We are just one of those teams that you see now and then. We often score six but we seldom score ten. How true is that?
The Daily Mail has Dimitar Berbatov as the 40th biggest transfer flop in the history of the Premier League, making him a bigger disaster than Reyes’ £17 million move to Arsenal in 2004, Wright-Phillips’ £21 million move to Chelsea, Pennant to Liverpool, Deco to Chelsea, and even David fucking Bellion! I’d argue Berbatov isn’t a [...]
With United trailing behind Chelsea and Liverpool this season, I have often stressed the point that we have played much more difficult fixtures this season. This is not a whiny excuse, rather a pretty reasonable explanation. Our performances haven’t been anything special, but then, neither have Chelsea’s or Liverpool’s. However, we have now played the [...]
Sir Alex Ferguson was talking about the league fixtures handicapping us this week, looking at the difficult games we’ve been forced in to playing so early on in the season. Of course, the other side of this is that we’ll have an easier second half of the season, but by which point, we could be [...]
Wayne Rooney is enjoying fabulous form for Manchester United, as he usually he does during this time of year. Whilst his goals are an obvious indicator of his great form, and what is picked up in the press, it’s his all-round game which I’m most impressed with. He’s at the centre of everything, the Midas [...]
It’s funny how this myth goes around that Manchester is a City supporting location. Mancunians opt to support the blues, whilst United fans claim their fanbase from the home counties. Of course, this is perfect logic, isn’t it? One of the most widely supported clubs in the World couldn’t possible appeal to people from Manchester, [...]
There we have it, United’s first good performance of the season matched with the goals it deserves. United beat Aalborg 3-0 away from home, converting three of the eight chances on goal, which certainly beats the one goal from open play in sixteen shots on target against Bolton. This is more like it. Of course, [...]
Whilst John Terry will certainly still be feeling the weight of responsibility for his team’s failure, I don’t think that quite excuses the lunacy of his recent statements. Last week, Terry was claiming that United have peaked. Now, this can be forgiven I suppose. He’s ranting and trying to lift the confidence of his team [...]