MANCHESTER UNITED

  • Hazard sends Chelsea 10 points clear by clinching Manchester United win 9 hours 9 minutes ago

    London: Eden Hazard propelled Chelsea closer to their first English Premier League title in five years on Saturday by clinching a 1-0 victory over Manchester United that established a 10-point lead. It hasn't been a convincing title run-in - with Chelsea winning seven of their last 10 league games but only...
  • EPL: Manchester United look to stop Chelsea's march to the title Yesterday

    Manchester United's resurgence in the Premier League will be given the ultimate test when the team heads to Stamford Bridge on Saturday bidding to halt Chelsea's march to the title. The league trophy is looming into view for Chelsea, which is seven points clear with a game in hand and needs...
  • Beating Manchester United will not make Chelsea champions: Mourinho Yesterday

    The self-styled "Special One" faces what he agreed is a special fixture this weekend but Jose Mourinho refused to accept that beating Manchester United to establish a 10-point lead with six games left would mean Chelsea had won the Premier League. His team are seven points clear with a game in...
  • Manchester United short of defensive options for Chelsea game Yesterday

    Manchester United's Michael Carrick, Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones and Daley Blind will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against leaders Chelsea because of injury, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. "It is the worst scenario," Van Gaal told a news conference. "Marcos and Phil can both play left central defender and Jonny...
  • Manchester United, Barcelona and Chelsea to play in US in pre-season tour 3 days ago

    Barcelona, Manchester United and Chelsea will headline the 2015 International Champions Cup in the United States in July, organisers said on Wednesday. The pre-season tournament, which has attracted huge attendances across the States, will feature 10 clubs in its third year, including three from North America's Major League Soccer. Barcelona, 22-times...
  • Manchester United can win Premier League next season: Eric Cantona 4 days ago

    London: Manchester United legend Eric Cantona believes his former team can win the English Premier League football tournament next season. United defeated cross-city rivals Manchester City 4-2 on Sunday to consolidate their third position in the league table. "Now they are the kings of the city," Frenchman Cantona was quoted as...
  • Manchester United warn Chelsea about 'fantastic' Fellaini 5 days ago

    London: Chelsea will have to be wary of the danger posed by the in-form Marouane Fellaini when Manchester United visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday, according to his team mates Ashley Young and Chris Smalling. Fellaini has played a key role in United's run of six straight league wins and the towering...
  • Manuel Pellegrini feeling the heat after painful derby loss 5 days ago

    Manchester: When fans sing "you're getting sacked in the morning" it is galling enough for the opposing manager, but when he is the coach of the champions and they have just been thumped by their derby rivals you know there is a big problem. Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini saw his...
  • Manchester United end recent derby pain with 4-2 win over Manchester City 6 days ago

    Manchester: Manchester United ended a four-match losing run against Manchester City in style on Sunday, beating their fierce rival 4-2 in the Premier League to signal a power shift back to the red half of the city. United's sixth straight league win came despite the soon-to-be-deposed champions going ahead through Sergio...
  • Manchester United offer Robin van Persie 5 million pounds to leave club 6 days ago

    Manchester: English football team Manchester United will offer their star striker Robin van Persie five million pounds to quit the club at the end of the current season. The 31-year-old moved to Manchester United back in 2012 when the Dutchman was bought for 24 million pounds from Arsenal, reports The Mail...
  • Manchester derby: United and City to battle it out for the 3rd place in EPL 6 days ago

    London: Manchester United, buoyed by five successive Premier League victories, head into Sunday's derby against Manchester City a place and a point above their rivals and believing they are poised to restore red ascendancy in the city. Champions City have won the last four league meetings against United, including a 1-0...
  • I feared Aston Villa more than Manchester City, says Louis van Gaal 1 week ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was more worried about playing Aston Villa than he feels about facing local rivals and champions Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday. Third-placed United have won five successive Premier League games and eight of their last 10 to move above City in the table...
  • Manchester derby loses luster with title out of reach April 11, 2015

    Manchester: It's been more than a decade since a Manchester derby in the Premier League had so little relevance to the title race. In February 2005, United won 2-0 at Etihad Stadium to reduce their gap to Chelsea to nine points. The London club ended up cantering to the championship by...
  • Manchester United primed to resume Manchester top-dog role April 11, 2015

    London: Manchester United, buoyed by five successive Premier League victories, head into Sunday's derby against Manchester City a place and a point above their rivals and believing they are poised to restore red ascendancy in the city. Champions City have won the last four league meetings against United, including a 1-0...
  • Upbeat Louis van Gaal looks to buck the trend against Manchester City April 10, 2015

    Football is a strange sport. And its fans are even stranger. This time last season, Manchester United fans were in meltdown. Before every big game the worry lines became deeper. Frowns more evident. Not so long ago, the mood around Old Trafford was not much different. But all that has changed...
  • EPL: Manchester United beat Aston Villa 3-1 to move to third place April 4, 2015

    Manchester: Wayne Rooney scored from an exquisitely executed volley as Manchester United beat struggling Aston Villa 3-1 on Saturday to enhance their chances of Champions League qualification. The captain's eye-catching goal overshadowed two from Ander Herrera as United climbed into third place above Manchester City, who are at Crystal Palace on...
  • EPL: Liverpool look to stay in top-4 race April 4, 2015

    Liverpool could slip out of realistic contention for Champions League qualification with a loss at Arsenal on Saturday as the Premier League returns from the international break with a significant match in the race for the top four. A 2-1 home defeat to Manchester United ended Liverpool's 13-match unbeaten run in...
  • Manchester United striker Van Persie not ready for Manchester derby April 4, 2015

    London: Manchester United forward Robin van Persie is unlikely to be fit for the Premier League derby match against Manchester City later this month, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. The 31-year-old has missed the last five games with an ankle problem suffered in the 2-1 defeat at Swansea City...
  • Robin van Persie ruled out of Manchester United clash against Aston Villa April 3, 2015

    London: Striker Robin van Persie has been ruled out of Manchester United's English Premier League football match against Aston Villa on Saturday. Van Persie has not played for United since he suffered an ankle injury in the 1-2 defeat to Swansea on February 21. It was expected he would return this weekend...
  • EPL: Top-four fight still a 'rat race', says Louis van Gaal April 3, 2015

    London: The battle for Champions League places is still a "rat race" with eight games of the Premier League season left, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. United have beaten Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool in their last two games, producing their best form of the season to consolidate...
  • Mats Hummels rubbishes talk of deal with Manchester United April 1, 2015

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels has shot down reports of a deal with Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal to join the Premier League club, saying they were invented. The Germany defender has long been a target for several top European clubs and he recently said he would like to play...
  • Manchester United fans worst troublemakers March 31, 2015

    London: Manchester United fans were the worst troublemakers in the English Premier League (EPL), says a report from the British Transport Police (BTP). The report said Manchester fans sparked more trouble on trains than any other top-flight club. Over the past two seasons, they were involved in 37 of the total...
  • Manchester United's Chris Smalling hails Louis van Gaal impact March 29, 2015

    London: Manchester United defender Chris Smalling hailed manager Louis van Gaal as the reason behind his upturn in form and believes he is now playing the best football of his career. Smalling has struggled for consistency since joining United from Fulham in 2010 but the 25-year-old has flourished under Van Gaal...
  • English Premier League clubs profitable again after 15 years March 26, 2015

    London: English Premier League clubs are collectively in profit for the first time in 15 years thanks to surging television cash and a slowing of wage growth. Accountancy firm Deloitte reported that the 20 teams in 2013-14 generated a combined pre-tax profit of 190 million pounds (now $283 million) after losses...
  • Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel gets 3-match ban for stamp March 25, 2015

    London: Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has been banned for three matches after failing to overturn a charge for stamping on the leg of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea during a Premier League game. The Football Association's Independent Regulatory Commission rejected Skrtel's appeal on Wednesday, leaving Liverpool without its most consistent...
  • Liverpool defender Skrtel charged with violent conduct March 24, 2015

    Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel was charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea during Sunday's Premier League clash, the FA said. The incident, in stoppage-time of United's 2-1 victory at Anfield, was missed by match officials. Slovakia international Skrtel appeared to tread on De Gea's...
  • 3-0 and Louis Van Gaal: Have Manchester United finally turned a corner? March 23, 2015

    3-0 is an important score line in Louis Van Gaal's career. At Bayern Munich it was a 3-0 win over Hannover that triggered a nine game win streak which catapulted the Bundesliga giants to the title. It was followed by a 4-0 decimation of Juventus as Bayern reached the final...
  • Juan Mata enjoys 'best game' for Manchester United March 22, 2015

    Juan Mata, it appears, has struggled to make a lasting impression on Louis van Gaal at Manchester United just as he failed to woo Jose Mourinho at his previous club Chelsea. The Spanish playmaker's two well-taken goals in a 2-1 Premier League victory at the home of arch rivals Liverpool on...
  • Juan Mata's brilliant brace helps Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 March 22, 2015

    Steven Gerrard was sent off less than a minute after coming on as Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 on Sunday in the Premier League with two goals from Juan Mata. The 34-year-old Gerrard was shown a straight red card for stamping on Ander Herrera after replacing Adam Lallana at the start...
  • 'Falcao's confidence will be restored on international duty' March 22, 2015

    Manama: Colombia football team manager Jose Pekerman on Sunday pledged to restore striker Radamel Falcao's diminished confidence when he joins up with his international teammates next week. The Manchester United flop has been named in Pekerman's 24-man squad for Colombia's upcoming games against Bahrain and Kuwait, reports mirror.co.uk. Falcao, 29, has scored...