1. Manchester United's Paul Scholes: How Will He Be Remembered?

    I was having a discussion with a work colleague recently, and as we were naming the Manchester United midfield, he forgot to include Paul Scholes . I could not believe this...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about over 3 years ago 1,107 reads 16 comments

  2. Arsenal Vs. Barcelona: Why the Catalan Club Is the Greatest I've Ever Seen

    There have been many great teams—the Dutch national team and their "Total Football", the all conquering "Fergie's Fledglings" of the 90's and the invincible Arsenal team of 2005 —to name but a few...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about over 3 years ago 2,135 reads 35 comments

  3. EPL Referees in the Spotlight: How To Stop the Controversy

    There have been several high profile refereeing errors over the past few weeks. These include David Luiz not being sent off in the Chelsea vs...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about over 3 years ago 81 reads 3 comments

  4. Arsenal Lose Their Bottle and Let Manchester United Off the Hook

    After Arsenal's disappointing 0-0 draw with Sunderland at the Emirates, the pendulum of the title race looks to have swung back the way of Sir Alex Ferguson's men...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about over 3 years ago 399 reads 26 comments

  5. Michael Carrick Signs New Three-Year Deal at Manchester United

    Michael Carrick has signed a new three-year contract at the Theatre of Dreams. In a move that may surprise some supporters due to his poor performances of late, Carrick will stay at Old Trafford until the 2014 season at least...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about over 3 years ago 211 reads 8 comments

  6. Win or Draw? How Should a Penalty Shootout Victory Be Viewed?

    Since the adoption by UEFA of the penalty shoot out in the 1970s, there has been a much disputed question circling over its head: Is a penalty shoot out the ultimate test of skill, nerve and courage...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about 5 years ago 942 reads 13 comments

  7. Will There Be a Silva Lining at Old Trafford?

    There is a rumour currently circulating that Manchester United are preparing to sign David Silva from Valencia in the January transfer window...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about 5 years ago 572 reads 8 comments

  8. How Would You Spend £30 Million?

    When Dimitar Berbatov signed for Manchester United just over a year ago, I was not one of the first people in the queue to get his name on the back of my shirt. I felt he was a great player...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about 5 years ago 529 reads 18 comments

  9. Is This the Year Wayne the Boy Becomes Rooney the Man?

    The amount of pressure, criticism and expectation Wayne Rooney has had to put up with in this short career is almost unparalleled...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about 5 years ago 297 reads 23 comments

  10. Should the English Premier League Have a Salary Cap?

    There has been talk for a while now that the Premier League in England should be governed by a salary cap system, such as is seen in American sports such as the NFL and NBA...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about 5 years ago 1,791 reads 30 comments

  11. Pele Good, Maradona Great, George Best

    There is a saying in Belfast: Pele good, Maradona great, George Best. As I am quite new to this site, I was filling in my public profile and came across the question: “Pele or Maradona?”...

    Pro Benchwarmer Written by Pro Benchwarmer about 5 years ago 1,407 reads 4 comments