David De Gea’s Goalkeeping Masterclass Against Everton

David De Gea! We may've just witnessed the best goalkeeping performance we'll see this season. Final: Man U 2-1 Everton. #keepersunion — Newley Purnell (@newley) October 5, 2014 As I Tweeted on Sunday, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea was absolutely incredible in his team’s 2-1 victory over Everton. It was the kind of goalkeeping […]

Off Topic: Watch Manchester United’s Michael Carrick and Javier Hernandez Speak Thai

Here’s a follow up to my December post about Man U players and Malaysian potato chips. The Man U-Southeast Asian advertising synergy continues! If you’ve ever thought to yourself, I’d really love to watch a debit card advertisement featuring the Red Devils’ midfielder Michael Carrick and fox-in-the-box striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez saying “hello” and “thank […]

Off topic: Did You Say You’d Like to See an Advertisement Featuring Life-Sized Cutouts of Manchester United Players Hawking Malaysian Mister Potato Brand Potato Chips?

Well, then, today’s your lucky day: Spotted this afternoon at Bangkok’s Chidlom BTS Sky Train stop. Thanks to A for the tip. Yes, that’s the Red Devils’ Park Ji-Sung holding a can of Mister Potato brand chips, flanked by a wai-ing Javier Hernandez and Wayne Rooney. (More details on the promotion, in case you’re curious, […]

Man U: Now sponsored by the US Fed

There was a time when it bothered me that most Americans don’t appreciate football (soccer). I love the game. I always have. Why, I wondered, doesn’t everyone in the US think it’s the Best Sport Ever Created? These days, though, I’m not hung up on the issue. As Dave Eggers wrote in his contribution to […]