EUROPA LEAGUE: POGBA LAUDED FOR IMPACT

Former Manchester United defender Wes Brown was full of praise for Paul Pogba for his impact during the Europa League round of 16 tie with Italian Serie A giants AC Milan last week Thursday. Wes Brown lauded the impact of the Frenchman when he came on at half-time of the second leg clash between Milan and Manchester United at the San Siro on Thursday night. It took him just four minutes to make an impact for his team during the game. He scored the only goal of the game as Manchester United progressed from their last 16 tie with the Rossoneri and into the quarterfinals via a 2-1 aggregate victory over their Italian opponents. Until his introduction into the game, Manchester United were facing elimination by virtue of the away goals rule. Manchester United needed to score at least a goal in the second leg clash between the two European giants at the San Siro after the first leg at the Theatre of Dreams ended in a 1-1 draw and it was Paul Pogba who produced the goods for the Red Devils on his return from injury after two months on the sidelines.


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BROWN SAYS UNITED HAVE HEALTHY COMPETITION IN DEFENSE

Former Manchester United defender Wes Brown has insisted that his former club are beginning to get good competition for places in the team, including the defensive department and that it is good for the team as a whole. The former defender said it is a great idea for two or more players to be fighting for every spot in the team as it helps the squad depth and improves players’ abilities as well.

The Old Trafford club have had to be criticized a lot this season about their defensive department following a couple of mistakes by their defenders that have cost them not just goals but also precious points in the Premier League. But Brown has insisted that with the fighting spirit Eric Bailly has, he is a strong rival of captain Harry Maguire for a starting spot at the heart of the United defense. Continue reading BROWN SAYS UNITED HAVE HEALTHY COMPETITION IN DEFENSE

WES BROWN BELIEVES MANCHESTER UNITED ARE TITLE CONTENDERS

Former Manchester United defender Wes Brown has declared that he believes his former side are part of the teams that are going for the Premier League title this season. The former defender who won five trophies during his playing career as a Red Devil says there is currently no reason for the Old Trafford side to not compete credibly for the title this season.


Brown says though there are some issues that still need to be looked into and addressed at Old Trafford, there should be no reason to write off the Red Devils in the Premier League title race this season as far as he is concerned. Continue reading WES BROWN BELIEVES MANCHESTER UNITED ARE TITLE CONTENDERS

WESBROWN UNITED EXPECTATIONS NOT MET

 

Manchester United legend Wes Brown had high hopes for the club this season and it is safe to say that the team has not met those lofty expectations. In one of his interviews at the start of this season, Wes Brown told the Manchester United website at the Soccer Aid for Unicefmatch at Old Trafford that he’s optimistic for the new season. The optimism from Wes Brown and other Manchester United fans has been derailed by the average performances churned out by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his players this season especially in the Premier League.


Manchester United were without a win at home for their first four games until they got it right against struggling West Brom at the weekend. The Red Devils struggled to beat the Baggies as they needed a controversial 1-0 win to dismiss the visitors. Portuguese international Bruno Fernandes was responsible for the goal in the second half of the week nine encounter.
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Wes Brown Offers Expert Opinion for United

 

Wes Brown might be an ex-star player of Manchester United but he still has considerable interest in what happens in the club. Recently he urged the club authorities to keep their faith in players Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire who play in center back positions. The club is hoping to get a new center-back for the summer. The playing season this year saw Red Devils having an unbeaten streak. This extended across 16 matches in several competitions during the weekend. When Wes was asked whether anybody could be improved upon at center half for United, Brown stated that the two players should be kept, in light of the different games they played and the goals they helped acquire.


Brown himself has been busy engaging in different promotional activities this year. In February he signed up for Bolt, a media platform that is interactive and blockchain-based. The platform announced that Wes Brown, having been an international footballer and a former player of Manchester United, would be having the role of Global Ambassador. Wes has several accolades under his belt, having served as part of the squad at Manchester United who was a treble-winning team. He also offers his expert opinion and insight on Premier League as well as on the Euro tournaments. For the upcoming Euro 2020, he would be part of the expert panel. As the football season gets back on track in August, he would be involving himself in different activities related to the sport.
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CRYSTAL PLACE STAR TALKS ABOUT INFLUENCES

 

Premier League defender Patrick van Aanholt has revealed influences in his career whilst he was at
Sunderland. He said he was honoured to feature alongside former Three Lions star Jermain Defoe. Both
stars featured for the Black Cats, helping them avoid relegation twice.


The Dutchman joined Sunderland in 2014 from Chelsea while Defoe joined from Toronto FC in the winter
window of 2015. Van Aanholt help prevent goals while Defoe was scoring the required goals that helped
Sunderland remain in the topflight for longer. Van Aanholt remains in awe of Defoe, describing him as
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BAILY WANTS TO WIN TROPHIES FOR UNITED

Eric Bailly has spent all season and even much of last season on the treatment table so uch so that most United supporters now assume he must be on loan somewhere else.

The center back however says he is very much involved with whatever his going on at Old Trafford and would love to win trophies for United whenever he’s being called upon to help.

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SUNDERLAND POSTPONES BRISTOL ROVERS FIXTURE

No thanks to the international break, Sunderland is calling off their clash with Bristol Rovers.

The Black Cats may have nine lives but that isn’t enough to go into the clash with Bristol when majority of their line-ups will be absent during the international break.

Nothing tells of how the mighty has fallen than watching Sunderland freak out at the absence of Conor McLaughlin, Jon McLaughlin and Tom Flanagan when it used to be the likes of Wes Brown and John Oshea.
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HOW CURRENT UNITED SQUAD MATCH UP WITH 2009 TEAM

Manchester United start to the season has been far from spectacular but there are signs of improvement from the club so far. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has used the summer to pass his ideas to the players and there are expectations this season.

The Norwegian tactician has reverted to a British core which has been the strength of Manchester United in the past two decades. The signings of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Maguire look astute as the club has looked assured at the back.
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Wes Brown on the Fans of Sunderland and Still Walking Out for the Results of Black Cats

Wes Brown who is the former defender of Black Cats confesses that he still “loves watching” for the score of Sunderland on any day and also disclosed that the fans of the club were one of the main reason and it is only because of them that he joined the club. Wes joined the Sunderland after switching from the Manchester United F.C in the year 2011 and before joining Blackburn he spent 5 yrs at the stadium of light.

In the meanwhile, the player also developed strong affection towards his supporters and also the chant ‘He’s huge, He’s Bad and He’s Wes Brown’ was very much famous on the terraces. Wes has made a total of 87 appearances for club and assisted the Black Cats to arrive the final of League Cup in the year 2014. Although his time at the club end up in relegation, and the former international of England is happy to watch the club getting back to the winning ways in the league one.
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