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Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 10:36 PM
Stoke midfielder Darren Fletcher believes Wayne Rooney's return to Everton is a "match made in heaven" and backed his former Manchester United team-mate to prove he is still a top-class player.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 8:21 PM
Manchester United began the 2017/18 Premier League season with an impressive 4-0 mauling of West Ham at Old Trafford.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 8:11 PM
Jose Mourinho hailed Romelu Lukaku after his superb double against West Ham but insisted Manchester United's record signing was under no pressure to score goals.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 6:36 PM
Romelu Lukaku immediately started to pay off his transfer fee with two goals as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0 in their Premier League opener.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 6:36 PM
Romelu Lukaku immediately started to pay off his transfer fee with two goals as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0 in their Premier League opener.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 6:16 PM
Manchester United's opening Premier League game of the season against West Ham presented an intriguing match-up of two strikers. Record signing Romelu Lukaku led the United attack while a former Old Trafford favourite in Javier Hernandez featured for the Hammers.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 1:01 PM
Ronald Koeman says Wayne Rooney proved he is "still one of the best in his position" with Saturday's match-winning display for Everton.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 11:21 AM
Gary Lineker believes Romelu Lukaku will give Manchester United’s forward line a potency Zlatan Ibrahimovic did not provide last season following his £75m move from Everton.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 11:03 AM
It was a day of unbelievable and genuinely unprecedented action at Stamford Bridge… but also a few unsaid words, if obvious thoughts.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 2:57 AM
The moment Wayne Rooney craved, the reason he came home to Everton. With his sons looking on the 31-year-old marked his return to his boyhood club with a fine winning goal against Stoke City as Ronald Koeman's new-look team opened the season with a hard-fought victory. An ugly game was elevated b...
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 13 2:57 AM
José Mourinho is under a certain amount of pressure this season at Manchester United, albeit pressure he has brought on himself. At his previous clubs he has always managed to win the title in his second season and at his present one there is an expectation of something a little more dynamic than...
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 10:36 PM
Wayne Rooney said it "doesn't get much better" than firing Everton to victory after waiting more than 13 years to score for his boyhood club once again.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 7:13 PM
Tottenham have made an approach to sign Manchester United forward Anthony Martial, according to French outlet RMC Sport.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 5:07 PM
Wayne Rooney's first goal back in blue inspired boyhood club Everton to a narrow opening-weekend victory against Stoke.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 5:06 PM
Wayne Rooney's first goal back in blue inspired boyhood club Everton to a narrow opening-weekend victory against Stoke.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 3:11 PM
Michael Carrick believes "things are on the up" at Manchester United, with the captain confident Jose Mourinho's men are in a better place to challenge for the Premier League than a year ago.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 9:51 AM
Second season syndrome has more regularly been an affliction that sees teams found out after a year of success, sent off into a tailspin as results flounder.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 2:30 AM
Jose Mourinho has warned that Manchester United could run into trouble this season unless his midfielders and wingers sharpen up their act in front of goal.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 11 2:39 PM
Jose Mourinho has confirmed Manchester United are in talks with Zlatan Ibrahimovic about signing for the second part of the season.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 11 1:08 PM
Ireland midfielder James McCarthy has been ruled out of Everton's season opener with Stoke on Saturday with a knee injury.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 11 7:44 AM
Manchester United could face a challenge from AC Milan in their efforts to tie Zlatan Ibrahimovic to a new contract.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 11 2:30 AM
Manchester United could face a challenge from AC Milan in their efforts to tie Zlatan Ibrahimovic to a new contract.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 10 11:55 PM
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard believes his old club may have been forced into selling midfielder Nemanja Matic to Manchester United this summer and admits the sale was a hammer blow for the Premier League champions.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 10 4:21 PM
Wayne Rooney goes into the new Premier League season just two short of 200 goals in the competition.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 10 11:18 AM
Chelsea midfielder Willian has revealed that he held talks with Manchester United this summer about a potential transfer to follow Jose Mourinho to Old Trafford, but any chance of a move was blocked by the reigning Premier League champions.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 10 10:23 AM
Premier League clubs have wasted little time in making moves in this transfer window, with a number of high-profile strikers among the biggest acquisitions.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 10 8:00 AM
Tottenham full-back Danny Rose has suggested he is being underpaid and hinted he may be prepared to leave the club if they don't sign star names in an inflammatory interview in The Sun.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 10 2:46 AM
Jose Mourinho has claimed that Manchester United must cope with a heavy "giant on our chest" when they return to the Champions League this season and that the first priority must simply be to avoid finishing bottom of their group.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 10 12:07 AM
Tottenham full-back Danny Rose has suggested he is being underpaid and hinted he may be prepared to leave the club if they don't sign star names in an inflammatory interview in The Sun.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 11:24 PM
Nemanja Matic knows a thing or two about winning the Premier League and has already seen enough to be confident of a Manchester United title challenge this season.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 10:46 PM
Javier Hernandez says he is not surprised by Manchester United's lack of Premier League success in recent years as he prepares to face his former club this weekend.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 6:41 PM
West Ham striker Javier Hernandez admits he does not know if he will celebrate a debut goal against former club Manchester United.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 4:26 PM
Kenny Cunningham offered a scathing assessment of Ander Herrera after Man United's UEFA Super Cup loss to Real Madrid, claiming that Jose Mourinho would be better off replacing the Spaniard in the centre of midfield.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 2:52 PM
Jose Mourinho made one lucky Manchester United fan's day on Tuesday night after giving away his Uefa Super Cup runners up medal.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 2:51 PM
Kenny Cunningham offered a scathing assessment of Ander Herrera after Man United's UEFA Super Cup loss to Real Madrid, claiming that Jose Mourinho would be better off replacing the Spaniard in the centre of midfield.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 2:46 PM
Ander Herrera knows Manchester United can ill afford to stew on their deserved UEFA Super Cup loss as they look to fight on all fronts this season.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 11:26 AM
Jose Mourinho praised debutant Nemanja Matic's display and the way Manchester United's new boys continue to settle into his "amazing group".
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 11:24 AM
Jose Mourinho praised debutant Nemanja Matic's display and the way Manchester United's new boys continue to settle into his "amazing group".
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 9:31 AM
Jose Mourinho returned from the UEFA Super Cup feeling chipper despite admitting it is "game over" in Manchester United's pursuit of Gareth Bale and his team losing to Real Madrid.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 8:28 AM
It was a match that emphasised exactly why Manchester United need the lift in quality of a signing like Gareth Bale, but especially because Jose Mourinho resorted to the same solution: lifting the ball towards Marouane Fellaini.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 8:25 AM
Gareth Bale says he wants to stay at Real Madrid, and stated that every conversation he has had with the club this summer have been as if business will continue as normal.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 2:30 AM
A narrow victory that gives Real Madrid the 2017 Super Cup, but a general gulf in quality between them and Manchester United that explains why the Spanish side won it and why they are European champions.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 9 1:02 AM
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini joined in with the fun after an image of his contorted faced in Tuesday night's UEFA Super Cup match against Real Madrid became a social media hit.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 11:53 PM
Jose Mourinho accepts it is "game over" in Manchester United's pursuit of Real Madrid's Gareth Bale.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 11:04 PM
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he has given up any hope of signing Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale this summer, just 24 hours after hinting he was keen to bring the Welshman to Old Trafford.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 10:14 PM
Manchester United were outclassed at times as Real Madrid won the UEFA Super Cup to give Jose Mourinho food for thought at the start of his second season in the hot seat.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 9:52 PM
Manchester United have lost 2-1 to Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 5:13 PM
Ahead of his former side's Super Cup clash with Real Madrid, Manchester United legend Gary Neville has recalled the moment Cristiano Ronaldo “completely changed” from scrawny youngster into world class talent.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 1:23 PM
Jose Mourinho has backed Internazionale for doing their upmost to keep Ivan Perisic from Manchester United’s clutches this summer.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 12:02 PM
Ryan Giggs has backed Paul Pogba to significantly increase his goal tally this season and believes he could be the key to helping Manchester United regain the Premier League for the first time since 2013.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 11:32 AM
Ahead of the Tuesday's European Super Cup, contested between Champions League winners Real Madrid and Europa League victors Manchester United - arguably the two biggest clubs on the planet - Chris Bascombe has picked a best XI of players from the squads.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 10:13 AM
Sergio Ramos has dismissed Jose Mourinho as "just another coach" as the mind games took another step up ahead of the Super Cup between Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 7:27 AM
Manchester United see Tottenham Hotspur’s Danny Rose as a potential solution to their search for a wide player in the transfer market, as Jose Mourinho continues to assess his options, given the club’s frustrated pursuits of Internazionale’s Ivan Perisic and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 2:30 AM
Jose Mourinho naturally couldn't resist it - but then Zinedine Zidane couldn't completely reject it.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 8 12:19 AM
Manchester United will instantly be installed as Premier League champions if they are successful in their bid to sign Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, according to Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp.
Irish Independent - Mon Aug 7 8:35 PM
Jose Mourinho naturally couldn’t resist it - but then Zinedine Zidane couldn’t completely reject it.
Irish Independent - Mon Aug 7 8:07 PM
Cristiano Ronaldo has travelled with Real Madrid for the UEFA Super Cup against former club Manchester United, with Zinedine Zidane saying he is as fit as he was before the summer.
Irish Independent - Mon Aug 7 7:42 PM
Eric Bailly and Phil Jones are suspended for Manchester United's UEFA Super Cup clash with Real Madrid.
Irish Independent - Mon Aug 7 5:48 PM
Ryan Giggs has tipped Paul Pogba to hit the goal trail this season and set up a Manchester United title challenge.
Irish Independent - Mon Aug 7 5:01 PM
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed he would jump at the chance to sign Real Madrid's Gareth Bale if the Welshman is is put up for sale this summer.
Irish Independent - Mon Aug 7 4:56 PM
Ryan Giggs has tipped Paul Pogba to hit the goal trail this season and set up a Manchester United title challenge.
Irish Independent - Mon Aug 7 1:01 PM
Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah is set to join Crystal Palace on a season-long loan, Press Association Sport understands.
Irish Independent - Mon Aug 7 10:57 AM
Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in Real Madrid's squad for the UEFA Super Cup clash with Manchester United.