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LOUIS VAN GAAL: A CAUTIONARY TALE

LOUIS VAN GAAL: A CAUTIONARY TALE

IRRITABLY, Manchester United fans have a renewed spring in their step this summer, writes JAMIE CASEY. While us Reds are dealing with the loss of our flawed genius, left wondering what will become of this flamboyant side without him, that lot are lauding the arrival...

PODCAST – LIVE IN NYC!

NEIL ATKINSON and a cast of hundreds chat live in New York City in the aftermath of the 3-0 obliteration of Manchester United at Old Trafford. Get issue 8 of TAW’s monthly digital mag free from iTunes for iOS devices or from app.theanfieldwrap.com for everything...
BUILDING LIVERPOOL PRIDE

BUILDING LIVERPOOL PRIDE

AS you approach Old Trafford over a bridge that spans the Manchester Ship Canal, the Lego-like frame of the ground begins to loom large; a white support structure visible as the traffic edges closer to a stadium that was once ruined by Luftwaffe bombs. The ground was...
AND NOW I’M GONNA BELIEVE THEM…

AND NOW I’M GONNA BELIEVE THEM…

GEORGE Polya – Hungarian mathematical boffin of historical note – once postulated five patterns of plausibility, each of which, he claimed, told us something about the structure of belief in us humans. The starting point for these patterns was the fact...
S’APPENIN LIVERPOOL?

S’APPENIN LIVERPOOL?

SOMETHING’S happening here. For all of us who are used to false dawns, missing pieces of the jigsaw and good runs ending with terrible results and performances this is all becoming a bit worrying. We can’t win at Southampton. 0-3. Well alright, the wheels will...
LIVERPOOL FC: AN OVERNIGHT SUCCESS

LIVERPOOL FC: AN OVERNIGHT SUCCESS

by ALEX HESS ROME may not have been built in a day, but this Liverpool side feels like it’s sprung up overnight. It there’s one thing to be noted about the thing that we can now legitimately call a Liverpool Title Challenge then it’s how completely...
THAT’S FOOTBALL GENIUS, DAVID MOYES

THAT’S FOOTBALL GENIUS, DAVID MOYES

A REGULATION 3-0 away win against average and limited opposition? We can laugh, and of course we do, but if truth be told, it was a regulation 3-0 away win against an average and limited opposing manager. No team that can boast forward players of the calibre of Robin...
COUNTDOWN TO OLD TRAFFORD: GIVE IT SOME BEANS

COUNTDOWN TO OLD TRAFFORD: GIVE IT SOME BEANS

“HP baked beans; they’re the beans for me.” BANG! More than just a slogan to sell haricot beans in a tasty tomato sauce. It’s an early 1980s visit to Old Trafford – that most friendly and hospitable of away grounds for the discerning travelling Red to tip up at...
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