• Friday Five-Way: 20th September

    Last week’s tips left much to be desired with three agonising draws dooming our Five-Way to a 1/5 success rate. With a bit of luck, we hope that this week brings some accuracy in our predictions and some pennies to your pocket.   Leicester vs. Manchester United – Sunday...
  • Transfer Deadline Day: Winners and Losers

    Transfer deadline day: the football fans’ Christmas and Jim White is our Santa. It is the day those brave men in suits report to us from the dark alleyways behind stadia as they are heckled by mobs of excited fans. The day Harry Redknapp comes to us live from...
  • Premier League Fresh Faces: Herrera & Fàbregas

    Well done everyone, we’ve managed to make it through the barren footballing wasteland of the summer to arrive once again at the pinnacle of world football, the English football league. After successfully navigating months of listless Saturday afternoons, we can return to the familiar weekly routine, because no matter...
  • Friday Five-Way: 15th August

    Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come! We have been treated to a summer of fantastic sport: the World Cup in Brazil, Wimbledon, the Tour de France and the stunning show put on by our northern cousins at the Commonwealth Games. But nothing can quite replace the warming embrace...
  • Greek Comedy Or Greek Tragedy? United Sink To Olympiakos Defeat

    On Tuesday night, Manchester United were humiliated by Olympiakos two goals to nil in Greece. It was hard to know whether to laugh at United’s performance or sympathise with the fans; the temptation was certainly to laugh. It was not just the result that was terrible. The performance from...
  • Defeats Are Inevitable, So Don’t Throw Your Moyes Out The Pram

    On a practice day prior to the 1999 Ryder Cup at Brookline, Massachusetts, Colin Montgomerie made the unfortunate mistake of stumbling straight into the American team room. There he found a banner. It read ‘Losing is worse than death; you have to live with losing’. A statement rendered as...
  • Mata Signing Is Big News For United, But Where Does He Fit In?

     The proposed transfer of Juan Mata from Chelsea to Manchester United has livened up what has otherwise been a rather sleepy January transfer window. As far as United are concerned, I think a point has been reached whereby any major signing will be a positive step; if only to...