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Marvin Blugh
Marvin Blugh is an undergraduate Computer Science major at USC. He graduated from Phillips Academy at Andover. He has interned with Google and Personal Democracy Media. He was born and raised in Brooklyn.

Entries by Marvin Blugh

Rooney's Hat Trick Paves United's Return to the Champions League, Manchester United Champions League Qualifier Recap

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 2:20 PM

Manchester United performed magnificently in the second leg of the Champions League Qualifiers against Club Brugge. Wayne Rooney, the captain, led the way with a hat trick, finding the net for the first time this campaign. The match was a prime exhibition for the attacking quality that United under the...

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United Stumped by Krul and Newcastle, Manchester United Week 3 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 8:35 PM

Manchester United faced Newcastle United this weekend, hoping to continue the momentum gained from their 3-1 victory against Club Brugge in the mid-week Champions League play-in match. United certainly maintained their form from the match, but were unable to obtain the winning result they desired and deserved.

Louis Van Gaal's...

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Depay's Brace and Assist Leads United to Victory, Manchester United Champions League Playoff Recap

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 8:14 AM

On Tuesday, Manchester United played the home leg of the Champions League Play-off game against Club Brugge, a match critical to the overall brand of the Red Devils and Louis Van Gaal's success as a manager this season. United have not kicked into full gear this season yet, so it...

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Victorious at Villa Park, Manchester United Week 2 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 5:07 PM

Manchester United played Aston Villa in Villa Park on Friday, hoping to continue their winning ways and establish themselves as title contenders in this nascent season.

Sergio Romero started in a goal for the Red Devils, as Louis Van Gaal has confirmed that David De Gea will not play...

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United and LVG Victorious in the Home Opener, Manchester United Week 1 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2015 | 2:07 PM

Manchester United opened their season on Saturday, the first official match of the 2015/16 Barclays Premier League season. Their opponents, Tottenham Hotspur, were hoping to ruin United's home opener for the second consecutive season, after last season's defeat to Swansea City.

The transfer window has been a busy time...

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Darmian, Schneiderlin and Schweinsteiger Sign, July Transfer Window Update

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 12:13 PM

In less than a week, the pallor of United's transfer window has completely changed with the revealing and announcement of three new players signing. What seemed a mere beggar's lot with only Memphis Depay arriving at Old Trafford for the beginning of the transfer window has now become a king's...

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June 2015 Transfer Window Recap

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 3:10 PM

Through June, the transfer period has not been as exciting as the early signing of Memphis Depay suggested. There has been no signings since the early signing of the young Dutch winger, but many rumors have swirled around the club concerning David De Gea and Sergio Ramos. The two Spaniards...

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United Draw Hull City on Championship Sunday, Manchester United Week 38 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 9:02 AM

Championship Sunday arrived this weekend with the Premier League title already clinched, but a heated battle to avoid the relegation zone for teams, who struggled this season. Manchester United faced Hull City, a team who needed victory and a Newcastle loss in order to stay in the Premier League next...

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Arsenal and United Draw Even at Old Trafford, Manchester United Week 37 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 1:50 PM

It was another rivalry match this past weekend with Manchester United hosting Arsenal at Old Trafford. Although, it was a redemption opportunity for United, who were bested at home by Arsenal in the FA cup, much of the hype behind the match was diffused by Chelsea's title clinch earlier in...

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United are Back to Winning Ways, Manchester United Week 36 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 3:54 PM

Manchester United entered the weekend desperate for success in front of goal. In fact, United were held scoreless in their previous three matches, strangely so, after a strong showing of attacking prowess in their last 4-2 victory against Manchester City. With only 6 points needed to clinch a 4th place...

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United's First Back to Back Defeat, Manchester United Week 34 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 6:25 PM

Manchester United squared off against Everton this past weekend, continuing their campaign to finish in the top four of the English Premier League table. Although, they were favorites to win the match, they were unable to replicate their winning form, falling defeated for the second week in a row to...

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Chelsea Defeat United at Stamford Bridge, Manchester United Week 33 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 10:09 AM

Manchester United and Chelsea clashed this weekend in a match pivotal to any challenge on Chelsea's hold on the league title race. Chelsea were 8 points ahead of third place United and with a victory, could surely seal the deal and first place this season. United desperately needed the victory...

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United are Victorious in the Derby, Manchester United Week 32 Recap

(1) Comments | Posted April 15, 2015 | 9:07 AM

Two giants of English football met last week, as Manchester United and Manchester City went toe-to-toe in another classic Manchester Derby. With a top four finish the primary concern, both teams were driven to victory and claims of superiority for the 2015 season. City have been wavering in recent weeks,...

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The Fifth Win in a Row in the BPL, Manchester United Week 31 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 5:59 PM

Manchester United faced Aston Villa this week, an easy fixture compared to the previous week's match against Liverpool and their next two clashes against Manchester City and Chelsea. The Red Devils sought their fifth straight win in Barclays Premier League competitions; Aston Villa simply chased a point-earning result to remain...

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Mata's Brace, Gerrard's Disgrace at Anfield, Manchester United Week 30 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 2:40 PM

Manchester United, 4th place, and Liverpool, 5th place, met this week at Anfield in a pivotal match in the 2015 Barclays Premier League season. Both teams were desperate for the victory and three points to finish in the top four of the league table. United and Louis Van Gaal entered...

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United Dominate Tottenham at Old Trafford, Manchester United Week 29 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 9:31 AM

After a disappointing home loss to Arsenal, it was critical to Manchester United's top-four finish objective that they capture all three points against Tottenham on Sunday. Tottenham were in stagnant form, after recently being eliminated from UEFA Europa League competition and defeated in the Capital One Cup by Chelsea.

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Quarterfinal Defeat at Old Trafford, Manchester United FA Cup Recap

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2015 | 9:12 AM

Manchester United's last hope for silverware this season went up in flames, as Arsenal defeated the Red Devils. United certainly had their chances this game, but failed to convert enough of them to win or even force a replay. United's demise boiled down to critical individual errors in defense that...

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A Late Winner at St. James Park, Manchester United Week 28 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2015 | 6:04 PM

With the points tightening around the 3rd and 4th positions on the league table, Manchester United desperately needed to claim the crucial three points in this mid-week clash with mid-table positioned Newcastle United. United have yet to hit top form and adopt a style of consistent, polished play, but still...

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Rooney Grabs a Brace, Manchester United Week 27 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 7:08 AM

United played against Sunderland, hoping to return to winning ways after defeat at Swansea and reestablish themselves in their pursuit of a top four finish. Again, United selected another new squad, although Van Gaal's hand was forced by Robin Van Persie's ankle injury. David De Gea made another start in...

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Swansea Doubles Up on United, Week 26 Recap

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 5:03 PM

After a comeback victory in the FA Cup, Manchester United hoped to continue their winning ways. Three points and a victory were essential to their top four finish hopes, especially against middle of the league table. Manchester United sputtered this weekend, dropping the three points and losing their second meeting...

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