Browsing All posts tagged under »Manchester United«

The rise of Marcus Rashford and a lesson from history

April 19, 2016


The resurgence of the English striker has been one of many intriguing stories to unfold during the 2015/16 season. Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy lead the Premier League goal-scoring charts with 24 and 22 goals respectively. Kane became the first Englishman to score over 20 goals in successive seasons since Alan Shearer and Vardy broke […]

Luke Shaw and athletes dealing with long-term injury

September 23, 2015


The risk of physical injury is part and parcel of sport at any level. Athletes put their bodies on the line to prove that they are the best in their field and claim victory over their opponents. Injury stops this pursuit in its tracks and can set an athlete’s progress back considerably.  One minute you’re […]

What next for Ravel Morrison?

July 30, 2014


Sir Alex Ferguson described him as the “best kid he’s ever seen” and for the first 6 months of the 2013-14 season, it seemed that after a troubled past, Ravel Morrison was beginning to live up to his star billing.

Mata in Manchester

January 25, 2014


The dominant story of the January transfer window by some stretch has been the move of Spanish playmaker Juan Mata from Chelsea to Manchester United. Now that Mata has finally become a United player, I decided to take a look at the significance of his signing, is he the player United need? How could he […]

A blistering first week in the Premier League!

August 21, 2012


After a fantastic first week on the return of the Barclays Premier League, I can safely say the football on show did not disappoint!  There was a number of surprising results that really did herald the return of the greatest league in the world.  Personally, I was looking forward to a number of big clashes this […]

Premier League Preview 2012/2013

August 15, 2012


As the 2012/13 Barclays Premier League season is literally just around the corner, I offer my thoughts and predictions on the upcoming campaign… So, obviously after the unpredictability and sheer excitement of the previous season, the first question to answer is “Can football fans expect something similar this year?” For me, the answer is a […]