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  1. The Big Red Machine grinds toward glory

    David Hirshey

    If there were any justice in the world, then Liverpool would win the league this year and newly minted Harvard Business School lecturer Sir Alex Ferguson would be forced to teach a course entitled Building A Championship Team The Scouser Way. Of c...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Home humiliation epitomizes Moyes' failure

    David Hirshey

    Elitist Europeans proclaim that Americans simply don't understand the true spirit of world soccer, but they should have seen the display this past Sunday at my local watering hole. Large bald men who looked like they may have either spent time in the...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  3. Gift-giving season comes early for Arsenal fans

    David Hirshey

    As far as birthday presents go, Manchester City's 6-0 evisceration of Spurs was every bit as satisfying as my daughter giving me that Cesc Fabregas action figure -- the one that launches a pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson's head -- a few years ago. I wo...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  4. Let's give United a second chance

    David Hirshey

    Stop the season -- United manager David Moyes wants a do-over. Think of all the pain and suffering this magnanimous idea would save. Plus, it would give Wayne Rooney's head wound time to heal so that he doesn't have to look so miserable wearing a fan...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  5. FA Cup is Rafa's last Chelsea dance

    David Hirshey

    Sometime in May, Rafa Benitez will walk through the door at Stamford Bridge marked Vamonos while being careful not to bump into Jose Mourinho who, according to reports in the oh-so-reliable English press, will be swaggering through the door marked "W...

    Blog | March 31, 2013
  6. Clint Dempsey's heartwarming moment - even for an Arsenal fan

    David Hirshey

    Until Sunday, I could only think of two reasons I would leap off my bar stool to celebrate a Spurs goal. One involves an electric cattle prod connecting with my nether regions. The other concerns a dream I've had in which Jennifer Lawrence rocks a To...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  7. Red cards offer little value for money

    David Hirshey

    Wouldn't it have been nice if just this once, we could have watched two of the Premier League's best teams play a match that was decided by the 22 players on the field? Or am I simply being too demanding? No wonder Man City fans sent back those 90...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  8. Fearless Predictions for 2013

    David Hirshey

    Imagine if this time last year you had turned to the guy on the barstool next to you and said: "Hey pal, care to wager that Man City will win the Prem title on a 93rd-minute goal by Sergio Aguero on the final day of the season?" Or perhaps: "Wanna be...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  9. Trouble in Title Town?

    David Hirshey

    I definitely asked for it. Why didn't I simply roll out of bed at 8:29 for the 8:30am Super Sunday kickoff and watch the Liverpool-United smackdown in the lunatic isolation of my own home like any sane person? What possessed me to travel a half-ho...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  10. EPL -- The Man City Miracle -- David Hirshey

    David Hirshey

    With two goals in stoppage time, Roberto Mancini's team fulfilled its destiny in the wildest finish to a Prem season of all time, writes David Hirshey.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  11. Manchester United -- Sir Alex Ferguson is deluding himself that h...

    David Hirshey

    With Man City about to win its first title in 44 years, United's manager is deluding himself that his team still has a chance to keep its crown, writes David Hirshey.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  12. Premier League -- City and United are on a title-deciding collisi...

    David Hirshey

    With City's easy win and United's stunning collapse this weekend, next Monday's epic derby could turn into a Theatre of Nightmares for Sir Alex, writes David Hirshey.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  13. Premier League -- Arsenal buried Man City's title hopes as well a...

    David Hirshey

    Arsenal buried Man City's title hopes as well as Mario Balotelli's career in England. David Hirshey had a ringside seat at the circus.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  14. Is Carlos Tevez traitor or savior? -- Manchester City -- David Hi...

    David Hirshey

    Is Carlos Tevez traitor or savior? It doesn't matter to Roberto Mancini as long as Tevez helps City win its first title in 44 years, writes David Hirshey.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  15. Manchester City -- It's a cryin'shame -- David Hirshey

    David Hirshey

    Man City was knocked off its league-leading perch this weekend after almost five months. But David Hirshey asks: Is that any reason to sob in public?

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  16. Can Andre Villas-Boas be forgiven for Chelsea's collapse? Plus, L...

    David Hirshey

    Manchester United has accepted Liverpool's apology for Handshakegate, but will Andre Villas-Boas be forgiven for Chelsea's collapse?

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012