In his classic book, Big Game – The NFL in Dangerous Times, Mark Leibovich compares the NFL owners to the denizens of the United States Senate. Apt. Both institutions are made up of mostly old, rich, white dudes who believe themselves masters of the universe and demand to be treated accordingly. Count how many times doting television cameras pan to the owners during a grid-iron game, each one a little, cuff-linked emperor beholding the grandeur of his own personal, usually tax-payer-funded, […] Glazers' control of Man United shaped by cult of the owner in the US
AS Roma will host Manchester United in the second leg of the Europa League semi-final. The Red Devils managed to thrash the Italians by 6-2 in the first leg at Old Trafford. Burno Fernandes and Edinson Cavani both scored a brace, while Pogba and Mason Greenwood also got on the scoresheet.
In reply to it, the Italians only score two twice through Edin Dzeko and Lorenzo Pellegrini. Now they have a four-goal deficit to cover up for in the second leg. The odds are very much against them but they […] AS Roma vs Manchester United: Preview and Match Prediction
Brendan Rodgers says Leicester have “no concerns” with regard to their trip to Old Trafford next week.
A protest on Sunday by Manchester United fans against the club’s owners the Glazer family caused the home match against Liverpool to be postponed.
Events at Old Trafford included supporters invading the stadium and getting on the pitch, while fans also made their frustration known outside the team hotel. Six police officers were injured amid the demonstrations.
United’s […] Brendan Rodgers unconcerned by security over clash at Manchester United
Sam Kerr will face the toughest test of her season when she aims to lead Chelsea to victory over FC Barcelona in the UEFA Women’s Champions League final on May 17.
WATCH Matildas superstar Sam Kerr in the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final as Chelsea face Barcelona LIVE, FREE and in HD on SBS and live streamed via SBS On Demand on Monday May 17 from 4:30am (AEST).
With each goal, and there’s been plenty of them, the Australian public becomes increasingly aware of just how good […] The Barcelona juggernaut Kerr's Chelsea will face in the UWCL final
Italian newspaper La Repubblica and Il Tempo via La Lazio Siamo Noi, Italian giants Lazio are keen on Manchester United veteran Juan Mata.
The 33-year-old’s contract at United expires this summer. While the club does have the option of extending it by another year, they are yet to make a call regarding it.
This has paved the way for Lazio to make a move for the Spanish veteran. Mata has so far spent seven years at United since arriving from Chelsea in 2014.
Not a young player anymore, age […] Lazio keen to sign Man United veteran star Juan Mata on a free transfer
The Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta, former player of Barcelona and currently in the Vissel Kobe Japanese, showed his confidence that his former team can win their matches in the last four days and that “some result will accompany him” to win the LaLiga Santander title.
“It is true that these last days everything is equalized much more, all the teams play things and make it more difficult, but I trust that Barça can count the games by victories and accompany some results […] Andrés Iniesta trusts that the FC Barcelona is champion of LaLiga
Manchester will have a team in the final of the UEFA Champions League this season. However, it will be City and not United who will take part in the showpiece event.
This comes after the Sky Blues put in an excellent performance to see out a Paris Saint-Germain side who lost in the final last season. It will be Pep Guardiola’s first Champions League final since leaving Barcelona.
Soon to be crowned Premier League champions, the Cityzens are enjoying an excellent season this time around. […] Guardiola aims a dig at Man United after sealing UCL final berth with City
Paris Saint-Germain woke up this Wednesday to the reality that their UEFA Champions League dreams are over for another season and with no guarantee that they will lift the Ligue 1 or Coupe de France trophies later this month.
Manchester City completed a 4-1 aggregate success with a 2-0 win at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday with Riyad Mahrez scoring three times in total as Pep Guardiola’s men exerted exceptional control over the French giants.
PSG’s misery was compounded by an ugly final 21 minutes […] Why PSG's ugly Champions League exit to Manchester City doesn't make this season a total loss
The Manchester United fan revolution against the Glazer ownership is gathering pace.
Fury against the owners is at an all time high, and further protests are expected.
Amid this backdrop, the team is preparing for an important month on the pitch, with United hoping to seal Champions League qualification and win the Europa League.
It could be busy in the transfer market too, in late May and early June.
There will be a desire from some clubs and players to get deals completed early before the […] No free pass for Murtough on United transfers as revolution gathers pace
According to The Sun, Norwich City are contemplating if they should take Manchester United defender Brandon Williams on loan for next season.
The Championship winners are set to return to the top-flight next season after being relegated at the end of the 2019/20 campaign. They are big fans of Williams, who is hoping to be loaned out in search of regular football.
The 20-year-old enjoyed a breakout season in 2019/20 but has failed to hit the same heights this season. In fact, he made just 11 […] Norwich City eye out-of-favour Manchester United starlet on loan