Author: Amol Sehgal

In March 2018, 9 months before his departure from Manchester United, Jose Mourinho went on a 12-minute rant to defend Manchester United getting knocked out of the Champions League by Sevilla in the name of ‘Football Heritage’. He explained how poor United had been since Sir Alex retired, and the process of becoming a top team, both domestically and in Europe. In 3 months’ time, Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer will complete 3 years as the manager of Manchester United. While the club has made steady progress, both on and off the pitch, they are yet to win a trophy to show…

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Somethings are just meant to be..Clive Tyldesley after Cristiano Ronaldo missed his penalty during the penalty shootout vs Chelsea in the 2008 Champions League final Fortunately for Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty miss did not lead to them missing out on a famous night in Moscow. Manchester United completed the double that day – Premier League and Champions League winners in 2007-2008. A year later, they came ever so close, yet so far away from retaining the Champions League title. Sadly for the Red Devils, they were outclassed by Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona in Rome. A few weeks later, Cristiano Ronaldo…

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Manchester United have tried pretty much everything since Sir Alex Ferguson retired. What they haven’t tried is to apply similar methods and formulas that the great man did, or how the club conducted themselves. Manchester United have lacked consistency both on and off the pitch, and the last 8 years have been shambolic if you compare the great standards they’d set for themselves after 2 decades of dominance. The massive job of succeeding Sir Alex was given on, thought to be, dependable shoulders of David Moyes. The Scot failed to put his stamp on the game and was sacked after…

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