Is this a run of form we see before us? Four wins in the past five Premier League games keeps Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United in touch with Champions League qualification – and the Dutchman, potentially, in a job. After victory over Everton at Old Trafford, can United now make the top four?
Victory! Over Manchester City! At the Etihad! Who’d have thunk it? Expectations coming into the 171st derby were low, perhaps as low as they have been at any time in the past 40 years, but in winning 1-0 at City’s home United surpassed those expectations and some. Read More
Just where does Manchester United’s defeat at Liverpool in the Europa League ranks in terms of ‘really bad days at the office’? Right up there, say Ed & Paul. True, there have been worse performances under Louis van Gaal, including this season, but have there been any more damning of the manager, more embarrassing to the team, or more acutely speaking to the need to change course? Very, very few.
Miserable and predictable, Manchester United’s away form meant it was little surprise that a jammy win over Watford was followed by a disheartening defeat at the Hawthorns. Ed & Paul discuss both games, though they failed to mention that the Hawthorns is the stadium highest above sea level in the country.
Horny you say? Check out Manchester United’s new-found sexy football for guaranteed satisfaction. Three victories, 11 goals scored, progress in two cup competitions, and three vital Premier League points earned: it has been a very good week for Louis van Gaal.
Another week, another disappointing result after United lost to a low quality Sunderland outfit at the Stadium of Light. Low quality you say? A phrase that aptly describes the team that Louis van Gaal has built. Read More
They say he is a legend. No, not Wayne Rooney’s acting, nor the booze the Manchester United striker was shilling, but manager-in-waiting-if-we-believe-the-tabloids José Mourinho. The former Chelsea manager’s representatives have reportedly held talks with United in recent weeks. Read More
Victory! Over Liverpool! At Anfield! Look past the mind-numingly dull football, searingly negative approach, and predictably conservative tactics for a moment and remember that United emerged victorious, over Liverpool, at Anfield! Read More
In the 250th Episode of the Rant Cast, Ed and Paul cover one of the most boring games to have been played during the show’s run, United’s 1-0 win over Sheffield United in the FA Cup third round. Read More
New Year, new Manchester United. Well, not quite, but Louis van Gaal’s team did at least secure victory for the first time since November as the Reds beat Swansea City at Old Trafford. The win keeps United in the hunt for a Champions League place after a disastrous December. Read More