Category Archives: Football & Sports

My Top Targets for Manchester United

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As we’ve learned, the Manchester United team needs a good amount of investment. Failing to properly fill the holes that were becoming more and more evident was Moyes’s first failure, and the foundation upon which the rest of his doomed reign was built.

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My Hierarchy of Footballing Hatred: 2014

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What a difference a year can make! Last year, I introduced the idea of ranking just how much I hate different clubs around Europe. The idea being that even though you might hate two (or 12, or 16 …) clubs, you almost certainly hate them differently.

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Lowered Expectations

Manchester-United-v-Fulham-3129350[1]For the first time in 25 years, Manchester United supporters are having to come to grips with the fact that patience is required before the club can get back to dominance. But here’s a scary thought: What if this is the New Manchester United?

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The Art of Managersticulation

Mancini_featuredFor a football manager, or any coach in professional sports, communication may very well be the most important skill one can possess. Here is an ode to the sideline maestros who’ve managed to turn communicating (or trying to) into an art form.

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NFL Team Search: Help me find a team!

KeensTeamSearchIt’s been a long time since the NFL was relevant to me. I think my favourite team had a lot to do with that. With a little help in selecting a new favourite team, I’d like to see if the NFL can matter to me, again.

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The Agony and the Ecstacy

How many people out there are fans of both the San Antonio Spurs and the Boston Bruins, two teams involved in their respective leagues’ championships? I don’t know, but for those of us out there this has been an unforgettable spring.

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Ta-ra, Fergie and Thanks for everything, boss

Sir Alex Ferguson after the treble-winning 1999 season.

Sir Alex Ferguson after the treble-winning 1999 season.

Manchester United have announced who their new manager will be. That’s the first time in 9,681 days that anyone has been able to say that. The longevity alone of Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign at United is staggering. Factor in the unparalleled success and his record becomes untouchable.

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