Manchester United avoid a really weird moment against Tottenham

It only took 79 minutes for the biggest question-but-not-really-a-question for Manchester United to arise Friday night at Tottenham Stadium. Paul Pogba won United a penalty and that's where a big question could have been asked. Who takes the spot kick? This could have been a big question - and it's certainly a valid one. On the …

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The Hey – Why not us? Part II Blog

I wrote this blog last year the morning that United were set to contest the second leg of their Champions League tie against PSG. The hey, crazier things have happened, why not us? blog. It was about 80% tongue in cheek 19% hopeful and 1% mayyyybeee serious. United were without 10 senior players for that match. Those …

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For Manchester United, it’s not “just the Europa League”

If there was one reason why I would have been OK with holding on to Alexis Sanchez it was for games like this one. Thursday night Manchester United will face FC Astana in their first match of a taxing Europa League tournament. With Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford being their only two senior center forwards, …

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Why Manchester United’s hands are currently tied in the transfer market

The two biggest financial giants in world football both realized something this year. Manchester United and Real Madrid needed to rebuild. They needed to cut dead weight, they needed to add firepower, and they needed to get younger. Armed with unparalleled revenues and spending power one would assume this shouldn't be a difficult task for …

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Manchester City getting a one year ban from the UEFA Champions League would have zero effect

On Monday The New York Times reported that UEFA investigators were seeking to ban Manchester City from the Champions League for a year for breaching Financial Fair Play laws. I'll skip the nitty gritty here. City are guilty of doing this. You don't need to read the documents. I know it, you know it, everyone …

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Deadspin apparently has no idea what the word “tight” means

Deadspin: Manchester City crowned champions of tightest Premier League title race ever: Considering that Deadspin is a website that has been around (and bankrupt) for several years I would think they know the definition of simple words like "tight." In case they, or you, don't, here's the definition. Tight: (when used as an adverb) very …

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Maybe United just shouldn’t have a goal of the month this month

In the month of April only Scott McTominay and Juan Mata scored goals from open play for Manchester United. Therefore it was no surprise when McTominay won the team's player of the month award because, well I guess because they wanted to tweet something. Last week when McTominay scored against Huddersfield I tweeted the following. …

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If these Daniel James rumors are true than Manchester United’s rebuild is off to a great start

Friday morning Sky Sports News reported that Manchester United were close to signing Swansea City winger Daniel James for £15 million. https://twitter.com/SkySportsNews/status/1126760750742032384 This would be a fantastic start to United's summer re-build, which will be lengthy. James is a 21 year old winger who scored four goals and nine assists for Swansea in the Championship …

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