Tag Archives: Manchester United

Transfer Talk: Man Utd Strikers

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As the Premier League season finishes, the transfer season kicks-in in full gear.  A couple of initial decisions have already been made that impact Manchester United – (1) Radamel Falcao will not be there next season, and (2) Javier Hernandez will not be at Real Madrid next season.  But where will they go? Falcao – […]

Week 5 Preview

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After the international break, we’re back with Week 5, and there are some big domestic leagues games this weekend! In England, the Premier League gets back going again with a thrilling early Saturday game as Manchester City head south and take on Arsenal at the Emirates.  With seemingly no new injuries for either side from […]

Transfer Window closes…season begins

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The start of September sees two important things happen.  First, the transfer window in Europe closes, bringing the end of silly season once more.  This window has seen some very big moves, and even bigger dollars moving around Europe, with the Premier League seeing its biggest spending window of all time.  Call it inflation.  Call […]

Champions League Elite 8

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With the NCAA tournament getting underway, we take a look at the Elite 8 teams left in the Champions League.  This is point where the randomness really kicks in as the Quarter Finals are where the Association protection is removed.  i.e., there could be a Classico, Manchester United could play Chelsea, or the top 2 […]

Premier League – Saturday Roundup

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With the top 4 idle today in the English Premier League, it was a great chance for Everton, Tottenham Hotspur, and Manchester United to gain some ground.  The results?  Well, about as you’d expect from this season. The Good: Everton.  After falling behind 1-0 to a first half goal at home to Aston Villa, goals […]

Chelsea or Man Utd?

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Who would you pick?  Seems like that’s becoming the big questions of this season. 1. Wayne Rooney.  For a long time is looked very likely that he’d be heading town to London and pulling on a blue shirt.  Now?  He’s potentially going to take the captain’s armband (from a departing Vidic and aging Evra) 2. […]

“Over To You, United”…City

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Manchester City did their part today to set up the much-hoped-for Blues-Red Devils Capital One Cup final by taking apart West Ham in front of just over 14-thousand people.  Actually, the Hammers’ fate was really sealed 2 weeks ago up at the City of Manchester stadium when they were thrashed 6-0. The real challenge is […]

What’s With United?

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Is it Moyes or is it the players?   Maybe it’s a combination?  Well, DraftSoccer took a look at the players position-by-position for today’s game at Stamford Bridge.

Arsenal Stay Top

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After a goalless first half at the Emirates, Santi Cazorla fired a brace against Fulham goalie Maarten Stekelenburg in a 5-minute stretch in the second.   Wojciech Szczesny and the rest of the gunners defense held Fulham at bay to record their 10th clean sheet of the season. Meanwhile, 200 miles up the M6,

Mid-season Analysis – English Premier League

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With half the season completed in all 3 major leagues, Draftsoccer takes a look at where the reigning champions are and what their chances to repeat are… English Premier League – Manchester United are staring up at 6 teams for the first time in years at this point in the season.  With a very rocky first […]