How Herrera's Midfield Masterclass Led to an Impressive Opening Win

How Herrera's Midfield Masterclass Led to an Impressive Opening Win

The much anticipated Premier League has finally begun for Manchester United and new manager Jose Mourinho, as he oversaw a comfortable victory in the South Coast at the Vitality stadium, where the Red Devils were beaten about nine months ago. In a nutshell, it was a typical Mourinho-style performance and result. Manchester United, were very methodical from the outset and in a good way - in that they knew what they were doing in attack and defence and given the …
Why a Fully Fit Luke Shaw is Like a New Signing

Why a Fully Fit Luke Shaw is Like a New Signing

By the time this article is published, Manchester United will have already played their first pre-season fixture under new manager Jose Mourinho - some 30 miles up north, at the DW stadium in Wigan before the Red Devils travel across the pond to China as part of their pre-season program. A game that was squeezed into the schedule, per Mourinho's request, in a bid to know his team as much as he can, before they officially begin their 2016/17 campaign …
Remembering When Teams Didn't Have Squad Numbers

Remembering When Teams Didn't Have Squad Numbers

I grew up in the 1980's where Football coverage was completely different to how it is now. For those of you old enough to remember the times before Sky and the Premier League, you will recall there was no Soccer Sunday, no expert analysis, no all seater stadiums and very few players from abroad (ignoring Jesper Olsen & Joel Sivebaek, anyway!). Yes Football in the 80's was on the up, but it was nothing like the financial monster it has …
Manchester United vs Arsenal Preview |Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

On February 28th, Manchester United welcome Arsenal to Old Trafford for what is due to be an abnormal game between these two sides.  With all of United's injuries and struggles this season, some bookies have Arsenal going into this match as favorites, the first time that has happened in the Premier League era.  After a huge win against Leicester two weeks ago to keep the Gunners in the title race, they'll need another big performance against Manchester United to push …
Manchester United v Norwich Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

On December 19th, Norwich City travel to Old Trafford to take on an out of form Manchester United.  United are winless in their last five matches in all competitions. After a humiliating defeat away to Bournemouth last weekend, Louis Van Gaal's men will look to bounce back with a victory against the Canaries.  Despite getting a good result against Everton, Norwich fell into the relegation zone for the first time since the opening day after Newcastle's 2-1 win over Tottenham. …
AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester United | Team News, Stats & Key Men

AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester United | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United will take on Bournemouth this Saturday at the Vitality Stadium. Bournemouth finally won a match after 11 weeks, stunning the defending champions Chelsea with a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge last Saturday. English striker Glenn Murray provided the single goal for Eddie Howe's side eight minutes before full-time to shock Jose Mourinho and the rest of Stamford Bridge, snatching the three points from the away match. The Cherries have not won since their 2-0 win over Sunderland in …
CSKA Moscow v Manchester United | Champions League Preview

CSKA Moscow v Manchester United | Champions League Preview

Champions League will resume in midweek when Manchester United make the long trip to the Arena Khimki in Moscow , on Wednesday evening. Group B looks evenly poised at this moment in time with all four teams on level terms meaning a win for either side will shake things up a bit, interestingly enough. The Russian side go into this game on the back of a win in their previous game at home against PSV Eindhoven and would look to …
Southampton vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

On September 20th, Manchester United travel to Saint Mary's to take on Southampton. After bouncing back from a loss to Swansea with a win over rivals Liverpool, Manchester United are sitting in third and will look to continue to climb the table with a win against Southampton.  The Saints have had a distinctly average start to the season with a win, three draws, and a loss.  They find themselves 11th in the table and will hope to push themselves closer …
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