA begin disciplinary proceedings against Manchester United

Following Manchester United's 2-1 home defeat to Real Madrid under arguably the most controversial of circumstances in the European Cup, BBC Sport are reporting that European Football's governing body UEFA has begun initial proceedings to bring sanctions upon Manchester United and their players as a result of their conduct towards Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir as well as their decision to avoid post-match media duties. Sir Alex Ferguson set the tone for what was yet to come from Manchester United when …
Manchester United vs Norwich City | Match Preview

Manchester United vs Norwich City | Match Preview

With eleven games to play and the gap between Manchester United and Manchester City still twelve points, every game the league leaders head into is a hugely significant fixture. Saturday afternoon's match up with Norwich City is no different, however with the prospect of Real Madrid visiting Old Trafford just three days afterwards changes may well be made to Sir Alex's thus far successful line-up in the last few fixtures. Norwich City head into the game seemingly just bordering on Premier League survival …
Brendan Rodgers confirms Raheem Sterling is suffering from burnout

Brendan Rodgers confirms Raheem Sterling is suffering from burnout

Brendan Rodgers has been quick to point out the risks of over-playing Raheem Sterling throughout this season following his break-through into the Liverpool starting eleven this term and his warnings seem to have come to fruition with Rodgers confirming, in the Express, it is tiredness that has seen Sterling "lose his zip" in recent matches. [caption id="attachment_27381" align="alignright" width="255"] Raheem Sterling's creativity stats for Liverpool this season[/caption] It has been a whirlwind year for Raheem Sterling with the eighteen year …
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