Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Christian Benteke, Danny Ings Rumours

Manchester United are reportedly looking to Aston Villa’s rumbustious forward Christian Benteke in an attempt to bolster their forward options. According to Paul Hetherington of the Daily Star, Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal was impressed with the burly Belgian during the recent meeting between the sides. As Hetherington's piece notes, with the futures of both Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao in doubt, there could be a need for forward replenishment at Old Trafford. As we can see here courtesy Read more [...]

Picking a Chelsea-Manchester United XI Based on Form This Year

With Chelsea and Manchester United coming face-to-face in the Premier League on Saturday, the debate is already raging. Of the two teams, who has the better players? Are Chelsea as good as their league position suggests? Can United beat them at Stamford Bridge and kick-start the unlikeliest of late-season title challenges? Given the slow start to the campaign by Louis van Gaal's men, the first half of 2014/15 was one to forget for United. Since Christmas, however, things have improved and the signs Read more [...]

Tottenham vs. Manchester United: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

Almost unnoticed, Tottenham Hotspur have been putting together quite a run. Just when it seemed like manager Mauricio Pochettino was out of his depth and unable to replicate the magic he'd produced at Southampton, Spurs won four in a row in all competitions. Now they face an equally buoyant Manchester United team enjoying an even more impressive winning run. Louis van Gaal's squad has rattled off seven wins and a draw from the last eight league fixtures. Something has to give in this key clash underpinned Read more [...]

Chelsea vs. West Ham United: Tactical Preview of Premier League Game

Chelsea meet West Ham United in a London Boxing Day fixture on Friday. Jose Mourinho will be looking to extend or retain his side's lead at the top of the Premier League table, while Sam Allardyce is looking to further gate-crash the top four. Let's take a tactical look at this one and see how it may play out.   Chelsea Setup Jose Mourinho, somehow, has next to no injury worries as he approaches an enticing home fixture against the Hammers. Eden Hazard took a knock late on in the win over Stoke Read more [...]

Arsenal vs. Manchester United 2014: Final Predictions and Live Stream Info

Arsenal taking on Manchester United in the Premier League used to be a clash of the titans—a tie that would go some way to determining the resting place of English football’s most coveted trophy until the two locked horns again. Now, though, it’s a different story entirely. While United are just setting off on the long road to regaining their elite status, Arsenal are desperately clinging onto theirs. However, while this may no longer be a title-decider, history tells us that it’s Read more [...]

Marcos Rojo: Updates on Manchester United Star’s Shoulder and Return

Manchester United's already patchwork defence has suffered yet another blow as summer signing Marcos Rojo sustained what looks to be a serious shoulder injury.  The incident occurred in a scrappy local derby against Manchester City. United's official Twitter feed recorded the injury and the moment Rojo received immediate treatment: The injury came after the Red Devils lost fellow centre-back Chris Smalling after the England international received two yellow cards, per Squawka Football: Read more [...]

Facebook Data Shows NFL Fandom by Counties Throughout United States

Thanks to Facebook data, we are able to see a very detailed NFL fandom map. The map shows which NFL team has the highest number of Facebook "likes" by county. It isn't an exact science, but it gives us a pretty good idea of each club's popularity. For the most part, the results were predictable. States with just one team could usually agree on which was its favorite. It gets interesting when the data shows fandom in the states with more than one franchise. It should come Read more [...]