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  • '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...
  • Manchester City sweat on David Silva's fitness for title race run-in 22-04-2014 11:25 AM

    Manchester City face the unhappy prospect of being without David Silva for the Premier League title race run-in after the influential Spain midfielder was injured in their 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion on Monday. The victory got the club back to winning ways after defeat to title rivals Liverpool...
  • Manchester City beat West Brom 3-1 to boost title hopes 22-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City kept alive their title hopes in the English Premier League by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-1 on Monday night. Goals by Pablo Zabaleta in the third minute and Sergio Aguero in the 10th built a 2-0 lead. Graham Dorrans cut the margin in half in the 16th,...
  • 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...
  • Manchester City must win last five games to win EPL, says Pellegrini 17-04-2014 08:29 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City must win their last five Premier League matches if they are to be crowned champions, manager Manuel Pellegrini said after the damaging 2-2 home draw against bottom side Sunderland on Wednesday. City took the lead through Fernandinho's early strike but they struggled to hit top gear and...
  • Manchester City title hopes in tatters after Sunderland draw 17-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City's Premier League title hopes were dealt a crushing blow when they were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom club Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Everton suffered a shock 3-2 home defeat by mid-table Crystal Palace at Goodison Park to put a huge dent in...
  • Manchester City's Yaya Toure ruled out for two weeks 15-04-2014 05:58 PM

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will be out of action for two weeks due to a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. The Ivorian will miss Wednesday's home Premier League game against bottom club Sunderland after sustaining the injury early in the 3-2 defeat at Liverpool on Sunday....
  • Title race memories give Manchester City's Dzeko hope 15-04-2014 11:58 AM

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko remembers clearly how Manchester City's title hopes were written off prematurely two years ago and the striker is hoping the pundits are similarly wide of the mark after the weekend's defeat at Liverpool. After a 1-0 defeat at Arsenal in early April 2012, City trailed Manchester United...
  • Fitness concerns as City lose Premier League advantage 14-04-2014 04:22 PM

    Long considered favourites in an absorbing Premier League title race, Manchester City no longer have control over their destiny and must also sweat on the fitness of Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany for the closing weeks of their campaign. A 3-2 defeat to Liverpool at an emotional Anfield, commemorating the...
  • Manchester City can still win the title, says Pellegrini 14-04-2014 08:50 AM

    Manchester: Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini insisted his team can still regain the Premier League title they lost last season despite Sunday's 3-2 defeat by leaders Liverpool. The result left them seven points behind the Merseysiders with two games in hand, the first at home to bottom club Sunderland on...
  • Rodgers hails 'remarkable, incredible' Liverpool 13-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised an "incredible" performance as his side took a huge stride towards the Premier League title with an enthralling 3-2 home win against Manchester City on Sunday. Liverpool's 10th straight league victory carried them to 77 points, five points ahead of Chelsea - who play Swansea...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes 13-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool became the favourite to win the Premier League after beating title rival Manchester City 3-2 on Sunday, with Philippe Coutinho's late goal settling a thrilling and emotionally charged match at Anfield. The Brazilian playmaker pounced on City captain Vincent Kompany's poor clearance to curl home a 78th-minute winner,...