Wayne Rooney offered 5,000 travelling supporters a reminder of former glories but, thanks in part to two goals from new striker Odion Ighalo, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s current Manchester United side made another potentially significant step forward.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2020
Unai Emery has set a mean stall out. On Arsenal’s pre-season tour of Singapore, the team coach drove by the hotel from the airport and straight to the training ground. A signal of intent to his new players, perhaps, and certainly an instant contribution to the ‘narrative’.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2018
It was predictable that Tottenham fans would mock Jose Mourinho with chants of “sacked in the morning” but it’s increasingly looking like a question of when rather than if after another humiliating experience, writes
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
If ever there was ever any confusion as to why Manchester United have not been able to challenge their noisy neighbours for the title this season it was cleared up and summed up in a tepid defeat against Chris Hughton’s excellent Brighton & Hove Albion.
Sat, 05 May, 2018
Manchester United were unable to match the intensity shown during Jose Mourinho's extraordinary pre-match press conference, but headers from Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic saw them through to the FA Cup semi-finals at Brighton's expense.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
The elation felt by Manchester United fans following the double drama of Jose Mourinho’s new contract and Alexis Sanchez’s arrival in transfer deadline week is already over after Tottenham ruthlessly exposed their defensive problems in a deserved victory at Wembley.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
Manchester United fans are starting to understand properly now what it means to support a Jose Mourinho team so it should come as no real surprise to them that United beat Benfica with a lucky own goal and a penalty, that they look set to qualify comfortably for the last 16 of the Champions League after four wins from four, or that despite those facts it was all rather uninspiring.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
Liverpool may still be waiting to win the Premier League but they put their latest title credentials on the line against Manchester United today with Roberto Firmino refusing to accept that there is only one championship contender on the field at Anfield.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2017
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Michael Carrick have decisions to make on their careers next summer — the only players whose future Jose Mourinho does not believe Manchester United have under “control” beyond this season.
Sat, 09 Sep, 2017