The top end of the table saw mixed fortunes for the two Manchester clubs this weekend; United continued to astound everyone with their unbeaten run, with opponents Birmingham City giving them a helping hand in the opening minutes.
On paper it isnÃ¢ÂÂt a cracking weekend of Premier League action, but at least it goes on forever: previous cancellations mean the fixtures keep on coming all the way up until Wednesday. Hurrah! Football!
Hey, whatÃ¢ÂÂs wrong with you? YouÃ¢ÂÂre looking kindaÃ¢ÂÂ down to me. Do these words sound familiar? Yup, thatÃ¢ÂÂs Phats & SmallÃ¢ÂÂs smash hit Turn Around from 1999, back when the Portugeezer was still in high school. It's a question that could be asked of Braga: what is wrong with them?
Well if last weekÃ¢ÂÂs piece was a sombre affair, detailing as it did the untimely demise of a player here killed in a car crash on his way back from a match, this weekÃ¢ÂÂs starts unfortunately in a similar vein.
IÃ¢ÂÂm spending the week on the road interviewing footballers for my next book on Manchester United in the 70s. TheyÃ¢ÂÂre all being offered the same fee and every player asked for an in-depth interview so far has said yes, so IÃ¢ÂÂm working through 11 interviews for the 11 chapters.