Manchester United hoping to conquer Munich in Champions League

Manchester United hoping to conquer Munich in Champions League 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 Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg, evenly poised after last week's 1-1 draw. The Bavarians have lost their air of...
09:13 AM, Apr 09, 2014

Wayne Rooney will 'definitely' play against Bayern, says Moyes

Wayne Rooney will 'definitely' play against Bayern, says Moyes 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 on a 1-1 home draw in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final last week and book a spot...
08:22 AM, Apr 09, 2014

England will be brave and risk defeat in Brazil, says Roy Hodgson

England will be brave and risk defeat in Brazil, says Roy Hodgson England manager Roy Hodgson has promised to be brave, risk defeat and allow his talented young players to express themselves at the World Cup in Brazil in June. Under his predecessor Fabio Capello, England were sterile and defensive at the previous edition in South Africa four years ago before being knocked out by Germany in the last 16. "The way we will play in Brazil will be a continuation of...
10:01 AM, Apr 05, 2014

Rooney doubtful for Bayern game with toe injury

Rooney doubtful for Bayern game with toe injury 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 bruised toe," adding that "not only is it a problem for this (Newcastle) game, it could be a problem for...
08:58 AM, Apr 05, 2014

Spirited Manchester United hold Bayern Munich 1-1 in Champions League

Spirited Manchester United hold Bayern Munich 1-1 in Champions League 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 pre-game predictions by taking the lead in the 58th minute through Nemanja Vidic's header from a corner. However, Bayern will...
02:34 AM, Apr 02, 2014

Wayne Rooney double powers Manchester United to win over Aston Villa

Wayne Rooney double powers Manchester United to win over Aston Villa England: Wayne Rooney scored twice as Manchester United came from behind to beat Aston Villa 4-1 in the Premier League on Saturday as fans came out in support of struggling manager David Moyes at Old Trafford. It looked like being another miserable day for Moyes when Ashley Westwood put Villa in front from a 13th-minute free kick. But Rooney headed United level seven minutes later, and the striker netted his...
08:28 PM, Mar 29, 2014

Charlton urges Rooney to break his Manchester United scoring record

Charlton urges Rooney to break his Manchester United scoring record Former Manchester United great Bobby Charlton cannot wait for Wayne Rooney to break his club goalscoring record. Rooney's two goals in the 2-0 victory at West Ham United on Saturday took his tally to 212, putting him third on the all-time list behind Charlton (249) and Denis Law (237). "I have said before I have no problem with Wayne Rooney breaking my goalscoring record here and for England," Charlton told...
08:10 PM, Mar 25, 2014

Goals fly in, records tumble as EPL delivers a feast

Goals fly in, records tumble as EPL delivers a feast The Premier League lived up to its reputation as the most entertaining and exciting league in the world on Saturday as the goals flowed, records were broken and a major controversy added extra spice to the heady mix. From the early afternoon kick-off at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea crushed Arsenal by a record 6-0 to the evening game across London at Upton Park where champions Manchester United beat West Ham...
06:03 PM, Mar 23, 2014

Wayne Rooney double gives Manchester United 2-0 win at West Ham

Wayne Rooney double gives Manchester United 2-0 win at West Ham London: With David Beckham watching in the stands at West Ham, Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney replicated one of the retired star's most memorable goals on Saturday. Setting United on their way to a 2-0 victory, Rooney sent the ball high from inside the halfway line over goalkeeper Adrian after just seven minutes. "It's just instinct, I've turned and had a quick look and seen the goalkeeper off his line,"...
01:27 AM, Mar 23, 2014

Champions League: Olympiakos eager to heap more misery on Man United

Champions League: Olympiakos eager to heap more misery on Man United Manchester: Olympiakos have no intention of sitting back to defend their two-goal advantage but plan to heap more misery on Manchester United in the second leg of their Champions League tie, coach Michel said on Tuesday. Victory for the Greek side, who come to Old Trafford with a 2-0 lead from the first leg three weeks ago, would end manager David Moyes' hopes of landing any silverware in his first...
08:22 AM, Mar 19, 2014

Humbled Manchester United slipping into mediocrity

Humbled Manchester United slipping into mediocrity 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 the England striker described as one of the worst days he ever had in football, after a crushing 3-0 defeat...
05:27 PM, Mar 17, 2014

Wayne Rooney scores as Manchester United beat West Brom 3-0

Wayne Rooney scores as Manchester United beat West Brom 3-0 England: Manchester United eased the pressure on manager David Moyes following a comfortable 3-0 win over relegation-threatened West Brom on Saturday in the English Premier League. After a week that saw Moyes write to fans - addressing the 'difficult season' that has seen the club exit both domestic cup competitions and struggle in the Champions League - his side responded in a commanding fashion. "We were more creative and created...
08:26 PM, Mar 08, 2014

David Moyes sees red after limp United show in Athens

David Moyes sees red after limp United show in Athens Manchester: Manchester United's dwindling hopes of lifting a trophy this season are dangling by a thread after they produced an abject display to lose 2-0 at Olympiakos Piraeus in a Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday. Alejandro Dominguez opened the scoring with a clever first-half flick and Arsenal loanee Joel Campbell added a sublime second goal to leave United facing a huge task to overturn the deficit in the...
08:26 AM, Feb 26, 2014

Olympiakos seek to end Manchester United hoodoo in Champions League

Olympiakos seek to end Manchester United hoodoo in Champions League Olympiakos Piraeus may never have a better chance to overcome their Manchester United hoodoo than in Tuesday's first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie. Yet a rejuvenated United served the runaway Greek league leaders a warning of improving form in their 2-0 win at Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday. The Greek champions, who have reached this stage of the competition for the first time in four...
10:45 AM, Feb 25, 2014