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 …
Liverpool vs Manchester United - Key Battles

Liverpool vs Manchester United - Key Battles

The big night draws ever closer. Battle lines have been drawn. The two most successful teams in English football clash on Monday Night… And what a clash it will be. Both teams have undergone changes in personnel in some form or the other, but the tension and rivalry remains the same. Nay, it actually gets more intense with each year that passes! These are some of the duels we are likely to see in this, the most watched/spoken/fought about football match in the world. …
The Centre-Back Comparison | Who has had the most impact so far?

The Centre-Back Comparison | Who has had the most impact so far?

The dynamic of football is changing and it is most evident in how defenders have carried themselves over the years from when they were expected to be the leaders and physically robust men in the side by default to the more rounded version of defenders that have dominated Europe and their respective domestic leagues in recent seasons by playing a key role in the build up from the back. The two most successful managers in the modern era Jose Mourinho and …
Watford vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

On September 18th, Manchester United travel to Vicarage Road to take on Watford. After back to back losses against Manchester City and Feyenoord, Manchester United will be looking to bounce back with a win against Watford.  Considering how well Manchester City have started the season, all title challengers, Manchester United included know they can't afford to drop too many points early or else they may not be able to climb back into the title race. Watford will be looking to …
Luke Shaw & Chris Smalling: Manchester United’s defensive rocks

Luke Shaw & Chris Smalling: Manchester United’s defensive rocks

Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw have brought solidity to the Manchester United defence and the England internationals could be vital to the club’s success this season. Manchester United’s search for a new league title could be on track this season with Jose Mourinho’s return to the Premier League likely to provide trophies. The former Chelsea boss has been given the task of taking the Reds from a transition period to title contenders and he’s had a busy summer preparing the …
Top 5 New Signings That Impressed on Debut

Top 5 New Signings That Impressed on Debut

The new Premier League season is touted to be one of the toughest and rightfully so – it has the few of the world’s best managers and players in it right now, but how have the new signings fared so far? A lot of teams have had new signings and a lot gave way to a lot of speculation and hype during the transfer season, but how many of them actually live up to their expectations (and price tag), remains …
Manchester United Season Preview

Manchester United Season Preview

After a dismal and lacklustre season, Manchester United have had a dream transfer season. They managed to sign one of the most dynamic and determined managers of our time – Jose Mourinho – and he has managed to seal four perfect players in the transfer window. With their reputation and ego on the line as the world’s biggest club, does Manchester United finally have what it takes to get back to winning ways? They say that the foundation of a …
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