Your guide to Man Utd’s Old Trafford redevelopment

old trafford stretford end pitch under artificial lighting

Do you risk destroying the soul of the club, to create a world class stadium or redevelop a decaying ground, which may never become ‘state of the art’ again? This is the predicament new co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe and his INEOS team face, after expressing their intent to improve the stadium. Old Trafford has been … Read more

Are INEOS a successful sporting organisation?

jim radcliffe welcome to manchester billboard ineos

A global conglomerate group backed by the former richest man in Britain, what could possibly go wrong? INEOS is a chemical company which comprises 36 businesses in 29 countries around the world. They’re owned by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, who has a keen interest in sport and has diversified the businesses portfolio to begin ventures into … Read more

Will Marcus Rashford become a Man United legend?

Marcus Rashford

Eight years ago, a young lad from Wythenshawe broke onto the scene at Manchester United, scoring two goals on his debut against Midtjylland and then just three days later, another two against Arsenal. This young starlet changed his life in just 72 hours. On Wednesday 24th February 2016, hardly anyone had heard of him, but … Read more

How INEOS could save Erik ten Hag’s job

erik ten hag while head coach of ajax with mauricio pochettino when he was at tottenham

The impossible job. Since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement, managing Manchester United has been nothing short of a horror show. The inevitable demise chasing each contender like a black hole looming in the darkness. David Moyes lost the fans in 10 months, Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho, despite their pedigree, both faced the sack in … Read more

Was Jose Mourinho a failure at Manchester United?

Jose Mourinho

Just over 5 years on from Jose Mourinho’s sacking at Manchester United and opinion on the Portuguese managers tenure at the club is split. The initial atmosphere around the club after his departure was overwhelmingly positive, after a long period of toxicity and fall out’s. Mourinho had seemingly lost the dressing room weeks before his … Read more

Why football is losing its identity

man united protest against glazers banner

2014 The beautiful game… Football, a game which captivates the hearts of hundreds of millions around the world. A sport where misery can change to magic within just a split second. ‘It’s just a game,’ your mother may shout, but it’s not that, it’s more than that. It’s alive within us, like a bacteria, it … Read more