United is a house in disarray with agents of chaos at every turn. Returning this once-magical fortress back to its past glories will require upheaval. This may be slow and it will be definitely continue to be painful, but one thing is for sure, the process can only truly begin with a change in direction.
This week on the Coshcast,
Shaqiri shakes Southampton, City give Cardiff a lamping and United can’t park the bus at home for fear of getting a clamping. Elsewhere, Arsenal and Spurs scrape wins, West Ham hold Chelsea at Yarm’s length, and in Italy, Juve’s wheels continue to spin.
Fraud or GOAT, Mumu of the Week and a special guest adds the icing to the cake.
Manchester City are dominating the Premier League this season but since the turn of the new year, many football fans have been talking about is Jose Mourinho. Firstly the ‘Special One’ stole the limelight from City by pipping them to their main transfer target Alexis Sanchez. Next, Jose […]
Welcome to Episode 1 of Season 4! Thank you for listening to the Coshcast. If you enjoy it, subscribe right here on Itunes. Oh my god. It’s back, ladies and gentleman! The Coshcast is back. So is the Premier League, if you hadn’t noticed. Chelsea Conte their blessings as […]
If you love Cristiano Ronaldo you are either a Manchester United fan or a minority of Real Madrid fans who refuse to whistle at him. Whether you love or hate Cristiano Ronaldo is simply irrelevant. His dominance of the beautiful game alongside Lionel Messi renders your respect for his […]
Stephen McGovern is the Content Manager for The Final Third podcast. He’s also a student journalist who has written this piece about the growing gulf – pun firmly intended – between oil-rich Manchester City, and cultural capital-rich Manchester United. Instead of living in Ferguson’s shadow at Old Trafford, […]
Having just started playing the game myself I was glad to find there is a short chapter called ‘Lessons From Football Management For Football Managers’, while throughout the book I found myself thinking “oh, that could come in handy”. Knowing the different types of pressing is certainly key when trying to implement the Barcelona style at Dundalk FC, you see.
While I believe a title challenge is obviously within our grasp in what can only be classed as an ‘unusual’ top flight season, the new focus on keeping goals out is something not seen in these parts for some time. United have usually been the sexy, gallivanting team in years past – not the one who puts steely defence above all.
Look over the course of this season and notice which squad performs the most harmoniously, and I’ll bet you that missing a core player will upset their balance entirely.
It’s April 30th 2008. Already out of La Liga and out of the Copa Del Rey, Barcelona looked at the UEFA Champions League as their last chance of a trophy that season. A tight semi-final tie with Manchester United was settled by a wonderful Paul Scholes strike. That […]