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Struggling United suggests mediocre Van Gaal is less successful than exiled Moyes

Since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson from Old Trafford two years ago, a thick veil of disappointment, embarrassment and failure has cloaked Manchester United. Two managers in two seasons; one has been and gone, the other has produced fleeting rays of hope. And yet the sale of Angel Di Maria to PSG has proven […]

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Van Gaal’s tactical brain separates him from Moyes

It’s been nearly a year since Ed Woodward stepped out of Carrington bearing the weight of a fruitless season of football on his shoulders, with the news that the manager of the biggest football club in England had been relieved of his duties at Manchester United. David Moyes, the man everyone had seen as the […]

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Press conference charade is quickly losing its interest

They have, at the end of the day, become a cliché-driven staple of all sporting occasions, where managers and players alike give 110% and take each question as they come so as to keep their feet on the ground and not get ahead of themselves. I am, of course, talking about the performance art that […]

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United’s summer spending spree may not solve all problems

Images of Louis Van Gaal choreographing the greatest comeback since Lazarus have left the minds of Manchester United fans and reality of life in the Premier League has begun to hit home. The club still seems to be plagued by the same problems that hampered them last season, in which they finished seventh, their lowest […]