- Sun Feb 18 10:30 PM
Manchester United’s £75m signing has produced the goods against lesser opposition but must raise his game with more challenging matches coming up at home and in Europe Romelu Lukaku
sounded underwhelmed. An annual occurrence felt less a cause for celebration than a continuation of a personal habi...
- Sun Feb 18 9:19 PM
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- Sat Feb 17 9:20 PM
• Video official was deployed to judge Juan Mata
offside • Lines on the screen appeared to be wavy and uneven José Mourinho said that the use of VAR to disallow a Juan Mata
goal in Manchester United’s 2-0 FA Cup fifth round win over Hudderfield Town “went against the original protocol” of the sys...
- Sat Feb 17 7:34 PM
Paul Pogba missed this game through illness, leaving Manchester United to book their place in the last-eight draw without him. Thanks to Romelu Lukaku
’s 20th and 21st goals of the season they managed it comfortably enough, the striker showing the value of possessing an accomplished goalscorer whe...
- Sat Feb 17 4:54 PM
Live updates from the FA Cup fifth-round tie Sheffield Wednesday take Swansea to FA Cup replay And you can email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.54pm GMT So that’s four changes for Huddersfield, with Terence Kongolo, Philip Billing, Collin Quaner and Danny Williams coming in. United make six chan...
- Fri Feb 16 2:02 PM
• Mourinho denies he disagrees with Pogba over best position • United manager says relationship has not broken down José Mourinho has denied his relationship with Paul Pogba has broken down and described speculation that the midfielder might want to leave the club as “a lot of lies”. Pogba receiv...
- Fri Feb 16 1:40 PM
There are two Premier League grounds where José Mourinho has never been on the winning side. Newcastle is the more famous, but on his first visit to Huddersfield in October the Terriers ran out 2-1 winners. That is perhaps the high point of the newly promoted side’s season, more recently they hav...
- Fri Feb 16 9:10 AM
Today’s fluff just toss that ham in the fryin’ pan In devastating news for Manchester United fans, it seems that one of their top midfielders is likely to leave this summer. Get the emotional tributes ready as soon as possible because there are reports in Turkey that Marouane Fellaini has agreed...
- Thu Feb 15 8:24 AM
Today’s fluff needs a goal Ninety-one days until the next window, and Mino Raiola is restless. Eighteen months after he made £41m by giving Paul Pogba’s contract a once over, Raiola’s said to be ready to help out Ed Woodward again – this time by easing through Mauro Icardi’s move from Inter to Ma...
- Wed Feb 14 10:01 AM
Ex-United player wants to build sports university but locals object to takeover of green belt Plans by Gary Neville
to transform Manchester have once again been met with opposition. Hundreds of residents have objected to proposals by Manchester United’s “class of 92” to build a new sports univers...
- Tue Feb 13 9:33 AM
Spurs dread in-form Juventus, Porto plan to cause an upset at Anfield and Neymar will show Spain what it is missing Juventus If we play as solidly as we have done in the last few months, we will be tough to beat. After a slow start to the season we have picked up in defence and now, despite not l...
- Tue Feb 13 8:30 AM
Today’s chatter will give you a warm glow How to solve a problem like Paul Pogba seems to be the conundrum vexing José Mourinho right now and he believes Toni Kroos and Isco could be the missing pieces in Manchester United ’s midfield puzzle. United have been longtime admirers of both playmakers,...
- Mon Feb 12 5:30 PM
An unattractive style of play and Paul Pogba’s lacklustre form are among the reasons that progress has stalled at Old Trafford This was the season José Mourinho aimed to make Manchester United credible title challengers . Instead, the defeat at Newcastle United on Sunday leaves them 16 points beh...
- Mon Feb 12 11:22 AM
José Mourinho said Newcastle’s 1-0 win over his Manchester United side was lucky but ‘they went over all the limits of the effort, of sacrifice, of everything a manager likes to see in his teams.’ A goal by Matt Ritchie condemned Manchester United to their fifth Premier League defeat of the seaso...
- Mon Feb 12 10:00 AM
The Premier League’s lack of downtime is much maligned – but few clubs are truly idle over an ever more frenzied Christmas The Champions League returns this week and, for many, the most thrilling football tournament in Europe and arguably the world starts now. The wheat has been separated from th...
- Mon Feb 12 9:00 AM
The Manchester United manager’s talk of luck held no weight on a day when his clumsily assembled attack were again lifeless The end was chaotic, Newcastle camped in their box with every block and clearance being roared to the rafters, but the tension of that final minute of injury time, and the s...
- Mon Feb 12 7:56 AM
Roberto Firmino is underrated no longer, Jonjo Shelvey
’s calmness is key and Alexandre Lacazette is lacking confidence The Recap: sign up for the best of our sport coverage Let’s call it the Denis Irwin rule, the dictum that when a player is described as underrated so often then it’s probably no...