1. Football and Politics: Barcelona's Influence on Catalan Independence

    The match clock hits 17:14 at the Camp Nou and a chant gains voice. Independencia ! is the cry from the Barcelona faithful. The red and yellow of Catalonian flags light up the dull arena...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about 2 years ago 3,782 reads 1 comments

  2. Manchester United vs. Swansea: Rating the United Players at Old Trafford

    A summer sunshine illuminated Old Trafford throughout the game. Despite the welcome change in weather, today was a dark day for the Red Devils...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about over 2 years ago 6,181 reads 10 comments

  3. Why Manchester United Will Have a Different Formation Next Season

    The United we see next year, will be a quite different one, I suspect. Giggs and Scholes will still be in the squad, but on the outskirts no doubt...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about over 2 years ago 10,571 reads 23 comments

  4. Integrity vs. Arrogance: The Legacies of Pep Guardiola & Jose Mourinho in Spain

    Will we ever see such a fierce rivalry between two coaches in Spain ever again? Not for a while anyway. If the Madrid-Barcelona rivalry needed anymore incentive for all-out, unadulterated ...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about over 2 years ago 1,244 reads 6 comments

  5. Bayern Munich V Chelsea: Predicting Starting Lineups for Champions League Final

    So it's Chelsea FC Reserves vs FC Bayern Munich II that will compete the 2012 Champions League final in the Allianz Arena on the 19th of May. It may as well be due to a cruel but kosher suspension rule that will rule out seven players from the final...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about over 2 years ago 16,985 reads 60 comments

  6. Barcelona vs. Chelsea: Why Roberto Di Matteo Deserves the Full-Time Manager Job

    As John Terry slowly strode off the huge Camp Nou pitch, 100,000 Catalans' spirits began to rise. They could smell blood...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about over 2 years ago 2,906 reads 14 comments

  7. Manchester United vs. Everton: 6 Things We Learned

    A season's work now comes down to the monumental clash at Eastlands next Monday. After United's tragic 4-4 draw at OT this afternoon, City now have a brilliant chance to cut the lead down to three...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about over 2 years ago 8,930 reads 53 comments

  8. Blackburn vs Manchester United: 10 Bold Predictions

    Once again, United head to Ewood Park smelling another league title. After City's draw against stalemate against Sunderland on Saturday, United have the opportunity to go five points ahead with seven games to go...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about over 2 years ago 3,664 reads 7 comments

  9. EPL: 10 Candidates for Player of the Year

    It's that time of the season. There are a little over 10 games left on the EPL schedule and the overall structure of a league begins to become defined. Teams either fade away or grow stronger...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 1,926 reads 31 comments

  10. Manchester United vs. West Brom: Tactical Analysis

    Manchester United started off the day two points behind title favorites Manchester City . A couple of hours later, they find themselves on top of the table by a point and in pole position to give them their 20th league title...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 3,886 reads 8 comments

  11. Arsenal vs Milan: Rossoneri Show True Class in the Second Half to Close off Tie

    60,000 Gunners stood eyes bulged and nostrils flaring as the half time whistle blew. They smelt blood. A miracle was upon them...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 1,039 reads 11 comments

  12. World Football: Deciphering the "Holding Midfielder" Myth

    On May the 12th last year, England captain Scott Parker stepped onto a London stage to receive his Football Writers' Association Player of the Year award...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 2,977 reads 41 comments

  13. Tottenham vs. Manchester United: Player Ratings for United

    The "war of attrition" between Manchester United and Manchester City goes on. United responded to City's 2-0 victory against Bolton at the Etihad with a gritty 3-1 win at White Hart Lane...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 3,441 reads 5 comments

  14. Manchester United's 6 Best Teenagers on the Books at Old Trafford

    Potential, according to Sir Alex Ferguson , is a very difficult thing to find. He has always been a master at it and you only have to look at the homegrown players that have worn the colors of United over the years...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 10,578 reads 20 comments

  15. 10 Things You'll Never Hear a Manchester United Fan Say

    Manchester United fans are a loud bunch. They think Manchester is wonderful, they think Steven Gerrard only hands in transfer requests and they think they can do what they what...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 13,254 reads 22 comments

  16. 10 Most Iconic Football Photos of the 21st Century so Far

    The Fabio Capello debacle continues to drone on. Limitless inches of headlines and debate in newspapers and forums have given the world of football a 'boring' tag. This is not why we love the beautiful game...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 3,460 reads 13 comments

  17. Fabio Capello: 5 Reasons England's Euro 2012 Hopes Are Now Gone

    Four months before a major championship and England are without a captain and manager . Why can't the FA ever do anything professionally? They took from the captaincy from John Terry two years ago due to a private predicament...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 435 reads 0 comments

  18. Manchester United Transfers: Top 10 Striker Targets for Summer 2012

    Why have Manchester United consistently performed to the highest level for the last 20 years? One word: evolution. Sir Alex Ferguson never lets a team become stagnant...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 16,474 reads 22 comments

  19. Ravel Morrison and 5 Other Manchester United Players Who Were Too Much Trouble

    Manchester United have always had a soft spot for a bad boy. George Best was the closest football came to rebellion in the 60s and 70s, Eric Cantona and a host of other players ...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 5,894 reads 6 comments

  20. Manchester United V Stoke: Rating the United Players at Old Trafford

    As ex teammate Ravel Morrison was completing a move down to the East End of London to West Ham, Darron Gibson was celebrating a deflected goal against Man City that put United back in the famed "driver's seat...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 4,439 reads 6 comments

  21. Manchester United vs. Liverpool: 10 Games That Define the Rivalry

    What defines a rivalry? Is it the heightened expectation before every game? Is it the intangibles: the increased fear of losing and embarrassment at the hands of 11 men you've probably ...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 3,378 reads 1 comments

  22. Manchester United: Picking the Formation to Best Utilize Paul Scholes

    Paul Scholes has always seemed to me a lonely figure. Why? Every time I looked, he was always alone in the middle of the park. For the past two decades, the "Ginger Magician" has created more space than a Dutch engineer...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 4,089 reads 10 comments

  23. The Greatest Football Books of All Time

    What makes a good football book? Is it a read that puts you into a character's shows? Does it show you something different about your favorite team or player? Does it change your ...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 1,851 reads 4 comments

  24. 10 Reasons for Manchester United Fans to Be Optimistic

    Sir Bobby Charlton stated that he thought last year was going to be a transitional period for the team. It seems Sir Bobby may have been a year premature...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 11,545 reads 8 comments

  25. Manchester United Set for Anfield Clash in FA Cup Fourth-Round Tie

    It seems Manchester United will have to do it the hard way if they are to win the FA Cup for a 12th time. Today, the Red Devils have been drawn against arch-rivals Liverpool in a tie that is to take place on either the 28th or 29th of this month...

    Conor Queenan Written by Conor Queenan about almost 3 years ago 962 reads 4 comments