INTERNATIONAL

Why Van Gaal is a massive gamble

Ryan Giggs said last night that Manchester United “give youth a chance and play attacking football”. That sentence highlights the values in which Alex Ferguson stuck by this during his time at the club. Based on that belief United’s successor should have been recruited based on these same ideas. Now based on this it still remains a mystery as to ...

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AC Milan’s 2014-15 home and third kits

AC Milan’s new home kit reveals a new multiple red tone striped design. Offering one of the most striking displays in recent years the new home strip for the Milan club featuring more than one tone of red for the first time. In addition the width of the black and red stripes are different. adidas’ signature three stripes are coloured ...

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A fitting finale for counter-pressing

Why Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola were outdone by Madrid’s counter specialists This season’s Champions League semi-final’s have been an interesting and fascinating affair. Both ties were cagey and cautious in the first legs which is understandable. Those clamouring for some sort of goal fest were rather naive. The games set up an intriguing week of second legs, the outcome of which ...

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Manchester City defy Roy Hodgson

Manchester City have ignored England coach Roy Hodgson’s plea for Premier League clubs to give players, who could potentially make his England squad for the 2014 World Cup, a week-long break after the league fixtures have finished. It came to the attention of the manager that City have included goalkeeper Joe Hart and midfielder James Milner in their compulsory upcoming ...

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