TRANSITION : A Series Of Understandable Mistakes

Welcome to the WATBB feature “Transition”. This series takes an in-depth look at Manchester United’s post-Sir Alex Ferguson years, looking at each of his successors and analysing what went right, what went wrong, and how close or how far the club have kept to, or strayed from, its…

The Welcome Monotony : Four Things We Learned From United’s 3-0 Win At Young Boys

Reaction from United’s win at Young Boys.…

More Jekyll Than Hyde : Four Things We Learned From United’s 2-1 Win At Watford

Here are four things we learned from Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Watford.…

Football Taught By… Frank O’Farrell

This will undoubtedly be a controversial place to continue this particular feature; after all, Frank O’Farrell’s period in charge of Manchester United is widely considered to be the spell which proved the catalyst behind the club’s relegation. Yet, despite what most think, there were positives in this time.…

Moscow Revisited – August 2007 Part 2

This is the second instalment at our series looking back at the 2007/08 season. This time out we look at United’s games with Manchester City, Tottenham and Sunderland, while controversy raged on about the futures of Gabriel Heinze and Dimitar Berbatov.…

Ready, Set… Not Quite Yet!

The start of the 2018/19 Premier League campaign has not started exactly how Manchester United players, fans and manager Jose Mourinho, would of wanted. Two wins from four games is not the “Usain Bolt” style sprint start, which would pile on the pressure from the off, on Pep…

TRANSITION: Cut From The Same Cloth

Welcome to a new feature on WATBB entitled “Transition”. This series will take an in-depth look at Manchester United’s post-Sir Alex Ferguson years, looking at each of his successors and analysing what went right, what went wrong, and how close or how far the club have kept to,…

Mourinho’s Pink Army : Four Things We Learned From United’s 2-0 Win At Burnley

Manchester United won 2-0 at Burnley. Here are four things we learned.…

Football Taught By… Matt Busby And Jimmy Murphy

When coming up for a title for this feature one stood out; “Football taught by…”, because of course it is such an easily identifiable phrase which belongs to Manchester United. The rest of that phrase refers, obviously, to Sir Matt Busby, with the inference clear and fair :…

Book Review: Steve Coppell – Touch And Go

This latest book review is very much a retro one as it goes back over 30 years to 1985 and Steve Coppell’s autobiography Touch and Go. At the time of reading this book it was also the 40th Anniversary of Coppell’s Manchester United 1st team debut in March…