“There is a massive difference in money but we have better fans than United.” I don’t know whether I’d describe the difference as ‘massive’, but yes, Rafael Benitez has spent more money than Sir Alex Ferguson.
Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs have both surprisingly spoken out about the controversial issue of football players earning every penny of their astronomically large salaries. When the starting salary for a nurse is £20k a year, a teacher is £21k a year and a police officer is £22k a year, it’s hard to argue that [...]
Whilst avoiding German champions Wolfsburg would have been favourable, in terms of difficulty we managed to avoid some of the tougher teams in the Champions League draw. Sir Alex Ferguson reckons we’ve got the toughest group of all English teams though because of the distance we have to travel. So just how far are we [...]
“Sir Alex Ferguson would have us believe he is quite happy with his squad going into their defence of their Premier League crown,” said Stan YSB Collymore. “Yet I still think United look a lot weaker than last term following the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez. Federico Macheda and Danny Welbeck, as I [...]
Xabi Alonso is a great footballer but for some unknown reason Rafael Benitez has never seemed desperate to retain his services. For a couple of seasons there has been talk of Alonso joining Real Madrid and it’s always seemed absurd to me that the FSW has been so nonchalant it. Last summer he was seriously [...]
Manchester City’s new signing, who said he ‘gave his life for the United shirt‘, claimed he was leaving for football reasons. The fact that City are prepared to pay £150,000-a-week for a player who was on £90,000-a-week at United did not factor in to Tevez’s decision, he claims. It wasn’t a move about money rather [...]
Rafael Benitez’s ‘facts’ episode was a source of much amusement for Manchester United fans last season, given that the opinions he was insisting were facts were nothing of the sort. Another of Benitez’s lies is that Manchester United spend more money than Liverpool FC in the transfer market. Sir Alex Ferguson corrected Benitez at the [...]