All posts tagged "Manchester United"

  • Van Gaal’s Manchester United going nowhere fast

    Sir Alex Ferguson did not keep Manchester United at the top of English football for some twenty-five years solely because of tactical innovations.  His longevity, a massive achievement in itself, was due in part to an aptitude...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • MOTD: FC Midtjylland 2-1 Manchester United

    If there’s one overarching rule that can be applied to Manchester United’s chaotic and dreadful season, it is Murphy’s Law: anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Louis van Gaal deferred to the adage after United...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • MOTD: Sunderland 2-1 Manchester United

    When the final whistle blew at the Stadium of Light, the Manchester United team collectively slumped.  Louis van Gaal’s eyebrows furrowed, his head sagged and the color drained from his face.  At this point in United’s dismal...

    • Posted February 13, 2016
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  • MOTD: Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United

    Manchester United and Chelsea drew level in a classic Premier League potboiler at Stamford Bridge, although a late equalizer for the home side spoilt the occasion for United in a match that was supposed to be their...

    • Posted February 7, 2016
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  • MOTD: Liverpool 0-1 Manchester United

    Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United have shown a knack for rising to the occasion, or scraping by at least, just when the odds seem to tilt against them.  Following a 3-3 draw with Newcastle United over the...

    • Posted January 17, 2016
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  • MOTD: Newcastle United 3-3 Manchester United

    Perhaps it’s the high and wide camera angle at St James’ Park or the helter skelter, end-to-end football on the pitch far below, but Newcastle United’s 3-3 draw with Manchester United bore a great semblance to a...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 1-0 Sheffield United

    Paul Scholes was famously private during his playing career, shying away from the limelight at every turn, which is why many found it so surprising that he turned his hand to punditry for BT Sport this season,...

    • Posted January 9, 2016
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 0-0 Chelsea

    Come the final whistle as Chelsea held onto a scoreless draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford, the home fans appeared unsure how to react. Some jeered, but there were no real acts of rebellion displayed against...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • Is the end of Van Gaal’s reign at Manchester United imminent?

    Louis van Gaal has a very particular, Dutch sense of humor, combative and ever so slightly churlish to fit with his large, brazen personality. Back in the good ole days of his Manchester United tenure, say, last...

    • Posted December 27, 2015
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 1-2 Norwich City

    It was early July and Manchester United were flying to California to set up a week-long camp as part of their preseason U.S. tour and the club had scheduled a press conference at San Jose’s Avaya Stadium...

    • Posted December 19, 2015
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