Tag Archives: Van Gaal

In defence of Brendan Rodgers: The man who made us dream

After a slow, but progressive first season at the helm, Brendan Rodgers’ Reds exploded into life. Three consecutive 1-0 victories to start the 2013/14 season showed a growing maturity, and bolstered by the return of Luis Suarez, fresh off his … Continue reading

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EPL Week 3 Roundup: Costa keeps scoring, United keep slipping

Talking points The weekend kicked off with Louis van Gaal’s fourth shot (including the devastating cup defeat to MK Dons) at claiming his first competitive win as a Manchester United manager – and no, winning pre-season tournaments don’t mean anything. But as … Continue reading

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EPL Week 2 Roundup: Familiar face returns to England as United fall further behind

Talking points Diego Costa was again on hand to help Chelsea defeat newly-promoted Leicester City. The Spaniard opened his Blues account with an equalizer against Burnley in Chelsea’s EPL opener, and he continued a promising start to his career at … Continue reading

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EPL Week 1 Roundup: Big guns squeak wins while United flops

The Barclay’s Premier League is back! After an incredibly exciting 2013/14 campaign, fans all over the world were ready to once again be entertained. New managers, players and clubs were on display for the league’s opening weekend, and (like always) … Continue reading

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2014/15 EPL Preview: Manchester United to Stoke City

Manchester United What a difference 10 kilometres makes – Manchester City may be at the peak of their powers, but just down the road arch-rivals Manchester United  just endured their worst season in the history of the Premier League. Replacing the legendary … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 17: Incredible comeback sends Oranje through

Netherlands win in incredible comeback In the second day of round-of-16 action, Louis Van Gaal’s free-scoring Netherlands met Miguel Herrera’s defensively-sound Mexico; it set the game up for an interesting contest. But the game was never going to be wave … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 2: Dutch rip tournament wide open

Three fantastic matches, two interesting groups and one staggering upset – World Cup magic was in full swing today. Mexicans grab three crucial points The day started with a Group A clash between Mexico and Cameroon. After Brazil’s victory over … Continue reading

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