| Mar 28, 2014

Moyes, Wenger on hot seat as teams struggle

The case for the prosecution is gathering momentum while the defense’s Groundhog Day excuses lose credibility with each poor result. Had anyone suggested last August that Manchester United and Arsenal would miss out on a top-four finish with David Moyes and Arsene Wenger leaving ...

| Mar 21, 2014

No love lost when Wenger, Mourinho face each other

Anthony Taylor will have his work cut out Saturday stopping two grown men trading insults. Taylor is the fourth official at Chelsea vs. Arsenal, whose managers, Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger, share one common bond: their opinion of each other. In the history of ...

| Mar 14, 2014

Arsenal boss Wenger rarely gracious in defeat

“Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser,” said Vince Lombardi, the legendary NFL coach. Fair point, but you can be a gracious loser and still maintain the fire and passion that Lombardi had. There are few less gracious losers in ...

| Feb 28, 2014

Moyes' Manchester United dream rapidly turning sour

Imagine you are Malcolm Glazer, the owner of Manchester United who is the Howard Hughes of sport. Glazer, also the owner of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, never speaks to the media, probably doesn’t even read newspapers. On the recommendation of Sir Alex Ferguson, ...

| Jan 17, 2014

Mourinho in form ahead of Man United showdown

With Jose Mourinho it is usually a metaphorical knife in the ribs followed by a supportive arm around the shoulder. As Chelsea prepared for Sunday’s game against Manchester United, the Special One — a name that would not have been out of place in ...