Pre-season starts here

Friends Arena

David Moyes’ Manchester United squad left the city on Wednesday bound for Bangkok, with fixtures to follow in Sydney, Yokohama, Osaka, Hong Kong and Stockholm before the new season begins. The planet’s great footballing temples. And as ever, with commercial imperatives forefront of mind, Moyes’ squad will travel more than 25,000 miles before the Community […]

The big sell

MUFC leisure shirt

It’s the off-season, the traditional time when players head out on holiday, supporters look to the gossip pages, and the Glazer family tries to sell season tickets. But be quick about it because that season ticket waiting priority list will only last, well, the whole of next season. And the season after. And the one […]

Tour bandwagon roll$ on

Michael Owen vs Malaysia

Manchester United beat a Malaysia XI for the second time in three days, with Michael Owen scoring once again in a 2-0 win. Despite today’s scheduled match in Indonesia being cancelled after Saturday’s Jakarta bombings, nothing it seems will stop United’s Asian money-making tour, which is set to earn the club more than $12 million. […]