For Mourinho, the EFL Cup presents a critical risk with little reward

José Mourinho was not hired as Manchester United manager because Louis van Gaal and David Moyes proved unable to recruit suitable players. That was Ed Woodward’s job. By all accounts, Moyes was in for Gareth Bale. Louis van Gaal wanted Thomas... Read More | Share it now!

Aren’t you fed up of Zlatan Ibrahimovic being washed up too?

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Schweini? Who knew?

It was a brisk 56°F (12°C) in Fort Lauderdale at 11 am Sunday morning. The soft drizzle might have put Kris Kristofferson’s Sunday Morning Coming Down (best covered by Johnny Cash ) in mind were it not also 4 pm in Manchester with United... Read More | Share it now!

For Mourinho, the EFL Cup presents a critical risk with little reward

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The curious case of Luke Shaw

Luke Shaw arrived at Manchester United from Southampton as a youthful prodigy. Having started his career at the South Coast side as a sixteen year-old, he had become a first-team regular, and broken into the national side.  Competition was fierce at... Read More | Share it now!

Relax, Rooney’s scoring record will be broken

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Wayne Rooney was not offside!

Though they are countrymen, Mark Hughes is not Tony Pulis. Nor does Bet365 Stadium roll off the tongue as ominously as the Britannia. Regardless, Stoke City remain among the least accommodating Premier League hosts. Their early high press against a... Read More | Share it now!

Old Trafford’s new warrior-king?

Forgotten among Manchester United’s superstars, one man from Bilbao has been quietly excellent. While Paul Pogba was having perhaps a career-worst match and Michael Carrick was being erased from existence by the perpetual motion machine known as... Read More | Share it now!