In the past few years, well, to be more specific, since 2006, United have not really spent that much in the transfer windows to invest in players for the squad. We’ve not really needed to, to be fair, but Sir Alex and co. have received much criticism because of that – investment is always necessary to move forward, and of course, the hypocritical quote from David Gill himself: ‘Debt is the road to ruin’ and with no investment, that’s certainly where the club will go. Read the rest of this entry
Gary Neville has just announced his retirement from football, in immediate effect. The 35 year old United legend hasn’t played since West Brom on New Year’s Day, where he was fortunate not to get sent off – but he felt it’s time to call it a day.
Manchester United won 3-1 at Old Trafford against Aston Villa this evening, with Wayne Rooney getting on the scoresheet twice, then an emphatic Nemanja Vidic strike had the game done and dusted early on in the second half.
The Reds played well and were rampant for most of the game, playing with the confidence you would expect from a team top of the Barclays Premier League!
What. A. Game. Blackpool tore us apart for the entire first half, we had a dreadful start, and were 2-0 down, everybody knew that something needed to change, and surely enough it did, Fergie’s hairdryer came out at half time, and he sent the players on EARLY, to get them to buck their ideas up and let them know they have a job to do, and bloody hell, they did it!
After Tuesday’s ridiculous yet emphatic loss by Londoners West Ham United, we simply cannot take anybody for granted; with us travelling to Blackpool (hopefully) depending on the weather, as Bloomfield Road doesn’t have under soil heating as yet, we know that they will surely be a tough opponent to face. Read the rest of this entry
Remember that famous saying by Alan Hansen back in 1995? That statement was emphatically dismissed as Sir Alex Ferguson and his young Manchester United side went onto claim the Premier League title that season with a squad with an average age of 24, with 6 first team regulars under the age of 21. It seems Sir Alex is planning to do it again, in even more style. Read the rest of this entry