Sep 24, 2016

Manchester United manager Mourinho benches Rooney

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped for the English Premier League game against champion Leicester on Saturday. Rooney was put on the bench by United manager Jose Mourinho, who said Friday that the striker had not been the same player since he ...

Mourinho's United stunned by Watford

Sep 19, 2016

Mourinho's United stunned by Watford

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United reign is quickly unravelling, with his new team condemned to a third successive loss by Watford on Sunday. Watford’s 3-1 victory exposed the brittleness of Mourinho’s expensively assembled team as it tasted success over the record 20-time English champions for ...

Feyenoord takes down Man United

Sep 16, 2016

Feyenoord takes down Man United

Feyenoord stunned Manchester United 1-0 in the Europa League on Thursday, handing the English giant a second loss in less than a week. For Feyenoord, it was just more of the same — Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s team has won all five of its Dutch ...

City edges United in derby clash

Sep 11, 2016

City edges United in derby clash

Pep Guardiola got one over his old rival Jose Mourinho as Manchester City edged an absorbing derby clash against Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday to go three points clear at the top of the Premier League. The victory on its rival’s home turf maintained ...

Sep 3, 2016

Aguero receives three-match ban

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will miss the derby against Manchester United after receiving a three-match ban from the English Football Association on Friday for elbowing an opponent. The F.A. said it retrospectively punished Aguero for violent conduct in last weekend’s win against West ...

Allardyce retains Rooney as captain

Aug 30, 2016

Allardyce retains Rooney as captain

Wayne Rooney will remain as England captain but his midfield experiment with the national team is over, with the Manchester United veteran set to revert to playing as a deep-lying forward under new coach Sam Allardyce. “Wayne has been an excellent captain for England ...

Rashford strikes late to lift United to win over Hull

Aug 28, 2016

Rashford strikes late to lift United to win over Hull

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic having an off day, Manchester United turned to a striker at the opposite end of his career to keep its winning run going in the English Premier League on Saturday. Marcus Rashford came off the bench and scored two minutes into ...

Jul 1, 2016

Ibrahimovic confirms move to Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic said on Thursday that he is joining Manchester United, ending intense speculation about where the 34-year-old Swedish superstar forward will be playing next season. Ibrahimovic, who was a free agent after ending a hugely successful stay at Paris Saint-Germain, becomes the second ...