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Louis Van Gaal’s Retirement Sparks Surprise Admiration From Manchester United Fans

Former Manchester United, Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager Louis van Gaal has announced his retirement from football management for ‘family reasons’. The sometimes eccentric Dutchman spent 25 years in management and can claim to have won silverware at at each of the club sides he took charge of. In all, the former Netherlands manager won 20 major trophies over …

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Pep Guardiola: A Victim Of His Own High Standards?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on December 3, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) Pep Guardiola

Has Pep Guardiola set the bar impossibly high for himself? When I was 13 it was arranged that my friend would have his first kiss down a laneway in our local housing estate. The girl he was meant to kiss was tall, blonde and pretty and all the lads were routeing for him. All except me, because this girl was …

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Statistics Emphatically Confirm Manchester United Are Back And Legitimate Title Contenders Again

It may have taken three managers, three seasons and close to half a billion pounds in transfers, but now, finally, Manchester United are once again undeniable title contenders. When Jose Mourinho took over at Old Trafford in May, fans had all but resigned themselves to perpetual disappointment. Having been spoiled for nearly three decades with the brilliance and unparalleled success …

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Twitter Reacts As Liverpool Are Held To A 2-2 Draw By Sunderland

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool looks on during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at Stadium of Light on January 2, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Liverpool lost ground in the title race on Monday, as they could only manage a 2-2 draw against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Looking somewhat tired after their win against Manchester City less than 48 hours previously, Jurgen Klopp’s side nonetheless made a bright start and took the lead courtesy of Daniel Sturridge. The home side were level five …

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How A Rotated Liverpool Side Could Line Up Against Sunderland

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool and Emre Can of Liverpool celebrate victory during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on December 31, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool face their second match in less than 48 hours when they travel to relegation-threatened Sunderland on Monday. Jurgen Klopp’s side ground out an important 1-0 win against Manchester City on Saturday, but they will be strong favourites as they take on a Sunderland side still smarting from a 4-1 defeat to Burnley at the weekend. With such a short …

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Evaluating Every Manchester United Signing Since Sir Alex Ferguson’s Departure

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“Manchester United was a club with great traditions, traditions where they tended to pick British managers. That tradition has now gone. They were a football club who enjoy traditions with the way they spent.” David Moyes’s words in his interview with the Telegraph recently meant to cause a stir, and they certainly did among United fans. The Scot was speaking ahead …

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Gary Neville Expects Major Transfers At Manchester United

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on December 17, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

With positive recent results and performances guiding Manchester United back up the Premier League table following a run of negative results, thoughts are now turned to next month’s transfer window and how Jose Mourinho will continue to put his stamp on the Old Trafford club. Ex-United star and Sky Sports pundit, Gary Neville believes the next two transfer windows, starting …

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Statistics Show José Mourinho Is No Longer Manchester United’s Worst Manager For 30 Years

Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday not only ensures that the Old Trafford club keeps the pressure on fifth placed Tottenham Hotspur, but it also means José Mourinho is no longer United’s worst manager for three decades. Having taken over from Louis van Gaal this past summer, fans’ expectations were sky high …

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David Moyes Suggests Regret At Taking Sunderland Job

SWANSEA, WALES - DECEMBER 10: Sunderland manager David Moyes reacts during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on December 10, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

David Moyes has suggested that he would not have taken the Sunderland job if he’d known things would be this bad. The former Manchester United and Everton manager took over from Sam Allardyce last summer, but he has not been able to build on his predecessor’s form and the Black Cats find themselves rooted to the bottom of the Premier …

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Sunderland And David Moyes’ Horrendous Anfield Records Make Good Reading For Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Patrick van Aanholt of Sunderland and Roberto Firmino of Liverpool compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on February 6, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool welcome Sunderland to Anfield on Saturday, still unbeaten since August. Despite last week’s goalless draw at Southampton, Jurgen Klopp’s side are flying high at the moment and sit one behind Premier League leaders Chelsea with 27 points from 12 games. Their opponents, meanhwhile, appear to have finally stumbled upon a bit of form themselves. Having made officially the worst …

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