Manchester United vs Sunderland Old Trafford, Manchester Saturday, 28 February 2015 1500 UTC ***** Manchester United will host Sunderland this weekend looking to bounce back from what many Devils’ supporters consider an undeserved victory against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium last weekend. A victory on Saturday is all the more important in light of the need to maintain a position in the top 4 of the Premier League as we now enter the business end of the league with a dozen or so matches remaining. The next 3 months will not only decide the league champion, the race having been held fairly wide open by reigning champions, Manchester City, as well as the qualification for next year’s Champions League. Having already sat out Europe’s premier football competition this season, the English giants can ill-afford to miss another season as it could have massive repercussions not only financially but also on their ability to attract good players and sponsorship deals. Team […]

When Sunderland visited Anfield last season Gus Poyet created controversy by suggesting Liverpool would be languishing in mid-table without Luis Suarez. As Poyet prepares to take on Liverpool he returned to that subject and claimed,”People were very upset with me last year when I said that. A few hate me. But I was not going against Liverpool and Steven Gerrard, who is one of the icons of English football, it’s just that I knew how good Luis is. He’s so good he makes a difference. It’s the same with Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo or Sergio Agüero.” “I think it’s been a strange atmosphere at Anfield this year and we can make it a little stranger,” said Poyet. “Because what they did last year was so spectacular, so very special, expectations this season were a little bit out of proportion. Everyone was expecting them to be in the top two again and to be close to winning the Champions League […]