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Antonio Valencia apologises for Instagram mishap

Antonio Valencia has apologised for liking an Instagram post claiming Jose Mourinho should be sacked. The 33-year-old, who is reported to have fallen out with Mourinho in recent weeks, was in the team for Tuesday’s 0-0 draw with Valencia in the Champions League. And following the clash, the Ecuador International liked a picture of himself …

Karl Pilkington says supporting Manchester United is like having a tortoise for a pet

Comedian Karl Pilkington says supporting Manchester United is like having a “tortoise for a pet” because “they are not entertaining to watch.” Pilkington, whose new show ‘Sick of It’ starts on Sky One this week, was pitting his wits against the BBC’s Mark Lawrenson to predict this weekend’s scores when he came out with the …

Enough is enough, it’s Pogba or Mourinho

The footage of Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho’s cold encounter in Manchester United training that emerged yesterday was, to say the least, worrying. The pair’s unfriendly meet was a clear sign that things behind the scenes at Old Trafford between the Frenchman and the Portuguese are not right. However whilst worrying, it was certainly not …

Paul Scholes names the best XI he played with at Manchester United

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has named the best XI he played alongside during his time at Old Trafford. Scholes made 718 appearances in 20 seasons with United, winning an astonishing 11 Premier League titles, two FA Cups and two Champions Leagues during his time at the Theatre of Dreams. The Englishman played alongside some of the …

“Go Manchester United!” screams American comedy star … whilst wearing a City shirt

American football (or soccer, as they know it) fans have given us a number of tasty, and mostly cringeworthy, treats over the years. From being told to ‘watch your mouth’ in Atlanta, to the gloriously over-ambitious 2014 World Cup chant ‘I believe that we will win’ – football lovers in the USA are responsible for …

‘Few can stop me, but Matic can’ – Manchester City star hails Serbian midfielder

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has hailed Nemanja Matic as one of the toughest opponents he’s ever faced. Both Matic and Toure have been two of the Premier League’s outstanding midfielders over the past few years – the former establishing himself as one of the division’s best defensive stalwarts ,and the latter, an impregnable, albeit …

Mourinho names United youngster as club’s ‘Player of the Year’

Jose Mourinho has named youngster Scott McTominay as his Manchester United ‘Player of the Year’. Mourinho, who handed McTominay his first-team breakthrough this season, took to the stage at the club’s annual awards dinner to praise the teenager – hailing what has been a brilliant first season for the academy graduate. “The meaning is important,” …

Rooney misses out on ‘all time United XI’

Wayne Rooney has missed out on making Manchester United’s ‘all time XI’, as voted for by Sky Sports viewers. Despite being the club’s all-time top scorer having found the net 253 times in just 559 appearances, there was no place in fan’s line-up for the former England international. Only one of the current crop at …

Paul Scholes slams ‘stupid’ Paul Pogba after West Brom defeat

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has torn into Paul Pogba after his woeful performance against West Bromwich Albion at the weekend. The Frenchman was hauled off after just 58 minutes during his side’s 1-0 defeat to the Baggies – a loss which ensured rivals Manchester City clinched the Premier League title for the third time …

De Gea delighted to be recognised in PFA Team of the Year once again

Manchester United keeper David De Gea says he is delighted to once again be nominated in the PFA Team of the Year. De Gea’s brilliant form has been a huge factor in United’s push for Champions League football, and his nomination means the Spaniard has now made the cut for the fourth consecutive season – …

Pogba glad to be dropped by Mourinho – “I’ve finally got the time to pursue my real dream”

Paul Pogba has revealed he is relieved to have been dropped for some recent matches by United boss Jose Mourinho as it gives him time to focus on his real passion – becoming a professional teenager. The 25-year-old was dropped by Mourinho last month in favour of youngster James McTominay, leading to speculation he would …

Saudi Arabia star Mohammad Al-Sahlawi set for Old Trafford

Saudi Arabia star Mohammad Al-Sahlawi is set to train with Manchester United ahead of the World Cup this summer. The Saudi star is set for a three-week stint at Old Trafford after a deal was agreed to allow him to train with the club in preparation for this summer’s tournament in Russia. “It was agreed …

Lindelof denies player/manager rift at Old Trafford

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof has denied that there is a rift between team-mate Paul Pogba and manager Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. Pogba has started just four of United’s last 11 games in all competitions and was a left out the starting line-up ahead of each leg of his side’s Champions League last 16 …

“I have no idea what he is trying to achieve” – pundit slams Mourinho over Luke Shaw treatment

Sky Sports pundit Matt Le Tissier has slammed Jose Mourinho over his recent treatment of Luke Shaw and says he expects the defender to quit Old Trafford at the end of the season. Mourinho hauled the 22-year-old off at half-time in Saturday’s FA Cup win over Brighton and, not for the first time this season, …

Former striker claims he is the “best finisher” the club has ever had

Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made the bold claim that he is the club’s greatest ever finisher. Solskjaer was a fan favourite during his 11 season stint at Old Trafford, scoring 126 goals in 366 appearances for the Red Devils – many of which came from the bench. The Norwegian’s career highlight …

Lukaku more vital than Aguero according to BBC study

Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku is more vital to his team than a number of the Premier League’s other top strikers, including Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero. A report produced by the BBC listed the league ‘most important’ players in terms of how many points their goals have earned their side – a table in which Lukaku …

United legends pay tribute to former team-mate Liam Miller after Irishman dies at just 36-years-old

Former team-mates of Liam Miller have paid tribute to the ex-Manchester United midfielder after he lost his battle with cancer yesterday. Miller, who won 21 caps for the Republic of Ireland between 2004 and 2009, flew home for treatment late last year after being diagnosed whilst playing for Wilmington Hammerheads in the American third-tier United …

Pogba not a “box to box” midfielder insists Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has insisted Paul Pogba is not a “box to box” midfielder, and claims the midfielder is one of the most talented in world football. Pogba has appeared to come under criticism from Mourinho recently, with the two seen to be arguing during the defeat to Tottenham last month before being dropped for youngster …