Jose Mourinho avoids jail but fined for tax fraud in Spain

Soccer Feb 5, 2019

Jose Mourinho avoids jail but fined for tax fraud in Spain

Ex-Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has avoided jail for tax fraud as part of a deal with Spanish prosecutors revealed Tuesday but will pay a fine of close to €2 million. The 56-year-old is accused of committing tax fraud in 2011 and 2012 when he ...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes instant impact with Manchester United

Soccer Dec 23, 2018

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes instant impact with Manchester United

Manchester United was stunning and Manchester City was stunned. United responded to a change in coach by producing a rampant display to thrash lowly Cardiff 5-1 on Saturday, hours after English Premier League leader City slumped to a first defeat at home, 3-2 against struggling ...

Manchester United dismisses embattled coach Jose Mourinho

Soccer Dec 18, 2018

Manchester United dismisses embattled coach Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho was fired by Manchester United on Tuesday, two days after English soccer's biggest club reached a new low in its disappointing season by losing to Liverpool in the Premier League. Assistant coach Michael Carrick will take charge of the team on an interim ...

Manchester United loses chance to top group

Soccer Dec 13, 2018

Manchester United loses chance to top group

Manchester United missed the chance to finish top of its Champions League group as an understrength team lost 2-1 at Valencia on Wednesday, with an embarrassing own goal by Phil Jones proving decisive. With first-place Juventus losing 2-1 at Young Boys, United could have jumped ...

United overcomes slow start for tie against Southampton

Soccer Dec 2, 2018

United overcomes slow start for tie against Southampton

It seemingly takes a sleepy start to a game to jolt Manchester United's players into action these days. Their latest stirring comeback came at Southampton on Saturday. Trailing 2-0 after 20 minutes against a team without a win in three months, United recovered to earn a ...

Top European clubs ease into Champions League's last 16

Soccer Nov 28, 2018

Top European clubs ease into Champions League's last 16

Defending champion Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus were among the seven teams to reach the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday while Sergio Aguero's late equalizer at Lyon also sent Manchester City through. Bayern Munich thumped Benfica 5-1 to book its place ...

Manchester clubs post big wins ahead of derby

Soccer Nov 8, 2018

Manchester clubs post big wins ahead of derby

It was Manchester's night in the Champions League as United stunned Juventus with late goals and City routed Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo's brilliant goal — a volley from a long pass that dropped into his path over his right shoulder — was set ...

Wayne Rooney issues challenge to Manchester United players

Soccer Oct 9, 2018

Wayne Rooney issues challenge to Manchester United players

Wayne Rooney has called on Manchester United's players to stand up and be counted, saying that manager Jose Mourinho is an easy target for the club's troubles. United battled back from two goals down to beat Newcastle 3-2 on Saturday, but is languishing in eighth ...

Mourinho faces more misery after Derby loss

Soccer Sep 26, 2018

Mourinho faces more misery after Derby loss

Jose Mourinho was left red-faced amid fresh talk of a rift with Paul Pogba as Manchester United crashed to a shock penalty shootout defeat against Frank Lampard's Derby in the League Cup on Tuesday. Just hours after Mourinho reportedly told unsettled star Pogba that he ...