United’s tough end to the season could be a blessing or a curse

Premier League

With the 2016-17 season heading into its business end, 6th placed Manchester United have easily the most difficult run-in. Games against Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham all remain. The Red Devils face two trips to North London in consecutive weeks. Memories of Upton Park? In last season’s penultimate game United blew a 2-1 lead … Read more

The Manchester United Afternoon Bulletin

Afternoon Bulletin

KING IBRA TO REIGN UNTIL 2019? Zlatan Ibrahimovic would reportedly be happy to commit to United beyond next season. His contract expires at the end of this season but there is an option to extend it beyond this season. But any deal would be dependent on United qualifying for the Champions League. It is the … Read more

No way Jose, it’s time to be ReUnited Part One

NO way Jose

Welcome to the first part in a fictional series, using Football Manager 2017. My challenge is to see if I can return Manchester United FC to its former glory on the game. It shouldn’t be that hard, should it? Let us begin…. After securing their first major trophy since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, … Read more

Who are the next Academy graduates likely to be?

Manchester United

With Marcus Rashford and Timothy Fosu-Mensah breaking into the first team last campaign and Axel Tuanzebe being on the fringe of the first team squad, we take a look at the Academy players tipped to make it big. TAHITH CHONG Dutch 17-year old Tahith Chong is one of the most talented prospects currently plying their … Read more

Manchester United ‘Smash and Grab’ ensures win in thriller

English Football League Cup

Manolo Gabbiadini’s expression on the bench illustrated a distinct story. The 25-year old Italian had found the back of the net thrice, two of which were given to him. Southampton had seven minutes to legally put the ball in the back of the net, four of which was added time. It was emotionally draining. Even … Read more

The Manchester United Afternoon Bulletin

Afternoon Bulletin

LEGEND PRAISE Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has praised Marcus Rashford. He revealed that he enjoys watching him play as much as he enjoyed coaching him. Giggs has tipped Rashford for greater success individually and as part of the United setup. Giggs also singled out Rashford’s pace, directness and impact at the club. KEY TO … Read more

United clinical in moving through to the next round

With one leg pretty much already in the last 16 of the Europa League, Manchester United headed to France to the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard to take on a St Etienne side looking to overturn a 0-3 deficit. With fixtures coming thick and fast at the moment for Jose’s men, squad rotation would need to be implemented … Read more

The Manchester United Afternoon Bulletin

Afternoon Bulletin

ROOMERS Tianjin Quanjian boss Fabio Cannavaro admitted that his club made an approach for Rooney but dropped out of the race to sign him. Rooney not suiting his team’s ‘style of play’ is the alleged reason. Cannavaro also revealed a bid to sign Borussia Dortmund hitman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but were turned down as Dortmund look … Read more

The Manchester United Afternoon Bulletin

Afternoon Bulletin

PARKER SPEAKS Former United star Paul Parker has urged United captain Wayne Rooney to quit Manchester United for another Premier League club. But Parker says that he should snub a mega-money move to the Chinese Super League. Parker reckons that a move to another Premier League club would be a better option considering his wish … Read more

Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Too old, they said


Zlatan’s FA Cup winner against Blackburn on Sunday was his 24th goal of the season in all competitions since joining from some decent team in France. Not too shabby for a 35-year-old who many believed to be ‘too old’ for the Premier League. Paul Scholes, when interviewed, believes he shouldn’t be United’s main striker because … Read more