Articles By Red Ranter (18)

Do Chelsea Really Need Kaka?

Author image Red Ranter  •  Jul 23 2008

Recent reports over the weekend suggested that Chelsea were planning a £80m bid for Milan’s Kaka. Milan officials confirmed the story whilst Peter Kenyon denied any such bid. However, there…

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Promoting Soccer in the USA

Author image Red Ranter  •  Feb 22 2012

Last week, Ahmed wrote a tongue-in-cheek piece on why Americans suck at soccer. I believe he enlisted seven points to back his claim — some based on truth whilst others…

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Republik Of Mancunia – Yet Another Manchester United Blog

Author image Red Ranter  •  Apr 5 2023

Soccerlens regulars may have recognised the Manchester United bias in this site. Of course, this is not entirely intentional — the main man, Ahmed, is a Manchester United fan and…

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The Premiership Winners and Losers: The Story So Far

Author image Red Ranter  •  Oct 13 2007

Alright. Today, you won’t be graced with the enlightening presence of Ahmed who, it seems, was allegedly found partying at a night club till the wee hours and is hence…

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Week in Review: Manchester United beat Roma, thrash Wigan, lose the midfielders, get the Brazilians and so on

Author image Red Ranter  •  Oct 9 2007

After a long, long gap I am back on Soccerlens to do a small round-up of all things Manchester United. I hope I’ll be able to do this on a…

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Champions League Dream Team: Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, Milan and Liverpool but no Arsenal

Author image Red Ranter  •  Jan 17 2017

While Nike brought out a “Best Team You’ve Never heard of” in the lead up to the Women’s World Cup, in trying to espouse on the brilliance of the US…

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Brazil Stun Argentina: Fresh Lessons Learned

Author image Red Ranter  •  Feb 23 2012

Watch Argentina v Brazil live online. I have been, traditionally, a Brazil fan. I don’t remember since when, but I still did occasionally like Argentina. Although that was more due…

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Manchester United Roundup: striker ratings, Heinze staying and Tevez coming in?

Author image Red Ranter  •  Jul 3 2007

Here’s the Manchester United related news over the past couple of days:

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Manchester United update: Rossi vs Nani, no Quagliarella and and next year’s lineup and formations

Author image Red Ranter  •  Jun 23 2007

Here are the Man Utd stories of the last couple of days, some of which include some more videos of Rossi and Nani, a comprehensive analysis of next season’s probable…

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Rossi / Nani Videos, United transfer update, Nani lookalike

Author image Red Ranter  •  Feb 24 2012

Guys, this should be a regular feature (hopefully) here on Soccerlens where we give you brief roundups on our sister site Red Rants. For those who aren’t aware, it’s our…

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WTF News of the Day: Ribery Signs for Bayern

Author image Red Ranter  •  Jun 8 2007

In what could be termed as one of the most dumb-fuck career moves (pardon my French) may I take the opportunity to stick my head out and say that Franck…

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Manchester United vs West Ham Preview and News Update

Author image Red Ranter  •  Feb 22 2012

Manchester United play the Hammers in a game that has greater significance for the players in claret and blue, although that is unlikely to be a reason for Sir Alex…

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Big Sam will bring the discipline Newcastle so badly need

Author image Red Ranter  •  May 11 2007

Harry Pearson on the Guardian writes about Big Sam and what the Geordies could expect if he is to manage them next season. He talks about how important the ‘dourness’…

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Premier League vs YouTube – a misguided attack on the wrong target

Author image Red Ranter  •  May 8 2007

As we all know by now, the English Premier League is to sue Youtube for what it calls copyright infringement on its content. The EPL has accused Youtube of “knowingly…

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Ball’s stamp can’t prevent Ronaldo from (almost) winning the Premiership for Manchester United

Author image Red Ranter  •  Feb 29 2012

It’s ironic that Manchester United had to pluck a leaf out of the Chelsea book on their way to a tepid 1-0 win over their local rivals to put one…

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