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  1. Can Adnan Januzaj handle the pressure of being handed the Manches...

    Musa Okwonga

    Manchester United

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  2. End of season review: Manchester United

    Musa Okwonga

    The season following Sir Alex Ferguson's departure was an eventful one, to say the least. Beneath the optimism, several seasoned observers were concerned by the appointment of David Moyes, and their fears proved prescient. The former Everton manager ...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Wilson shows the way for Man United

    Musa Okwonga

    This was a match which, though it should have had an end-of-term feeling about it, still contrived to produce several moving moments as Man United beat Hull 3-1. There was the sight of Ryan Giggs, winner of 13 Premier League titles, bringing hims...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  4. Wilson shows the way for Man United

    Musa Okwonga

    This was a match which, though it should have had an end-of-term feeling about it, still contrived to produce several moving moments as Man United beat Hull 3-1. There was the sight of Ryan Giggs, winner of 13 Premier League titles, bringing himsel...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  5. Lack of intensity, finishing doom United

    Musa Okwonga

    Manchester United 0, Sunderland 1. This result, the host's seventh home loss of this most disappointing of seasons, was one that almost resolved the campaigns of both teams: the visitors look highly likely to survive in the Premier League for another...

    Blog | May 03, 2014
  6. Van Gaal and the politics of succession at Man Utd

    Musa Okwonga

    Reports have suggested that Wayne Rooney is concerned at Louis van Gaal's possible arrival at Manchester United, given the Dutch manager's apparently close relationship with Robin van Persie. Rooney's fear that he may not be picked shows just how pr...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  7. Can Ryan Giggs be a successful manager?

    Musa Okwonga

    This weekend, Ryan Giggs sat on the Old Trafford throne for the first time and looked entirely at home. The 4-0 victory over Norwich City, an opposition as accommodating as Manchester United could have hoped for, was cathartic following the depar...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  8. Okwonga: Can Ryan Giggs be a successful manager?

    Musa Okwonga

    This weekend, Ryan Giggs sat on the Old Trafford throne for the first time and looked entirely at home. The 4-0 victory over Norwich City, an opposition as accommodating as Manchester United could have hoped for, was cathartic following the departu...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  9. After David Moyes, all's well that begins well

    Musa Okwonga

    After a desperately disappointing 10 months, David Moyes has left Old Trafford, having made a statement of rare dignity. Ryan Giggs has been appointed as Manchester United manager for the final four games of the Premier League season. He has invited...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  10. After David Moyes, all's well that begins well

    Musa Okwonga

    After a desperately disappointing 10 months, David Moyes has left Old Trafford, having made a statement of rare dignity. Ryan Giggs has been appointed as Manchester United manager for the final four games of the Premier League season. He has invited...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  11. United's season is effectively over. Time to talk transfers.

    Musa Okwonga

    It is not quite mid-April and Manchester United's season is all but over. This is an unfamiliar situation at Old Trafford and the only consolation must be that it allows for early planning to start for next season. At the beginning of any new era, th...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  12. Moyes' men deliver for him

    Musa Okwonga

    Well, well, well, this was remarkable. The prematch conversation had been dominated by fears that the home team would produce another performance of all-too-common lethargy and a defeat would bring the manager a step closer to the trapdoor. B...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  13. As Mata starts, Man United get the right kind of victory

    Musa Okwonga

    Juan Mata made his debut in what was just the right kind of 2-0 victory for the home side. Had Old Trafford's new No. 8 inspired a swashbuckling win, such a result would have temporarily glossed over the various deficiencies that still exist in this ...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  14. Stoke offer a chance for United to build momentum

    Musa Okwonga

    Here it is at last: the proverbial cold, possibly wet night at Stoke, and the question is whether Manchester United can do it. All of a sudden, the Capital One Cup has assumed a greater importance for the Old Trafford club. They are emerging from an ...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  15. Storyline aside, Moyes and United need victory

    Musa Okwonga

    There's never an easy time to play a Premier League game against Everton. This match, David Moyes' first to face his former club since his summer departure for Manchester United, is a fixture that he may not have been looking forward to. By this stag...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  16. Giggs and Jones, the not-so-odd couple

    Musa Okwonga

    In the absence of Michael Carrick, Manchester United's first-choice central midfield is a 40-year-old former winger and a 21-year-old converted centre-back. As The Streets once sang, "Has It Come To This?" Well, yes, it has. And with each successf...

    Blog | November 29, 2013