Thirty-Two Years Following Liverpool - A Chronology

Thirty-Two Years Following Liverpool - A Chronology

1988 - Red shirt with Candy splayed across the front, a seven-year old is hooked. 1989 – Hillsborough in April and Michael Thomas in May, it is all too much for a kid to take. 1990 – My favourite player, John Barnes, lights up the league and King Kenny tosses the tracksuit aside for a final appearance as Liverpool win Number Eighteen. I could get used to this. 1991 – Kenny stuns by leaving midseason and club legend, Graeme Souness, …
Could Pogba And Fernandes Play In The Same Starting Eleven?

Could Pogba And Fernandes Play In The Same Starting Eleven?

The disruption in March to the Premier League season came at the worst possible time for Manchester United. They had just built up a head of steam over the previous six weeks which culminated in the glorious defeat of the current champions, Manchester City. When United thumped LASK in the Europa League a few days later, they had gone eleven games unbeaten in all competitions and were arguably the form team in England. A lot of the upturn in fortunes …
Tottenham vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The Premier League is finally back, albeit in strange circumstances without supporters in the stadium. All eyes will be on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Friday night, as Manchester United are the visitors. Both sides are looking to finish in the top four following the restart. For Spurs, they really need to get a positive result in the first match back, as defeat will see them fall seven points behind their opponents. In the earlier meeting of the two sides, …
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 …
Manchester United's top four hopes boosted by return of Pogba and Rashford

Manchester United's top four hopes boosted by return of Pogba and Rashford

The Premier League is weeks away from a return following the Covid-19 enforced interruption to the 2019/20 campaign. Although this stoppage will have a lasting negative impact on the sport, there will be one or two positives for individual clubs to take from it. Manchester United will be boosted by the return of Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford to aid their Champions League push, which will increase their chances of finishing in the top four. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed to …
Bruno Fernandes could be an era-defining transfer for Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes could be an era-defining transfer for Manchester United

Bruno Fernandes has had a hugely positive impact at Manchester United since his January arrival. The mood music at the club has changed in a matter of months. At the beginning of the year, there was a lot of criticism about the club's recruitment and a general agreement that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wasn't the correct man for the job. This has now changed, with the club competing on three fronts and the style of play improving with the Portuguese international …
Derby County vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

This was picked out as one of the stories of the FA Cup fifth round as soon as the draw was made. Manchester United will be up against their all time club leading scorer as they travel to Pride Park to face Wayne Rooney and Derby County. The player-coach will be determined to give a good showing of himself and prove that he remains able to make an impact at the highest level. Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be wanting …
Martial is running out of time to secure long-term striker role at Manchester United

Martial is running out of time to secure long-term striker role at Manchester United

Anthony Martial has been given a major chance this season to secure the role as Manchester United's number nine. This is the position that he wanted to play upon signing for the club, but his path has been blocked at various times by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Romelu Lukaku, Wayne Rooney and Marcus Rashford. The decision not to sign a striker in the summer led to the Frenchman getting the number nine shirt and the opportunity on the pitch, with Rashford playing …
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