Where Do Newcastle United Go from the Massive Saudi-Injected Fortune?

Newcastle United are the new financial giants on the block, recently taking over European heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Manchester United as the club backed with the most finances in world football. They are now the wealthiest club in the world, credit to the Saudi Arabian-backed consortium led by the country’s Public […]

3 Reasons why Mauricio Pochettino is the perfect manager for Man United

After the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United are reportedly interested in Mauricio Pochettino as the next manager. Even though he still has a contract with PSG, some reports are indicating that he is not happy there. But looking at all the characteristics of Pochettino as a manager, he looks like the perfect fit […]

Where does Solskjaer rank among all the Man United managers post Sir Alex

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The sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer means that Manchester United have sacked 4 full time managers after Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement in 2013. All the four managers’ time at United will be termed as unsuccessful as none of them were able to win the Premier League or the Champions League which are the titles a […]

Man United predicted 4-3-3 formation against Villarreal if Zidane is appointed as manager

English outlet The Times are reporting that Manchester United have setup an emergency board meeting for today to discuss the future of Solskjaer after the disastrous 4-1 defeat against Watford.  Journalist Fabrizio Romano also reported that multiple officials are pushing to sack Solskjaer. The Times report also discusses that United are trying hard to sign […]

Man United star set to leave on free because of a broken promise

Jesse Lingard is set to leave Manchester United on free because he has not played enough for the team although he was promised that he is central to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s plans this summer. Also, the contract offer made to Lingard from Manchester United is below his current offer according to ESPN. Lingard was excellent […]

Entain Joins as Official Sponsors to UEFA

Leading global betting firm Entain has revealed that it will be an official sponsor of the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Conference League under its brand name of Bwin.  Bwin is just one of the divisions of Entain, which focuses on poker and sports betting, making it perfect to partner with UEFA in a […]

Roy Keane slams Man United star, calls him “a disgrace”

After Manchester United captain Harry Maguire scored for England against Albania, he celebrated by cupping his hands to his ears and then blocked his ears with his fingers. Roy Keane who was covering this game as a pundit for ITV lambasted Maguire during half time. “He’s been a disgrace the last few months for Manchester […]

Aston Villa’s predicted exciting 4-3-3 formation under Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard has been named as Aston Villa’s next manager. Gerrard’s current club, Ranger will be due a compensation from Villa as he was under contract with the Scottish club. At Rangers, Gerrard has mostly used the 4-3-3 formation along with the 4-2-3-1 formation at times. He prefers to dominate possession by playing out from […]

Conte reportedly to change formation: New look 3-4-1-2 formation for Spurs

Antonio Conte started off his managerial career at Spurs by playing the 3-4-3 formation in their first two games. But journalist Allistair Gold reports that Conte now having spent some time at the club wants to change to a 3-4-1-2 formation in the coming weeks. This formation change is probably due to the fact that […]

Spanish Club fear Man United will trigger release clause for French star

Spanish club Sevilla are reportedly concerned that Manchester United will try to sign their star center back Joules Kounde in January according to the English outlet Express. Kounde has a release clause of 80 million Euros and if United decide to pay it there is no way Sevilla can stop the transfer from happening. In […]

The History of Football/Soccer in the US

Even though there’s no physical evidence of who brought football/soccer to America, immigrants from Europe likely brought the sport to the US. It is also possible that this popularity influenced students and soccer fans from other countries later on as people started arriving in large numbers through Ellis Island around the same time. Soccer took […]

Man United star reportedly feels Solskjaer isn’t giving the team a clear plan

In a shocking report by the Daily Mail, Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes reportedly feels that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer isn’t providing the team with a clear plan on how to play. This report also mentions other problems in the United dressing room like Cristiano Ronaldo being shocked by the drop in standards and Solskjaer’s favoritism […]

Brendan Rodgers’ predicted attacking 4-3-3 formation if appointed as Man United manager

After the humiliating defeat against Manchester City, Solskjaer is under tremendous pressure to save his job. Although it looks like he will be given more time, English outlet Express is reporting that Manchester United already have a verbal agreement with Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers to take over at Old Trafford. The report cites Caught […]

Guardiola explains how City dismantled Solskjaer’s new 3 at the back tactics

Manchester City schooled Manchester United in their 2-0 Premier League win at Old Trafford. City were completely dominant against United and even after a change in formation at half time, United were no close to being able to compete. Solskjaer switched to a back three formation after the defeat against Liverpool and United played admirably […]

3 out of contract managers Manchester United can target to replace Solskjaer

Manchester United were outplayed by Manchester City in their 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford. Solskjaer’s side looked clueless against Guardiola’s well drilled City players who controlled the match with their precise passing and came under no pressure at any point in the game. Although, the win against Spurs and the draw against Atalanta gave Solskjaer […]

Newcastle’s predicted 4-4-2 formation if Eddie Howe is appointed as manager

According to Sky Sports, Eddie Howe now is in prime position to take over the manager’s role at Newcastle United after former Arsenal manager Unai Emery declined the offer. Howe has been out of a job since leaving Bournemouth at the end of the 19/20 season after their relegation from the Premier League. Howe has […]

Man United predicted formation against Man City: Ole’s defensive 3-4-1-2 formation

Manchester United were rescued by a late equalizer from Cristiano Ronaldo against Atalanta in their Champions League  group stage game which finished 2-2. Although the result was a good one, the performance was poor and a similar performance against Manchester City in Saturday’s derby might spell more trouble for United’s under pressure manager, Ole Gunnar […]

Football Coaching Sessions: Retaining Possession as an Individual [BOOK EXCERPT]

This article is an excerpt from the book The Soccer Sessions Book: 87 Prepared Practice Sessions for Coaching Youth Players by Paul Robinson, published by Meyer & Meyer Sport, which is available on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk Being able to retain possession as an individual will help players feel more confident in their ability to stay […]