Charlie McNeill… The next big talent off the Manchester United production line?

Football | September 21st, 2021

I’m a massive believer in youth development in football. I also like to see the integration of youth players into the first-team set-up as soon as possible. I’m not going to lie and say I don’t enjoy a big transfer … Read More »

Can We Forgive … ?

Marten's Current Racing Diary | September 19th, 2021

Hi there, The racing community has generally been prepared to forgive one of its members for a misdemeanour provided they show a smidgeon of contrition. It is often said we are a ‘tightly-knit family’, comprising all types including those who … Read More »

My thoughts on this summer’s transfer window

Football | September 13th, 2021

This summer transfer window has been the most hectic and exciting I and many others have experienced. Top players across Europe have changed clubs and I can’t wait for this season to really get going. In this article, I’ll be … Read More »

How Varane, Sancho and Ronaldo Change the way Manchester United play…

Football | September 13th, 2021

How Varane, Sancho and Ronaldo Change the way Manchester United play… Raphael Varane. What a fantastic signing he’s already looking like. In his opening two games he’s been brilliant and a contender for Man of the Match. He’s quick, strong, … Read More »

How Manchester United can get the best out of Cristiano Ronaldo…

Football | September 11th, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo has completed his return to Manchester United. Football fans, pundits and coaches have been overwhelmed by this summer and this news in particular. But now the buzz is starting to wear off I can think straight I’ve decided … Read More »

Back in a jiffy? Put in the diary

Ian Carnaby's Racing News | September 3rd, 2021

I’m enjoying my racing without making it pay. All right, there’s nothing new in that but there have been a few mistakes lately, most notably with Red Alert, whose creditable second at Goodwood promised swift compensation at Bath, where I … Read More »

What does Cristiano Ronaldo bring to Manchester United?

Football | August 29th, 2021

Wow. That’s the word that comes into my head when I think about this transfer. As a Seventeen-year-old Manchester United fan I never got to experience Cristiano Ronaldo terrorising defences in England and beyond whilst wearing the red of Manchester … Read More »

What can Raphael Varane bring to Manchester United?

Football | August 14th, 2021

Written by Jack Dixon Serial winner Raphael Varane has officially joined Manchester United from Real Madrid. The French international’s arrival has understandably been well received by Manchester United fans, especially at such a reduced price, due to Varane having a … Read More »

Slight change from Marten Julian’s Autumn Guide

Publication News | August 10th, 2021

I hope you are enjoying this summer’s racing programme. Last season we had to work amidst such uncertainty that it wasn’t possible to do full justice to the quality of information I had for unraced two-year-olds. Nonetheless we managed to … Read More »

Youth players in Manchester United’s Pre Season 21/22

Football | July 28th, 2021

Please note this article is being proofread but you are welcome to read ahead: Joe Hugill: A throwback kind of player. Joe Hugill is an out and out centre-forward who has one thought “goals”. He likes to stay in and … Read More »

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