Following their pulsating derby at the weekend, AEK Athens and Olympiacos both returned to European action. Reigning Greek champions Olympiacos aimed to get back on track in Turin, while AEK looked to extend their superb winning streak. First up – Olympiacos against Juventus in the Champions League, a game which promised to be an uphill
On my arrival to Skopje in Macedonia ahead of the Super Cup between Real Madrid and my team Manchester United, the taxi driver who drove me to my hotel said: “we still can’t believe our city is hosting the Super Cup. It is unbelievable.” It was obvious as soon as I arrived, that this was
Manchester United didn’t have the best of league campaigns during the 2016/17 season, finishing 6th and ultimately failing to finish in the top 4, which was seen by most as the minimum target for Portuguese boss Jose Mourinho in his first season at the ‘Theatre of Dreams’. However, United managed to win the Europa League.
Jose Mourinho’s gamble of prioritising winning the Europa League over finishing inside the Premier League’s top four was much derided, yet it proved to be a calculated one as Manchester United lifted the trophy in Stockholm on Wednesday. Mourinho’s appetite for big matches showed against Ajax as he constructed a gameplan which totally negated Peter
The clash of titans between Manchester United and Ajax Amsterdam at the Friends Arena in Stockholm will close this year‘s Europa League. Two great names of the European football – in one corner is Manchester United, three-time European Champions, and in the other, Ajax Amsterdam – the European champions on four occasions. Ajax has all
Wednesday, May 24th 2017 is Manchester United’s first European final since the 2011 Champions league final. It could be historic as it’s the sole European trophy that the Red Devils have yet to win. But it’s much more than that. The victors in this game not only win a trophy and the Europa League title,
Manchester United will play in the finals of the Europa League after they have beaten Celta Vigo 2-1 on aggregate, in another nail-biting match for United’s supporters. The home side got a lead after Fellaini’s sneaky header in the 17th minute, but after Facundo Roncaglia had leveled the match in the 85th minute, it was