What we’re looking for this pre-season from Manchester United

If he's done nothing else Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has brought the fun back to the preseason. It's fun to see the young players play alongside the senior players. It's fun to form wildly over-optimistic expectations for how much the kids will be able to contribute this year. That's what the tour is all about. Last …

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CONCACAF randomly decides to change up their World Cup qualifying tournament because reasons

CONCACAF: Miami (Wednesday, July 10, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the format for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Confederation Qualifiers. The restructured competition will be composed of two parts, which will take place simultaneously during the FIFA-match windows in 2020 and 2021. The first part …

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The complexities behind the Paul Pogba “transfer”

Paul Pogba is not trying to leave Old Trafford. That's a bold statement, but it's the same one I made right after the season, and then again a few weeks later. I'm sticking with that statement for a few reasons. Primarily because it's the only one that makes sense. Additionally it's because I'm aware of …

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Should Manchester United be going after Harry Maguire

Manchester United had a £70 million bid for Harry Maguire rejected Tuesday morning. Leicester City are seeking £75 million for the defender but that's not the point. The move signaled that after a year of rumors and being linked with the Englishman, United have officially stated that they are keen on signing the defender. That …

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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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Tyler Adams ruled out of the Gold Cup

US Soccer: CHICAGO (June 11, 2019) – U.S. Men’s National Team defender Tyler Adams has been forced to withdraw from the roster for the 2019 Gold Cup due to injury. Following further evaluation in New York City, the 20-year-old has been diagnosed with acute on chronic groin issues that will require a minimum of 6-8 …

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