Paul Pogba has penalty kick saved as Wolves hold Manchester United

Soccer Aug 20, 2019

Paul Pogba has penalty kick saved as Wolves hold Manchester United

Paul Pogba pulled his jersey over his face when the final whistle sounded, his latest spot-kick failure costing Manchester United two points and casting doubt over the wisdom of the team rotating its penalty-takers. The France midfielder saw his 68th-minute attempt saved — his fourth ...

Maguire's move from Leicester to Manchester United complete

Soccer Aug 6, 2019

Maguire's move from Leicester to Manchester United complete

Manchester United made Harry Maguire the world's most expensive defender on Monday, signing him from Leicester City for around $100 million. United said the 26-year-old center-back signed a six-year contract with an option for another season. A person with knowledge of the deal said Friday that ...

Man United has deal for Leicester City's Maguire

Soccer Aug 3, 2019

Man United has deal for Leicester City's Maguire

Manchester United is set to break the world transfer record for a defender after agreeing to pay £80 million ($97 million) to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester City, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday. The person spoke to AP on condition of ...

Title conquest sets Ronaldo apart from peers

Soccer Apr 23, 2019

Title conquest sets Ronaldo apart from peers

The breakthrough under Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. Then the coronation at Real Madrid. And now another title at Juventus. If ever there was a need to emphasize Cristiano Ronaldo's impact as a soccer player, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner did it again last weekend ...

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 ...

Wayne Rooney charged with public intoxication

Soccer Jan 7, 2019

Wayne Rooney charged with public intoxication

Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month on a public intoxication charge and taken to jail to sober up after he triggered a door alarm at a Washington-area airport, authorities said Sunday. Rooney was arrested Dec. 16 by police at Dulles International Airport in ...

United eases past Reading in F.A. Cup

Soccer Jan 6, 2019

United eases past Reading in F.A. Cup

Alexis Sanchez was resting up in the Manchester United dugout moments after getting substituted when he got a tap on the arm. It was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, telling him to get out of the manager's seat and find another. There's no doubt who's the boss inside ...

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 ...