AT A time when the city of Manchester has been in the spotlight over the issue of lockdowns and monetary aid, Manchester United Football Club announced its financials for the 2019-20 season and revealed how the pandemic has affected its … Continue reading United post a loss and look at the big picture
THE LATEST financial results from Manchester United show a club in the process of being economically harrassed by the Covid-19 virus, but does not reveal one in a personal crisis. There’s plenty of strength in the MUFC business model, even … Continue reading Manchester United will be fine, but what about the rest?
SIX YEARS on from the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United have become rich under-achievers. After all, this is the world’s wealthiest club bar one or two, with one billion fans but they are absent from the competition that … Continue reading Manchester United’s malaise hits the bank balance
IT HAS been known down the years as “The Khaki Final”, owing to the vast number of soldiers in military uniform watching the game. While the event is well known, the outcome of the match has been largely overlooked in … Continue reading 1915: When football seemed unimportant
MANCHESTER UNITED’S latest setback, losing to an unremarkable West Ham United team, has triggered a sense of mild panic and hand-wringing among some Old Trafford regulars. The decision to install Ole Gunnar Solskjær as permanent manager in March 2019 now … Continue reading Manchester United still have post-Ferguson hangover – six years on
NOT SINCE 1977 have Chelsea suffered such an opening day defeat, and it is exactly 50 years since the club conceded four in their first league game (August 9, 1969 at Liverpool). Not the best of overtures for Frank Lampard … Continue reading Oh dear, Chelsea