Sir Alex Ferguson’s Top 5 Greatest Managerial Rivalries

alex fergusson statue at old trafford

What happened to the fury, the bitterness and the pure hatred between managers? That relentless desire to win, not only for the team but to get one up on your rival coach. We’ve gone from Jose Mourinho running around the pitch, launching his arms in the air in arrogant jubilation, to so-called ‘respect’ between managers. … 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

Wizards of Oz…but United need £80million spell to lure Maguire in time for Premier League opener against Chelsea

Manchester United

Australia. Home to long sandy beaches, the outback, kangaroo’s and a cricket team embarrassed in the semi final of the cricket World Cup by England. Manchester United, too find OZ, their temporary home as the Red Devil’s begin their pre season work down under. OGS will be looking to shape his squad ahead of the … Read more

Not so Fabio – Worst X1

The Worst X1

Manchester United have had some quality left backs during my time as a fan. From my earliest memories of Lee Martin controlling a long diagonal cross field ball on his chest and lashing past Nigel Martyn in the Crystal Palace goal, to ensure United lifted the FA cup in 1990, to the likes of Patrice … Read more

Smudge in History

From the Archives

Laid in agony and with tears streaming down his face, Alan Smith was left in a state of shock, having blocked Liverpool’s, John Arne Riise’s fierce free kick. Unfortunately for Smith, his block was going to prove costly, leaving him with a broken leg and dislocated ankle. The injury sustained during an FA Cup tie … Read more

United happy to flash the cash for ace striker Rash

Marcus Rashford

With Manchester United heading back to work this week, after a summer break, the news of another signing was being played out from Carrington. Daniel James, Arron Wan Bassaka, new in through the door, were soon to be followed by the ink drying on a shiny new contract for Marcus Rashford. The young Mancunian puts … Read more

The Young Ones – Worst X1

The Worst X1

With Manchester United reportedly agreeing a fee with Crystal Palace for their right back, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, it brings me to the full back position of my current ‘worst XI’ side. If reports on social media are true, United have tabled a bid of around £50 million for the young south Londoner. This has been a … Read more