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Michael Oliver

Manchester United vs Arsenal – Michael Oliver is the Real Star

Posted on 9 Mar, 2015, by in Soccer

In the FA Cup quarter final between Manchester United and Arsenal (Gunners winning 2-1) it was Michael Oliver, the referee, who stole the spotlight with his excellent officiating and consistent punishment to those trying to cheat through diving, like Angel di Maria and Adnan Januzaj. More

Toni Kroos

Real Madrid: The Good Looking Players Conspiracy Theory

Posted on 2 Sep, 2014, by in Soccer

The arrivals of Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez while Xabi Alonso, Mesut Ozil and Angel di Maria were sold makes many wonder if there is something more important to Real Madrid than winning titles. Might it be selling jerseys by putting more attractive faces in front of the camera the real agenda behind these decisions? More

Louis van Gaal

Manchester United – Just About Money, Like Everyone Else

Posted on 2 Sep, 2014, by in Soccer

Gone are the days in which Manchester United fans mocked at clubs like Chelsea, Manchester City and others for spending recklessly in order to win titles. With every signing and passing transfer window, it’s clear to see that there was never something truly special or transcendent about the club with more championships than anyone else in the Premier League. They simply had a manager who made them different. More

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Needs to Shut Up

Posted on 2 Sep, 2014, by in Soccer

A smart person like Cristiano Ronaldo should know that anything he says becomes a headline, for better or worse. So criticizing the transfer policy of Real Madrid, even without clearly mentioning the names, doesn’t seem like something that’s going to help anyone going forward. More

Sergio Ramos, Gareth Bale

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Stands Out Even When he Isn’t Playing

Posted on 1 Sep, 2014, by in Soccer

Not playing, Cristiano Ronaldo is just as influential when he’s on the pitch. Real Madrid looked lost for most of their first loss of the season without their best player despite the kind of money spent on new players, who might not be actually better than the ones they were bought to replace. More

Angel di Maria

Manchester United – Angel di Maria Gets a Very Rough Welcome

Posted on 31 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

Another match, another new big-name and big-money signing, yet nothing changes for Louis van Gaal and Manchester United. Angel di Maria seems to be the next in line of a long list of players confused as to the tactics that are being utilized and the assignments they’re required to do, resulting in bad football, hardly any chances created and still no wins under the new manager. More

That Escalated Quickly

22 Best Memes of Manchester United & Louis van Gaal Humiliated by MK Dons

Posted on 27 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

As Manchester United sunk to a new low by losing to MK Dons, the memes in the moments and hours after focused on Louis van Gaal and Angel di Maria realizing what a mistake they’ve made, but also on David Moyes, doing quite a lot of gloating these days. More

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Getting Used to Not Having Angel di Maria

Posted on 26 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

One word to describe Real Madrid making their debut in the league? Boring. A win, with goals from Karim Benzema and a howler from Cristiano Ronaldo, but that didn’t stop the fans from booing their players due to the slow and predictable play for most of the match. More

Who ruins the sport

13 Best Memes of Angel di Maria Coming to Help Manchester United & Louis van Gaal

Posted on 25 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

It used to be a sense of pride for Manchester United fans to be different than the big spenders in Europe. Now? Even Louis van Gaal can’t stop the change, as the teams signs Angel di Maria for an incredible sum, hoping that it’ll be the move to take them out of their year-long slump. More

Louis van Gaal

Manchester United – Louis Van Gaal Already Making Excuses

Posted on 25 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

When Louis van Gaal became the manager of Manchester United, he knew that the team had problems with a squad that lacked balance and quality in certain areas. Two matches into the season, and his attempts to make up for that with tactics that don’t seem to fit with the players he has makes it once again a team that completely relies on Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie, while a talented youngster like Adnan Januzaj gets wasted in a position that has nothing to do with him. More