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Liverpool’s 7-0 Win Over Maribor Erases Manchester United Record

MARIBOR, SLOVENIA - OCTOBER 17: Players of Liverpool FC celebrate after scoring first goal during UEFA Champions League 2017/18 group E match between NK Maribor and Liverpool FC at Stadium Ljudski vrt, on October 17, 2017 in Maribor, Slovenia. (Photo by Vid Ponikvar/MB Media/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s 7-0 away win over Maribor on Tuesday night added to what is a storied history in European competition for the Reds.  Having won five Champions League/European Cup titles, the Merseysiders know a thing or two about overcoming top continental adversaries. However, their wins over some of European football’s lesser-known sides have also placed them in the history books. The …

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Opinion: Injuries To Both Sides Will Have Major Bearing On Liverpool-Manchester United Clash

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool play host to Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United in Saturday’s early kick-off at Anfield.  United have started the season impressively while Liverpool have yet to get going. Mourinho’s side have won six of their first seven league matches conceding just two goals and dropping as many points along the way. While Saturday’s game will serve as their first …

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Barely Believable Stat Illustrates Just How Talented Jose Mourinho Is As A Manager

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on September 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

From his humble beginnings, starting out as an interpreter for Bobby Robson at Sporting Lisbon, Jose Mourinho has since grown into one of the most well-respected managers of his generation.  Learning more and more about the game during his stints as an assistant at Porto, Barcelona and Benfica in the 1990s and early 2000s, the 54-year-old would eventually stand on his own …

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Manchester United Add Ireland U-21 Goalkeeper To Champions League Squad

After a disappointing few weeks on the qualifying front for the Republic of Ireland, some encouragement has arrived in the shape Ireland U-21 goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara being added to Manchester United’s Champions League squad.   The Manchester-born shot-stopper, who qualifies for the Boys in Green through his grandparents on his father’s side, will come in as fourth-choice keeper in the squad …

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Van Gaal Eviscerates Manchester United Board Over ‘Orchestrated’ Sacking

Manchester United have started off the current Premier League season in blistering form.  Jose Mourinho, it seems, is in the process of turning the club’s fortunes around and making this side genuine title contenders this season with big name signings like Nemanja Matic, Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku all adding to the allure now surrounding the north-west club. However, prior …

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One Stat Shows Just How Far Ahead Of The Rest Man Utd Are Defensively

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 26: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City in action with Antonio Valencia of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 26th, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Manchester United have started the season fantastically and are the only Premier League side with a 100 per cent record heading into the second month of the campaign.  Following Alex Ferguson’s departure, the perception of almost every United side up to the beginning of the Jose Mourinho era was that the style of play was far too conservative and in …

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