Tag: Manchester United FC

Top 10 football transfers that could happen this summer
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Top 10 football transfers that could happen this summer

We are towards the end of the 2016/17 season which means it is already time for teams to look into the areas that have been problematic for them this season and need to be addressed in the summer. As always, the media houses and the twitterati are busy linking up players and clubs and quoting...

Glitch to glory: Reliving the Munich air disaster
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Glitch to glory: Reliving the Munich air disaster

In February 1958, Manchester United experienced one of the most agonizing tragedies ever to befall a sports team. Eight of United’s players perished in a wretched plane-crash at the Munich-Riems Airport in West Germany. The stadium of Old Trafford stands proudly above the surrounding buildings like a monument associated with commercialism, dominance and authority. More...

Football in the 21st century and the sad story of it’s fans
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Football in the 21st century and the sad story of it’s fans

Football has come a long way since the days of black and white television, terrace chants and the W-M formation. We now have internet streaming, match day turnstiles and long-drawn pre-match build-ups to attract a larger set of audience. With the advent of technology, there has also been a massive change in the mindset of...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: The Swagger That Slays
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: The Swagger That Slays

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had been the talk of the Premier League even before he kicked a ball. The name Zlatan means the golden one – and unlike most, has rung true to his own nature. You can take the boy out of Rosengård but you cannot take Rosengård out of the boy. These words are written at the...

The Curious Case of James Rodriguez
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The Curious Case of James Rodriguez

For one last time in UEFA Champions league, the stoppage time began as fans rose to their knees, some clutching to their loved ones while many to the Real Madrid crest. Burying their face into those cold hands with just the eyes perking up and rolling to witness what was needed – a free kick...

English clubs and their European eulogies
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English clubs and their European eulogies

Calling England a superpower in football seems to be a highly unjust statement, owing to their slump over the last decade. It’s like calling the West Indies a cricketing giant just because they used to be one, a few decades ago. (Unlike West Indies who seem to be excelling in the shortest format, England’s fortunes...

Decoding the Louis Van Gaal Philosophy and Process
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Decoding the Louis Van Gaal Philosophy and Process

Louis Van Gaal (LVG) would have been the perfect actor chosen by Christopher Nolan if he had to make a movie and one had vouch their life for it. The basic requirements to feature in a Nolan movie is that the person has to be someone rigid, stubborn and more significantly just go with the flow...

How the fee for a player is determined in the Transfer Market ?
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How the fee for a player is determined in the Transfer Market ?

Through the course of the season football fans experience a myriad of emotions- from pure ecstasy to utter grief, from satisfaction to frustration and so much more. The football season proves to be a roller coaster ride with a gripping mix of highs and lows. No wonder most football fans get saddened as soon as...

Will Manchester United’s youngsters take the big leap?
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Will Manchester United’s youngsters take the big leap?

“ If they are good enough, They are old enough.” – Sir Matt Busby This exact philosophy has been the cornerstone for Manchester United for nearly 75 years now, and it has reaped rich dividends for them. From producing the likes of George Best and Sir Bobby Charlton to the Class of 92, United’s undying...