1. Sir Alex Ferguson's Midfield Dilemma

    Manchester United's loss to Liverpool over the weekend had the consensus opinion being that United lost the battle in midfield where Lucas Leiva and Javier Mascherano were out-muscled and out-run by Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes...

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  2. Alex Ferguson's Fatal Flaw

    Since the 1992-'93 season, when the new format in the Champions League was established, no club has played more matches than Manchester United...

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  3. Hail the New Galacticos: Ronaldo Signs with Real Madrid in an £80m Deal

    It did not come as a surprise but when it did come it still took us by surprise. Ronaldo finally got the transfer he wished and Perez has finally got the player he wanted...

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  4. Arsenal First 11 Nearly There, Lineup Almost Set

    Looking at the players on Arsenal, you would think it would have won a few trophies by now. But a list of injuries, some poor tactical decisions, too much faith in youth, a tight transfer budget, ...

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  5. Barcelona Champions in Rome, But It Wasn't A Classic, Defeating Man U, 2-0

    Barcelona may have com away with the 2-0 victory, but the game was no classic. United started well and nearly scored after two minutes but for a fantastic challenge by Pique...

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  6. Arsene Wenger and the Directors Win Again, but the Fans Keep On Losing

    So Arsene Wenger's experiment of fielding young inexperienced players ends in another trophy-less season. Is it back to the blackboard now to make some tweaks or is it time to throw ...

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  7. Dimitar Berbatov Vs. Andrei Arshavin: A Tale of Two Managers

    A tale of two strikers, two transfers, and ultimately two managers. Dimitar Berbatov was not a hidden gem of a player until he joined United—he had two seasons of Premiership football under his belt playing for Tottenham...

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  8. It's The FA Who Are Disrespecting The FA Cup

    Alex Ferguson has been lambasted by Fleet Street's finest for disrespecting the FA Cup and Everton with his team selection in the semifinal...

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  9. Ferguson, Benitez, Hiddink, and Wenger on a Deserted Island: Episode One

    On their flight to the International League Managers conference in Hawaii, the plane carrying messrs Ferguson, Benitez, Hiddink, and Wenger crash lands on a deserted island—what other island ...

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  10. Berbatov: Laziest Penalty Ever?

    I don't know what Ferguson was thinking with his selection of penalty takers—Berbatov, Ferdinand, Vidic, and Anderson when Tevez, Scholes, and Wellbeck remained on the pitch. Taking penalties reveals more about a players personality...

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  11. Ronaldo Highlights the Fact United are Missing a No. 9

    So, once again, Ferguson plays Ronaldo up front in the role of a regular No. 9 as he did against Barcelona and Roma last season. Even though Ronaldo says this is not his most favoured position, he continues to excel in the role of sole striker...

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  12. Why Sir Alex Ferguson Doesn't Need Any More "Yes Men" at Old Trafford

    First off, please consider this chart of Manchester United League final league position and the assistant manager during the season...

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  13. Heavy Is the Head That Wears the Crown

    It was just over a month ago that Manchester United were proclaimed FA Cup, Premier League, and Champions League winners. Their procession to all three titles was not only assured, it was guaranteed by the media and all the assembled football pundits...

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  14. Loyalty, But At What Cost?

    What is loyalty? Is it blind obedience in disguise? Is all rational thought and reasoning suppressed to conform to some collective belief or devotion?Here's the dictionary definition: Loyalty is faithfulness or a devotion to a person or cause...

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  15. Attack Attack Attack: The Way To Beat Manchester United?

    After conceding 10 goals in four matches, scoring just six in the process, have the wheels come off the Manchester United Juggernaut? Did Liverpool and Rafael Benitez finally uncover ...

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  16. Jose Mourinho Not a Master in the Marketplace

    Jose Mourinho's record speaks for itself. He has won league titles in Portugal, England and looks likely to win another in Italy...

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