Another Game, Another Story: An Analysis of Man United vs Fulham


“This trophy is very important to us this season, we haven’t won it for nearly 10 years. We really need a big performance in it this year”. Sir Alex’s post-match comments will have been music to the ears of Manchester United fans who have not witnessed their heroes lift the famous trophy since all the way back in 2003. It’s been a disappointing decade on FA Cup front, to state the obvious. However, United have comfortably progressed through to the 5th Round as a result of a crushing victory over an insipid Fulham, following on from a slender replay win over West Ham. For the first time in years, the FA Cup appears to be well and truly in Sir Alex Ferguson’s omniscient sights. And maybe, with a little slice of luck along the way, 2013 could be the year where the long, long wait finally comes to a spectacular conclusion. And from what we ...

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