It’s amazing how much a pensioner sitting in Row Z is becoming a potential reason why David Moyes is floundering in his first few months at Manchester United.
The British press, egos still wounded by being treated for years with unheard of irreverence, are going after the man who now has no means of rebuttal, laying blame at his door for the demise of the club he led peerlessly for over 20 years.
There are two main accusations that are getting more and more column inches.…Continue
On a Sunday afternoon in 1994, Mark Hughes provided one of my earliest football memories. After 90 minutes at 0-0, Manchester United’s FA Cup semi-final against Oldham went into extra time. Early in the second period, Neil Pointon capitalised on a rare Peter Schmeichel error to put Oldham 1-0 up. All looked lost. United had huffed and puffed but had been unable to break Oldham down or get anything passed Jon Hallworth, keeping goal valiantly for the Latics. Without the suspended Cantona,…Continue
Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha will not go down as one of the Manchester United greats. Signed for something around £16m in 2007, Nani has never totally won the hearts of the Old Trafford faithful. But Nani has always been one of my favourite players at United. Friends and pundits have maligned him for reasons I find hard to disagree with, but I’ve always fought his corner.
This week saw him fly-kick his way into the headlines. The general consensus seems to be that Nani’s red card…Continue