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  1. Torres' English exploits leave behind pair of legacies

    Richard Jolly

    It was a moment to illustrate the different generations at Stamford Bridge. After Sunday's 0-0 draw with Norwich, Tomas Kalas, a veteran of one league start, was asked to take on the duties of photographer by his elders. The core four of the Roman Ab...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  2. Three Things: Man United vs. Olympiakos

    Richard Jolly

    MANCHESTER, England -- A trio of thoughts from Man United's 3-0 win vs. Olympiakos, which earned David Moyes' men a 3-2 aggregate win. 1. Much-needed respite for Moyes David Moyes had vowed to give Old Trafford a night to remember. It was an u...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. Prem, Liga title races changing perceptions of managers

    Richard Jolly

    Remember the 2004 Intertoto Cup? Those who answer in the affirmative are almost certainly in a small minority. They might include Sartid Smederevo, who recorded the biggest win in that year's competition -- an 8-0 thrashing of the equally low-prof...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  4. Manchester United's competitive edge

    Richard Jolly

    It is seen as non-negotiable in the murky world of the transfer window, the deal-breaker that gives the established order an advantage when recruiting: Champions League football. A European adventure long formed part of Manchester United's allure; a ...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  5. Three Things: Manchester City vs. Viktoria Plzen

    Richard Jolly

    MANCHESTER -- Manchester City continued their winning ways with a 4-2 Champions League victory over Viktoria Plzen, but there's still plenty for manager Manuel Pellegrini to work on. Considering the level of competition they faced against Plzen, City...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  6. Pellegrini's early report card

    Richard Jolly

    Three months into his first season at the Etihad Stadium, Manuel Pellegrini has taken Manchester City both forward and backward. The Chilean has secured their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League for the first time. In the Premier Lea...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  7. United's old stagers lead the way

    Richard Jolly

    MANCHESTER -- In times of strife, Manchester United take solace from the presence of a record-breaking old-timer. Now Sir Alex Ferguson is confined to the stands and reinventing himself as Glasgow's answer to J.K. Rowling, it is Ryan Giggs' role to p...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  8. Moyes still confronted by Fergie's shadow

    Richard Jolly

    And so to the other Manchester United boss. David Moyes may be the current occupant of the manager's office at Old Trafford, but when his predecessor was holding court at the same time, albeit 200 miles further south, there were empty seats at United...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  9. Hart failure leads to City woe

    Richard Jolly

    MANCHESTER, England -- So now Manchester City know how Manchester United felt at the Etihad Stadium 10 days earlier. Out-passed, out-classed, outfought, out-thought, they were flattered by a scoreline that featured a late consolation goal. "We pl...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  10. Pellegrini ignores Pep talk in search of landmark win

    Richard Jolly

    Perhaps, in his quieter moments, Manuel Pellegrini wonders how his career might have progressed had Pep Guardiola not married style with success in such spectacular fashion. Perhaps he would still be Real Madrid manager. Perhaps, for different reason...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  11. David Moyes, Wayne Rooney united in milestones

    Richard Jolly

    MANCHESTER, England -- It was a special night for one who left Everton for Manchester United. It was a landmark occasion for another. As David Moyes watched Wayne Rooney complete a double century of goals for the club he had hoped to leave, it was vi...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  12. Europe's big stage beckons for Moyes

    Richard Jolly

    The newcomer isn't quite the novice he seemed. David Moyes is hardly a seasoned veteran of the Champions League but, he was quick to point out, he has featured among the European elite. "I played in the European Cup," he said. And so he did, altho...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  13. Jurgen Klopp: Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa turned d...

    Richard Jolly

    Transfer news

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  14. Mancini: Fernandinho clause too much

    Richard Jolly

    Manchester City news

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  15. Rodgers: Suarez is committed to Liverpool

    Richard Jolly

    Liverpool news

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2013
  16. David Moyes impressed with young Manchester United trio

    Richard Jolly

    Manchester United news

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013