Tales Of The Almost Beatables

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Tales Of …. Man United Beaten!

Free at last!  Free at last!  Thank God Almighty, I’m free at last. Okay, Martin Luther King Jr. is turning over in his grave but I do have a feeling of relief, mixed in with the disappointment, now that Man United’s season unbeaten is no more.  As I said in an earlier post, I’m not … Continue reading »

Man United — Tales Of The Almost Beatables, Ch. 24: The New Villans

Other than win, Manchester United never seem to do what you expect.  The Red Devils punished me last week for a) christening them the Almost Beatables and b) suggesting before the match that they would find their next gear, as they usually do, in the season’s second half.  Instead of dominating Blackpool, they fell behind … Continue reading »

Tales Of The Almost Beatables: Man United’s Berba & Hernandez Steal Blackpool’s Thunder

A fortnight ago, I had what seemed like a really good idea.  United kept going out and giving up late goals to settle for draws which should have been wins.  If not that, then they’d leave it late and strike at the death to turn certain defeat into points on the board.  Wouldn’t it be … Continue reading »

Tales Of The Almost Beatables: Man United Ride The Berba

Manchester United are traditionally not at their best at the outset of a season, but, as Sir Alex Ferguson, who is fond of a good vintage, will tell you, his club tends to age like a fine wine, improving with time.  Those less enamoured of the Red Devils might substitute the sweet-smelling vino for a … Continue reading »

Man United: Tales Of The Almost Beatables

It’s the second half of the season and Man United has yet to be beaten.  Already, there has been some talk of whether they can match Arsene Wenger’s Invincibles.  They consensus is that they are not as talented as that side, although that may be debatable.  If anything, they certainly seem more resolute than that … Continue reading »

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