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  • CSKA Moscow rally to draw 2-2 with Manchester City in Champions League 2 hours 53 minutes ago

    Moscow: Manchester City were left struggling in the Champions League on Tuesday after squandering a two-goal lead and conceding a late penalty to draw 2-2 at CSKA Moscow in an empty stadium. Goals from Sergio Aguero and James Milner gave City a comfortable two-goal lead by half-time at Arena Khimki, where...
  • Louis van Gaal's United not good enough, says Gary Neville 7 hours 13 minutes 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...
  • Manchester City look to escape trouble in Champions League 18 hours 4 minutes ago

    Manchester: This was supposed to be the season Manchester City finally made a sustained push in the Champions League. It's not working out that way for the English champions. City are the most high-profile team in early trouble in Europe's elite club competition after picking up just one point from their...
  • Blind's late strike rescues a point for Manchester United at West Brom 23 hours 50 minutes 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...
  • Frank Lampard ruled out of Manchester City's clash in Moscow Yesterday

    Manchester City will be without midfielder Frank Lampard for Tuesday's Champions League trip away to CSKA Moscow after he was injured in his side's 4-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Former Chelsea stalwart Lampard, on loan from New York City FC for six months, damaged his thigh making a tackle...
  • Manchester United are adapting to Van Gaal's Dutch style, says Blind 2 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 3 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...
  • Aguero scores four as Manchester City thrash Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 3 days ago

    Sergio Aguero scored four goals in a dazzling display to lead Manchester City to a 4-1 win over Tottenham on Saturday in an entertaining Premier League game that featured four penalties and a red card. The champions made it 15 goals against Spurs in their last three meetings thanks to Aguero,...
  • In-form Chelsea aim to extend lead, Man City face Spurs test 3 days ago

    London: In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea's globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season. Like most of their Premier League rivals, Chelsea's squad was scattered far...
  • Pochettino gives positive spin as Spurs head for Manchester City 4 days ago

    London: Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino likes to erase bad memories and cherish good ones and it is a trait he hopes his players have acquired ahead of Saturday's clash at Premier League champions Manchester City. The north London club, then managed by Andre Villas-Boas, were crushed 6-0 in the corresponding...
  • Pep Guardiola eyes Manchester United manager role 5 days ago

    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...
  • Clubs could do more for hard-pressed fans, says Lampard 6 days ago

    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard sympathises with fans' fears over the rising cost of watching football in England and believes clubs should offer more cut-price tickets. A BBC report published on Wednesday revealed a 13 percent increase in the cost of the cheapest match-day tickets for England's top four divisions since...
  • UEFA urged to amend financial fair play policy 6 days ago

    Paris: French football club Paris Saint-Germain and English Premier League's Manchester City have urged the European football governing body, UEFA, to make changes to its Financial Fair Play policy (FFP) rules. The French Ligue 1 side and English Premiership champions, who were each fined 60 million euros by UEFA this summer...
  • Alex Ferguson backs Luis Van Gaal's Manchester United overhaul 1 week ago

    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...
  • Manchester City fans take Frank Lampard to their hearts October 13, 2014

    London: Former Chelsea stalwart Frank Lampard has been voted Player of the Month for September by fans of Premier League champions Manchester City after an impressive start to his loan spell at the club. The 36-year-old edged out England midfielder James Milner and Spain's David Silva for the honour, the club...
  • UEFA to restrict top-seed status to title winners October 9, 2014

    UEFA is set to introduce changes to the Champions League so only the winners of the highest-ranked leagues and the title holder will be among the top-seeded teams. UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino confirmed in London that the group-stage change from next season only has to be "ratified" in December on...
  • '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: Manchester City strike late to beat Aston Villa 2-0 October 5, 2014

    Birmingham: Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero produced late moments of brilliance to earn Manchester City a 2-0 win over Aston Villa on Saturday, keeping the champions in touch with Premier League leader Chelsea. Toure dribbled to the edge of the penalty area in the 82nd minute and curled a left-footed shot...
  • 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...
  • Christian Benteke set for Aston Villa return after long absence October 3, 2014

    London: Aston Villa forward Christian Benteke is set to make his long-awaited return from injury against champions Manchester City on Saturday, manager Paul Lambert said. Benteke, 23, has been out since early April with a ruptured Achilles and missed Belgium's run to the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Brazil. "If everything...
  • Champions League: Totti breaks record, earns Roma 1-1 draw with Manchester City October 1, 2014

    Francesco Totti became the oldest scorer in the Champions League's 22-year history by netting a deft equaliser for Roma in a 1-1 draw against Manchester City on Tuesday. The former Italy forward, who turned 38 on Saturday, lifted a fine finish into the corner in the 23rd minute to cancel out...
  • 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...
  • Champions League: Bayern hold edge over CSKA as City eye comeback September 30, 2014

    Frankfurt, (Germany): Group E of the Champions League features two teams that need to recover from defeats in opening matches. CSKA Moscow host four-time champion Bayern Munich after losing 5-1 at Roma. Manchester City lost 1-0 at Bayern and are now at home to Roma. Here are some things to know about...