Before I dissect the quarter-final defeat to Chelsea, I want to make it abundantly clear that the decision making of Michael Oliver is not something worth reflecting on. For what it’s worth, refereeing inconsistencies and making a rod for their own... Read More | Share it now!
José Mourinho is no Bill Belichick. Yes, they are both successful coaches obsessed with winning. Each has also accrued a cult following despite pissing off more than their fair share of pundits and fans. That is pretty much where their commonality... Read More | Share it now!
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!
There was no mystery to the FA Cup Third Round encounter between Manchester United and Reading. The gunplay was completely one-sided as well, rendering the outcome all but certain within the first quarter-hour. After Anthony Martial saw his first... Read More | Share it now!
Casting your mind back to 1990, Alan Pardew featured in an FA Cup final replay for Crystal Palace against Manchester United following a 3-3 draw in the initial fixture, then went on to lose 1-0. You’d think the Eagles’ boss will be preparing... Read More | Share it now!
Manchester United’s last minute winner against Everton on Saturday gave fans something to smile about in a season of almost systematic lows, in which highs have been very few and far between. After the dull, mind-numbingly boring football served... Read More | Share it now!