Legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been backed for more role at the club on the back of the resignation of executive vice chairman Ed Woodward during the week.
Manchester United fans were thrown into a state of jubilation when it was confirmed that the much maligned Ed Woodward will leave the club at the end of the year. Woodward announced his resignation on Tuesday shortly after the end of the New York Stock Exchange market. Read More
Former Manchester United central defender Rio Ferdinand has disclosed that his ideal candidate that he preferred to take up the managerial role at the club after Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement was José Mourinho. Sir Alex decided to call time on his coaching career and retired at the end of the 2012-2013 season after a lot of years helping the club win a lot of titles.
The former manager did not make his intention of retiring known to the world until the season came to an end but there were a few people who knew what he had decided and Ferdinand was one of them. Mourinho was on the list of the candidates who were eyed as a replacement for Sir Alex by Manchester United but he was still the manager of Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid even though his time at the club was also coming to an end. Read More
There have been many past players and pundits who have granted interviews with several news media outlets and have been asked what they think is currently going on with Liverpool given the torrid period they’re facing so far this season. One of those former players who has also been asked similar questions is Liverpool’s former defender Mark Lawrenson.
Lawrenson said he believes that one of the problems currently eating up the Anfield club is probably that manager Jurgen Klopp has lost the dressing room and is no longer able to pass messages across to his players. The ex-defender said the reason for this could be as a result of how long he has spent with the players at Liverpool. Read More
If there is one thing Sir Alex had at Manchester United during his later years, it was the pull-power to drag players of top quality to his Manchester United team. With the quality of legacy, the Scot built at United established an empire that would be envied by any top manager in the world.
The extraordinary pull-power that came with the empire was incredible enough to entice any player and they would of course want to have a taste of the trophy successes that were enjoyed at Manchester United at the time. Read More
Following the sad news that broke on Monday night of the passing of Liverpool legend Gerard Houllier, Sir Alex Ferguson has poured out an emotional tribute.
The cause of the former Liverpool manager’s death remains unknown, but a host of current and former players have all paid tribute to the legend. Robbie Fowler, Steven Gerrard, Jurgen Klopp, Didi Hamann, Phil Thompson, and even different clubs joined the footballing world to pour out condolences following Houllier’s demise. Read More
Sir Alex Ferguson is a Manchester United legend well known for his great achievements while he was the boss at Old Trafford. But surprisedly he was also known for his fiery anger.
Ferguson’s anger could also be seen in his competitive personality at Old Trafford, where he enjoyed a long spell of success while handling the club. He won a total of 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups, and 2 Champions League trophies. The rage of the former coach was always felt in the dressing room, especially if a player or the team was poor on the field. But a press officer has recently made it known that his anger usually goes beyond the players. Read More
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has stated that his old side need to make a decision between Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish.
This is coming out amid transfer interest for Sancho and Grealish of Borussia Dortmund and Aston Villa respectively. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has declared on more than one occasion that the two players are top quality and the club are open to potential deals for the duo. Read More
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking forward to Bruno Fernandes combining with Paul Pogba in the centre of the park when the season resumes after the coronavirus shutdown. Fernandes made the mid-season move to the Red Devils from Sporting and he has since made an instant impact with three goals and four assists from nine outings.
In the same period, Pogba has been on the sidelines recovering after an ankle surgery but he is expected to be fit when the season resumes. In a recent interview with Sky Sports, Solskjaer said that he has no doubts why Fernandes and Pogba can’t succeed together on the playing field, he told:
“Good players can always play together, so definitely they can… it’s a big yes. I’ve got Scott (McTominay), Fred, Nemanja (Matic). Read More
The 2019-20 Premier League campaign is getting to the business end of the season, so is the Fantasy Football league. Players are looking forward to the grand finale of another Explosive Fantasy football league season. Liverpool have taken the initiative and despite their setback during the weekend, a 3-0 comprehensive defeat at Watford, they are still on course to win their maiden English premier league title.
They are 22 points ahead of second placed Manchester City having played a game more. It is safe to say that the race for the title is almost over as it is a matter of when and not if for Liverpool. But the race to make Europe next season is where the real fight lies. From Manchester United who occupied the 5th position to Arsenal in 10th, they all have a realistic target of making the top 4 and qualify for the UEFA champions league or at least the top 6 and qualify for the Europa league. Read More
Arsenal are rumoured to have eyes on young talents, Gabriel Magalhaes of Lille and Feyenoord teenager, Orkun Kokcu ahead of a summer strengthening strategy.
The Gunners’ only January signings came in the form of loans for Pablo Mari and the injured Cedric Soares, but new manager Mikel Arteta is expected to put more of a stamp on the club ahead of next season as he looks to transform an underachieving squad. Read More