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Manager of the Year?

April 19, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Manager of the Year?

Since the inception of the Premier League in 1993/4 the title of Manager of the Year has almost exclusively been won by the manager who steers his team to the Premiership title. Only 4 managers, (George Burley 2000-01, Harry Redknapp 2009/10, Alan Pardew 2011/12 & Tony Pulis 2013-14) have received […]

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Mourinho’s Loss is Moyes’s Gain

May 16, 2013 3:20 pm0 comments
Mourinho’s Loss is Moyes’s Gain

Whichever way you look at it, Manchester United have gone for sensible instead of brilliant. Slow and steady instead of guaranteed trophies. But, exactly, why wouldn’t any club snap up an available Jose Mourinho? The self-styled ‘Special One’ has never made his admiration for United’s outgoing manager, or the club, […]

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Has Manchester United’s Dominance of English Football Come to an End?

May 27, 2012 1:20 pm0 comments
Has Manchester United’s Dominance of English Football Come to an End?

Dumped out of the Champions League in the group stages, outplayed home and away by a mid-table La Liga side in the Europa League, knocked out of the F.A. Cup by arch-rivals Liverpool in the fourth round and beaten in the Premier League title race by their noisy neighbours: there […]

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Why United are a spent force in Europe

April 12, 2012 12:18 pm1 comment
Why United are a spent force in Europe

After  Man United defeated Chelsea in the 2008 Champions League final, they seemed set to rule Europe for the next few years. Not only did they have Cristiano Ronaldo, who at the time was the best player in the world, but a quality supporting cast  featuring the likes of  Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez. But since […]

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