Ryan Giggs

Juan Mata commits future to Manchester United and reveals his retirement plans

Juan Mata would like to extend his Old Trafford stay and go on to play into his forties like Manchester United great Ryan Giggs.<p>There was talk the …

Juan Mata

There is a simple reason Wales fans are against Ryan Giggs becoming national manager

Ryan Giggs for Wales? An outsider might expect the clamour to be so great that fans would be massing at the FAW offices with placards and chants demanding he be appointed as Chris Coleman’s replacement immediately.<p>After all, he is Ryan Giggs. And he is Welsh. And he is a 24-carat legend.<p>Instead the …

Chris Coleman

By the numbers: Goals galore spark Champions League Matchday 5

With just one matchday remaining in Champions League group stage play, nine of the 16 knockout stage spots are now filled on the heels of Wednesday's …

Sports

Karim Benzema stands alongside Lionel Messi with Champions League statistic

Benzema begins to justify Zidane's confidence<p>Zidane: We knew that the goals from Ronaldo and Benzema would come<p>It's fair to say that the 2017/18 …

Soccer

Chelsea Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Liverpool

The Blues face a tough test as they travel away to Anfield with a short gap after their long Champions League away trip<p>Chelsea travel to Liverpool on Saturday after back-to-back 4-0 wins in the Champions League and Premier League, but they will have little rest between their matches.<p>Some of Antonio …

English Premier League

Craig Bellamy: Neil Warnock says ex-striker should be Wales boss

<b>Craig Bellamy should be given the chance to become Wales' new manager, says Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock.</b><p>Former Wales striker Bellamy says he would be interested in the job, which has become available following Chris Coleman's move to Sunderland.<p>The 38-year-old is currently Cardiff's player …

Rugby Union

Why Liverpool's Mohamed Salah could eclipse the great Premier League wingers

Jamie Carragher believes Mohamed Salah could go on to eclipse the great goalscoring wide players of the Premier League era if he stays at …

Liverpool FC

The Wales job is one of the most difficult in British football – Ryan Giggs is wholly unqualified for it

The Welsh FA appear to be hypnotised by the romance of handing him the job, but he’s done nothing to earn it

Manchester

Live: Manchester breaking news - Tuesday, November 21

Welcome to the Manchester Evening News breaking news service.<p>We’ll be making sure that you're the first to know what’s happening across the Greater …

Manchester

Stars Current and Former Pay Tribute to Gary Lloyd After Football Agent Dies at Home

Footballers current and former across the North West of England have paid tribute to football agent Gary Lloyd, following his tragic death at his …

Sports

Ryan Giggs: Why the ex-Manchester United man divides opinion over the Wales manager job

<b>Mark Hughes, Gary Speed, Chris Coleman... Ryan Giggs?</b><p>The Cardiff-born former Manchester United midfielder had a glittering playing career and won 64 caps for his country.<p>At first glance the 43-year-old would appear to be the next promising young Wales coach ready to make a name for himself by …

Manchester

Craig Bellamy declares interest in Wales job

Craig Bellamy has declared his interest in becoming the next Wales manager.<p>Bellamy is among the favourites to succeed Chris Coleman, who resigned his …

News (Ireland)

Ryan Giggs perfect for Wales vacancy, says Phil Neville

Last Updated: 20/11/17 5:25pm<p>In the latest Super 6 Class of ’92 diary, Phil Neville discusses Ryan Giggs being linked with the Wales vacancy, how …

Manchester

Paul Scholes Finished His Career With Far Fewer Premier League Assists Than You Might Expect

Once described as the 'complete midfielder' by three-time FIFA World Player of the Year Zinedine Zidane and a 'role model' for four-time Champions …

Soccer

Football transfer rumours: Manchester City's Sergio Agüero to Real Madrid?

Today’s gossip wants to start a street party<p>What have Barcelona, Valencia, Real Sociedad and Celta Vigo got in common? Anyone? Yes, of course they all play in La Liga. Think harder. OK, they’ve all scored more league goals than <b>Real Madrid</b>. It’s the kind of statistic that just won’t do at the home …

Soccer

McKennie impresses again as Schalke goes second

Schalke will enter the <i>Revierderby</i> in the Bundesliga’s second place after a 2-0 win over Hamburg on Sunday.<p>Franco Di Santo and Guido Burgstaller …

Soccer

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher 'reveals' Monday Night Football colleague will be Wales' next manager

Jamie Carragher has 'revealed' the Sky Sports pundit joining him on Monday Night Football for Sky's coverage of Brighton vs Stoke will be the new …

Jamie Carragher

Ogden: De Bruyne proves Mourinho wrong

1:01 PM GMT<p>There must be times when Jose Mourinho feels like the record label executive who turned down the Beatles when he sees Kevin De Bruyne …

Soccer

Tony Pulis touted for Wales job after West Brom sacking

It is understood the Football Association of Wales are keen to replace the man who led Wales to the semi finals of Euro 2016 with a Welshman, if …

News (Wales)

Marcus Rashford reveals the surprising former Manchester United star he idolised when he was growing up

Like most young players, Marcus Rashford had a footballing idol when he was growing up and dreaming of future stardom.<p>Born in 1997, the Manchester …

Soccer

Coleman calls for a 'passionate Welshman' to replace him as Wales boss

Chris Coleman has called for a 'passionate Welshman' to replace him as Wales boss following his sudden departure on Friday night.<p>Breaking his silence …

News (Wales)

Andy Mitten's football diary, Part 1: Old Trafford game kickstarts a promising tour

A couple of thoughts struck me as I left Valencia on Thursday following an interview with Andreas Pereira, the 21-year-old winger thriving in Spain …

Manchester

Report: Wales Targets Thierry Henry as New Manager

Wales have identified Belgium assistant manager Thierry Henry as a potential replacement for Chris Coleman, who has joined Sunderland.<p>The Mirror have …

Sports

Chris Coleman officially unveiled as new manager of Sunderland

Sunderland have officially confirmed the appointment of former Wales manager Chris Coleman.<p>The Welshman has signed a two-year-and-a-half-year deal …

News (Wales)

Wales football: The contenders to replace Chris Coleman

<b>How do you replace the most successful manager in the history of Welsh football?</b><p>That is exactly the conundrum facing the Football Association of Wales following Chris Coleman's decision to resign as national team head coach.<p>The prevalent feeling among Welsh supporters is that Wales' loss is most …

Soccer

Arsenal 'eye Watford star Richarlison as Alexis Sanchez replacement - but face competition from Spurs'

Arsenal are reportedly eyeing a January move for Watford star Richarlison - but will face competition from their rivals Tottenham for the Brazilian's …

Soccer

Arsenal: Alexandre Lacazette the complement, not the cornerstone

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at Emirates Stadium on …

Soccer

Live updates on Chris Coleman's future as reports emerge Wales manager has taken Sunderland job

Wales must find a new man to lead their Euro 2016 heroes with Chris Coleman ready to shock Welsh football by accepting the offer to manage struggling …

Soccer

Ryan Giggs: Wales assistant Osian Roberts tips Welshman as Chris Coleman successor

<b>Wales assistant Osian Roberts says Ryan Giggs would be a good successor to departing Wales manager Chris Coleman.</b><p>Coleman was offered a new contract by the Football Association of Wales on Friday, but the 47-year-old tendered his resignation and is set to take over at Championship strugglers …

Manchester

The main candidates to be the new Wales manager and the likelihood of each being appointed

Chris Coleman has gone. Who is next for the Wales hot-seat?<p>The FA of Wales hierarchy are in no obvious hurry to appoint a new manager and will go …

Soccer