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140: Manchester United face struggling Atletico Madrid in the Champions League
Dale and Shaun review Manchester United's 4-2 win over Leeds United in the Premier League before being joined by Football Espana editor Alan Feehely to discuss the opening match against Atletico Madrid.Manchester United are in Madrid on Wednesday night for the Champions League round-of-16 clash.It appears they are under crisis, struggling in a similar fashion domestically to the Red Devils.We give our predictions and much more.
139: Why Harry Maguire remains Manchester United captain
Dale is joined by Shaun to review Manchester United's 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion, offer analysis of David de Gea's overall game, discuss the dressing room leaks and much more on this week's episode of the Strettycast.We will be back with another episode before United take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 next week -- along with a review of the game against Leeds United.Thanks for listening, keep the red flag flying hight.
138: Lingard leaving under grey cloud | Richard Arnold takes Ed's seat | Pellistri shines for Uruguay
Facundo Pellistri, is he Uruguay’s answer to Lionel Messi? Ed Woodward has packed up, or has he? What can go wrong with Richard Arnold? This is the Strettycast, and your host Dale O'Donnell joined by co-host Shaun Connolly. Richard Arnold’s to do list- Contracts- New manager- Make it clear that football decisions are for others to make- Commercial deals
137: Patience key in win over West Ham | Rashford AGAIN | Rangnick finds tactical solution
A chat about Manchester United with Dale O'Donnell and Shaun Connolly.The two lads share their thoughts on Manchester United's 1-0 win over West Ham in the Premier League for the latest episode of the Strettycast.Rashford took the headlines AGAIN, with his last-minute winner as United climbed into the top four, and regular listeners will understand how that makes us feel. Later on in this episode, Shaun raises a valid argument about United's future at right-back and why we should be keeping an eye on Bournemouth between now and end of the season.Dale stresses that the damage is done for Martial, even after making an impact from the bench in Saturday's win at Old Trafford.We answer a range of listener questions, so keep them coming throughout the international break.
136: De Gea pros and cons | Delight for Rashford | Milestone away win
On the latest Strettycast, Dale and Shaun discuss the 3-1 win over little old Brentford. It was United's 300th away win in the Premier League and Thomas Frank had a chip on his shoulder at full-time.The Brentford manager weirdly name-checked Jadon Sancho, who wasn't in the squad, and claimed that his side destroyed United.We take a deeper look into David de Gea's performances this season - after another 'standout' display between the sticks.Meanwhile, Marcus Rashford got the goal he needed and Dale explains why Alex Telles deserves credit over Diogo Dalot.
135: De-pressing at Villa Park, Martial gone AWOL
Dale is joined again by Shaun to review Manchester United's latest game - a disappointing 2-2 draw away to Aston Villa.United held a 2 goal lead thanks to a brace from Bruno Fernandes, but that was before Philippe Coutinho came off the bench to make an instant impact on his Villa debut.Too many individual mistakes allowed Villa back into a game that United should've won - from the position they held at 2-0 - but we bottled it.Anthony Martial didn't bother showing up - and we discuss the circus surrounding that...
134: We need to talk about Marcus Rashford
"What is wrong with Marcus Rashford?"That was probably the most frequently asked question as fans left Old Trafford on Monday night, after Manchester United knocked Aston Villa out of the FA Cup.The England international is not playing well and his body language is completely off at the moment, but sadly that has brought a surge of ill-advised opinions on the United star.Dale and Shaun discuss recent claims made by former Manchester United assistant manager Steve McClaren - and both believe Rashford will soon be back to his best.Support by the Strettycast by subscribing to the Stretty Newsletter: http://stretty.substack.com/welcome
133: Crisis at Manchester United
Manchester United are reportedly in crisis mode and Ed Woodward is getting the blame.On this week's podcast, Dale speaks about the job at hand for Ralf Rangnick, which has been made more difficult by unhappy players in the dressing room - not to mention the incompetent board he will work with for the following 2 years.United lost 1-0 against Wolves on Monday and crisis reports followed shortly after.Dale also makes a list of the players that should be sold/moved on this month or in the summer.
132: Ralf Rangnick announcement imminent & Spanish coppers
Some apprehension over Ralf Rangnick's imminent appointment as well as lots of excitement. Dale is joined by Brain, back from his travels to Villarreal midweek and about to set off again for Chelsea away on Sunday, to discuss our new manager for the remainder of the season. There are uncertain times ahead with the German set to move upstairs at the end of the season, then signing a 2-year contract as a consultant on football matters.Includes a review from Villarreal, heavy-handed Spanish coppers and offensive 'Red Army' flags.