Wolfsburg v Manchester United Preview | Team News & Key Men

Wolfsburg v Manchester United Preview | Team News & Key Men

Group B is as intense as any other group in this edition of the UEFA Champions League as Wolfsburg and Manchester United alongside PSV are vying for the two qualification spots in the final group stage encounter. Wolfsburg, the current leaders of the group, have never been to the knockout stages before and will do this year, with a draw while a win, would guarantee top spot. They will be looking to avenge their narrow 2-1 defeat when the sides …
Manchester United v PSV Preview | Team News, Stats &  Key Men

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

Group B leaders Manchester United can secure qualification to the knock-out stages with a win at home on Wednesday when the side will face Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven at Old Trafford. It's been a weird season for United in that they look like they have weaknesses to address in every game from the outside but the way their season has gone so far, you wouldn't understand why they are criticized so much in the media and even by some of …
Manchester United:

Manchester United: "Attack, Attack, Attack"

The recent refrain from the Stretford End to Louis Van Gaal's team is not flattering. Paul Scholes, the most famous luminary has also stated neither he, Ruud Van Nistelroy or Andy Cole would not have enjoyed playing in this United team. "The lack of creativity is boring to watch", he said. Van Gaal's minimum remit is obviously Champions League qualification, with anything above considered a bonus by the owners the Glazers. Van Gaal, by his nature is a pragmatic coach, …
Assessing Players: Perception is King

Assessing Players: Perception is King

There is a very curious curse in football about which players gets abuse and which do not from their own fans. Aroune Kone at Everton is a classic example, for the previous 2 years he received abuse, 22 appearances in two years after a £6m transfer from Wigan obviously riled the Goodison support (even though he had a serious knee injury). As a player he has 9 in 39 appearances for the Ivory Coast, (in a team dominated by Wilfried …
The Hyperbole of the Premier League

The Hyperbole of the Premier League

There is an innate arrogance about the supporters of the Premier League assuming it is the hardest in the world. However for every Memphis Depay and Pedro, for whom excuses are being meted out about the Premier League being a lot harder than their previous Dutch and Spanish leagues, there is a Dimitri Payet. Payet the £10.7m West Ham midfielder is arguably the most inform midfielder of the Premier League at present and he is playing only his eleventh game …
Manchester United vs PSV Eindhoven Preview

Manchester United vs PSV Eindhoven Preview

It is the moment all United fans have been waiting for: the much anticipated return of the Red Devils to the Champions League. When comparisons are drawn between Manchester United’s performance in the first half and second half against Liverpool, it can be gauged that there might be some changes prior to the game against PSV Eindhoven. The introduction of Ashley Young, the failed experiment of Marouane Fellaini as a number nine and of course the impact of young Anthony …
Wayne Rooney - Record Goalscorer For England But What Next?

Wayne Rooney - Record Goalscorer For England But What Next?

It has to go down as one of international football's most one-sided encounters as England managed to put six goals past accountant (you read it right) Aldo Simoncini, who also happens to be San Marino's man between the sticks, with a goals balance sheet that makes depressing reading. A familiar name opened the scoring, the man with the armband stepped up to the spot and converted a neat penalty, his fifth for his country in a total of 49 goals, which …
Who is Anthony Martial?

Who is Anthony Martial?

Manchester United are set to sign Anthony Martial for a fee of £36m according to the BBC, although reports in France suggest it could be more. The 19 year old will join the club from AS Monaco, who have already sold a number of key players this summer. The experiment at the club hasn't gone as well as planned, which is why young players like Martial, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco have opted to leave Monaco. Eyebrows have been raised …
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