Manchester United v Liverpool

A tale of two 3-0 scorelines at Old Trafford involving Manchester United and Liverpool

 December 15, 2014   John Welsh

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During early March 2014, Liverpool visited Old Trafford and by virtue of two Steven Gerrard penalties and a goal from Luis Suarez, Manchester United were condemned to a 3-0 home defeat. For then manager David Moyes, it was considered a bruising loss in a troubled season and just a month later during which time his […]

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Recent focus on Finney and Rooney demonstrate the changing face of football

 February 18, 2014   John Welsh

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The recent death of former England international forward Tom Finney, and the tributes which have flowed thereafter, have highlighted the contrasting ways in which footballers of his day were viewed by the general public as opposed to the sundry financial rewards associated with successful modern day players. Finney was a regular on the international stage […]

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A wave of uncertainty greets the new Premier League season

 August 15, 2013   John Welsh

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Rarely has a Premier League season commenced against a background of so much uncertainty and speculation, with so continual attention being devoted to the transfer possibilities of Wayne Rooney, Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez in particular. With the welcome return of the football action, maybe it is now time to concentrate on which team might […]

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