Under the radar

Manchester United kicked off their Premier League campaign on Sunday against Frank Lampard’s Chelsea in the final game of the opening weekend. Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka et al had to wait patiently as Liverpool breezed past newly-promoted Norwich City 4-1 on Friday night, while defending champions Man City barely got out of second gear away... Continue Reading →

Halfway through Pre-Season: United assessed

Following the dreary end to United’s 2018/19 season, United’s players had 2 options when driving into Carrington to begin preparations for the upcoming campaign at the beginning of the month; They could either inform their agents to sound out another club willing to fork out their salaries, or pick themselves up and buy into what... Continue Reading →

Match Report: Manchester United vs Perth Glory

First Half XI: Romero; Dalot, Tuanzebe, Jones, Young; Matic, Andreas; Chong, James, Lingard; Martial Manchester United’s pre-season tour got off to a winning start with a solid 2-0 win against Perth Glory. United started each half with two completely different lineups, with both goals coming in the second half of an intriguing game. All eyes... Continue Reading →

The curious case of United’s midfield

Every aspect of a top football team is over-analysed in the modern game. It’s particularly easy to do when comparing teams to the dominant Man City, and increasingly efficient Liverpool of the last 2 seasons. Last year United’s defence took a hammering week-in week-out from critics. Arsenal’s lack of midfield options has been highlighted in... Continue Reading →

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