3 Potential Candidates for the Armband at Manchester United

3 Potential Candidates for the Armband at Manchester United

Manchester United, as a club, has by nature rallied around one player who usually tends to be the guy with the armband. At Old Trafford, there has always been a definitive representation on the pitch - in the mold of the manager and in some cases, even the supporters - who could identify with a particular individual, more than any other. Oftentimes, the teams are shaped in the image of these said players - The teams in the 80's - that are …
January Transfer Window: Hey Big Spender

January Transfer Window: Hey Big Spender

For those of an age similar to mine, I promise the title is not a Jimmy Nail and Tyneside related pun and if you have no idea what I’m talking about, Jimmy Nail played a Tyneside detective called Spender in a 90’s cop series of the same name. Anyway, enough of the digression and on to the subject at hand: the January transfer window (sound the trumpets). January is the extrovert sibling of the summer transfer window, the odd one …
Is Hummels The Perfect Fit For Manchester United?

Is Hummels The Perfect Fit For Manchester United?

As the World Cup approaches, transfer deals have been as prevalent in the build-up as the actual tournament frenzy. With Rickie Lambert moving to Liverpool, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole leaving Chelsea and who could forget Phil Bardsley joining Stoke, people might have forgotten that in one week’s time the 2014 World Cup will begin. With Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic onto new pastures, a rather sizeable hole needs filling before the start of the new season and with proposed …
Manchester United vs Liverpool | The Key Battles | Stats

Manchester United vs Liverpool | The Key Battles | Stats

Liverpool travel to Old Trafford to arch rivals Man United on Sunday afternoon in what is still highly regarded as the top fixture in the Premier League. With much more than just bragging rights on stake, a win for either team would be huge in regards to not only the three points on the day, but improved morale and momentum going into the last few games of the season. These fierce enemies have seen their fortunes turn somewhat this season …
Vidic will leave Manchester United

Vidic will leave Manchester United

Manchester United captain and central defender Nemanja Vidic has announced that he will leave the club once his current deal expires at the end of this season. The 32yr old Serbian has admitted that both him and the club have decided to end their 7 year association. "This is something we all mutually agreed together," said Moyes. "I think it was the right decision for club and player. He has been a brilliant servant for United." And Moyes confirmed Vidic …
Title defence is over says Vidic

Title defence is over says Vidic

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has admitted that their hopes of defending their Barclays Premier League title lay in tatters after yet another disappointing defeat. The Red Devils 3-1 defeat away at title challenging Chelsea leaves the Champions 14 points behind current league leaders Arsenal and Vidic believes the gap is too vast. Speaking after the game he said "We are too far behind and we have now to focus on the top three or four. "We have to be positive, …
Moyes will get money for Midfield man

Moyes will get money for Midfield man

Manchester United boss David Moyes has been assured of significant transfer funds as he plans to turn around the Red Devil's stuttering start to the Premier League Season. The champions are targeting a central midfielder and a left back and Moyes has been assured that once he identifies the targets the funds will be available to him. Moyes has also been told that the board have no plans to appoint a Director of Football to handle all transfer business and …
Manchester United vs Aston Villa | Match Preview

Manchester United vs Aston Villa | Match Preview

Manchester United could all but seal their twentieth League title this upcoming Monday evening with a win at home to relegation candidates Aston Villa. United following a victory away at Stoke last weekend and a midweek 2-2 draw at Upton Park currently sit on eighty-one points, thirteen ahead of Manchester City who have sixty-eight. City do have a game in hand on Manchester United and play first with a tough away trip to Spurs however United can ensure they will …