Tag Archives: Sir Alex Ferguson

Why Benítez could yet end up as manager of the year

In the wake of guiding Chelsea past Manchester United and into the FA Cup semi-finals, Rafael Benítez was asked whether he’d like a little recognition for his efforts. “I don’t need credit,” came the deadpan reply. “The players and staff were happy and the fans were pleased. I’m quite happy with that.” Benítez has his […]

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Super Sunday

Sunday sees two massive games in the English Premier League taking place. Chelsea host Arsenal in the early kick-off, whereas Spurs are set to entertain the Red Devils. Both games are expected to be fairly open attacking encounters, with all of the teams involved having defensive issues of late. TKTG scouts the web and provides […]

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The £24m phone call

As Manchester United head into this weekend’s game against Liverpool with a commanding seven point lead, its tough to see what things would have been like without Robin Van Persie in the United line-up. Amy Lawrence from the Guardian revisits the ‘phone call’ that Sir Alex Ferguson made to Arsene Wenger, which apparently clinched the […]

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Title race not over – Redknapp

As Manchester United enter 2013 with a commanding seven point lead in the English Premier League, many pundits are already calling the title race over. January will be the defining month, as United host Liverpool and play Tottenham away, whereas Manchester City will visit the Emirates and also entertain Liverpool. However, Jamie Redknapp expects the […]

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Has Sir Alex hung up the hairdryer?

  Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed for the first time the secrets of how he became the most successful manager in British football history. The Manchester United manager opened up and provided a fascinating insight into his 26-year career at Old Trafford. Ferguson, who will be 71 on New Year’s Eve, collaborated with academics at […]

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Preview: Man United vs Tottenham

The last time Spurs won as visitors, it was in December 1989 with Gary Lineker as the scorer.  Tottenham have lost 22 of the next 26 games since then at Old Trafford, including the last 9 in a row. The statistics look bleak but they also hide some of the electrifying results of these fixtures […]

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Succession plans at Old Trafford

It is something most United fans would rather not discuss or ignore when asked.  Since November 1986, there have been few occasions that anyone would ever have to consider a need to replace Sir Alex Ferguson.  His run at United has made him the UK’s most successful manager and amongst the best in world and after their Treble season […]

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Liverpool vs Man United – Preview

Ex-Liverpool midfielder and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp, presents his viewpoint on the big game at Anfield this weekend. 23 years have passed since the Hillsborough disaster which took 96 lives, and Sunday is expected to be an emotional day for football fans across the country. However, despite the significance of the occasion, a fierce […]

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