Aug 212014
Can Manchester United Qualify For The Champions League?

After finishing last year’s Premier League in an embarrassing seventh place, Louis van Gaal has a mammoth task on his hands if the Red Devils are to qualify for the Champions League. The boys suffered a string of losses with former manager David Moyes during the last season, and despite van Gaal’s promised ‘new era’ [...]

Aug 202014

Last weekend was not the kind Manchester United players and fans will like to have in their memories with their 2-1 loss to Swansea.  Juan Mata is the latest Manchester United player to speak about the defeat and the way forward for the team. Speaking on his blog, Juan Mata disclosed that he was looking [...]

Aug 202014

Marcos Rojo has consistently been linked to Manchester United after the departure of Vermaelen to Barcelona ignoring Manchester United’s call. Following a good world cup display where he helped Argentina to a second place finish, Marcos Rojo will be hoping his ‘dream move’ to Manchester United can be completed as soon as possible. It’s a [...]

Aug 172014

1972 3-2 home loss to Ipswich was the last opening day loss for Manchester United. Today’s home loss to Swansea showed an unconvincing display by the ‘Red Devils’ despite dominating the game. No one gave Gary Monk and his Swansea team a chance at the beginning of the day but Gary Monk will be pleased [...]

Aug 132014

Following so much speculations as to whether the captain’s arm band will be given to Robin Van Persie, the dutch captain under Louis Van Gaal, Wayne Rooney has been named the new Manchester United captain with Darren Fletcher to assist him. LVG earlier said his captains are players who will play regularly in the first [...]

Aug 052014

Manchester United have had a highly successful pre-season tour of the US, having gone unbeaten in five matches – four of which led to lifting the first trophy of the Louis Van Gaal era – International Champions Cup (ICC). United defeated Liverpool in the final 3-, with Wayne Rooney cancelling out Steven Gerrard’s penalty, before [...]

Aug 052014

It is inevitable; every manager that switches allegiance would love to have one or two – if not more – of his former players accompany him to the new side, seeing the quality and difference they could make. We saw it when Brendan Rodgers moved to Liverpool from Swansea, signing Joe Allen to the new [...]

Aug 052014

Every ending brings with it a new beginning, which ultimately spells the end again – a vicious non-stop cycle. That too applies to soccer. The departure of one manager sees another fill the void, with that cycle trickling down to the players. The arrival of Louis Van Gaal after the departure of David Moyes and [...]

Aug 032014

Soccer has many dimensions to it, appealing to a variety of demographics. There are those that follow it for the sheer beauty of the sport. Others follow it for the Godly chiselled bodies underneath the jerseys of players, while others do so for betting reasons – but the list does not end there. Thus, every [...]

Aug 012014

All is not well at the Signal Iduna Park. News emanating from the Borussia Dortmund camp has sent ripples across Europe. Highly talented and beloved versatile midfielder, Marco Reus, has turned down a contract extension. While his signature ties him down to the club till 2017, Reus is reluctant to put pen to paper again, [...]