Mourinho would succeed at Man United says Frank Lampard

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Former Chelsea and current New York City FC midfielder Frank Lampard has tabbed his former boss Jose Mourinho to succeed at Manchester United. Whether The Special One replaces Louis van Gaal or not remains to be seen. As of now, LVG doesn’t seem to be going anywhere, but the entire world of football media seems to think that Mourinho to Old Trafford by May is a done deal. 

If Jose Mourinho moving to Man United is supposed to be a secret, then it’s a very poorly kept one.

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Anthony Martial admits Man United playing below standards


Manchester United striker Anthony Martial has opened up to the publications produced and distributed by Old Trafford. In a revealing interview with the club’s web channel, MUTV, he articulated who his football role models were growing up. 

The French youngster gave his overall thoughts on the season to the club’s official magazine as well.

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Is Illini basketball that much worse than Northwestern?

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Ever since the great Lindsey Willhite left the journalism game to become PR Director of the Chicago Wolves, I’ve been the only individual who covers Northwestern and Illini basketball regularly. That’s obviously not a very glamorous position to be in, and it’s not exactly the most exciting thing in my life either. (It wouldn’t be the most exciting in any human being’s life for that matter)

However, it does make me qualified to size up the match-up coming Saturday night; the team’s only scheduled meeting this season.

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Ed Woodward must answer serious MUFC questions today


Today, at 1 PM, Manchester United Executive Vice President Ed Woodward will potentially face the music. United is the only sports team that is also a publicly traded corporation and today he’ll address MANU investors on a conference call.

The club’s first quarterly financial results of 2016 are announced today, and thus far the stock is not doing well. MANU share prices have fallen since the start of the year. On Monday, the price dropped below $14 U.S. (£9.63) per share for the first time since they went public in 2012.

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Man United hand squad numbers to Pereira, Love for Europa League


Time to talk red hot Europa League action Manchester United fans. The Red Devils have beefed up their roster for Europe’s consolation bracket, by adding four youngsters, two which will receive squad numbers for the very first time.

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MUFC’s Anthony Martial inspired by Ronaldo, Ronaldinho

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Anthony Martial has been one of the biggest highlights for Manchester United this season, as the French teenager has lived up to the hype and then some. Brought over from Monaco on Deadline day for £36 million he was the only solid, consistent player in attack for United until Wayne Rooney finally woke up in late 2015/early 2016.

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Liverpool cancel ticket price hike; protesting fans win


Liverpool owners, upon further review, have decided to axe their new controversial ticketing policy after 10,000 fans staged an Anfield walkout last weekend. The fans have won, and the scheduled ticket price increase is now cancelled.

Liverpool Owner John W. Henry and Chairman Tom Werner were moved on Saturday, when “You’ll never walk alone” became you’ll never do a walk out protest alone. Reds supporters left Anfield early at the 77′, symbolizing the new £77 ticket price tag.

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New Daytona 500 promo with The Simpsons (video)


Daytona 500 Speed Week is almost here. That wasn’t a long offseason was it? The so-called “silly season” won’t be long now as another year of NASCAR racing is about to commence. The sport’s signature event, the 58th Annual Daytona 500 is Sunday, Feb. 21st, just 11 days away.

In order to promote the “Great American Race,” broadcast partner FOX went full on Lindsey Nagle with The Simpsons.

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Dele Alli’s goal vs Crystal Palace becomes animated drawing (video)


Dele Alli is no doubt the breakout star for Tottenham Hotspur this campaign. The teenager is scoring goals and giving opposing defenders fits. This specific goal (video linked here) is a front-runner for scoring strike of the year.

Alli could develop into a future cornerstone at White Hart Lane, a not for sale, at any price, kind of player like Harry Kane already is. Dele Alli is a big reason why Spurs have surprised everybody has ascended to second in the Premier League table.

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How Star Power Makes a Difference in Golf Products


Although many people think of premier golf products as being designed by current or former professional golfers, some of the top products come from other famous people who play and decided to put their design ideas to good use. Bob Parsons golf clubs have risen in popularity among serious golfers, along with many other celebrity-focused brands. Many business owners have an interest in golf and have decided to help share their passion for the sport with their fellow golfers. Many of these types of golf products are easy to find in pro shops.

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Iowa’s Jarrod Uthoff: B1G Player of the Year Favorite


Jarrod Uthoff, he who boasts numbers that read as such- 18.4 PPG, 6.2 RPG, 1.2 APG, is your favorite in the Big Ten Player of the Year race. The Iowa forward is the front-runner, with Maryland’s Melo Trimble and Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell right up there with him. Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine is a long shot, as the missed time due to injury and the Spartans pedestrian conference record hold him back.

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Josh Whitman: Illini nation’s choice for Athletic Director


Josh Whitman is the name exciting Illini Nation right now as the Athletic Director search reaches day 93. He’s the only candidate that Illinois Fighting Illini supporters seem to be fired up about, or even talking about at this time. However, Illini fans are genuinely excited about the prospect of Whitman becoming the next A.D.

Nothing’s definitive yet, but it appears the A.D. search will end any day now, making the total duration just shy of the century mark.

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