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”

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”

Power to the players?

World sport, and in particular football, has changed so much in the last decade, or maybe two decades. Once upon a time, in the world of football, the football manager was the source of all power and authority. Brian Clough and Sir Alex Ferguson are the two names I associate with power and authority areContinue reading “Power to the players?”

Remember the name, Zidane Iqbal

When you hear the name of Zidane Iqbal, you will naturally make the connection of a certain Zinedine Zidane, but Manchester United’s equivalent ‘Zizou’ comes in the form of their academy graduate who is a British-Pakistani with an Iraqi mum. At just 18, Iqbal has caught the attention of football observers with his performances forContinue reading “Remember the name, Zidane Iqbal”

Unpopular opinion; It’s partly Fergie’s fault

Hello sports fans, good morning I hope you’re well, in good health and looking after yourselves. I started a series called the Unpopular Opinion series. Now, this isn’t a click bait posting, this is an article, where I Ayyaz Malik, the chief sports writer of, write an opinion piece, that I can concede won’tContinue reading “Unpopular opinion; It’s partly Fergie’s fault”

Ozil to help British Asian’s shine in new initiative

Former Arsenal and Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil, a German footballer of Turkish decent, has confirmed he will be linking up with the Football Association and Bradford City for the launch of Football for Peace Mesut Ozil Centre. The groundbreaking announcement will see Ozil work alongside Kash Siddiqui, a former Oxford United and Pakistan footballContinue reading “Ozil to help British Asian’s shine in new initiative”

The types of sports fans

Hello and good morning sports fans, how are we all? I hope you’re keeping well! Ladies and Gents, here’s to hoping you’re safe and well and looking after yourselves in these times of Covid19. The Sports Buff is available on many platforms, from YouTube, Rumble, Bitchute, Brandnewtube and more, as well as having it’s ownContinue reading “The types of sports fans”

Ronaldo rejoins Manchester United!

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of their former legend Cristian Ronaldo on a two-year deal.I offer my thoughts. To support my project please visit; — Watch on