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

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

Straight to the point, has there ever been a bigger Liverpool-Manchester United clash in the Premier League era than the one on Sunday? I really doubt there has, when you consider what is at stake and also the timing of this fixture. A massive derby, arguably still the biggest match-up in English football regardless of where the teams stand in the league table and it's an absolute certainty that the animosity between two most successful institutions in the English game …
Manchester United v Sunderland Preview| Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

A week after what can be considered another blip in Manchester United's pursuit of Champions League football in the shape of a disappointing 2-1 away defeat to Swansea, Louis Van Gaal will be looking forward to bounce back in winning ways as they are set to host Sunderland come Saturday evening. Despite the fact that Man United have lost just twice in the last 20 games, the performances especially since the turn of the new year haven't been all convincing …
Van Gaal: Square Pegs, Round Holes

Van Gaal: Square Pegs, Round Holes

When Louis Van Gaal channelled the spirit of Rafa Benitez in Tuesday's press conference, he demonstrated once more a stubbornness and unfaltering belief in his own abilities as Manchester United manager. Louis Van Gaal does not get it wrong, and he has the dossier to prove it. And who are we to argue? Van Gaal has called on this self-belief throughout his long and glittering career. He's already made it quite clear, that when it comes to team selection and …
QPR vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

QPR vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

On January 17th, Louis Van Gaal takes his Manchester United side to face Harry Redknapp's Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. Both teams are coming off disappointing losses.  QPR continued their historically bad away form becoming the first team in the Premier League era to lose their first 10 away matches with their loss to Burnley.  United lost 1-0 at home to fellow top four challengers Southampton.  United failed to register a shot on target at home for the first …
Rooney Accepting Central Midfield Role Is Good For Everyone

Rooney Accepting Central Midfield Role Is Good For Everyone

A debate has raged on amongst Man United and England fans for a while now: what is Rooney’s best position? It’s a question that’s been asked with such frequency and allowed everyone to throw their opinion at it to the point of exhaustion. What is worth discussion at this stage is Rooney finally accepting a role in the heart of Manchester United’s midfield? The United captain has put up no defiance to Louis Van Gaal’s decision to drop him into …
Hunting For The Tiger: Radamel Falcao Mid-Season Analysis

Hunting For The Tiger: Radamel Falcao Mid-Season Analysis

 “No, a footballer doesn’t control his destiny. Sometimes I laugh when people ask me why I didn’t go to this place or why I didn’t stay where I was, like a footballer can decide where he works. So I ask the journalists, “Why don’t you work for CNN or ESPN?” It’s the same in football. It’s very rare that you have a choice of where you’re going on. I’ve lived through situations, where I couldn’t live where I wanted, …
Yeovil Town v Manchester United | FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

Yeovil Town v Manchester United | FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

The magic of the FA Cup is well and truly back with one of its classic third round David versus Goliath clashes pitting two football teams with starkly contrasted backgrounds in Yeovil Town and Manchester United at the Huish Park in Somerset. The home side will be certainly relishing the prospect of welcoming a footballing side as massive as Manchester United which would eventually benefit the Glovers from a financial perspective with the influx of several thousands of TV money, …
Top Creative Players: Fabregas v Di Maria v Tadic v Downing v Sigurdsson

Top Creative Players: Fabregas v Di Maria v Tadic v Downing v Sigurdsson

The festive English fixtures are here to mark the end of the calendar year for football fans across England. While these fixtures carry their own glamour, managers across the league know that any slip up during this short period can cost them heavily in the long run. The Premier League has almost run half its course for the season and it’s time to evaluate the performances. In this segment, we compare the performance of top creative players in the league. …
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