Ahead of Saturday’s eagerly anticipated Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona, Ger McCarthy looks at the massive challenge facing Sir Alex Ferguson’s side as they attempt to wrestle the trophy from the Catalan’s grasp.
Manchester United should have enough quality to see off Schalke 04 in Wednesday night’s Champions League semi final as long as they approach the game correctly and produce a professional display writes Ger McCarthy.
BackPageFootball’s Ger McCarthy analyses where it all went wrong for Chelsea following Manchester United’s 3-1 quarter final second leg victory in the Champions League at Old Trafford on Tuesday evening.
Manchester United picked up an important three points at the weekend against fourth place hopefuls Tottenham, and Ed Diggins was there….eventually. This was never going to be an easy trip. Something called Eyjafjallajökull (pardon my French) meant that last Monday to Wednesday was spent trying to sort out a backup plan via road. Thankfully come […]
The annual PFA award nominations were announced this week, and were again showing a distinct lack of originality and imagination, further questioning the integrity of both the Player of The Year gong and its little brother, the Young Player of The Year. After Ryan Giggs was honoured as the player of the 2008/09 campaign, despite […]
Manchester City have drawn first blood in their League Cup semi final tie with rivals United after Carlos Tevez inspired them to a 2-1 win at Eastlands tonight. Roberto Mancini’s men came from a goal down in what was a pulsating first tie between the country’s most successful club for the past two decades and […]