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
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
Ander Herrera says Manchester City’s summer spending makes them Premier League favourites, with Pep Guardiola’s trophyless first season meaning they currently have a greater obligation to win titles than Manchester United.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
It was not the Busby-inspired brilliance of Best and Charlton, nor a dramatic late victory in Fergie time, but Jose Mourinho’s side did what they needed to do in order to lift the Europa League trophy for the first time, qualify for the Champions League and, more importantly, give a much-needed morale boost to the devastated city of Manchester, writes.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
It wasn’t pretty, it was more mechanical than magical and got even uglier with a late double sending-off, but Manchester United may have taken a massive step in the post-Ferguson era after they reached the Europa League Final by drawing 1-1 with Celta Vigo — to put both silverware and place in the Champions League in their sights.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Jose Mourinho’s self-confessed gamble to prioritise the Europa League over the Premier League looks like being a success, after Marcus Rashford’s stunning free-kick gave Manchester United a vital first-leg lead in the semi-final against Celta Vigo, putting them within touching distance of both a trophy and a place at Europe’s top table for 2018.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United ended a three-match losing streak and reached the EFL Cup fourth round with a timely, if at times uncomfortable, win at Northampton — but the draw wasn’t kind to United, who now face deadly rivals Manchester City.
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