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Friday afternoon question: Should Villarreal draw worry United?

September 19, 2008

Last time Manchester United were drawn in the same Champions League group with¬†Villarreal in the 2005-06 season, most fans and pundits predicted a stroll into the last 16¬†of the competition with Lille and Benfica also looking as little more than stepping stones for Sir Alex Ferguson’s men.

‘Epicomedia’ and the league no one wants to win

March 25, 2008

Pepe gestures in disbeliefIt is has already been dubbed the league title no one wants to win and with its succession of mishaps, slip-ups, fall-outs and injuries, this season’s Primera Liga plot has taken more twists than even the most low-budget Spanish afternoon soap opera.