As the buzzards gathered to pick clean the bones of the Rooney-Ferguson relationship last Tuesday night, it was appropriate and slightly poetic that the Buzzcocks rendition of 'should I stay or should I go ?' belted out over the Old Trafford loudspeaker before the team was announced, devoid of Wayne.
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I'm sure I’m not alone in thinking that Manchester United could do with a bit of 'steel' in the current midfield and if it was up to me, that steel would come in the form of young Dutchman Kevin Strootman from PSV Eindhoven.
So yesterday Bolton Wanderers have sacked Owen Coyle. Despite the club languishing in the bottom half of the Championship, on first impressions this does seem a very strange and sudden decision made by Bolton’s chairman Phil Gartside.
Confused? I use the allegory of mutual funds to refer to Marouane Fellaini here. Mutual Funds come with the rider of `subject to market risks`; Please read the offer document carefully before investing'.
The best part about this midfielder is that he makes the market quake in its large boots! He is what Manchester United need desperately.
Manchester United’s third-choice keeper Ben Amos will be going out on-loan to Steve Bruce’s Hull City for the season. Many fans are delighted that the Macclesfield-born Old Trafford youth graduate will be getting an opportunity to test himself in the Championship which is a highly competitive league.
In recent years players such as Tom Cleverley and Danny Welbeck have gone out on loan and come back better players, forcing their way into first-team places.
Euro 2012 has well and truly started with a bang with yesterday’s opening Group A games producing 7 goals, 2 red-cards and a missed penalty. Who was it who said tournament football usually starts of with cagey boring affairs!
Forget about all the talented players that have been linked with a move to Old Trafford this year, one player Manchester United should seriously consider signing this summer who would prove to be pivotal and important, is David Beckham.
In 2003 when Ronaldinho was playing in France for Paris Saint-Germain, Sir Alex Ferguson identified the Brazilian as a player Manchester United needed to replace the likes of David Beckham, who had left to join Real Madrid, and Juan Sebastián Veron, the Argentine flop who had signed for Chelsea.
There is no questioning the fact that the game of football has evolved over the years, some will argue for better, some for worse. The game today is played at a faster pace & involves more skill & tactics than in previous years, footballers are now athletes.
I think there are 2 types of yellow card, a good yellow and a bad yellow.
The good yellow also has variants. These are defensive, midfield and attacking good yellow cards, and there are the same 3 bad yellow cards.
Two people who certainly will not be exchanging Christmas cards this year are Sir Alex Ferguson and Roy Keane. Sundays eye opening two page spread in a national news paper by Keane, had the ramblings of a bitter old man written all over it.
This week Darren Fletcher announced he would be taking an indefinite break from football to take care of his health issues shocking the football world. While many were made to believe that Fletcher was suffering from a long term virus it was in fact a case of on-going ulcerative colitis.