- Thu Apr 5 4:18 PM
By the benchmark they have set, Manchester City were terrible at Liverpool – light up front, porous at the back and less than tigerish in midfield – and they need to react quickly Only three managers have outwitted Pep Guardiola this season, and while Wigan’s Paul Cook and Basel’s Raphaël Wicky w...
- Thu Apr 5 12:32 PM
The Manchester United manager’s track record at the top end of the market is under scrutiny given the struggles of Pogba and Sánchez and with City aiming to clinch the title in Saturday’s derby Regular readers of the Jeeves and Wooster stories will be familiar with the plot device which involves...
- Thu Apr 5 9:06 AM
Today’s tell-all didn’t get where it is today without knowing a favourable report when it reads one Juan Mata
may be one of the nicest men in football but his fabled geniality and generosity will not be enough to secure his future at Manchester United. A Sun “exclusive” suggests the Spaniard coul...
- Wed Apr 4 5:54 PM
Ray Wilkins, one of England's most capped footballers, has died aged 61. He made 84 England appearances, captaining his country on 10 occasions and scoring three goals. The midfielder played for Chelsea Manchester United, Milan, Rangers and QPR during his lengthy playing career, before his retire...
- Wed Apr 4 4:19 PM
England, Chelsea and Manchester United midfielder known for his grace and reliability under pressure Ray Wilkins, who has died aged 61 after a cardiac arrest , was one of England’s most capped footballers, appearing 84 times for his country between 1976 and 1986 and playing in two World Cups. A g...
- Wed Apr 4 2:52 PM
From Chelsea captain at 18 to a generous-spirited pundit, he was the most well-mannered and courteous of football men In the eyes of all who watched him captaining Chelsea at the age of 18, Ray Wilkins was a golden boy of English football. To an instinctive vision of the game and a superlative ra...
- Wed Apr 4 2:31 PM
• Wilkins won 84 England caps in 24-year playing career • Midfielder played for Chelsea, Manchester United and Rangers Ray Wilkins, the former England midfielder, has died at the age of 61. Wilkins, whose clubs included Chelsea, Manchester United, Queens Park Rangers and Rangers in a 24-year play...
- Wed Apr 4 9:42 AM
Today’s fluff is weighing up its options To France, where word is percolating that the Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam will be the subject of a bid from Manchester United this summer. Born in the Loire region’s Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, the Algerian international recently became a client of the agen...
- Tue Apr 3 8:49 AM
Today’s fluff has nothing to show for it José Mourinho is ready for a summer splurge. The Manchester United manager wants to raid Spurs for the out-of-favour pair of Danny Rose and Toby Alderweireld , and while he’s in north London he’ll bag himself Hector Bellerín from Arsenal. Napoli’s Jorginho...
- Mon Apr 2 8:48 AM
Arsène Wenger is given a striking decision, Hugo Lloris
climbs the wrong table and Christian Benteke
’s woes rumble on Alexandre Lacazette heard one of the loudest cheers when he came on for Danny Welbeck against Stoke City. Arsène Wenger said Welbeck had hurt his back and so Lacazette’s return fr...
- Sun Apr 1 11:06 PM
City manager puts dealing with Liverpool in the Champions League ahead of clinching Premier League against Manchester United “They are far too good for anyone, ” said Sam Allardyce. “Almost unstoppable, ” stated Pep Guardiola. The temptation is to assume each was discussing Manchester City after...
- Sun Apr 1 9:04 PM
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- Sun Apr 1 5:28 PM
• France midfielder returned to starting XI against Swansea • ‘Ask the coach if you want to know why I play less’ Paul Pogba has insisted he has “no problem” with José Mourinho despite not being selected for several key matches by the Manchester United manager in recent weeks. The France midfield...
- Sat Mar 31 6:33 PM
José Mourinho came out battling after his side's 2-0 win over Swansea saying his side will do everything to finish second in the Premier League this season. Mourinho insisted his side deserved to finish second, saying they are 'better than the third and fourth' placed sides, and that despite faci...
- Sat Mar 31 5:10 PM
Paul Pogba returned to the starting line up, Romelu Lukaku
scored his 100th Premier League goal and Alexis Sánchez rediscovered his finishing prowess, though this comfortable victory over a pedestrian Swansea side was not just about Manchester United’s expensive acquisitions. Following on from hi...
- Sat Mar 31 12:20 AM
• Former Chelsea and England player in intensive care in London • Wife Jackie: ‘He’s critically ill. The cardiac arrest led to a fall’ Ray Wilkins has been placed in an induced coma after suffering a cardiac arrest and a fall. The Chelsea legend and former England international was taken to St Ge...
- Fri Mar 30 10:54 PM
• Manchester United manager says midfielder recovered well • Mourinho expects criticised Luke Shaw
to stay at Old Trafford José Mourinho denied Paul Pogba’s drop in form is a hangover from the serious hamstring injury he suffered in September, with Manchester United’s manager saying the £89m midf...
- Fri Mar 30 2:18 PM
Manchester United’s race – for second place and respectability – resumes with the visit of Swansea City managed by, Carlos Carvalhal, who has helped his side build a three-point gap above the relegation zone. Next up for United is Manchester City’s visit for the derby when Pep Guardiola’s side co...
- Fri Mar 30 12:40 PM
Who won at home? Who is a proud dad? And who fears for his place? Related: José Mourinho or Donald Trump: who said it? Eight countries have won the World Cup. Which three of them lost to other World Cup-winning nations in the international break? Netherlands, France and Italy England, Uruguay and...
- Fri Mar 30 9:28 AM
José Mourinho could have Portuguese problem, Nathaniel Clyne
might make return and will Arsenal rest their best? Poor José Mourinho! Once he was king but now he cannot even claim to be the Premier’s League best Portuguese manager. Carlos Carvalhal certainly has a stronger case for that accolade a...