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 ...

Mourinho starting to feel at home with Manchester United

Dec 25, 2016

Mourinho starting to feel at home with Manchester United

Jose Mourinho explained how happy he was with his Manchester United project on Friday, acknowledging it was “easy to feel at home” with one of the world’s biggest clubs. It was not the most comfortable, nor consistent, of starts for Mourinho at Old Trafford, ...

Costa returns Chelsea to top of league

Dec 12, 2016

Costa returns Chelsea to top of league

Chelsea striker Diego Costa’s class shone through as he fired his team back to the top of the Premier League on Sunday with a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion as the previous day’s goal glut turned into a trickle. The Spain international’s fine ...

Errors cost Liverpool, United points

Dec 5, 2016

Errors cost Liverpool, United points

Premier League heavyweights Liverpool and Manchester United were caught by late sucker punches in two games that finished far more dramatically than they began on Sunday. Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool wasted a chance to return to second place in the table, a point behind Chelsea, ...

Man United, Southampton into English League Cup semis

Dec 1, 2016

Man United, Southampton into English League Cup semis

Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s vision and Anthony Martial’s cool finishing helped Manchester United into the English League Cup semifinals as two of the team’s out-of-favor forwards showed their worth on Wednesday. United’s 4-1 win over West Ham at Old Trafford was illuminated by Mkhitaryan’s touch and ...