Over recent months I've noticed the spreading of a new disease in football, its symptoms include memory loss, myopia and something allied to Tourette's syndrome. I've taken to calling it Fickle Fan Syndrome and it seems to apply equally to all Clubs.
Entries in Manchester United (161)
This morning has indeed come as somewhat of a shock to Manchester United fans. After all who would have expected the news of Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement as manager just a fortnight after the club claimed a record-breaking 20th league championship?
No one man is bigger than the club. It is a motto that Sir Alex Ferguson has lived by, and many such as David Beckham and Roy Keane have died by.
Both sides go into this fixture fresh faced from mid-week wins and this weekends game could all rest on the shoulders of one very special Bulgarian.
What sides really can win the Champions League this year? Realistically it will be one of the usual suspects, won’t it?
I believe this season’s competition will be won by one of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Bayern Munich, the reigning champions Chelsea or Manchester United.
Who remembers when football teams would bring out new home and/or away kits on average every two seasons? Weren’t those days’ great, when you knew where you stood with replica kits and that there wasn’t a new kit coming out each season for your club.
So here we are in February, approaching the run in on another season and yet what a strange year this has been. Maybe it’s because the media now report everything, or maybe it really is just a very strange year but consider what has happened so far.
One of the underlying sub-plot’s of Manchester United’s season is the fate of Ravel Morrison. The talented but troubled youngster will be leaving the club at the end of the season if he doesn't sign a new a new contract
The best managers in the country and Harry Redknapp (who loves to speak about opposition players more than his own) have waxed lyrical about Morrison.