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. Keep Reading

TRANSITION : The Blood Drained From My Face

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, or strayed from, its identity. This second instalment chronicles David Moyes’ introduction to life at Old Trafford. Keep Reading

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 Guardiola’s Champions, from across the City. Keep Reading

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, or strayed from, its identity. This first ‘chapter’ looks at the idea of transition, the core features of the club’s personality and the process of hiring David Moyes. Keep Reading