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Irish Independent - Mon Aug 28 2:30 AM
Manchester United have yet to concede a goal this season and Joe Mourinho is delighted with the form of Phil Jones, whose displays alongside Eric Bailly in the heart of their defence means both Chris Smalling and summer signing Victor Lindelof have been left kicking their heels.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 27 10:49 PM
Phil Jones can be Jose Mourinho's ideal centre-back at Manchester United, provided he stays fit.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 27 7:31 PM
Manchester United hold the only 100 per cent record, Tottenham and Arsenal both endured familiar frustrations, while West Ham, Bournemouth and Crystal Palace all lost again.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 27 5:00 PM
Nothing showed how little we've come to expect from Wayne Rooney more than the different ways we talked about him and Zlatan Ibrahimovic last season. It was generally agreed that Ibrahimovic bore a huge burden at Old Trafford, that he needed to provide plenty of goals and generally inspire the te...
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 27 2:16 PM
Manchester United's free-scoring start is refuting the notion that Jose Mourinho is a defensive-minded manager but the Portuguese accepts there will still be times this season where a more pragmatic approach is required.
Irish Independent - Sun Aug 27 12:34 PM
Bryan Robson believes Manchester United are in their best place to challenge for the Premier League crown since Sir Alex Ferguson retired.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 26 9:34 PM
Jose Mourinho shifted praise to his substitutes after they were key in maintaining Manchester United's 100 per cent start in the 2-0 win over Leicester.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 26 8:22 PM
Substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored to maintain Manchester United's 100 per cent start and spare Romelu Lukaku's blushes against Leicester.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 26 8:16 PM
Jose Mourinho says Manchester United's football has gone up a level this season.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 26 7:56 PM
Substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored to maintain Manchester United's 100 per cent start and spare Romelu Lukaku's blushes against Leicester.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 26 7:46 PM
Manchester United moved back to the top of the Premier League table after claiming a third win from three games with Saturday's 2-0 victory over Leicester.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 26 7:44 PM
Substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored to maintain Manchester United's 100 per cent start and spare Romelu Lukaku's blushes against Leicester.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 26 9:17 AM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could face a considerable battle for a starting spot when fit again but Jose Mourinho has stressed how important it will be for Manchester United to have the option of a striker he still regards as one of the world's finest.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 26 2:30 AM
Has the real Wayne Rooney finally re-announced himself? Or has a briefly warmed-up version popped out of the microwave? One thing is certain, though, even if it is a little early to anoint Wayne Rooney as the Renaissance Man of English football.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 25 10:51 PM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could face a considerable battle for a starting spot when fit again but Jose Mourinho has stressed how important it will be for Manchester United to have the option of a striker he still regards as one of the world's finest.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 25 3:36 PM
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho understands why Wayne Rooney decided to retire from international football.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 25 2:51 PM
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is keeping an open mind about when Zlatan Ibrahimovic might be available to make his return to action for the club.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 25 8:19 AM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a one-year deal at Manchester United but will not be wearing the same shirt as his first successful season at the club.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 25 5:04 AM
Gareth Southgate has hinted Wayne Rooney's retirement need not be the end of his England story, though a rousing Wembley send off remains likelier than a fully fledged comeback at next year's World Cup.
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 25 2:30 AM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic decided to re-sign for Manchester United as he is convinced they will win the title this season if he plays alongside Romelu Lukaku in attack.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 10:45 PM
Gareth Southgate has challenged his England side to step out of Wayne Rooney's shadow, but is also happy to grant the country's record goalscorer a Wembley farewell.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 8:36 PM
Manchester United were handed a favourable Champions League group stage draw on Thursday evening and their fortune continued as the fixture dates for their Group A matches were confirmed.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 5:52 PM
Liverpool and Man United were handed two of the kinder Champions League group stage draws this evening, with Spurs facing a daunting journey to reach the last 16.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 4:49 PM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is ready to "finish what I started" after the veteran Sweden striker turned down other offers to re-sign for Manchester United on a one-season deal.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 4:35 PM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is ready to "finish what I started" after the veteran Sweden striker turned down other offers to re-sign for Manchester United on a one-season deal.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 3:54 PM
Harry Maguire has received his first call-up to the England squad but the defender is an injury concern for Leicester ahead of the Premier League clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 3:54 PM
England manager Gareth Southgate believes Wayne Rooney could have a future as a coach or manager and would be happy to help the Everton striker if he held such ambitions.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 2:26 PM
England manager Gareth Southgate has congratulated Wayne Rooney on a "fantastic international career" after the Everton striker announced his national team retirement.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 2:26 PM
Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has re-signed for Manchester United on a one-year deal.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 2:15 PM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has re-signed for Manchester United on a one-year deal, the club have announced.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 12:11 PM
Romelu Lukaku's superb start at Manchester United has made him one of the Premier League's hottest picks in Fantasy Football.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 8:24 AM
Six British teams will be in the bowls for today's draw for the Champions League group stages in Monaco this evening (5pm Irish time).
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 7:36 AM
Manchester United begin the defence of the Carabao Cup by hosting Burton in the third round.
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 4:36 AM
Ronald Koeman has described Wayne Rooney's retirement from international football as "a good decision for him and a good decision for Everton".
Irish Independent - Thu Aug 24 2:30 AM
Wayne Rooney was hailed yesterday as an England "icon" and "legend" after retiring from international football to prioritise ending his career on a high with boyhood club Everton.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 23 6:43 PM
Manchester United defender Phil Jones reportedly called a doping official a 'f ' after last season's Europa League final, according to UEFA.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 23 3:44 PM
Former Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov has signed a one-year deal with Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 23 2:41 PM
Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City, Manchester United and Celtic will discover their Champions League opponents in Monaco on Thursday.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 23 1:22 PM
Wayne Rooney has announced his retirement from international football. Here is his statement in full, released to Press Association Sport:
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 23 1:22 PM
Wayne Rooney, England's all-time top scorer, has announced his immediate retirement from international football.
Irish Independent - Wed Aug 23 1:10 PM
Wayne Rooney, England's all-time top scorer, has announced his immediate retirement from international football.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 10:36 PM
Gary Lineker believes the "under-appreciated" Wayne Rooney has proven himself one of the true "greats of English football" after the forward scored his 200th Premier League goal.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 4:00 PM
The Football Association is working to discover the extent of the Fancy Bears hack which made revelations about football's anti-doping procedures.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 12:49 PM
Michael Keane believes Wayne Rooney is enjoying a new lease of life at Everton and deserves a recall to the England squad.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 12:49 PM
Wayne Rooney has joined Alan Shearer as the second player to reach 200 Premier League goals.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 12:01 PM
Marcos Rojo trained with Manchester United on Tuesday as he continues his recovery from knee ligament damage, while two other first-team players also gave manager Jose Mourinho a boost.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 11:16 AM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to make a return to the Manchester United squad in the coming weeks, with the Adidas online store appearing to confirm as much after assigning the Swedish striker a new squad number.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 10:55 AM
Eric Bailly has dropped another huge hint that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is ready to return to Manchester United.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 9:51 AM
If a picture paints a thousand words, then one particular image from Everton's 1-1 draw with Manchester City included a fair few explicit ones.
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 9:16 AM
He may have left Manchester United but Wayne Rooney continues to push the buttons of Manchester City fans - both on the pitch and online
Irish Independent - Tue Aug 22 12:22 AM
Everton forward Wayne Rooney netted a landmark 200th Premier League goal in the draw at Manchester City - a "sweet moment" that could soon be followed by an England return.