The not goings on at Manchester United

Good morning sports fans, it’s Ayyaz Malik aka The Sports Buff here. Let’s have a chat, about Manchester United. Man United, the 20-time Premier League champions and the three-time Champions League winners, were in 2008/09 the best team in the world (after winning the Club World Cup). Fast forward some 13 years, now coming onContinue reading “The not goings on at Manchester United”

A defence of Harry Maguire

Jacob Harry Maguire, or as most people know him , Harry Maguire is quite the divisive figure amongst Manchester United fans, and football fans a like. Football fans, I will give you my opinion on the 29-year old former in this piece, but I do want to argue a case for a defence for theContinue reading “A defence of Harry Maguire”

One of the very few times, they’re wrong

Good afternoon sports fans, let’s go down memory lane. Football fans in particular think Manchester United in the 90’s and 2000’s. Here is an example of a colossus on and off the pitch. Off the pitch The Red Devils were one of the richest in world sport and most certainly football too, and even aContinue reading “One of the very few times, they’re wrong”

Why this Liverpool team, could be one of the best ever

Hello, good evening Sports fans, I hope you’re well, in good health, enjoying the rain bath (if you’re in the UK) and are in good health. Fans of football, let’s have a chat, on a conversation about Liverpool FC. Liverpool, who are of course 19-time League winners, at time of writing have a fighting chanceContinue reading “Why this Liverpool team, could be one of the best ever”

Antonio Conte; The Under appreciated One

Hello and good morning football fans, it’s The Sports Buff here, we need to talk about a football manager, one Antonio Conte. Italian Conte, is one manager who can divide opinion. Many see him as one of the best in the world football, but there is a contingent who see him as divisive as JoseContinue reading “Antonio Conte; The Under appreciated One”

One hand on the title?

Hello, good evening sports fans, it’s me your Sports Buff, I hope you’re well, looking after yourselves and are in good health. Let’s talk, about football. Unlike yesterday, today was a busy day of fixtures both in Scotland and down South (for Scottish fans) for matters in England’s Premier League. I will start with theContinue reading “One hand on the title?”

Over to you Manchester City

Hello and good afternoon sports fans, I hope you’re well, looking after yourselves and are in good health. Just when some might have thought the title race in England’s Premier League might have been over, second place Liverpool reminded Man City that they’re not ready to give up of their fight for Premier League glory,Continue reading “Over to you Manchester City”

My thoughts on why Manchester City can’t crack Europe

Hello and good evening sports fans, I hope you’re well, looking after yourselves and are in good health. In the football it’s one of the biggest conundrums, why Manchester City despite wiping the proverbial floor clean domestically, in Europe how ever club football’s top prize the UEFA Champions League continues to elude them. After LiverpoolContinue reading “My thoughts on why Manchester City can’t crack Europe”

The ‘Open Heart Surgery’ needed at Man United examined

In a season that has seen many lows and maybe just two highs (Ronaldo’s goal scoring achievements and David DeGea returning to form), the team here at The Sports Buff want to weigh into a debate, that’s been brewing ever since interim manager Ralf Ragnick made, the now infamous assessment of the state of affairsContinue reading “The ‘Open Heart Surgery’ needed at Man United examined”

The day that ended the title race?

Good evening sports fans, I hope you’re well , looking after yourselves and are in good health. Let’s talk, in particular let’s talk football. It’s been quite some season. In England’s Premier League and in Italy’s Serie A there’s been a hotly contested title race. In Italy Milan rivals continue to go to toe. MilanContinue reading “The day that ended the title race?”