De Gea in limbo after Madrid paperwork arrives too late

Sep 1, 2015

De Gea in limbo after Madrid paperwork arrives too late

Manchester United’s Spain goalkeeper David De Gea was facing an uncertain future on Tuesday after his expected move to Real Madrid was apparently scuppered when the paperwork did not arrive at the Spanish League on time. As the clock ticked towards the midnight deadline ...

Manchester United set to sign Martial on hectic transfer day

Sep 1, 2015

Manchester United set to sign Martial on hectic transfer day

Manchester United was set to make French forward Anthony Martial the most expensive teenager in world soccer after a chaotic day of transfer dealings at Old Trafford that also saw Javier Hernandez and Adnan Januzaj offloaded. The French Football Federation said Monday that Martial, ...

Aug 31, 2015

Swansea stuns previously unbeaten United

Manchester United’s early-season problems at both ends of the pitch were exposed in a 2-1 loss at Swansea on Sunday that ended its unbeaten start in the Premier League. On the day Manchester City spent more than £50 million ($77 million) on another attacking ...

United held by Newcastle; Bournemouth gets first victory

Aug 23, 2015

United held by Newcastle; Bournemouth gets first victory

As Wayne Rooney went a 10th game without scoring for Manchester United, an English striker did manage to score a hat trick on Saturday: Callum Wilson of Bournemouth. It was a landmark treble for the player and his team — both newcomers to the ...

Van Gaal shrugs off criticism over Pedro

Aug 22, 2015

Van Gaal shrugs off criticism over Pedro

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Friday played down the club’s interest in signing Pedro from Barcelona after the Spanish international decided to join Premier League champion Chelsea instead. He also defended executive vice chairman Ed Woodward, who was widely reported to have ...

Ramos signs new Real Madrid deal

Aug 17, 2015

Ramos signs new Real Madrid deal

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos signed a new contract Monday that will tie him to the club for the next five seasons. The 29-year-old Ramos had been linked to interest from Manchester United throughout the offseason. “As I said at my presentation 10 years ...

Jul 26, 2015

Man United tops Barcelona in International Champions Cup

Wayne Rooney raised both arms in delight after his early goal and Manchester United had many more moments to celebrate in an impressive victory over Champions League holders Barcelona. This time, coach Louis van Gaal praised his second team for its “spirit” four days ...

Wenger content to carry on

Jul 25, 2015

Wenger content to carry on

Arsene Wenger has banished any thoughts of retirement as the Arsenal manager fine-tunes his preparations for his 20th season with the Gunners in the Emirates Cup this weekend. With his 66th birthday looming in October, Wenger could be forgiven for being seduced by the ...

Van Gaal lets rip after United beats Earthquakes

Jul 22, 2015

Van Gaal lets rip after United beats Earthquakes

Coach Louis van Gaal is mixing and matching his lineups and found few highlights worth mentioning from Manchester United’s latest preseason victory. Juan Mata and Memphis Depay scored five minutes apart in the first half, and Manchester United drew a big Bay Area crowd ...