Old Trafford

  • Spirited Manchester United hold Bayern Munich 1-1 in Champions League 02-04-2014 02:34 AM

    England: Bastian Schweinsteiger scored an equaliser for Bayern Munich and was then sent off as the holders drew 1-1 with Manchester United in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday. United, floundering in the English Premier League under new manager David Moyes, confounded grim...
  • Anti-Moyes banner flown over Old Trafford 29-03-2014 10:03 PM

    A banner calling for the dismissal of beleaguered Manchester United manager David Moyes was flown over Old Trafford on Saturday as his side's Premier League match with Aston Villa kicked-off. United fans unhappy with their side's poor season pitched together to raise money for a fly past, with the banner...
  • Humbled Manchester United slipping into mediocrity 17-03-2014 05:27 PM

    Conceding three penalties to Liverpool at Old Trafford would have usually triggered a furore among Manchester United fans, players and management under any other circumstances but for the humiliating manner in which they lost Sunday's derby. Not even the fiery Wayne Rooney questioned referee Mark Clattenburg's decisions on an afternoon...
  • Gerrard, Suarez score as Liverpool sink Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford 16-03-2014 08:55 PM

    Steven Gerrard converted two penalties and Luis Suarez also scored as Liverpool confirmed their new-found superiority over Manchester United with an accomplished 3-0 victory over their great rival in the Premier League on Sunday. After the darkest day of David Moyes' tumultuous first season at Old Trafford, United are virtually...
  • Manchester United lift gloom with 2-0 win over Swansea 12-01-2014 01:45 AM

    England: Manchester United lifted the gloom around Old Trafford by beating Swansea 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday, ending a three-match losing run that pushed the English champions to the brink of a crisis. The relief was clear inside the iconic stadium after Antonio Valencia and Danny Welbeck scored...
  • Manchester United in decline as David Moyes era faces crunch time 06-01-2014 06:09 PM

    England: Moments before Alex Ferguson left Old Trafford for the final time as a coach, he issued a defiant message to the Manchester United fans who were so used to hanging on his every word. "I'd like to remind you," Ferguson said as he stood inside the center circle, getting...
  • Reading My Autobiography by Sir Alex is a sheer delight 23-12-2013 06:47 PM

    I love reading biographies and autobiographies for a simple fact that they teach me something. I have always gained a thing or two whenever I have read a biography. I decided to read Sir Alex's biography mainly because of twitter and some crazy Manchester United Football Club fans that I...
  • I'm responsible for Manchester United's poor results: David Moyes 09-12-2013 10:47 PM

    London: David Moyes said Manchester United's players are hurting after consecutive Premier League defeats at Old Trafford but he was "responsible" for the club's poor start to the season. United languish in ninth place in the Premier League following 1-0 losses to Everton and Newcastle United in the space of...
  • Red Devil Robin van Persie is Arsenal's nemesis again 11-11-2013 08:59 AM

    Manchester: Arsene Wenger said before Sunday's visit to Old Trafford that he would always think of Robin van Persie as an Arsenal man. Whether the Frenchman still feels that way, having watched his former striker's jubilant celebrations after scoring the winner in Manchester United's 1-0 triumph, remains to be seen....
  • Man United aim to get back to winning ways against Sociedad 22-10-2013 08:52 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United may have to rely on increased noise levels rather than current form to make their home advantage count when they host Real Sociedad in Champions League Group A on Wednesday. Old Trafford will be trying out a new 'singing section' at the stadium, with up to 1,400...
  • Januzaj signs new five-year deal with Manchester United 19-10-2013 03:26 PM

    Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj has signed a new five-year contract at Old Trafford, the club announced on Saturday. The 18-year-old Januzaj was due to be out of contract next summer, but following his match-winning double against Sunderland, the EPL champions have moved swiftly to secure his long-term future with...
  • Road near Old Trafford to be named 'Sir Alex Ferguson Way' 14-10-2013 04:43 PM

    England: A road adjacent to Manchester United's Old Trafford is to be renamed Sir Alex Ferguson Way in honour of the club's long-serving manager who retired in May after nearly 27 years in charge. Ferguson, who is now a director at the Premier League club, will also be given the...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 2nd ODI 08-09-2013 02:06 PM

    Click here for the live commentary from the match between England and Australia at the Old Trafford. Australia vice-captain George Bailey is praying the Manchester weather will not stop his side from giving England a tough time at Old Trafford on Sunday. Rain washed out the opening one-day international at...
  • 2nd ODI: Australia, England pray for sunny Manchester 07-09-2013 02:07 PM

    Leeds: Australia vice-captain George Bailey is praying the Manchester weather will not stop his side from giving England a tough time at Old Trafford on Sunday. Rain washed out the opening one-day international at Headingley in Leeds on Friday, leaving the tourists kicking their heels in frustration. Having picked themselves...
  • Rooney saga hangs over Chelsea-United clash 25-08-2013 10:28 AM

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's pursuit of Manchester United's unsettled striker Wayne Rooney has added spice to the first big Premier League match of the season when the title rivals clash at Old Trafford on Monday. The west London club have already tabled two bids for the England forward and have...
  • I shouldn't need to convince Rooney to stay at Man Utd: David Moyes 07-08-2013 08:41 AM

    London: With speculation over the future of Wayne Rooney continuing, Manchester United manager David Moyes said on Tuesday he did not have to convince the striker to stay at Old Trafford. Asked what Rooney's reaction had been to Manchester United turning down a reputed bid of 30 million pounds from...
  • The Ashes, 3rd Test, Day 5: As it happened 05-08-2013 03:02 PM

    For Live updates from day five of the third Test, CLICK HERE So the proceedings at the Old Trafford ended with the remaining play on day five getting abandoned due to rain. The drawn Test also meant that England would retain the Ashes after winning the first two Tests. End...
  • David Warner relishes crowd taunts at Old Trafford 05-08-2013 08:22 AM

    Manchester: Australia's David Warner insists he is relishing the jeers of the Old Trafford crowd that have accompanied his return to Test cricket. Warner was recalled for the ongoing third Ashes Test against England after missing the first two matches, having being banned from the warm-up games for punching England's...
  • The Ashes: Fortune smiles on England as weather hits third Test 04-08-2013 10:44 PM

    Manchester: England moved to the cusp of a third straight series win over Ashes rival Australia - and it has the inclement Manchester weather to thank. Australia built a lead of 331 runs on Sunday and were weighing up when to declare their second innings when bad light stopped play...
  • The Ashes, 3rd Test, day 4: As it happened 04-08-2013 03:11 PM

    For Live updates from day four of the third Test, CLICK HERE. End of over 36, Australia 172/7: Bad light stopped play as Australia managed to extend their lead past 300. England continued to be on the prowl and kept picking wickets in regular intervals. At Tea, Australia: 137/5: England...
  • Aussie press laud 'pure theatre' Kevin Pietersen 04-08-2013 10:02 AM

    Manchester: Australia's cricket writers on Sunday hailed old nemesis Kevin Pietersen's fighting century in the third Test, saying the knock had tempered the tourist's hopes of a dramatic Ashes comeback. Pietersen's first hundred of this Ashes series and his 23rd overall in Tests helped put England within sight of avoiding...
  • Experienced Lyon may return for 3rd Ashes Test against England 31-07-2013 02:09 PM

    London: If, as many anticipate, offspinner Nathan Lyon returns to the Australia side for the third Ashes Test against England this week it would be just the latest unlikely chapter in a career which already has the flavour of a tale of the unexpected. A return looked highly improbable just...
  • We can beat England and keep Ashes alive, says Clarke 31-07-2013 09:36 AM

    Sydney: Michael Clarke provoked raucous laughter when he said Australia could still win the Ashes after the Lord's pasting but he was at it again on Wednesday when he asserted his tourists could buck the odds and beat England at Old Trafford. Two down in the series and coming off...
  • Australia hope Warne can help spinners turn corner 31-07-2013 08:32 AM

    Manchester: Australia are to call on Shane Warne to advise their spinners ahead of the make-or-break third Ashes Test at Old Trafford - where the leg-spin legend delivered the 'ball of the century' 20 years ago. Warne, in England as a television commentator, has been asked to have a word...
  • Australia batting issues mental, not technical: Gilchrist 30-07-2013 03:29 PM

    Melbourne: Blaming limited overs cricket for the struggles of Australia's Test batsmen is wrongheaded, according to former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist, who says their problems in the Ashes are mental rather than technical. Australia's specialist batsmen have been mostly woeful on tour in England, surrendering their wickets cheaply and putting their...
  • Alex Ferguson prepares for Old Trafford farewell 10-05-2013 06:29 PM

    London: For almost 27 years, Old Trafford has witnessed Alex Ferguson venting his anger from the dugout, berating officials, anxiously checking his watch and making celebratory jigs down the touchline. On Sunday, 76,000 fans have one final chance to witness - and savor - the most successful manager in British...
  • Twitterview: Reactions to Alex Ferguson's retirement 08-05-2013 02:36 PM

    Manchester United on Wednesday confirmed Sir Alex Ferguson will leave the club at the end of this season after spending 26 years at Old Trafford. Ferguson will now be the director and ambassador at the club after leaving the coaching job. According to British media reports, Everton manager David Moyes...
  • Man Utd, Liverpool fans move to protect historic homes 26-04-2013 07:56 PM

    London: Supporters of Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool took action on Friday to ensure their clubs remained at their historic homes of Old Trafford and Anfield. Fans have applied to their local councils to register the two grounds as "Assets of Community Value". If approved, the designation would...