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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Luka Modric leads charge as Croatia beats Nigeria

Soccer / World Cup Jun 17, 2018

Luka Modric leads charge as Croatia beats Nigeria

Even in a more defensive role, Luka Modric can still lead the attack. The Croatia midfielder scored one goal and set up the other in his team's 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday at the World Cup. Modric sent in a corner that was headed by ...

France fights off Nigeria, advances to quarterfinals

Soccer / World Cup Jul 1, 2014

France fights off Nigeria, advances to quarterfinals

After being touted as one of the World Cup's entertainers, it was a gritty performance which got France through to the quarterfinals in a 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Monday. France's forward line had made headlines with eight goals in its opening two group games, ...