It could well be now or never for Harry Kane – The perfect storm for United to make their move

“Harry Kane” by five til noon is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Following this summer’s delayed European Championships, Harry Kane will be turning 28 years of age. As things stand, there is the possibility that he could go away on holiday this year (if indeed holidays are allowed!) with both Carabao Cup and European Championship medals with Tottenham Hotspur and EnglandContinue reading “It could well be now or never for Harry Kane – The perfect storm for United to make their move”

The real Paul Pogba is standing up

Credit: Meghdad Madadi / Attribution: Tasnim News Agency As the old Eminem song goes, “will the real Slim Shady please stand up”. For the majority of his second spell at Old Trafford, the same question has been asked about Paul Pogba by many Manchester United supporters. The player who came through the system at Old Trafford hasContinue reading “The real Paul Pogba is standing up”

Covid really has made the FA Cup lose it’s magic

Credit: Wembley Stadium Tours By Michael Burney For years now it has been said that the ‘Magic of the Cup’ has been dying. Ever since Manchester United pulled out of the competition to play in the inaugural World Club Championship in Brazil at the turn of the century, this line has been trotted out. It wouldContinue reading “Covid really has made the FA Cup lose it’s magic”

Keeping Eric Bailly fit would go a long way to strengthening the defence

Credit: Manchester United Football Club By Michael Burney Since his arrival from Villarreal in the summer of 2016, Eric Bailly has only managed to show glimpses of his undoubted talent as a centre back. There have been numerous injuries and mad cap moments which has even lead to a Twitter page named ‘Out of contextContinue reading “Keeping Eric Bailly fit would go a long way to strengthening the defence”

SCOTT MCTOMINAY:FAST BECOMING A KEY PLAYER FOR CLUB AND COUNTRY

Credit: Ardfern By Michael Burney The new year always brings hope for a brighter future. In modern history, no year like 2021 has emphasised this notion more. The whole global crisis created by the Covid-19 pandemic has meant that 2020 has been a really hard time for almost everyone. The football world was, of course,Continue reading “SCOTT MCTOMINAY:FAST BECOMING A KEY PLAYER FOR CLUB AND COUNTRY”

Edinson heading for Old Trafford

By Michael Burney A long drawn out transfer window for Manchester United is nearing conclusion. The Monday 5th October deadline for international transfers has so far seen Donny Van De Beek join the club from Ajax, but the clubs number one target, Jadon Sancho, appears to be staying in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund. ItContinue reading “Edinson heading for Old Trafford”

Henderson’s new contract could mean the writing is on the wall for De Gea

By Michael Burney – @BurneyRed – Manchester United writer With Dean Henderson signing another new contract at Old Trafford, which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2025, the writing could well be on the wall for David De Gea. The decision made by the club and the player for Henderson toContinue reading “Henderson’s new contract could mean the writing is on the wall for De Gea”

EUROPA LEAGUE HEARTBREAK COULD BE A BLESSING IN DISGUISE

By Michael Burney – @BurneyRed The disappointing defeat in Cologne to Sevilla in the Europa League Semi-Finals was the 61st game of a long and progressive season for Manchester United. In securing third place and Champions League football for the next campaign, the main objective this term had been met. The three defeats in Semi-Finals,Continue reading “EUROPA LEAGUE HEARTBREAK COULD BE A BLESSING IN DISGUISE”

Progress & not success is what Manchester United have achieved this season

By Michael Burney – @BurneyRed By securing a top 4 finish at the expense of Leicester City, at their own King Power Stadium on the final day of the season, this ensured Ole Gunnar Solskjaermet his main objective for this campaign. In eventually finishing third, Manchester United & Solskjaer had turned their season around spectacularly.Continue reading “Progress & not success is what Manchester United have achieved this season”

Manchester United and Leeds United – A Rivalry Revived

By Michael Burney – @BurneyRed One of the most heated rivalries in English football will be renewed next season after a lengthy absence on the pitch. With Leeds United’s impending promotion back to the Premier League, it’s worth noting that the last League meeting between Manchester United and Leeds United occurred way back in February 2004 atContinue reading “Manchester United and Leeds United – A Rivalry Revived”