MANCHESTER UNITED

  • Jose Mourinho is a very Special One, says Louis van Gaal 4 hours 50 minutes ago

    Manchester: Louis van Gaal says the visit of Jose Mourinho and his Chelsea side to Old Trafford on Sunday will be extra special for the Manchester United manager as he greets his "modest" former apprentice. The pair have maintained a close relationship since former Barcelona boss Van Gaal gave the self-styled...
  • Costa may return against Manchester United, says Mourinho 4 hours 57 minutes ago

    Diego Costa, Ramires and John Mikel Obi could all return to the Chelsea squad for their Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho said. But striker Loic Remy is definitely out. The three all missed Chelsea's 6-0 Champions League club record win over Maribor on...
  • Rio Ferdinand plans to retire at end of season 5 hours 23 minutes ago

    London: Former England captain Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season. After being released by Manchester United at the end of last season, the 35-year-old defender has struggled to make an impact at Queens Park Rangers. He was an unused substitute in Sunday's loss to...
  • Manchester United job was just too big for Moyes, says Ferguson 2 days ago

    Alex Ferguson has broken his silence on David Moyes' short, traumatic reign at Manchester United, saying the former Everton manager underestimated the size of the job while denying he retired leaving the club in decline. In an updated version of his book, "My Autobiography", Ferguson also says it was "nonsense" to...
  • Louis van Gaal's United not good enough, says Gary Neville 3 days ago

    After an indifferent Premier League start and without an away win this season, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's belief that his side can still win the Premier League is misplaced, says former club captain Gary Neville. A late Daley Blind equaliser secured a point for United as they twice came...
  • Blind's late strike rescues a point for Manchester United at West Brom 4 days ago

    Manchester United came from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday, with Daley Blind scoring the second equaliser with three minutes remaining. United looked like coming unstuck on the road again when Saido Berahino restored West Brom's lead in the 65th...
  • Manchester United are adapting to Van Gaal's Dutch style, says Blind 5 days ago

    Manchester United defender Daley Blind says his team mates are adapting to Louis van Gaal's Dutch style of play and it is only a matter of time before they start reaping the rewards of their new look. After making a slow start to the season, United have found their feet in...
  • David Moyes mulling return to Manchester United management 6 days ago

    London: Former Manchester United manager David Moyes said that he is ready to revive his managerial career six months after being sacked by the 'Red Devils'. "I am ready to return. I have enjoyed the time off but I have got to wait on the right job and make sure it's...
  • Pep Guardiola eyes Manchester United manager role October 16, 2014

    Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said he can imagine managing Manchester United at some stage in his career. A book on the Catalan's first year in Germany, 'Pep Confidential', reveals that Guardiola voiced the desire to his assistant during a visit to Old Trafford during Sir Alex Ferguson's final season...
  • Alex Ferguson backs Luis Van Gaal's Manchester United overhaul October 14, 2014

    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has praised Louis van Gaal for overhauling the squad at Old Trafford while maintaining the Premier League club's long tradition of giving young players a chance. Dutchman Van Gaal, who took over at United in July, spent around 150 million pounds ($238.8 million) to bring...
  • 'No chance of Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Manchester United' October 9, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes on Thursday denied that the 29-year-old striker wants to leave the Spanish club to return to his former team Manchester United. Rumours of a return to England for the Portuguese international have been gathering pace recently as Manchester United look to rebuild...
  • Manchester United warned off Roma's Kevin Strootman October 9, 2014

    Manchester United can give up hope of signing AS Roma's Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman in the next transfer window, the Italian club's owner told the BBC on Wednesday. United, managed by Strootman's former national coach Louis van Gaal, have been strongly linked with the player who is still recuperating after suffering...
  • David De Gea considered quitting Manchester United October 7, 2014

    London: Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has revealed he considered leaving Old Trafford during a difficult start to his career at the Premier League club. The 23-year-old was United's key performer in their 2-1 win over Everton on Sunday and the Spaniard earned glowing reviews for the way he saved...
  • Roy Keane wishes he had not apologised to Alex Ferguson October 7, 2014

    London: Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane regrets having apologised to Alex Ferguson after the falling-out which led to him leaving the club in 2005, leaked extracts from his new autobiography have revealed. The book, "The Second Half", is not due out until Thursday but parts of it appeared online on...
  • Premier League talking points - Hazard, De Gea shine and Yaya wakes Up October 6, 2014

    "Attack wins you matches but defence wins you the league", used to say Sir Alex Ferguson. While Manchester United is still some way from having the perfect defence but in David De Gea they already have a world class goalkeeper who is only going to get frighteningly better, considering he's...
  • Radamel Falcao scores as Manchester United beat Everton 2-1 October 5, 2014

    Radamel Falcao scored his first goal for Manchester United in a 2-1 win over Everton on Sunday as the Red Devils won consecutive Premier League games for the first time under manager Louis Van Gaal. Angel Di Maria opened the scoring for the hosts before United 'keeper David de Gea saved...
  • EPL: Chelsea meet Welbeck-inspired Arsenal, Man United host Everton October 4, 2014

    In an electrifying Champions League performance, Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck scored a hat trick that even surprised manager Arsene Wenger. If he keeps up the form from Wednesday's win over Galatasaray, the $27 million Wenger spent to bring Welbeck from the Manchester United bench to the Arsenal front line could prove...
  • Manchester United able to cope without Rooney, says Roberto Martinez October 3, 2014

    London: Manchester United have enough in their armoury to cope with the loss of suspended striker Wayne Rooney, Everton manager Roberto Martinez warned his players on Friday ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash at Old Trafford. Rooney was red-carded for a wild kick at West Ham United's Stewart Downing in...
  • Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has broken rib September 30, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera broke a rib in the 2-1 win against West Ham at Old Trafford on Saturday. United couldn't say on Tuesday how long Herrera will be out. The injury forced Herrara, an offseason signing from Athletic Bilbao, to be substituted in the 74th minute. He is the 10th...
  • Manchester United exploring friendlies during season September 30, 2014

    London: Manchester United are looking at playing lucrative friendlies overseas to fill the midweek void left by the absence of European football this season and the early League Cup exit. The record 20-time English champions have forecast a 10 per cent drop in revenue in 2014-15 after they failed to qualify...
  • Sent off Rooney says he is more mature now September 29, 2014

    London: Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney claimed to be "a lot more mature on the pitch" in an interview conducted for the Sunday Times a few days before he was sent off against West Ham United on Saturday. Rooney left his team a man short for the last half...
  • Wayne Rooney deserved red, says relieved Louis van Gaal September 27, 2014

    London: Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney deserved the sending-off that jeopardised his side's nervy 2-1 Premier League win over West Ham United on Saturday, his manager Louis van Gaal said. The Dutchman stopped short of condemning the England captain for an inexplicably rash challenge, though, hailing his players' attitude to secure...
  • Manchester United hold on to beat West Ham after Rooney red September 27, 2014

    Manchester: Captain Wayne Rooney was sent off after scoring but 10-man Manchester United clung on to beat West Ham 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday. It was just United's second victory in seven matches under Louis van Gaal, coming a week after a humbling loss at newly-promoted Leicester. It had...
  • EPL: Struggling Manchester United eye comeback against West Ham September 27, 2014

    On a day of derbies in north London and Merseyside, the fate of Manchester United will be the most anticipated result on Saturday. United host West Ham having won just one of their opening five Premier League games, including a 5-3 collapse at Leicester last weekend. "It's happened, it's about overcoming...
  • Manchester United need massive investment on new players, says Neville September 23, 2014

    Manchester United, who spent 150 million pounds ($245.18 million) on new players in the summer, might need to spend another 100 million pounds before they can compete for the Premier League title, according to former defender Phil Neville. United's defenders have been savaged in the media after squandering a 3-1 lead...
  • Manchester United tweet by Mario Balotelli triggers racist abuse September 22, 2014

    Mario Balotelli found himself on the receiving end of yet more racist abuse on Sunday after a jokey reference to Manchester United FC's shock defeat by Leicester City sparked a flurry of invective on social media. Police later confirmed they were looking into the abuse that had come the Liverpool striker's...
  • EPL: Leicester City stun Manchester United 53 September 21, 2014

    Leicester: Manchester United twice surrendered a twogoal lead to lose 53 to Leicester in a wild Premier League game on Sunday, with the promoted side scoring four times in 20 minutes to cap their thrilling comeback. Angel Di Maria's exquisite chip put United 20 ahead in the 16th minute but...
  • EPL: Diamond is Louis van Gaal's new best friend September 20, 2014

    After switching to a newlook formation that sparkled against Queens Park Rangers last weekend, a diamond may just be Louis van Gaal's new best friend as the Manchester United boss looks set to continue with it against Leicester City on Sunday. United claimed their first three points of the season thanks...
  • Arsenal enjoy revenue boost after ending trophyless run September 19, 2014

    London: Arsenal generated revenue of more than 300 million pounds ($489 million) in 201314 when the English Premier League club ended a nineyear run without a major trophy. Arsenal returned to winning ways when they lifted the FA Cup in May, gaining a reward after investing in players including German midfielder...
  • Germans draw first blood in rivalry with English foes September 18, 2014

    Berlin: German teams scored a point or more accurately, seven in their rivalry with English clubs this week, coming out on top in two of their three Champions League duels, with the third resulting in a share of the spoils. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich certainly had the better of...