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Rooney Spares United’s Blushes

Rooney Spares United’s Blushes

Manchester United 1 Sheffield United 0 Wayne Rooney’s 93rd minute spot kick sent Manchester United into the draw for the FA Cup 4th round after another dismal display that had the fans voicing their dismay at the final whistle. United put their Premier League pursuit on the back burner to concentrate on the FA Cup as they welcomed Sheffield United to Old Trafford for the 3rd round. It has been too long since United lifted the oldest club cup competition when they defeated Millwall in 2004. Since then Arsenal has gone on to take over the record of most wins so a run to the final is long overdue for the Red Devils. Van Gaal and his players had spoken of their desire to win the cup in the build up to the clash so it was interesting to see […]

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Should van Gaal Face The Chop?

Should van Gaal Face The Chop?

Should van Gaal Face The Chop? This week social media was alive about whether Louis van Gaal had burnt his bridges at United and many wondered if he would become the latest managerial casualty after a poor week of results, but it was elsewhere that the hatchet fell as Chelsea decided that enough was enough and sacked, Jose Mourinho, to fire fresh speculation that the special one could end up at Old Trafford. However, there is one problem with that scenario and that is we already have a manager and a proven one at that. Sure, the results haven’t been going exactly to plan, but to pull the plug on van Gaal’s tenure half way through the season could have worse repercussions for United’s present campaign. Sitting in the top four and within only two wins from the top doesn’t […]

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The Best Premier League Matches Of The Festive Season

The Best Premier League Matches Of The Festive Season

For football fans, one of the best things about the holiday season is that matches continue without interruption in the major European leagues. This means we can all spend some of our time away from work taking in the matches and getting a nice look at how the teams look heading into 2015 and soon the second half of the league campaigns. So with that in mind, here’s a glance at some of the top Premier League fixtures to keep your eye on this festive period. Aston Villa v. Manchester United (December 20) Much has been made of Man Utd.’s recent hot streak, which has propelled them all the way up to third place in the league tables. Following the club’s recent 3-0 dismantling of Liverpool at Old Trafford, the Daily Mail even went so far as to declare the […]

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