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Tactically Speaking: City vs Everton – Irresistable force wins over the immovable object.

September 25, 2011


Everton went to the Etihad stadium with a clear game plan – stifle Manchester City and possibly hit them on the break. Moyes would have loved all 3 points but set out hoping to earn 1. City on the other hand wanted to impose their attacking will on Everton and hopefully set the gauntlet for […]

Tactically Speaking: Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur

August 23, 2011


Manchester United kick-started their home season in fine form as perennial top 6 contenders, Tottenham Hotspur, were dispatched 3-0 with relative ease. Goals from Danny Welbeck, Anderson and Wayne Rooney ensured United’s unbeaten start to the season. United were missing their first choice central defensive pairing and it was upto the young duo of Phil […]

What’s happening at the lane?

August 19, 2011


“You either sell him, go out and bring three or four players in and have a better team, probably, in all honesty, or you keep him,”  This is what Harry Redknapp said most recently about the Luka Modric transfer saga. The diminutive Croatian has made his intention clear to leave Tottenham and join Chelsea, going so far […]

Who’s the Villa’i’n here?

August 11, 2011


One decision. That’s all it takes for even Gods to be rendered mere mortals. Afterall Randy Lerner is a mere mortal. All it took for the loyal Villans, who worshipped the ground Lerner walked on, to turn against him and brand him as someone who has lost the plot was him to hire Alex McLeish […]

Steve Bruce’s ‘Make or Break’ season

August 10, 2011


Every football manager will assure you that if they had a good owner backing you up, then you can fulfill the promises they made the club, the fans and especially themselves. Because a good owner is a rarity these days. For every ‘Steve Gibson‘, there are ten Vladimir Romanovs.  Steve Bruce will certainly be relieved […]