What Are Today’s Football Standards?

Manchester United's Rafael da Silva celebrates against Queens Park Rangers in the Premier LeagueAre United really this good, or is the standard of the Premier League dropping? Everyone bangs on about the Premier League being the best in the world, but for me it’s a case of the latter rather than the former. 

It was very evident on Saturday in a battle against two of my former clubs as United comfortably went past QPR. That wasn’t where my ties ended, by the way – as I said on Twitter (yes, I’ve recently joined, and I love the interaction!) I almost joined Harry Redknapp at Bournemouth in the mid Eighties. It’s not over until the fat lady sings – we know that from last season. City didn’t win it last season, United gave it to them, and you can see it from the team this season that they are determined to not make the same mistakes.

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