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Red Ben

My name is Ben. I am a 25 year old Manchester United fan. Please... don't run... I'm one of the good ones. I try and be balanced and reasonable, although it's a constant battle against the red-tinted specs. I spend all day trying to be civil with City fans and baiting Liverpool fans. I also like to write about football, and the more obscure / interesting a topic, then the more I will like it.

This Summer’s Best Free Transfers

Is your club completely skint? Still waiting for your Arab oil sheikh to sink billions of his black gold profits into your first team?...

Manchester United’s Midfield Mess: Why Won’t Fergie Sort It?

Most pundits will agree that, if there is one area on the pitch in which Manchester United most need to reinforce, it is in...

The PFA Nominations: Goals and Assists Not Requred

The PFA have today announced a surprising shortlist for both their Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards. Nemanja Vidic has...

One Cap Striking Wonders: Will Danny Welbeck Be Next?

Danny Welbeck's appearance for England against Ghana on Tuesday night has cemented his place in the England setup, seemingly for the remainder of his...

Who is Chelsea New Boy Lucas Piazon?

Over the weekend it was announced that Chelsea had agreed a pre-contract with Lucas Piazon, who will be joining the Stamford Bridge outfit from...

Manchester United’s Royal Antwerp Success Story

Manchester United are now a truly global club, both in terms of fan base and professional reach. This has been exemplified this week by...

Michael Carrick: England’s Overlooked Answer?

With all the drama surrounding the selection of the latest England squad, one notable omission has been almost entirely ignored by the media. Rio...

How To Make It Through The Summer Without Football

I hate this. Really, I do. We're standing on the edge of the precipice now, FA Cup final done and dusted, and even the Spanish...

Newcastle’s Best Hope Is In Weakened United Team

Sunday will see a truly bizarre sight. If tradition is followed, Hull will come out onto the field and form a guard of honour...

WBA Are The Latest Victims Of Football Fantasy

West Brom are now mathematically relegated. Well, what did they accomplish? Did they enjoy their stay? And despite all the nice touches their midfielders...

Barton Should Learn From Fletcher Example

The past few days have seen the headlines, perhaps not dominated, but certainly bothered by two tackles. Both resulted in straight reds, both came when the...