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United’s Christmas

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Guest Writer: Piers Barber

It’s that time of year again. With Christmas on the horizon, now is the moment to once again indulge in cheap chocolate, family arguments and far too much Wham! It’s also time to watch a hell of a lot of football matches.

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“Moyes! It’s All Your Fault!”

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If you use social media, namely Twitter, you probably would have found several “Moyes Out!” tweets after the Newcastle defeat. With United out of the title race, the pressure is starting to pile on United’s new manager.  Taking over from Sir Alex Ferguson is no small feat but how many United supporters expected Manchester United, one of the biggest clubs in the world, to be in 9th place in December after winning the league at a canter?  Some supporters have already called for Moyes to be sacked. Others call for patience.  Does Moyes have what it takes to steady the ship?

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Why David Moyes Should Reconsider the Use of a Midfield Two

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Another game at Old Trafford, another embarrassing loss.  The Red Devils fell further down the table and further down title race contention.  If you asked the majority of Manchester United fans in August where we’d be at this current stage of the season, how many would paint a picture as bleak as this?  With confidence low in the United camp, David Moyes must find a way to rekindle the fire and fighting spirit before United’s season gets any worse.  With no Carrick in midfield, Moyes must also find a temporary solution to patch up an already vulnerable midfield where there looks to be no solution bar dipping into the transfer market.

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Analysis of Manchester United’s Possession & Counterattacking Play Part 2

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Continuing from Part 1 , Part 2 discusses United’s performance against Everton in relation to use of possession in midfield, counterattacking play and defensive shape in  midfield. Continue Reading

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Analysis of Manchester United’s Possession & Counterattacking Play Part 1

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For the majority of Sir Alex’s reign at Manchester United, attacking football was the overriding style of football which kept the United faithful begging for more.  Over the last few years, Fergie’s United has become more functional,effective and pragmatic.  As Moyes looks to prove himself as United manager, let’s take a look at some of the areas that will need tweaking if Manchester United are going to return to more fluid,attacking football. Part 1 focuses on United’s match against Tottenham at White Hart Lane. Part 2 will focus on United’s match against Everton. Continue Reading

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Bayer Leverkusen v Manchester United – Tactical Screenshots

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Manchester United’s 5-0 demolition job of Bayer Leverkusen was exhilarating and unexpected.  After dropping points to Cardiff City last weekend and Leverkusen’s home record in the BayArena, United’s chances of a crucial win looked improbable. Moyes’ United took advantage of Bayer’s naive approach as they secured qualification into the knockout stages.

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