Salary Caps regulate finances not sporting fairness

I'm in the midst of reading the original version of Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski's Soccernomics, which let me tell ya, is an absolutely fascinating read 10 years later. Anyway, they dive into a chapter about whether it's good or bad that Manchester United win every year (remember, it's 2009). They remind us that back …

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All’s quiet on the Paul Pogba front

Last week you couldn't look at any English publication without seeing headlines about Paul Pogba going to Real Madrid. The way the newspapers were speaking, it almost seemed inevitable (hyperbole is one of the English media's strong suits after all). Over the past five days there's been almost nothing written about Paul Pogba. That's weird. He's …

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How to get the best out of Anthony Martial

Anthony Martial's season has come full circle. It started over the summer, when Jose Mourinho showed an open disdain for him and wanted to sell him. It's ending with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer dropping him from matchday squads and reportedly looking to sell him. Somehow somewhere between these two points Martial signed a new five year …

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Manchester United are reportedly set to make an £85 million bid for Juventus’ Paulo Dybala

The season is drawing to a close which means transfer rumors are going to be springing up everywhere. Dybala seems a little different if only because I hadn't heard it yet, but stumbled across it after googling his name. What do you know, both the Daily Mail and The Daily Express pop right up linking …

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It’s unfathomable to me how Ed Woodward isn’t trying to hire Jon Rudkin

At this point "Director of Football" is just a buzz word Ed Woodward uses to get the fans and media off his back. He's talked about hiring one since last summer, but when asked about a timeline he always brushes it off. With the season coming to an end, the pressure is on for Woodward …

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