1. Manchester United: Antonio Valencia's Long Journey Back to Relevance

    While Manchester United fan favorites Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney have been getting loads of praise for their recent performances, Antonio Valencia hasn't received the same attention...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 9 days ago 8,722 reads 16 comments

  2. Manchester United vs. Liverpool: Tactical Issues Louis van Gaal Must Address

    Currently, Louis van Gaal's Manchester United are riding an impressive five-game winning streak, jumping up to third in the Premier League table after Monday's victory against Southampton ...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 15 days ago 12,122 reads 74 comments

  3. Manchester United: Assessing the Performance of James Wilson vs. Stoke City

    While Manchester United fans were surely unhappy about the absences of Wayne Rooney and Angel Di Maria on Tuesday, a starting berth for James Wilson was largely welcomed...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 22 days ago 7,550 reads 14 comments

  4. Manchester United: Why It's Time to Start James Wilson over Robin Van Persie

    After Manchester United 's thrilling 2-1 victory at the Emirates, the club have catapulted up to fourth in the Premier League table and have a bit of newfound optimism. However, that does not mean that all of United's problems are solved...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 30 days ago 4,921 reads 5 comments

  5. Manchester United: How the Reds Will Adjust to Injuries to Carrick and Blind

    It seems that Louis Van Gaal just cannot catch a break at Manchester United . After earning a crucial win vs...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 1 month ago 5,250 reads 19 comments

  6. Manchester United: Analyzing Angel Di Maria's Recent Drop in Form

    After a scintillating start to his Manchester United career, during which he contributed to six goals in his first five games (three goals, three assists), Angel Di Maria has entered a dry spell of form over the past few weeks...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 1 month ago 7,428 reads 23 comments

  7. Manchester United: How the Reds Can Defeat Crystal Palace on Saturday

    After putting in a gritty, defensive performance against Manchester City where they were on the back foot for much of the second half, Manchester United should be looking forward to playing as the favorites against a struggling Crystal Palace ...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 1 month ago 4,675 reads 10 comments

  8. Manchester United: Is Ander Herrera Now the Odd Man out for the Reds?

    While the sight of Marouane Fellaini in the starting XI vs. Chelsea may have been discouraging for some fans, the Belgian midfielder justified Louis Van Gaal 's belief in him with a solid performance...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 1 month ago 19,155 reads 48 comments

  9. Manchester United: Is Marouane Fellaini the Man to Solve the Reds' Problems?

    After a summer spending spree in which they spent big on Angel Di Maria, Ander Herrera and Daley Blind, Manchester United may find itself relying on forgotten man Marouane Fellaini for solid play in the centre of the park...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 2 months ago 8,662 reads 34 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 9,467 reads 43 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 3,472 reads 9 comments

  12. 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...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 3 months ago 2,816 reads 4 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 4,535 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 16,272 reads 44 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 29,372 reads 36 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 26,491 reads 13 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 16,495 reads 78 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 12,507 reads 38 comments

  19. 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 4 months ago 1,333 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 4,373 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 38,260 reads 35 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 4,025 reads 26 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 4,564 reads 6 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 7,088 reads 17 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 10,039 reads 86 comments