Paul Scholes

Jose Mourinho's career will be defined by success or failure at Man United

It was at Turffontein Racecourse in Johannesburg, back in the summer of 2006, that Sir Alex Ferguson allowed his mask to slip on the thorny issue of …

Manchester

Departing Walcott a symbol of Arsenal's failed British core

When Theo Walcott's time at Arsenal ended Wednesday, it closed the book on an unfulfilled generation that faced unreasonable expectations.<p>Even before …

Sports

Louis Saha interview: Romelu Lukaku brings Robin van Persie-like ferocity in the box; criticising the Belgian is unfair - Firstpost

It was a dream start for Manchester United this season as Jose Mourinho's men scored for fun in season-opener against West Ham United and then …

Manchester

Louis van Gaal reveals he turned down Belgium job to get revenge on 'mean and low' Manchester United

Louis van Gaal has admitted he turned down the chance to manage Belgium so that he could continue to receive compensation for being sacked by Manchester United.<p>In an interview with Dutch newspaper <i>Volkskrant</i>, the 66-year-old said he was motivated by 'revenge' in his decision to turn down the …

Louis van Gaal

The best we never had: England’s 10 greatest underachievers

For every gifted player who squeezes the absolute maximum out of their ability – Frank Lampard or Paul Scholes, for example – there are those who …

Soccer

Manchester United legends among backroom staff? Criticism from fans? The full Q & A with new Wales boss Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs is adamant he will prove he’s the right man by being his own man – but promised not to rip up the work of Chris Coleman as he seeks to …

News (Wales)

How Man United developed Paul Pogba

<b>Paul McGuinness<br>Former Manchester United youth team coach</b><br>“Paul was a very popular lad. He was just like a Pied Piper with the younger lads, who really …

Soccer Coaching

Ryan Giggs reveals he needed counselling to help him get over leaving Manchester United

Ryan Giggs has revealed he needed counselling to cope with the psychological impact of leaving Manchester United.<p>The Old Trafford legend spent 24 …

Ryan Giggs

Gossip column: Aubameyang, Ronaldo, Gameiro, Gaitan, Walcott

<b>Arsenal</b> are in talks to sign <b>Borussia Dortmund</b> and Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as a replacement 29-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez. (Mirror)<p><b>The Gunners</b> are pressing ahead with a £53m move for 28-year-old Aubameyang. (Mail)<p><b>Real Madrid</b> and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, …

Soccer

Opinion: Time's up for Aubameyang

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was suspended by Borussia Dortmund for the third time in 15 months on Sunday. DW's Matt Ford says enough is enough and …

Soccer

Jose Mourinho close to signing new contract at Manchester United

Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a contract extension that would keep him at the club until 2021, …

Soccer

Raheem Sterling Proves That Everything You Know About Goal-Scoring Is Wrong

Raheem Sterling has scored 14 goals in the Premier League this season for Manchester City, putting him right in the thick of the competition’s Golden …

Soccer

Phil Neville Has Emerged as Leading Candidate to Take Over as England Women's Manager

Ex-Manchester United and Everton defender Phil Neville has emerged as one of the leading candidates to become the new permanent manager of the …

Sports

Super Spur: Engineering the perfect Tottenham player

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Daniel Levy the Tottenham Charman looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham …

Sports

The 12 most memorable football quotes of the 1990s

1. German maths<p><b>"Football is a simple game: 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and, at the end, the Germans win” – Gary Lineker</b><p>Gary Lineker is as …

Soccer

Sean Goss must prove to Rangers he can handle the heat as being on books at Manchester United means nothing - Barry Ferguson

Barry remembers when Phil Bardsley and Lee Martin arrived on loan at Ibrox from Manchester United and says they didn't know what had hit them.<p>There's …

Manchester

Rangers new boy Sean Goss reveals why brushing shoulders with Manchester United greats will help him be an Ibrox hit

The midfielder was influenced by the likes of Paul Scholes, Michael Carrick and Nicky Butt.<p>Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Michael Carrick and Bastian …

Graeme Murty

The Presence Of Virgil van Dijk Will Lift Those Around Him

Something that stands out immediately when you look at Virgil van Dijk is the authority he possesses. There is a real aura about him.<p>It is something …

English Premier League

Interview with Michael Cox and contest to win “The Mixer”

One of the football books of the year of 2017 was <i>The Mixer</i> written by Guardian journalist Michael Cox. Michael rose to fame through his zonalmarking …

Soccer

Jose Mourinho is a very stable genius

Mourinho’s ability to divert attention away from what happens on the pitch has always been – and still is – his greatest quality<p>For once – and just …

Soccer

Is the Premier League Having an Existential Crisis?

<i>We already know who’s gonna win it all, but things just below the top of the Premier League table are getting a bit weird as some of the best</i> …

Soccer

A decade later, Manchester United return to the Middle East in January

Fourth-tier Coventry City's surprise FA Cup win against Premier League club Stoke City was celebrated by Manchester United players. Not because …

Soccer

Man Utd news: Ian Wright BLASTS Jose Mourinho for picking fight with Paul Scholes

GETTYIan Wright has blasted Jose Mourinho.<p>Scholes was analysing Man Utd's goalless draw with Southampton on December 30 and condemned Paul Pogba’s …

Jose Mourinho

Man Utd news LIVE updates: Mourinho transfer ultimatum, Bale exclusive, Ozil January swoop

Man Utd news LIVE updates: All the latest from Old Trafford<p>Sunday January 7<p>Fred battle<p>09:20 Manchester United and Arsenal are reportedly the …

Soccer

Paul Pogba needs to stop trying to be like Andrea Pirlo – Graeme Souness

Paul Pogba should stop seeing himself as a central midfielder like Andrea Pirlo because he too often looks lost in the role, says Graeme …

Soccer

International futsal player from Newport puts an exhibition on to "inspire and motivate" young people

A FUTSAL player who has travelled the world through his career has put an exhibition in Newport to “motivate and inspire” young people.<p>Rico …

News (Wales)

Ex-Manchester United midfielder Rodrigo Possebon moves to Vietnam

Former Manchester United prospect Rodrigo Possebon is attempting to revive his fading career by joining Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) FC in Vietnam.<p>Once a …

Soccer

Mourinho crushes Conte: “I will never be banned for match fixing”

Manager Wars 2018 have officially begun — and only five days into the new year — with Antonio Conte landing the first shot on Jose Mourinho, and the …

Soccer

Man Utd urged to get rid of “pretty ordinary” Paul Pogba

<b>Paul Pogba is “not good enough” for Manchester United and they are better off without him, says Irish pundit Eamonn Dunphy.</b>After Paul Scholes stated …

Soccer

Everton news and transfers LIVE - Anfield heartbreak for Blues, FA confirm investigation into Mason Holgate racism claims and Tosun deal confirmed

Feeling Blue?<p>Salutations!<p>Everton, for a brief period, actually looked in that game last night, didn’t they.<p>But it was a familiar story of Anfield …

English Premier League