- Tue Oct 3 6:10 PM
• Morata withdrew from the Spain qualifiers against Albania and Israel • But striker targets return against Crystal Palace Chelsea’s medical department intend to conduct their own scans on Álvaro Morata’s hamstring injury later this week, but are hopeful their diagnosis will reveal the damage is...
- Sat Sep 30 7:13 PM
• ‘We are attempting to respond and not stay on the canvas’ • José Mourinho hails Marouane Fellaini
after Manchester United’s 4-0 win Roy Hodgson chose a boxing analogy to describe his side’s latest thumping in Manchester, inevitably inviting the observation that in a real ringfight the referee w...
- Sat Sep 30 6:44 PM
Following their 4-0 defeat at Old Trafford, Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson likened his side to a boxer fighting in a different weight class to the likes of the two Manchester sides. He went on to suggest that the start to the season may end up as the start of an important learning process for...
- Sat Sep 30 5:15 PM
The only good news for Roy Hodgson was that his second visit to Manchester in a week did not result in another 5-0 scoreline . It could have done, but Manchester United were not exactly going flat out here. There was simply no need. That is the bad news for stricken Crystal Palace. There is so mu...
- Sat Sep 30 1:45 PM
Minute-by-minute updates from the Saturday 3pm (UK time) kick-offs Live scores: all the goals from the games around the UK and Europe Email firstname.lastname@example.org . Tweet @ Simon_Burnton 10.42am BST Hello world! So another busy Saturday afternoon awaits. Goals, excitement, intrigue – we’re...
- Fri Sep 29 6:39 PM
Manchester United’s season could not have started much better and Crystal Palace’s much worse. United are fresh from Wednesday’s emphatic 4-1 over CSKA Moscow and are second in thePremier L eague only on goal difference, while Palace still search for a first goal and first point after suffering a...
- Fri Sep 29 2:22 PM
• Michael Carrick
and Phil Jones
not in contention to face Crystal Palace • ‘Ibra and Pogba and Rojo, these players I don’t think about them’ Manchester United manager José Mourinho has bracketed Paul Pogba’s injury as “long-term” – comparing it to those Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo are rec...
- Thu Sep 28 8:37 PM
• £52m defender faces battle to feature again this season • Left-back injured knee against Crystal Palace Manchester City have suffered a major setback before their trip to Chelsea on Saturday after the club confirmed Benjamin Mendy has sustained a serious knee injury that leaves his chances of r...
- Thu Sep 28 9:58 AM
Today’s fluff is just a jump to the left Close your eyes, sit back and think yourself back to the 2008-09 season . These were happier times. Innocent times. Sir Alex Ferguson was still warming the bench and indeed the dressing-room air at Manchester United; Arsène Wenger could still be relied upo...