Browsing: Snaps & Opinion

Ferdinand deserves to be remembered as true Manchester United great

Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he is leaving Manchester United after 12 years, after the club decide against offering him a new contract. Having impressed at the 2002 World Cup Finals, Ferdinand followed in the footsteps of


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Manchester United had no choice but to end Moyes misery

David Moyes has been sacked as manager of Manchester United less than 12 months into his six-year contract, and it’s hard to disagree with the decision. Sometimes, it can be far more difficult taking over a


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Who would get into Arsene Wenger’s best Arsenal XI?

As Arsene Wenger prepares for his 1000th game in charge of Arsenal, takefootball selects the best eleven players to have played for him during his time at the club. When Bruce Rioch was sacked by the


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Norwich City face relegation battle with or without Hughton

Chris Hughton could be the next Premier League manager to lose his job, but Norwich City may have left it too late to make a change. The former Birmingham City and Newcastle United boss was appointed


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Moyes can’t rely on history to safeguard his Old Trafford future

Sir Alex Ferguson may have spent over 26 years in the Manchester United dugout, but that doesn’t mean the club have an endless supply of patience. The theory goes that, had Mark Robins not scored that


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Lambert has no excuse for dismissing the importance of the FA Cup

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has caused a storm this week by questioning the importance of the most famous club competition in world football. Speaking ahead of their third round tie with Sheffield United, the Scot


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Half-Time Report: takefootball’s Premier League XI of the Season

In what has been the most competitive season for many a year, takefootball.com selects a Premier League XI at the half-way stage… GK: David de Gea It seems a long time ago when David de Gea


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Jose needs a new subscription if he can’t spot Chelsea pundits on TV

Jose Mourinho claims there are no former Chelsea players working as television pundits, yet he may have overlooked a few… There were two particularly controversial incidents during the Blues 2-1 win over Liverpool on Sunday afternoon,


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Would Mourinho intervene if Arsenal launch bid for Diego Costa?

Arsenal are reportedly lining up a January offer for Diego Costa, but would Jose Mourinho be able to resist a bid of his own? It is no secret that the Gunners are in a good position


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AVB deserved more time to get things right at Tottenham Hotspur

Andre Villas-Boas was shown the door at Tottenham Hotspur on Monday afternoon, but did he deserve more time to turn things around? With his reputation battered from his brief and ill-fated spell at Chelsea, it was


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