Pep Talk 27: Silva, Silva & silver hair ensure Manchester United stay mid table

Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United XIV Observations 1. Jose Mourinho, as expected, started with two attack minded players and parked nine others to defend the United citadel. On the 37th min Marcus Rashford ran on a counter, but soon got … Continue reading Pep Talk 27: Silva, Silva & silver hair ensure Manchester United stay mid table

Manchester City are Manuel ‘Pelle-grinning’ all the way

The 2013-2014 Barclays Premier league campaign ended with fortress Etihad resembling an ocean – the stars of the afternoon swimming like joyous fishes amidst their supporters. Sky blue all over – up above, down on ground and in their hearts. Contrast this to a year ago; specifically to this day. Citizens endeared a lot of heartburn when the person who had given them taste of success, was duly sacked. Roberto Mancini’s three trophies in four years was nothing more than a good starting point for Sheikh Mansour and co. Enter Manuel Pellegrini and in a year’s time he has upgraded … Continue reading Manchester City are Manuel ‘Pelle-grinning’ all the way