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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 ...

Juventus adds to United's recent woes

Soccer Oct 24, 2018

Juventus adds to United's recent woes

Even as Real Madrid and Bayern Munich returned to winning ways, Manchester United's troubles only deepened. After again failing to arrive on time by bus for a Champions League game — except for Jose Mourinho, who walked from his hotel — United seemed stuck in ...

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 ...

Misfiring Madrid stumbles again

Soccer Oct 3, 2018

Misfiring Madrid stumbles again

Real Madrid is having trouble scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo no longer on the team. His new club, Juventus, did just fine without him on Tuesday. For the first time in more than a decade, Madrid has gone three straight games without a goal after losing ...

Manchester United risks derailment as Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba feud

Soccer Sep 28, 2018

Manchester United risks derailment as Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba feud

Jose Mourinho's astonishing feud with Paul Pogba will take another twist when Manchester United's warring duo head to West Ham, while Chelsea's Eden Hazard bids to inflict more misery on Liverpool. On any other weekend, the showdown between Premier League leader Liverpool and title rival ...

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 ...

Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League

Soccer Aug 31, 2018

Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together in the Champions League group stage on Thursday. After winning four titles at Real Madrid, and one with United, Ronaldo aims to end ...

Mistake-prone United loses against Brighton; City cruises

Soccer Aug 20, 2018

Mistake-prone United loses against Brighton; City cruises

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in Manchester City's 6-1 rout of Huddersfield Town on Sunday before the champions' neighbors Manchester United suffered a limp 3-2 defeat at Brighton & Hove Albion that left Paul Pogba questioning his team's attitude. While Pep Guardiola's City again dazzled ...

United beats Madrid to close tour

Soccer Aug 1, 2018

United beats Madrid to close tour

Jose Mourinho was finally given something to smile about as a tempestuous trip to the United States ended with Manchester United's 2-1 win over former club Real Madrid thanks to first-half strikes from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera. Mourinho has cut a miserable figure during ...

Alex Ferguson thanks medics for life-saving brain surgery

Soccer Jul 27, 2018

Alex Ferguson thanks medics for life-saving brain surgery

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson thanked medics for saving his life and said he felt humbled by the huge outpouring of sympathy in his first public comments since undergoing emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage in May. The 76-year-old Scot, who won 38 trophies ...