Ferdinand Injury Exposes Fault Line In Manchester United

So, unlike Arsenal’s class of 2003-04 that Sir Alex Ferguson was so keen to match, Manchester United were not unbeatable after all. In truth they were never the equals of Arsène Wenger’s “Invincibles” and that they should lose eventually was no surprise, even if the identity of those who ended their run obviously was. That the bottom club, Wolves, should be the ones to do it reinforces the belief that…

February 7, 2011

Preview: Manchester City v Wolves

New signing Edin Dzeko looks certain to debut for Manchester City when they host Wolverhampton on Saturday in the English Premier League. The Bosnian striker will likely line up alongside City captain Carlos Tevez as the team look to consolidate their spot in the league’s top two with a win over the struggling Wolves. “Dzeko will be an important player, he is very different from the other strikers we have….

January 13, 2011

Preview: Wolves v Chelsea

Chelsea will aim to resurrect their flailing Premier League campaign with a trip to bottom-placed Wolverhampton on Wednesday. Chelsea have drifted to fifth on the table on the back of a torrid December run which saw the reigning league champions take just five of a possible 12 points. The Blues failed again on Sunday, conceding a dramatic late equaliser to Ciaran Clark to draw 3-3 with Aston Villa. But boss…

January 4, 2011

Preview: Blackburn v Wolves

Wolves will need to be on their toes on Saturday against a Blackburn side desperate to atone for their 7-1 thrashing by Manchester United last weekend. Saturday’s trouncing saw Rovers slip to 13th spot on the English Premier League standings with 18 points from their 15 games, and Sam Allardyce’s men are sure to have had their pride pricked by such a dismal display. Wolves are not enjoying the best…

December 2, 2010