Man Utd vs Villarreal: Preview ahead of Europa League final

Man Utd vs Villarreal: Preview ahead of Europa League final

Manchester United take on Villarreal in Poland on Wednesday night as they look to end the 2020/21 campaign by lifting the Europa League trophy. United had the luxury of resting their key players on the final day of the Premier League season after already wrapping-up second spot. Despite fielding a severely weakened side, the Manchester giants still managed to end the season with a 2-1 victory over Wolves at Molineux. With Champions League football in the bag for next year, …
Jesse Lingard Is Welcome Back At Man Utd

Jesse Lingard Is Welcome Back At Man Utd

Following Jesse Lingard’s fine loan stint with fellow Premier League side West Ham, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that he would welcome him back to the club. On 29th January 2021, Lingard joined West Ham on loan for the remainder of the season after struggling for regular first-team football at United. The move has done the 28 year old the world of good and allowed him to find his form and remind his club of his talent. …
What Can Marcus Rashford Teach Us About Mason Greenwood?

What Can Marcus Rashford Teach Us About Mason Greenwood?

Mason Greenwood is a sensation for Manchester United. The 18-year-old has scored nine goals in around 1000 Premier League minutes, including four goals in his last three games. It's hard not to think of Marcus Rashford when seeing an 18-year-old, English striker burst onto the scene for Manchester United. He did the same in 2016, scoring with his first shot in the Premier League and Europa League. So, how can our experiences with Rashford inform our perspective on Greenwood? The …
Activism 1-0 Tribalism: Rashford Makes A Statement

Activism 1-0 Tribalism: Rashford Makes A Statement

What do we owe each other? As human beings, living and breathing for a finite yet infinitesimal period of time, in the ever-expanding void we call space, we all have our dispositions and ambitions, points of view and opinions of difference. We actively love and look for common ground in people to share our experiences and emotions but also feverishly relish to disagree with what or who we consider as the ‘other’ – the other party, the other city, the …
Could Wan be the Man at United?

Could Wan be the Man at United?

It was the worst kept secret in the world - until Manchester United finally announced the signing of 21-year old fullback Aaron Wan-Bissaka for a fee of £45-million plus £5-million in add-ons from Premier League side Crystal Palace. The club, after a slow start in the transfer window, have finally got the wheels moving, to sign a young Welsh winger from Swansea City for about £15-million, in what is seen as a move made by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, in his …
A look at the top 4 contenders for the 19/20 Premier League Season

A look at the top 4 contenders for the 19/20 Premier League Season

It may only seem like yesterday that Manchester City were holding aloft the Premier League trophy but already the days are ticking away as we head towards what is set to be yet another intriguing Premier league campaign. With the start of a new season comes new optimism and there’s no doubt that a handful of top clubs will be first and foremost plotting their route into Champions League qualification next term. But who out of the realistic contenders is …
Unai Emery's First Season Ends in Disaster

Unai Emery's First Season Ends in Disaster

Arsenal had a chance to win their first European Trophy (outside of the now-defunct Fairs Cup and Cup Winners Cup) on Wednesday. Instead, they fell apart losing 4-1 to London rivals Chelsea and cemented Unai Emery's first season in charge as an unmitigated disaster. Emery was appointed Arsenal manager a little over a year ago. He was given a mandate for this season when he was hired; get Arsenal back into the Champions League. Their defeat in Baku ended any …
Vague ‘Manchester United Way’ A Sure Road To Failure

Vague ‘Manchester United Way’ A Sure Road To Failure

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a Manchester United legend. ‘That’ goal in the 1999 Champions League final confirmed his place in club folklore and his association with a successful Sir Alex Ferguson side got him his current job as manager. The opportunity to ingrain himself further with the fans has been presented and if he does turn the fortunes of a floundering institution around, a statue at Old Trafford could be in the works. It is a humungous task that he …
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