- Sun Oct 1 10:29 PM
• ‘We never miss the players who are injured; it’s a moment for others to step in’ • Juan Mata
lauds side’s greater efficiency and Romelu Lukaku
’s contribution José Mourinho said he has complete trust in all of his Manchester United players after his side crushed Crystal Palace 4-0 for a fifth co...
- Sun Oct 1 7:03 PM
Your weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flight • Follow us on Instagram for more great sports photography Continue reading
- Sun Oct 1 6:09 PM
• Dutchman says players are working hard and results will come • Wayne Rooney
‘accepted’ being demoted to substitutes’ bench Ronald Koeman claimed his future as Everton manager should not be questioned despite his expensively-assembled side suffering a fifth defeat in eight matches with the 1-0 h...
- 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 4:39 PM
The only two players signed by the Scot during his disastrous tenure at Old Trafford have defied all expectations to remain among the star-studded cast assembled by José Mourinho In the years after the fall of the Berlin Wall a phenomenon bubbled up in Eastern Europe called “ ostalgie ”, or nosta...
- 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 11:30 AM
Clubs and leagues want to look popular, attract sponsors and justify government investment, but they shouldn’t lie to fans By Ian Thomson for Nutmeg , part of the Guardian Sport Network Football fans attach emotional significance to how many people turn up to watch their team play. We feel pride...
- Wed Sep 27 9:48 PM
Manchester United have maximum points from their two Champions League outings and return home from Moscow in buoyant mood. From first to last whistle they coasted to a win that means José Mourinho’s side have now scored 28 goals in nine outings this season. They owed this victory to the superb An...
- Wed Sep 27 7:04 PM
Live updates as Chelsea face finalists of 2014 and 2016 in Group C Contact Barry by email or get in touch via Twitter CSKA Moscow v Manchester United – live! Anderlecht v Celtic – live! Scoreboard: all of the Champions League and Championship goals 7.04pm BST Related: Saúl Ñíguez: ‘I was tired of...
- Wed Sep 27 6:54 PM
Live updates as United look to make it two wins out of two in Group A Contact Jacob by email or get in touch via Twitter Atlético Madrid v Chelsea – live! Anderlecht v Celtic – live! Scoreboard: all of the Champions League and Championship goals 6.54pm BST CSKA Moscow: Akinfeev; Vasin, V Berezuts...
- Tue Sep 26 5:08 PM
• Champions League group game will be tough, manager warns • United travel without Fellaini, Jones and Valencia José Mourinho believes the key to Manchester United beating CSKA Moscow in Wednesday’s Champions League game and maintaining their fine start to the season is to be dominant while stayi...
- Tue Sep 26 11:14 AM
Our resident cartoonist ties takes a look at that chant , the FA, the EFL and something looming that we can all take cheer from View all of David Squires’ cartoons in his archive here And David’s only got another book out soon. More details here Continue reading
- Mon Sep 25 6:17 PM
• Russian Football Union security chief takes tough Champions League stance • Security teams from English clubs working with Spartak Moscow and CSKA Liverpool and Manchester United supporters have been warned they face “a long stay in Russia” should trouble occur at their Champions League fixture...
- Mon Sep 25 8:53 AM
Sean Dyche was worked up about nothing, Mark Hughes hopes life for Stoke will get easier and Ronald Koeman played his last cards to get Everton out of trouble If Brighton survive this season – and they survived this game thanks to several Newcastle misses and some good goalkeeping – there is ever...