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  1. Premier League, Week 4: Handing Out Credit and Blame for City, Un...

    Mike L. Goodman

    What a weekend. Manchester United won, 4-0! Alan Pardew personally ensured that Newcastle lost, 4-0! Arsenal's beautiful attack scored two goals! Arsenal's woeful defending gifted Manchester City two goals! Liverpool lost! So many...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  2. Burning Questions About the Falcao Loan and Manchester United...

    Mike L. Goodman

    While minding my own business on the Internet, I couldn't help but notice that soccer Twitter seemed to be losing its damn mind. What's up with that? Yesterday was soccer's transfer deadline day, marking the end of th...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  3. Manchester United’s State of Emergency

    Mike L. Goodman

    You may or may not have noticed, but Manchester United are broken. MK Dons noticed, handing Louis van Gaal the third embarrassing result of his tenure, when they whacked a mostly backup United team 4-0 in the Capital One Cup (a.k.a. the League Cup)....

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  4. Get Familiar: Manchester City Crush Liverpool With Continuity

    Mike L. Goodman

    Big games this early are weird. Does anybody remember last year, when Jose Mourinho went into Old Trafford and turned the game into mud in Week 2? He was happy to walk away with a road point against mighty Manchester United. A month later, Uni...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  5. Sound the Alarm? Which Premier League Teams Need to Worry, After ...

    Mike L. Goodman

    One weekend of Premier League action is in the books. The most important word in that sentence is "one." It's easy to get so amped up for the first week that even the smallest hiccups can loom large in the fan'...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  6. Premier League Preview: Changes at the Top of the Table

    Mike L. Goodman

    Real, competitive European soccer kicks off this weekend. And while Spidermayang and Germany's Bundesliga, La Liga, and Serie A may still be a bit off, the Premier League starts on Saturday. We can stop pretending that things like the Inter...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  7. Manchester United’s Back Three, and the Changing Face of Pr...

    Mike L. Goodman

    As the summer of Louis van Gaal turns into the season of Louis van Gaal, the Dutch manager seems set to put a tactical stamp on the Premier League, bringing the three-center back system he used at the World Cup to Manchester United. And it&...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  8. Van Gaalogy 101

    Brian Phillips

    The first time Louis van Gaal pulled his pants down in front of his players happened in -- but hang on; let's walk that back a second. The first time Louis van Gaal pulled his pants down in front of his players that we know of happened in 2009, ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  9. About Last Night: Phinishing Off the Phillies

    Spike Friedman

    In case you decided it was the day to finally terminate your personal relationship with Jose Canseco, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: A day after conceding a rare blown save, Philadelphia closer Jonathan P...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  10. On the Brink of Survival, Remembering Sunderland's Heartbrea...

    Graham Parker

    On Wednesday, Sunderland will play West Bromwich Albion in a bid to secure their Premier League status. This comes after the most unlikely series of results, including a 1-0 defeat of Manchester United at Old Trafford, a thrashing of Cardiff...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  11. Modern Management Is Rubbish: Manchester United Move On From Davi...

    Mike L. Goodman

    In the wake of the incredibly short, incredibly strange, not altogether unpredictable tenure of David Moyes at Manchester United, two things are clear. First, the obvious: David Moyes failed spectacularly. Tactically, he was unable to adapt to his...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  12. About Last Night: Dubs Demolished

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy seeing what happens if you mix some facts in with your "facts," here are the six things you need to know from sports on Monday: The Clippers thrashed the Warriors, 138-98, to even up their series at a game apiece whil...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  13. Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, and Two Goals, at the (Almost...

    Mike L. Goodman

    It's really hard to watch two soccer matches at the same time. All of the things that make soccer a distinct sport - the lack of stoppages in play, the fluid transitions from attack to defense - also make it completely i...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  14. Men in Blazers: With Special Guest Tim Cahill!

    Michael Davies and Roger Bennett

    Rog and Davo marvel at Manchester United's capitulation to Liverpool, salivate over Julian Green, and welcome Tim Cahill to the pod. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  15. Champions League Viewing Guide: 2014 Manchester United Are Not 20...

    Spike Friedman and Mike L. Goodman

    What to watch this week in the Champions League, and why. Mike L. Goodman: Chelsea hosting Galatasaray is high drama. It's a match with compelling story lines and characters galore. It's a match that has enough interesting subp...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  16. Premier League Pass & Move: Liverpool Smash

    Grantland Staff

    A review of the weekend's Premier League action. Winners and Losers from Stoke-Liverpool, the Craziest Match of the Year WINNERS Ryan O'Hanlon: Peter Crouch. Peter Crouch won 11 aerial duels (50-50 balls in the air) against Liverpool. Peter ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014