Why is the coverage of Frank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer so different?

This has been bugging me for quite some time now. Frank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer are both in their first full seasons as managers of big Premier League clubs. At the start of the season there were questions about Solskjaer and his inexperience and.. fewer questions about Lampard and his lack of experience managing …

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Manchester United Tactical Analysis: Something really positive happened against Norwich City

Manchester United's quarterfinal match against Norwich City reinforced some things that we already know. The drop off between United's A team and B team is significant. Bruno Fernandes can only be so good when it's Scott McTominay and Fred who are in charge of getting him the ball, and when he's trying to set up …

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Manchester United vs Sheffield United immediate reaction

I don't normally write down my thoughts immediately after a game for good reason. I, like everyone else, get really emotional during matches and often let my emotions dictate my feelings on the match. That's why I think it's really important to always re-watch a game before analyzing it. As fans we come into every …

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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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I’ve found some Manchester United fans who deserve to be blasted into the sun

We've all had to find different ways to cope with COVID-19 and the lockdown. Everyone did it in their own way, and there's nothing more than that. But while some were busy making tic-toks and doing the toilet roll challenge, 22 year old Marcus Rashford was busy trying to feed thousands of impoverished kids in …

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I’m not putting any stock in the Donny Van De Beek Manchester United rumors

It didn't take long for Manchester United twitter to catch hold of Saturday Night's reports that United were in the race to sign Ajax midfielder Donny Van De Beek and then literally run with it. Excitement is sky high, it seems like everyone thinks this move is happening. Let's pump the brakes. Right from 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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Stat Analysis: How important is Paul Pogba

At this point it's well known how ridiculous it is that people keep criticizing Paul Pogba and saying Manchester United would be better off without him. In his three plus year at Old Trafford under two different managers the numbers back up how much more of an attack United generate when he's on the pitch. …

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