Manchester United

  • 'Class of 92' reunited to stabilize Manchester United 24-04-2014 10:39 AM

    Manchester United have brought the "Class of 92" back together. Renowned graduates of United's most successful youth team have been put in control of a team in turmoil following the abrupt dismissal of David Moyes. A notable absentee is David Beckham, who has never expressed a desire for team management....
  • Januzaj opts to play for Belgium, says coach Wilmots 23-04-2014 11:55 PM

    Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj has decided to play international football for Belgium, the country's national team manager Marc Wilmots said on Wednesday. Born in Belgium to ethnic Albanian parents from Kosovo, Januzaj was eligible to play for a number of countries and had been wooed by national teams including...
  • Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola not interested in Manchester United job 23-04-2014 08:38 PM

    Munich: Jurgen Klopp said he is not interested in taking up the job of Manchester United manager since he is committed to Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. "Man Utd is a great club and I feel very familiar with their wonderful fans. But my commitment to Borussia Dortmund and the people...
  • Current stars to blame for United woes, says former player 23-04-2014 06:41 PM

    Andrey Kanchelskis watches events at Old Trafford from afar these days but weighed into the debate over Manchester United's woes this week, saying several high-profile players are not good enough to wear the red shirt. The former United winger, now living 2,500kms from Manchester, also said he was surprised at...
  • David Moyes breaks silence after Manchester United sacking 23-04-2014 06:04 PM

    Manchester: Statement released by David Moyes on Wednesday, a day after being fired as manager of Manchester United after less than a season in charge. "To have been appointed as manager of Manchester United, one of the biggest football clubs in the world, was and remains something of which I...
  • Ryan Giggs to be assisted by former teammates at Manchester United 23-04-2014 04:37 PM

    Manchester: Ryan Giggs will be assisted by former teammates Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville during his spell as interim manager of Manchester United following the dismissal of David Moyes. Neville was already the first-team coach under Moyes, while Butt had been working with United's Under-19s and Under-21s as...
  • David Moyes pays price for self-inflicted blunders 22-04-2014 08:03 PM

    More than a decade of perceived over-achievement at Everton helped propel David Moyes into the Manchester United hot-seat but in a far more complex and unforgiving environment his shortcomings were ruthlessly exposed. Having come from a club where expectations were modest and the budget slim, Moyes suddenly found himself at...
  • David Moyes lacked the gravitas to be Manchester United manager 22-04-2014 05:16 PM

    Manchester: When Manchester United overlooked Jose Mourinho and chose David Moyes to be the successor to Alex Ferguson, the club gambled on a manager without a winning mentality or experience of European soccer - and with no trophies on his resume. Instead, United went for someone with a track record...
  • Five potential replacements for David Moyes at Manchester United 22-04-2014 05:15 PM

    David Moyes was on Tuesday sacked as the manager of Manchester United as a price for the club's sudden decline. Moyes' position had become untenable since Sunday, when United lost 2-0 to Everton in the Premier League to ensure England's biggest club over the last two decades will miss out...
  • Manchester United count cost of flawed transition 22-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Even while accustomed to success, Manchester United realized just how reliant their unprecedented dominance were on the managerial mastery of Alex Ferguson. "Any successor to our current manager may not be as successful," the club's American owners warned potential investors in 2012, a year before Ferguson's sudden retirement after delivering...
  • Louis Van Gaal installed as favourite to replace David Moyes 22-04-2014 02:41 PM

    Netherlands head coach Louis Van Gaal was quickly installed as the bookmakers' favourite to succeed David Moyes as Manchester United manager after the English Premier League club announced the end of the Scot's ill-fated spell in charge on Tuesday. Van Gaal, who has coached Barcelona, Ajax Amsterdam and Bayern Munich...
  • Giggs to replace Moyes as interim Manchester United manager 22-04-2014 02:29 PM

    Manchester United stalwart Ryan Giggs will take charge as manager of the top English Premier League club after David Moyes' sorry 10-month stay ended on Tuesday. Moyes left the club after a poor record during his short stay, after which the club announced on its website that Giggs will take...
  • Factbox of sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes 22-04-2014 02:19 PM

    Manchester: Highlights in the career of David Moyes, who was fired as manager of Manchester United on Tuesday: 1963 - Born April 25 in Glasgow, Scotland. 1980 - Signs as a professional with Celtic. 1983 - Moves to England and joins Cambridge United. 1993 - After spells at Bristol City...
  • David Moyes axed, Manchester United dump Ferguson's stability plan

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    Over the last 27 years, Manchester United have had two managers. One lasted more than 26 years, the other barely a year. United's US-based ...

  • David Moyes and Manchester United part ways 22-04-2014 01:11 PM

    Manchester: David Moyes was on Tuesday sacked as the manager of Manchester United as a price for the club's spectacular and sudden decline. Moyes' position had become untenable since Sunday, when United lost 2-0 to Everton in the Premier League to ensure England's biggest club over the last two decades...
  • David Moyes set to be sacked as Manchester United manager: Reports 21-04-2014 08:03 PM

    David Moyes is on the verge of getting sacked as Manchester United manager after their 2-0 loss to Everton on Sunday, according to reports in the British media. Moyes, who was hand-picked by the club's previous manager Sir Alex Ferguson 11 months ago, had a harrowing time at the Old...
  • Moyes endures horror return to Everton as Martinez outwits United 21-04-2014 10:44 AM

    Everton's past and future collided in a nightmare return to Goodison Park for former manager David Moyes whose Manchester United side were outwitted by his successor Roberto Martinez in a 2-0 defeat on Sunday. The result ended United's slim hopes of Champions League football next season as Everton stayed firmly...
  • Everton remain in top-four hunt with 2-0 victory over Manchester United 20-04-2014 11:02 PM

    England: Everton ensured a miserable return to Goodison Park for former manager David Moyes by overwhelming Manchester United in a 2-0 win to keep pace with Arsenal in the race for Champions League qualification on Sunday. First-half goals by Leighton Baines - from the penalty spot - and Kevin Mirallas...
  • Kolkata boy selected to train at Manchester United 20-04-2014 02:19 PM

    Rajib Ray, 16-year-old and living in a slum of Kolkata's red light area has been chosen to train with Premier League club Manchester United. The teenager plays barefoot on the back streets of Kolkata was spotted by the scouts of United at a tournament for India's best youngsters. Rajib's life...
  • Everton game not about me, says David Moyes 18-04-2014 10:03 PM

    Manchester United manager David Moyes played down the significance of returning to his former club for the first time in Sunday's Premier League match against Everton. Moyes was in charge at Goodison Park for 11 years before joining United in July to take over from the retired Alex Ferguson. He...
  • Evra's flash in the pan sums up Manchester United's season 10-04-2014 02:00 PM

    London: For two minutes after Patrice Evra's spectacular goal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday, Manchester United fans were allowed to dream that their Champions League campaign would not end in a tame quarter-final exit at the hands of holders Bayern Munich. Bayern's response, though, was typically ruthless, hitting back...
  • David Moyes will focus on rebuilding United for Champions League 10-04-2014 09:05 AM

    Munich: David Moyes said his focus was on building a team to get Manchester United back in the Champions League after they lost to Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals on Wednesday, all but ending their hopes of playing in next season's competition. After a dismal domestic campaign by their lofty...
  • Bayern Munich knock Manchester United out of Champions League 10-04-2014 02:34 AM

    Munich: Title holder Bayern Munich came alive in the second half after falling behind and beat Manchester United 3-1 on Wednesday to advance to their third straight Champions League semifinal. Bayern advanced 4-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw in Manchester, but waited until the last 30 minutes to make...
  • Manchester United hoping to conquer Munich in Champions League 09-04-2014 09:13 AM

    Munich: Bayern Munich's longest winless run for three years and poor recent home record against English opposition have suddenly made Manchester United's task on Wednesday look a lot less daunting than it was when the draw was made. Bayern will also be without three key midfielders, including Bastian Schweinsteiger, for...
  • Wayne Rooney will 'definitely' play against Bayern, says Moyes 09-04-2014 08:22 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney will play against Bayern Munich on Wednesday even if it means having a pain-killing injection for a toe injury prior to the game, manager David Moyes said. United are in desperate need of Rooney's power and finishing ability in Munich as they look to improve...
  • Bayern must be disciplined against resilient United: Pep Guardiola 08-04-2014 04:36 PM

    Bayern Munich must be patient in attack and wary of Manchester United on the break in their Champions League quarter-final second leg on Wednesday, coach Pep Guardiola said. Holders Bayern have a slight edge after a 1-1 draw in Manchester last week but Guardiola warned of the English team's defensive...
  • Juan Mata nets double as Manchester United crush Newcastle 4-0 05-04-2014 09:58 PM

    England: Juan Mata inspired Manchester United to a 4-0 victory at Newcastle on Saturday, securing a 10th away win in the Premier League that belies the champions' poor home form. The 25-year-old Spaniard, who joined United from Chelsea in January, scored twice, including directly from a free kick, to take...
  • Rooney doubtful for Bayern game with toe injury 05-04-2014 08:58 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of Saturday's Premier League game against Newcastle with a toe injury, and is doubtful for the Champions League return leg against Bayern Munich next week. United manager David Moyes told the club's in-house TV station that Rooney has "a badly...
  • Alex Ferguson to become a Harvard lecturer 04-04-2014 10:27 PM

    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will be swapping the dugout for the lectern after agreeing a long-term teaching position at Harvard University. The 72-year-old Scot, who ended his glittering reign at Old Trafford last year after 26 years in charge, will share his wisdom as an academic in a...
  • Moyes wants to build momentum after Bayern improvement 04-04-2014 10:18 PM

    Manchester: Manchester United visit Newcastle United on Saturday knowing they cannot afford the sort of regression that has too often followed improved performances in this season's Champions League. Manager David Moyes, enduring a troubled first season in charge, was pleased with the "terrific" performance in a 1-1 draw at home...