United tops Blackburn to reach quarterfinals

Feb 20, 2017

United tops Blackburn to reach quarterfinals

Manchester United turned to Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to come to the holders’ rescue and eliminate second-tier Blackburn in the F.A. Cup on Sunday. The duo came off the bench with around 30 minutes remaining at Ewood Park and combined to complete United’s ...

Ibrahimovic nets hat trick as Man United rolls

Feb 17, 2017

Ibrahimovic nets hat trick as Man United rolls

The goals continued to flow for Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko as they bagged hat-tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their Europa League last 32 ties on Thursday. United swept aside St. Etienne ...

Struggling Leicester falls to Manchester United

Feb 6, 2017

Struggling Leicester falls to Manchester United

Relegation is looming as a genuine prospect for stuttering Premier League champion Leicester. It’s been 79 years since a defending champion was relegated from England’s top division — the last being Manchester City in 1938 — but Leicester is heading that way after a ...

Underdogs make F.A. Cup history

Jan 30, 2017

Underdogs make F.A. Cup history

The F.A. Cup threw up its latest heartwarming story line on Sunday when Sutton United beat second-tier Leeds 1-0 to ensure there would be two non-league teams in the fifth round for the first time. Adding a touch more magic on a historic day ...

Man United into League Cup final despite loss

Jan 27, 2017

Man United into League Cup final despite loss

Manchester United reached the English League Cup final despite surrendering its 17-match unbeaten record with a 2-1 loss to Hull in the second leg of their semifinal on Thursday night. United, which won the first leg 2-0, advanced with a 3-2 win on aggregate ...

Rooney's record-setting strike salvages point for United

Jan 22, 2017

Rooney's record-setting strike salvages point for United

Deep into stoppage time with Manchester United facing defeat, Wayne Rooney bent a free kick high over the defense and into the Stoke goal. A point was salvaged for United but the moment carried a far greater significance. It was Rooney’s 250th goal for ...

City loses big; United earns draw

Jan 16, 2017

City loses big; United earns draw

Pep Guardiola suffered the largest league defeat of his managerial career as Manchester City was thrashed 4-0 by Everton, while across town Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s late equalizer gave Manchester United a 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday. Goals from Romelu Lukaku and Kevin Mirallas put ...

Rooney matches Charlton in rout

Jan 8, 2017

Rooney matches Charlton in rout

Wayne Rooney equaled Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United scoring record as the F.A. Cup holders cruised into the fourth round with a 4-0 win over Reading on Saturday. Rooney scored his 249th United goal with Charlton watching as Jose Mourinho’s men strolled to victory, but ...