Tag Archives: Premier League

Premier League: Gameweek 25 Preview

9 Feb

Rarely do weekends of football contain such a wide array of vital fixtures, but this is one of those weekends, with significant matches affecting both ends of the Premier League table. In what could be a surprising weekend, I attempt to predict the results for each match. Continue reading

Mourinho Not the Special One for Manchester United

8 Feb

Ollie Phelan

 

For years, Manchester United fans have sat on their high-horses, looking down at those petty clubs who change managers as regularly as Katie Price changes husbands. Even Arsenal occasionally suffer doubts over the long-standing Arsene Wenger. Yet, with Sir Alex Ferguson entering his 70th year, how much longer can these fans stay perched up high? To steal one of Ferguson’s most famous quotes, they could be knocked off their perch in the near future. As a line in French film La Haine goes, it isn’t the fall that matters, but the landing. What matters is which manager is chosen to replace arguably the greatest in footballing history.

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Telling the Future: 2011/12 Premier League Season Predicted

13 Aug

Ollie Phelan

Finally, after surviving a long summer devoid of football, the Premier League is back for its 20th edition. Last season will be remembered for the bravery and heroics of small Blackpool and for Manchester United’s record breaking 19th league title. But what will make this league season memorable? Here, I put my neck on the line and predict how the 2011/12 Premier League season will play out. Continue reading

New Beginnings

18 Jun

Following up on the Cesc Fabregas debate, Patrick Mather weighs in on Arsenal’s squad reconstruction, their dead-wood and a much-needed defensive signing. Continue reading

The Manchester Derby: 12/2/11

9 Feb

Tom Priestner & Joel Berk

The Manchester Derby has turned out many classics in the past, most memorable, at least in United’s eyes, is the 4-3 epic at Old Trafford last season. However, under Mancini there has been less action on show, with City’s style of play much more defensive. This could be an exception though, with many city players, most of all ex-red Carlos Tevez, sure to be fired up for this one. This will hopefully result in a game to remember!

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