How Manchester United might attempt to beat the seemingly indomitable Chelsea

Some thoughts on how United’s tactics may stifle Chelsea,  and how Mourinho can counter-exploit such plans. … a) The teams (predicted): 1.  Two up-front – A rather odd statement,  but two clever interchanging front men has come back into vogue recently.  More importantly,  Chelsea has shown signs of struggling against two front men,  most noticeably against Leicester,  but also on …

OliverHow Manchester United might attempt to beat the seemingly indomitable Chelsea

2014 summer transfer window – some reflections

As the summertime window of reinforcement opportunity closes until January, here are some reflections on the transfer dealings, for better or for worse, of the “big seven” clubs in the Premier League                                                         …

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Brief thoughts on Man Utd vs Swansea and West Ham vs Tottenham

* I did not see the whole of either game. Man Utd vs Swansea: The exaggerated talk of Man Utd’s ills is quite unreal.  They had many injuries,  in key positions when you play a back 3.  Add Shaw, (potentially Rojo as a LCB),  Valencia and Van Persie (perhaps with another more combative central midfield player),  and the squad looks …

OliverBrief thoughts on Man Utd vs Swansea and West Ham vs Tottenham