- Wed Sep 6 8:25 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Qatari-owned French side Paris Saint-Germain are “laughing” at the financial fair play (FPP) system, a combative Javier Tebas, president of Spain’s La Liga, said on Wednesday. The 55-year-old also warned that if he was not satisfied with UEFA’s response to La L...
- Wed Sep 6 2:51 PM
London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says Manchester United made huge savings in the transfer market by getting their business done before Neymar’s world record move to Paris Saint-Germain triggered a global price spike. Mourinho paid a British record fee of £75 million ($97 million, 82 million euros) fo...
- Tue Sep 5 11:20 PM
London (AFP) – Eric Dier has warned Marcus Rashford not to rest on his laurels after the Manchester United forward spared England’s blushes with a dynamic display in his country’s crucial 2-1 win over Slovakia. Gareth Southgate’s side were in danger of a damaging defeat in their bid to qualify f...
- Tue Sep 5 11:20 PM
London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate says he has seen glimpses of former national-team heroes Wayne Rooney
and Michael Owen
in Manchester United teenager Marcus Rashford. Rashford, 19, scored one goal and made another as England came from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 on Monday, which to...
- Tue Sep 5 3:52 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – The late Dutch legend Johan Cruyff’s philosophy of attacking football is still relevant despite the emphasis placed on results by club owners, former Netherlands international Wim Jonk told AFP. The 50-year-old was asked by a dying Cruyff to keep the flame of ‘...
- Mon Sep 4 9:50 PM
London (AFP) – Marcus Rashford atoned for a costly error to bring England a 2-1 home win over Slovakia on Monday that left them within touching distance of next year’s World Cup. The 19-year-old was at fault as Stanislav Lobotka stunned a two-thirds full Wembley to give Slovakia a third-minute le...
- Fri Sep 1 11:42 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira joined Valencia on a season-long loan as loan deals dominated an otherwise quiet transfer deadline day in Spain on Friday. As well as Pereira, Valencia secured the services of Portuguese winger Goncalo Guedes on loan from Paris Saint-Ger...
- Fri Sep 1 7:38 PM
Last week saw two Premier League matches break the one million viewer mark. Saturday afternoon’s match between Manchester United and Leicester City drew 1.137 million viewers across NBC and Universo, up 38% from the same window last week and up 15% from the opening weekend. Then on Sunday, Liverp...
- Fri Sep 1 1:00 PM
London (AFP) – Everton striker Wayne Rooney
has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, the BBC and Sky Sports reported Friday. The BBC said Rooney was stopped by police near his home in Cheshire, northwest England, on Thursday night. England’s all-time record goal-scorer, the 31-year-old Ro...