- Wed Feb 21 10:53 PM
• United manager praises Scott McTominay after 0-0 draw in Spain • Mourinho calls for a ‘Big Champions League night’ at Old Trafford José Mourinho refused to be drawn on the absence of Paul Pogba from his starting lineup in Seville where Manchester United held on for a dogged scoreless draw . Ins...
- Wed Feb 21 9:58 PM
And so to Old Trafford. Applause rang round the Sánchez Pizjuán. Sevilla had not been able to defeat Manchester United but their supporters recognised they had been close and there is still hope they can reach the quarter-final of this competition for the first time in their history. United, too,...
- Wed Feb 21 7:33 PM
• Coach Steven Gerrard
gets better of opposite number Nicky Butt • Ben Woodburn on target as 2-0 win puts Liverpool in quarter-final Old rivalries die hard or, as the reactions of Steven Gerrard
and Nicky Butt to a Rafael Camacho goal showed at Prenton Park, not at all when it comes to Liverpool...
- Wed Feb 21 7:13 PM
Champions League updates from the 7.45pm GMT game Shakhtar Donestk v Roma – follow it live now And feel free to email Scott to get in touch 7.13pm GMT Sevilla: Rico, Navas, Mercado, Lenglet, Escudero, N’Zonzi, Banega, Sarabia, Vazquez, Correa, Muriel. Subs: Soria, Carrico, Ben Yedder, Pizarro, No...
- Wed Feb 21 1:00 PM
Was Ryan Giggs
eligible for England? No. Did a dog bite Ally MacLeod? No. Did Denis Law relegate his old club? No, no, no By Neil Andrews for When Saturday Comes There’s a wonderful story about Ally MacLeod and a stray dog that ran up to him during a press conference at the 1978 World Cup finals....
- Wed Feb 21 11:27 AM
Manchester United manager José Mourinho has denied that his team are among the favourites to win the Champions League, ahead of taking on Sevilla on Wednesday night. The Portuguese insists it is too early to be thinking of lifting the trophy before facing the 2015-16 Europa League winners Continu...
- Wed Feb 21 10:03 AM
United may be favourites in the Champions League last 16 but Sevilla have players who can hurt them It’s Jesús Navas, but not as we know him. The former Manchester City winger has been converted to right-back and, although he is diligent, that does occasionally double the threat in attack, from w...
- Wed Feb 21 8:41 AM
Today’s fluff is making it up as it goes along Back in the good old days before the Mill even knew what football was, the name Arthur was pretty commonplace among players in this country. According to our research (thanks Wikipedia), a total of 22 have played for England since records began, alth...
- Tue Feb 20 8:35 PM
• Midfielder may return to side for Champions League first leg • ‘Mourinho is a pioneer in training methodology, ’ says Montella The cameras were out late at Carrington on Tuesday morning and so was Paul Pogba, which was one way of announcing that the Frenchman should be fit to play in Seville. B...
- Tue Feb 20 5:52 PM
• Fierce rivals meet in the Uefa Youth League on Wednesday • ‘In games like this you shouldn’t have to motivate your players’ Steven Gerrard
has said Liverpool’s Under-19s “are in the wrong place” if they need motivating to beat Manchester United when the fierce rivals meet in the Uefa Youth Leag...
- Mon Feb 19 9:46 AM
Connor Goldson and Ethan Ampadu showed their worth, Mauricio Pellegrino’s taxigate sympathy and Coventry must not be forgotten Amid the focus on Brighton’s first quarter-final appearance for 32 years and an impressive first outing for Jürgen Locadia, Chis Hughton was keen to hail one of his team’...
- 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...