Europa League preview: all pressure on Manchester United

May 24, 2017

It has come down to Manchester United and Ajax for the Europa League title. The pressure is on the team from Manchester since they need to lift the title in order to qualify for Champions League next season. Ajax has no such worries because they finished 2nd in the Eredivisie and will probably start from the third round of Champions League qualifying.     Stats to keep in mind Pass…


The best of Summer 16

August 13, 2016

  With the BPL kicking off today (no pun intended), and other leagues getting closer and closer to kick-off, it only makes sense to look at a number of teams that have made big changes to their squads this summer.   Here are some teams that I have highlighted   Bayern Munich Mats Hummels-Borussia Dortmund Renato Sanches-Benfica -They did not do too much this summer, but there was no real…


Van Gaal flops, hilarity ensues (Video)

February 28, 2016

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was none too happy with a call while his team were leading 3-2 during the second half of his team’s match vs. Arsenal on Sunday, and to prove his point to the fourth referee in the technical area, the Dutch coach did a flop for the ages. ESPN Holy cow! Van Gaal is one heck of character, as we have found out during his…


Marko Grujic: Taking Europe by storm

November 7, 2015

Marko Grujic has taken Europe by storm these last few months.  It was only last season that Grujic was on-loan at second tier club, Kolubara, but it was even then that management at Red Star saw huge potential in the 6’3 kid from Belgrade.  Grujic played only a handful of games at Kolubara-five to be exact-and managed to score two goals.   The 19 year old had a dual registration…


Winter Transfer Market: Cuadrado, Bony, Odegaard…

February 12, 2015

Anderson, Manchester United-Internacional (sold)-Anderson’s eight year experiment in Manchester has come to a painful end.  To be fair, it was less than eight years, when you consider Anderson was used very sparingly in the last three years or so.  If you ask Anderson, he would probably tell you that he has ambitions of still making the Brazilian national team.   Darren Fletcher, Manchester United-West Brom (free transfer)-Fletcher’s 12 years at…