1. Manchester United: Evaluating the Downward Career Path of Wayne Rooney

    After England defeated Estonia 1-0 on Sunday, everything seemed to be just fine on the surface. England had earned a deserved three points, via an impressive free-kick strike from their captain Wayne Rooney no less...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 5 days ago 9,153 reads 42 comments

  2. English Premier League: Examining the Lack of Versatile Attackers This Season

    The opening seven games to this EPL season have been really, really fun. Chelsea have been looking like title favorites, Southampton and Swansea find themselves in the top ...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 12 days ago 3,385 reads 9 comments

  3. Manchester United: Who Should Captain United During Wayne Rooney's Suspension?

    Despite scraping out a 2-1 win vs. West Ham and inching their way towards progress, Manchester United were dealt a major blow when captain Wayne Rooney was sent off after a rash challenge on Stewart Downing...

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  4. Manchester United: Is Michael Carrick the Right Man to Revive the Reds Defense?

    After a 5-3 drubbing vs. Leicester City , it is clear where Manchester United 's weaknesses lie: defense...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 26 days ago 4,419 reads 10 comments

  5. Manchester United: Louis Van Gaal Can't Forget About Adnan Januzaj

    With Angel Di Maria, Daley Blind, Ander Herrera and Radamel Falcao all arriving at United, a talented young prospect waits in the wings and hopes he can still succeed at Manchester United ...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 1 month ago 16,048 reads 44 comments

  6. Manchester United: How They Should Line Up in EPL Showdown vs. QPR

    Though United have started dismally with only two points taken from three games, optimism is finally beginning to grow in Manchester...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 1 month ago 28,982 reads 36 comments

  7. Manchester United: Why Daley Blind Is the Red Devils' Best Signing of the Summer

    With the arrivals of superstars Radamel Falcao and Angel Di Maria at Manchester United , it is easy to overlook what was a shrewd signing in the acquisition of Daley Blind...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 1 month ago 26,186 reads 13 comments

  8. Manchester United: Assessing Whether Angel Di Maria Is Worth His Transfer Fee

    Becoming the fourth signing of the summer for Manchester United , Angel Di Maria signed a five-year deal for the English club on Tuesday. While few would dare deny his talent, his transfer fee of £59...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 1 month ago 16,251 reads 78 comments

  9. Manchester United: What Is Shinji Kagawa's Future at Old Trafford?

    While the implementation of Louis Van Gaal 's 3-4-1-2 formation has given Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney , and Juan Mata the opportunity to all share the field, Japanese attacker ...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 2 months ago 12,423 reads 38 comments

  10. Swansea City Reap Rewards of Shrewd Transfer Window with Win over Man United

    Giving Louis van Gaal a rude introduction to the EPL, Swansea shocked Manchester United 2-1 Saturday at Old Trafford...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 2 months ago 1,253 reads 1 comments

  11. Manchester United: 4 Players Primed for a Turnaround Under Louis van Gaal

    After a dismal 2013-14 EPL campaign where they finished in seventh place, Manchester United knew changes were needed to have any chance of contending for a title this season...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 2 months ago 4,304 reads 0 comments

  12. Manchester United: Predicting 4 Breakout Players for the 2014-2015 Season

    Although calling United's 2013-2014 season anything but a disappointment would be extremely generous, United do have some positives to look to for next season...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 5 months ago 37,508 reads 35 comments

  13. FA Cup Anomaly: Why Do EPL's Best Teams Not Thrive in England's Domestic Cup?

    Last Saturday, Arsenal defeated EPL foe Hull City in a thrilling FA Cup Final, with Aaron Ramsey giving the Gunners a decisive 3-2 lead in extra time...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 5 months ago 3,956 reads 26 comments

  14. England National Team: Predicting Their 5 Most Important Players at World Cup

    After Roy Hodgson revealed his youthful 23-man squad on Monday, opinions were largely split on the subject of England's World Cup chances...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 5 months ago 4,563 reads 6 comments

  15. England National Team: Picking the World Cup Squad and XI for the Three Lions

    With the World Cup kicking off in barely over a month, and England boss Roy Hodgson set to announce his 23-man squad next Monday, there has been much speculation over who should make the trip to Brazil...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 6 months ago 7,011 reads 17 comments

  16. EPL Awards: Ranking the Top 5 Managers of the 2013-14 Season

    While players often get credit for their team's success, managers deserve just as much credit. Burdened with buying and selling players, implementing successful tactics, and getting ...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 6 months ago 9,701 reads 86 comments

  17. Manchester United: Why Jurgen Klopp Is the Man to Fill the Managing Vacancy

    After Manchester United fired manager David Moyes , the club need a new manager for next season, assuming they won't keep Ryan Giggs at the helm. And many want that manager to be none other than Borussia Dortmund 's Jurgen Klopp ...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 6 months ago 4,614 reads 16 comments

  18. Manchester United: David Moyes Needs to Unleash Shinji Kagawa in UCL 2nd Leg

    After beginning the season in the shadows of Manchester United 's other attackers, Shinji Kagawa has slowly crept back into prominence with a run of good form...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 7 months ago 15,610 reads 42 comments

  19. Manchester United vs. Bayern Munich: 4 Defining Statistics from Their UCL Clash

    On Tuesday night, Manchester United surprised soccer fans all around the world, including many of their own, and earned a 1-1 tie against Bayern Munich...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 7 months ago 13,092 reads 14 comments

  20. Manchester United: Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini Disappointing for the Reds

    On Tuesday, March 25, Manchester United were easily dismantled by their crosstown rivals, Manchester City , 3-0...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 7 months ago 1,960 reads 2 comments

  21. Judging United's Win vs. Olympiacos and How It Affects David Moyes' Job Security

    After a lifeless performance in a 2-0 loss at Olympiacos , Manchester United made amends at Old Trafford in the second leg with a thumping 3-0 win...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 7 months ago 3,597 reads 37 comments

  22. Manchester United: 3 Predictions for the Rest of the EPL Campaign

    Manchester United 's 2013-14 season has been riddled by inconsistency, with impressive victories (1-0 win against Arsenal ) being followed by embarrassing defeats (2-1 loss to Stoke)...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 7 months ago 6,627 reads 29 comments

  23. Why Antonio Valencia Should Follow Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain into Center of Pitch

    Played as a winger for most of his young career, Arsenal 's Alex Oxlade -Chamberlain his been shifted to the central midfield position in recent weeks, with injuries to Mikel Arteta and Jack Wilshere ...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 8 months ago 3,679 reads 31 comments

  24. Manchester United: Examining Their Lifeless Performance vs. Olympiacos

    Like their English counterparts Arsenal and Manchester City , Manchester United also lost the first leg of their Round of 16 Champions League tie by a score of 2-0...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 8 months ago 2,717 reads 10 comments

  25. Manchester United: David Moyes Hurting the Reds with Poor Tactics

    When David Moyes was first hired as the manager as Manchester United , many people were concerned about the Scot's tactical abilities...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 8 months ago 9,025 reads 25 comments