Carrick, Title Charge and the Celebration of an Excellent Career

Carrick, Title Charge and the Celebration of an Excellent Career

A year on after Wayne Rooney's testimonial against his boyhood club Everton, 36-year old Michael Carrick will be honoured with a similar celebratory fixture, on the 4th of June at Old Trafford. The testimonial will see members of the famous 2008 side managed by Sir Alex Ferguson face a select group of distinguished colleagues handpicked by Carrick himself - masquerading under the name, Michael Carrick All Star XI. In addition to this being a great gesture by the club to acknowledge one …
Michael Carrick Proves he is the Main Man for United Again

Michael Carrick Proves he is the Main Man for United Again

Manchester United made light work of Bob Bradley's Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday which meant they finally capitalised on a few results that ended in their favour in Matchweek 11. I wouldn’t be at all surprised if the likes of baccarat-squeeze.com had a high number of visitors from the Manchester area following the good mood that must have been in the air in the red half of Manchester. Jose Mourinho's United, following a disappointing defeat in Istanbul, …
Manchester United v Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Odds

Manchester United v Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Odds

The Premier League returns this Saturday after the international break, and Manchester United will be the first team into action when Crystal Palace visit Old Trafford for the early kick off. It would be fair to say that David Moyes has not had the best start to his United tenure, signing just two players in the form of Guillermo Varela and (thought to be over-priced) Marouane Fellaini. The biggest worry for United fans however will be that their new manager …
Is Michael Carrick Statistically Better Than Last Season?

Is Michael Carrick Statistically Better Than Last Season?

Robin van Persie might win Manchester United’s Player of The Season awards when the season ends, but only a few United fans would argue against the importance of Michael Carrick in this campaign. Whether he’s partnered with Tom Cleverley or Ryan Giggs in the middle of the park, the central midfielder has been indispensable for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side where his metronomic role balances the team. A run of great form and consistency Carrick has shown this season has made …