Ian Scullion and Michael Shepherd.

Two passionate United fans providing a tactical analysis of Manchester United FC from E239.


Guest writers

Joe Schurhammer – Like most people worth knowing Joe is an ardent Manchester United fan. He may be stuck in the United States but he makes an annual pilgrimage to Old Trafford and is also a keen student of the game, bouncing around Europe to take in as many different football atmospheres and tactics as possible. He has an abiding admiration for creative wingers and box-to-box midfielders. Follow Joe on twitter @RangeRooney

Marwan Ahmed – Co-editor and Social Media Manager at www.KingFut.com. Degree in Pharmacy and Biotechnology. African football expert with a focus on Egyptian football and players abroad. Manchester United born and bred. Follow Marwan on twitter @Marwan_KF

Philip Connolly – Youth Academy Coach, currently undertaking a UEFA coaching qualification, enjoys thinking and writing about the game in particular the tactical side of it and a United fan of course. Follow Philip on twitter @philip_1981

Judah Davies – A aspiring football coach and fan of technical and tactical attacking football; a Van Gaal/Guardiola disciple who enjoys looking at things on a deep analytical level which naturally translates into a love of tactical analysis. Also enjoys ethical and philosophical contemplation. Follow Judah on twitter @1415football and have a look at his personal tactics blog https://footballtactics1415.wordpress.com/

Marwan Harraz – Creative Writing and Journalist student at the University of Bedfordshire. A Manchester United supporter with a keen interest in the tactical side of things, thanks to an unhealthy obsession with Football Manager. Follow Marwan on twitter @MarwanHarraz or read his blog at www.theredhalfofmanchester.wordpress.com

Abel Lorincz – An SFA Level 1.3 coach, Abel is an Academy Analyst for 13 times Hungarian Champions Kispest Honved. Follow Abel on twitter @Abel_Lorincz

Shaun May – A market researcher and Manchester United fan, who for some reason misses John O’Shea more than any other former player from the last 10 years. Loves discussing anything to do with the tactical or historical sides of football.

Nilesh Pandey – a Communications professional, Manchester United supporter and keen wordsmith. Like a true box to box midfielder, is now able to cover all three roles at once. Follow Nilesh on twitter @NileshP7

Austin Reynolds – An aspiring football coach with goals of getting to the very top. 18 years old and from the United States. His love for Michael Carrick and Ander Herrera is borderline obsessive. A United supporter for as long as he can remember. Currently studying economics. Follow Austin on twitter @AReynolds70 and take a look at  his personal tactics blog theaustinreynolds.wordpress.com

David Selini – 20-year-old Swedish/Italian professional footballer and youth team coach for Bodens BK. Manchester United supporter by family since birth. Comes to Manchester at least once a season. Enjoy’s the tactical side of the game, as you would expected of a cultured ‘number six’. Follow David on twitter @DaveSelini

Edikan Umana – Main writer at www.trulyreds.com, Contributor for @uMaxitFootball, Tactical Contributor for @socceracme. Degree in Computer Engineering. Enjoys thinking about the game and discussing various topics (e.g. philosophy, politics) which relate between sport and life. Huge Manchester United fan of course. Follow Edikan on twitter @EUStartinNew