Maybe, Pavan Mano suggests, the reason Manchester United persistently fails to behave like a functioning football club is that it isn’t a football club.
Professional football is promoted as the pinnacle of the sport, but does it bear any true relation to the game we love, asks Pavan Mano.
Pavan Mano charts the fictional narrative of Dar as-sina’ah – a company that had it all, and then went on to lose it all; or, a metaphorical account of one football club’s tumble from the top.
Pavan Mano’s personal tribute to, and memories of, Sir Alex following his decision to call it quits after 26 years in charge of the world’s biggest football club.
Pavan Mano puts himself in Arsene Wenger’s shoes, and pens a song to his former Gunner, Robin van Persie.