All posts tagged "Manchester United"

  • Ibriana Jones: Red Devils of the Lost Ark!

    Maybe Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be known as ‘Ibriana Jones’ (no relation to teammate defender Phil!), after the Swede bagged a hat-trick in Manchester United’s 3-0 home win over French side Saint-Etienne. After the last-32 first leg UEFA...

    • Posted February 17, 2017
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  • The Year of the Roo-ster!

    The Year of the Rooster is upon us in the official Chinese New Year calendar, but 2017 may be remembered as the year of the Roo-ster for another good reason. Rooster is the animal of the year,...

    • Posted January 29, 2017
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  • Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record is a rare piece of Manchester United history. Take notice.

    In the modern game of football, major players come and go with regularity, their deeds on the pitch echoing in the seemingly infinite chambers of social media Tweets, gifs, and YouTube highlight reels until being lost in...

    • Posted January 22, 2017
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  • MOTD: Ibrahimovic salvages United point against Liverpool

    In a contest long emblematic of the fiery nature of Premier League football, Sunday night’s battle continued the legacy of Manchester United’s rivalry with Liverpool in fitting fashion, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s late winner rescuing a 1-1 draw...

    • Posted January 15, 2017
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  • Swaggering Manchester United sink Sunderland 3-1

    When Tottenham Hotspur take on Southampton on Wednesday, the Premier League season will have passed its halfway point and attention will pivot towards the second-half stretch that defines the title race. The major players have already revealed...

    • Posted December 30, 2016
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  • Mourinho sent off as Manchester United draw West Ham 1-1

    There is a blurred line between avant-garde genius and insanity in the managerial world, and the only determining metric is success. When Jose Mourinho wins, he looks like a genius. Yet his brazen tactics and touchline temperament...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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  • Mata takes center stage in Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal

    For all of Manchester United’s outrageous summer spending, their most deadly midfield spark this season has come from a rather unlikely source. Jose Mourinho’s arrival at Old Trafford has signaled the unexpected rejuvenation of Juan Mata, and...

    • Posted November 19, 2016
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  • A Year on and Mourinho still seems Haunted by Ghosts!

    Jose Mourinho might be happier staying at ‘Hotel Transylvania’ this Halloween, rather than the Hotel Trouble he has been suffering from in Manchester, as the all important ghouls… I mean goals seem to have vanished from his...

    • Posted October 30, 2016
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  • Manchester United historically wasteful in scoreless Burnley draw

    For all the criticism that can be leveled against Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United, and more woe is heaped upon the Red Devils by the week, you can’t say that his term has been predictable like those of...

    • Posted October 29, 2016
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  • No Way, Jose: Mourinho criticism of Conte smacks of desperation after Chelsea loss

    Jose Mourinho claims to have been “humiliated” after his former club Chelsea inflicted an incredible 4-0 defeat upon his shell-shocked Manchester United team on Sunday. Television cameras caught the Portuguese manager having an unusually long conversation with...

    • Posted October 23, 2016
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