Who will be the next Manchester United manager?

Who will be the next Manchester United manager?

For months now it has been in speculation who will overtake the job after current manager Louis Van Gaal is rightfully sacked. I think many media personnel and United fans would have thought it would have been sooner but Ed Woodward is adamant in backing LVG. Names like Jose Mourinho and Ryan Giggs have been front runners but there are plenty of other managers that could the job and do a good job. Lets look at all the potential candidates …
From Cult Hero to Gaffer | Players Who Became Managers at Their Beloved Clubs

From Cult Hero to Gaffer | Players Who Became Managers at Their Beloved Clubs

In modern football it's becoming more and more common to see former players return to their clubs as a coach or manager. The latest could see Didier Drogba return to Chelsea to work alongside interim manager Guus Hiddink. He'd follow in the footsteps of Ryan Giggs at Manchester United, who's enjoying his second season as part of the coaching and management team. However, it's not always been a succesful transition. Here's some of the best and worst stories of players …
Michael Carrick: Will he be a United regular under Van Gaal?

Michael Carrick: Will he be a United regular under Van Gaal?

In July this year, Louis Van Gaal claimed that it would take at least three months before Manchester United's shoots of recovery would be seen poking through the dour concrete slab dropped onto the club during the David Moyes era. It's hard to imagine United's results getting much worse this season, yet moods of optimism and defiance still remain around Old Trafford, despite suffering yet another defeat to noisy neighbours Manchester City on Sunday. Three months is a long time …
What Lies Ahead for Manchester United

What Lies Ahead for Manchester United

"The decision to retire is one that I have thought a great deal about. It is the right time." Sixteen months have passed since that infamous day in May of 2013. A day in which football, not only in England and Europe, but throughout the entire world was rocked with the news that Sir Alex Ferguson was to step down as Manchester United manager at the end of the Premier League campaign. Having spent 26 years at Old Trafford, the …
Marouane Fellaini - The Enigma | 13/14 Compared to 12/13

Marouane Fellaini - The Enigma | 13/14 Compared to 12/13

When Ryan Giggs became the interim manager and put out his first starting 11 against Norwich, one of the obvious names that failed to even make the bench was the £27.5-million worth Belgian Marouane Fellaini. Arriving on the deadline day as the chaotic summer window closed, the wig sellers in and around Sir Matt Busby way were particularly thrilled, hurriedly importing dozens of afro wigs in the hope of making the most of his arrival. What made Manchester United go after …
Moyes could lose Giggs during the Summer

Moyes could lose Giggs during the Summer

Manchester United boss David Moyes is facing the prospect of losing player-coach Ryan Giggs during a huge Summer of change for the club. Whilst it is well knows that there will be an overhaul of the playing staff, it is becoming more and more clear that there will be changes behind the scenes. The biggest change could well be with Ryan Giggs leaving the club following a series of disagreements between him and David Moyes. Although both have dismissed these …
Ryan Giggs signs one-year contract extension at Manchester United

Ryan Giggs signs one-year contract extension at Manchester United

Ryan Giggs has put pen to paper on a deal that will mean he will continue to play for Manchester United until June 2014. In signing the deal, the Welshman is set to be involved in his 23rd season for the red half of the city and the veteran will be playing for the current Premier League leaders beyond his 40th birthday. Speaking to the Official Manchester United Website, Sir Alex Ferguson passionately described his emotions regarding Giggs. “What can …
Manchester United vs Swansea City | Match Preview

Manchester United vs Swansea City | Match Preview

[caption id="attachment_32022" align="alignright" width="240"] The official Match Programme for Sunday's fixture against Swansea City.[/caption] It was the 22nd of November 1986, Alex Ferguson's first home game in charge of Manchester United against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford. Twenty seven years later and Sir Alex Ferguson will be in the home dugout for the final time as Manchester United face Swansea City in their final home game of the 2012-2013 campaign. Sir Alex Ferguson, who started as a a bright young …
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