From the Back Pages: 12/21/2010

You can go ahead and file that video under "Things I should have posted last week".  Ian Halloway is easily becoming one of my favorite managers...I love a guy who's missing that filter between brain and mouth. 

Onto the links:

I'll start out with Beckham news today, just to get it out of the way. 

  • If Becks comes back to England, it'll only be for United: ( MEN )
  • LA Galaxy: Becks isn't going anywhere!: ( FSC )
  • Wins Lifetime Achievement 35!: ( Daily Mail )



  • Glazers not selling to group from Qatar: ( MEN )
  • Sunday's postponement was okay with Manchester United: ( BBC )
  • The Sun speculates that the fixture could be made up just 10 days after their scheduled league match at Old Trafford on May 7th: ( Sun )
  • Premier League says fixture congestion shouldn't be a problem: ( Sun )


  • Anders Lindegaard in training, here's some pictures to prove it: ( )
  • Wayne Rooney listens to Susan Boyle before matches...I'd like to say more, but I'll leave it at that: ( MEN )
  • Darren Fletcher talks about changes in United's training habits: ( MEN )
  • Dimitar Berbatov is Bulgaria's Footballer of the Year for the seventh time: ( Sun )
  • Chris Smalling compares this years team to Arsenal's Invincibles...please don't jinx us, Chris: ( Sun )


  • Not planning on retiring any time soon: ( MEN )
  • Paul Hince compares and contrasts the two greatest managers in United history: ( MEN )
  • BBC set to push the issue with the Premier League over SAF's continued silence: ( Daily Mail )


  • Taking a look at those out on loan and their impact this past weekend: ( )


  • If Ryan Giggs won't play for Wales, Gary Speed would like him to coach: ( Sky )
  • Speed confirms talking to Giggs, plus an audio clip of Giggs talking about his managerial ambitions and his relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson: ( BBC )



  • Steve Bartram reflects on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: (
  • When men were men and footballers played in snow: ( Daily Mail )
  • Alan Henson doesn't want you to forget Bob Paisley when talking 'Greatest Manager Ever': ( Telegraph )
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