The idea of Manchester United playing mid week friendlies abroad in the absence of European competition this season has resulted in a huge debate amongst the various people connected with the football club. Manchester United have never been afraid to chart out their own path even if it means ruffling a few feathers along the way. One of the most famous instances highlighting this fact is from the summer of 1956 when The Red Devils became the first English team to compete in the European Cup. The English FA were against United entering the competition and had stopped Chelsea from competing a season earlier. Their rationale was that the European Cup would take away some of the sheen from the domestic league and would undermine its integrity. But United & Sir Matt Busby did not budge and took part in the competition and since then the club have had a storied relationship with the European Cup. Fast forward 43 years […]

Manchetser United's departure from the Champions league group stage in unceremoniuos circumstances sent shock waves through Europe and even amongst the Red Devils around the globe. However, the season is far from over, THT looks at Sir Alex Ferguson's two major headaches in the near future and how he must tackle the problems at hand.

At Man United there are a lot of things to admire, the club itself stands as a paradigm for others to emulate. However has Old Trafford developed some cobwebs that bloat the real beauty of the place and need to be swept away for the greater benefit of this glorious club? At THT we look at the seven deadly sins that have steadily and gradually set in at the Theatre of Dreams.