Man of the Match: Tottenham vs Manchester United (Premier League)

A win that was so immensely satisfying not just because United played superbly, particularly in the second half, or that United came from behind to win, but mostly due to the satisfaction of having won following the gross injustice of that disallowed first half  goal. The benchmark had been set earlier when Rashford was elbowed in the face in the penalty […]

Manchester is Red as United deservedly beat City at the Etihad

United ended City’s dominant run of 21 wins on the trot with a controlled and gutsy display at the Etihad against a City team that huffed and puffed throughout the whole match without creating any clear-cut chances, except in the last 10 minutes when City went more direct. What pleased me most with United’s win […]

Man of the Match: Man Utd vs Sheffield United (Premier League)

It should have been a no-contest. One team at the bottom of the League without a win all season and just a point to their name, versus a team that had won all of their last nine away games. In face John Knowles of SkySports opined before the match that ‘United should have no problem […]

Disciplined United earn a point in the Manchester derby

After losing in Leipzig in midweek and hence suffering elimination from the Champions League – still cannot understand how we managed to miss out after two fantastic wins in the first two direct encounters, but let’s not go there – United simply could not afford to lose against their cross-city rivals. And the United players […]

Palace home post-mortem:  Where do we go from here?

What a disappointing evening on Saturday.  Like most United fans, I was so anxious to see our team play again in the Premiership after the 45-day absence, almost expecting that we would continue from where we left against Seville in our last competitive match last month.  We had totally outplayed Seville on that day and […]

Man of the match vs Crystal Palace

Certainly not the start we were all anticipating. With the other ’big’ sides starting well, we were all expecting United to keep in step after last season’s positive final games. True, Ole’ featured a changed line –up. I would not criticize him for this. James was rightly offered a chance to be the first choice […]

Where Will Donny van de Beek Fit In At Manchester United?

Manchester United shocked Europe a couple of weeks ago when they announced that they had reached an agreement to sign highly talented Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax. The move means that the midfielder will follow in the footsteps of previous Dutchman such as Ruud van Nistelrooy and Robin van Persie, and fans […]