There’s a lot in this big ol’ world I just don’t understand, like cold soups, and how many TV shows
Here’s something else that somebody smarter than me will need to explain:
How does one of the world’s glamour clubs, one of the biggest sporting brands in the world, figure to get a productive pre-season training when they are barnstorming around the
The men of Manchester United arrived Monday into
They play on Friday night in
United’s Premiership opener against
I mean, I know their travel is mostly in the middle of the country, so they aren’t crossing a bunch of time zones. And I know they have a big squad and they aren’t likely to be worn out by the likes of
When I think of pre-season training, I think of tough two-a-day workouts to establish a good base of fitness fro the prolonged season to come. And I always hear managers talk about the importance of rest and recovery and proper eating in between these taxing preseason sessions, the better to ensure that tomorrow’s workout is as productive as today’s.
But how do they get proper rest when they are stepping on and off airplanes (and getting delayed, as they did out of
So I’m left with just one conclusion: this is not, in fact, the ideal set of circumstances for clubs like Man U and others touring the
Teams like Manchester United are swimming in debt, after all. I suppose Malcolm Glazer simply needs the money.
(By the way, for those wondering, most World Cup players are not on this tour. That means no Wayne Rooney, Patrice Evra, Nemanja Vidic, Michael Carrick, Park Ji-Sung and new Mexican signing Javier Hernandez, among others. They’ll be reporting into