Tag Archive: Manchester United

Aug 07

The Sports Bank.net: 2014-15 Manchester United Season Preview

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Just nine more days until the Premier League season kicks off! We’ll soon find out if Louis van Gaal is truly leading a revolution at Old Trafford.This is a critical season for Manchester United. After finishing 7th in the league during the 2013-14 campaign, this year will either see the club settle into mid-table or …

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Jul 08

The Sports Bank.net: Manchester United kit deal: Adidas replacing Nike

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It was previously thought that Manchester United were close to agreeing on a major deal with German sportswear manufacturers Adidas. The agreement to manufacture the Manchester United kit was potentially a world record £60 million per year. The Daily Mail said on May 7th*that Adidas is “in pole position to clinch a world record kit …

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May 13

The Sports Bank.net: 5 Manchester United players make final England World Cup Squad

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The 2014 England World Cup squad is a young, healthy and talented squad. However, there are still has some problem areas. They are not favorites in Rio by any stretch of the imagination. The England World Cup squad is led by Roy Hodgson, who in naming his team is obviously under a lot of pressure, …

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May 10

The Sports Bank.net: Man United soap opera season of unequaled drama ends tomorrow

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There’s no doubt this was the worst season for Manchester United in the Premier League era. The total points, the standing in the table, the let down of David Moyes, well we’ve been over that enough. Let’s try to finish the year by reflecting on it in way that’s not so dark. Here’s a list …

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May 02

Is LVG to the Perfect Tonic to United’s woes?

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David Moyes has been ushered out of Old Trafford. The former Everton manager proved himself to be an adequate mid-table manager but once he took the step up, to Manchester United, he was well and truly out of his depth. Although club legend Ryan Giggs is currently managing on an interim basis, it is widely …

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Mar 27

The Sports Bank.net: Sir Alex Ferguson was furious at David Moyes for staff changes

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Man U. supporters have now turned some of their angst at MUFC icon Sir Alex Ferguson. And it’s easy to understand why as Fergie himself appointed David Moyes “the chosen one” as that controversial banner at Old Trafford says. Red Devils fans have been angry at the seemingly-in-over-his-head-Moyes for quite some time, but now there’s …

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Mar 08

The Sports Bank.net: United to give Tom Cleverley 5 year deal worth £15 million

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Rightfully or wrongly, Tom Cleverley has been a scapegoat all season long from Manchester United fans. Tom Cleverley took so much abuse from United fans online that he actually had to shut down his Twitter fee. There was a petition to get Cleverley removed from United just after the January transfer window had passed. You …

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Feb 21

The Sports Bank.net: Wayne Rooney to become United ambassador upon retiring

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The new Wayne Rooney contract extension, just made official a couple hours ago, includes a special perk for Rooney. According to an Manchester United official: “As part of the new deal, Wayne Rooney will also become a club ambassador for Manchester United Football Club when he retires from the game.” http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=142377  

Dec 23

The Sports Bank.net: Manchester United to bid 25 million for midfielder Julian Draxle

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David Moyes will bid £25 million for Schalke 04?s Julian Draxler if reports in the media, originating with the Sun are correct. The only major Manchester United acquisition in a very disappointing summer transfer window was that of Belgium international Marouane Fellaini.* And he’s yet to establish himself at Old Trafford. Furthermore, Moyes made it …

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Dec 03

Former Chelsea Midfielder Michael Ballack calling World Cup for ESPN

Five professionals and national team players – Michael Ballack (Germany), Alexi Lalas (USA), Steve McManaman (England), Santiago Solari (Argentina) and Taylor Twellman (USA) – have been named analysts for ESPN’s 2014 FIFA World Cup team in Brazil. With a combined five FIFA World Cup tournament teams between them this group will be part of ESPN’s …

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