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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says red background has affected Man United's home form
Tuesday marked 25 years to the day since Sir Alex Ferguson famously ordered his players to change from their grey kit to a blue-and-white strip midway through a 3-1 loss.
Former Man City defender claims Pep Guardiola 'killed' his confidence
Angelino has thrived since joining German club RB Leipzig.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Jesse Lingard has a Man United future ahead of imminent loan exit
The midfielder has made just three appearances in all competitions this term.
Cristiano Ronaldo broke coronavirus rules - reports
The Juventus striker allegedly travelled to Courmayeur for his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez’ birthday.
Prosecution concludes British cycling doctor complicit in doping
Almost two years after it started, the fitness-to-practice hearing has finally reached the summing up stage.
Jurgen Klopp: I don’t have authority to sign players at Liverpool
The transfer model created at Anfield has had many notable successes but it is not built on always spending large sums.
Interim Barca president said he would have sold Messi
The Argentine star can talk to other clubs in January and leave for free when his contract expires in June.
Distancing 'was maintained' at wedding Mo Salah attended before virus positive
The two-time African footballer of the year has been in isolation in Egypt since Friday.
Jurgen Klopp says Diogo Jota form does not give him a selection ‘headache’
The former Wolves star, picked ahead of Roberto Firmino, scored a hat-trick in Liverpool’s 5-0 win Champions League win.
Mercedes play down suggestions Lewis Hamilton is set to quit Formula One
The six-time world champion suggested on Sunday that this might be his final season in the sport.
'I will never consider ourselves title contenders' - Mourinho
The Portuguese coach has played down talk of Tottenham challenging for the Premier League.
Jose Mourinho: I won what was possible at Manchester United
The Portuguese coach lifted two major trophies during his time at Old Trafford.
Steven Gerrard under no pressure to sell as transfer fees not through the Roofe
The Rangers boss completed a double swoop earlier this week.
Elton John denies breaching ex-wife’s privacy agreement in £3 million claim
Renate Blauel is suing John for allegedly breaching an agreement the pair signed after their divorce in 1988.
Brendan Rodgers has no intention of selling Chelsea-linked defender
England international Ben Chilwell is going nowhere, according to the Leicester boss.
Mesut Ozil’s wage does not affect my team selection, insists Arsenal boss
Mikel Arteta says he has left the German star out for tactical reasons.
Liverpool-Atletico match linked to '41 additional' virus deaths - report
Jurgen Klopp’s side faced the Spanish club in a second-leg last 16 tie at Anfield on 11 March.
Champions League game escalated spread of Covid-19, says mayor of worst-hit Italian city
Bergamo Mayor Giorgio Gori was speaking about the clash between Atalanta and Valencia.
'Go toe-to-toe with Liverpool and you're going to get beat 6-0' - Trippier
The England international insists it was ‘necessary’ for the Spanish outfit to try and stifle the Reds at Anfield in order to progress.
Pogba will be at Man United next season - Solskjaer
The France international continues to be linked to a move away from Old Trafford but his coach insists he is going nowhere this summer.
Andy Robertson criticises Atletico players for ‘falling over’
The Scottish defender has aimed a dig at the Rojiblancos stars for their antics at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Pogba belongs to Man United, not Mino, insists Solskjaer
The player’s long-time representative has been at loggerheads with the club’s hierarchy.
Busquets: Messi row not to blame for Barca's shock cup exit
Inaki Williams got ahead of the midfielder in stoppage time to head home a dramatic winner for Athletic Club.
Mourinho: Eriksen lacked motivation at Tottenham
The Dane ended his stay in north London earlier this week when he signed for Serie A giants Inter.
'Alexis will come back and prove you wrong' - Solskjaer
The Norwegian boss has backed the Chile international to rediscover his best form.
Jose Mourinho wants to stay 'loyal' to Tottenham squad
Despite a fire alarm in his post-match news conference and a frustrating draw against Watford, the Spurs boss preferred to remain positive.
Pep Guardiola won't watch Liverpool-Man United
The coach admits that he is now interested only in securing a top-four finish.
Stephen Kenny on soccer: 'We've been treated like a minority sport'
The soon-to-be Ireland senior boss feels not enough funding has been afforded to football in the last 20 years
Man City were best club of last decade – Guardiola
Manchester City were the best team of the last decade, according to manager Pep Guardiola.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic set for AC Milan return - reports
The Sweden star will reportedly sign a six-month contract worth about €3 million with a renewal option for another year.
Allegri: Tactics are bull****, football is art
According to the former Juventus boss, coaches should just let world-class players decide themselves what to do.
Solskjaer insists Man United still a bigger club than City
Despite not winning a championship since 2013, the Old Trafford boss insists his side are the biggest.
'Real Madrid decided that Cristiano should not win the Ballon d'Or' - Chiellini
The star was robbed of the prize last year, according to his Juventus team-mate.
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante accuses former agent of fraud
The complaint, originally reported by L’Equipe sports newspaper, also alleges breach of trust.
Duffy: Ireland will qualify for Euros if they repeat Danish performance in March
The Brighton defender was remaining optimistic after last night’s setback.
Man United's €58 million man feeling 'better than I've ever felt since moving'
Fred finally looks to have settled at Old Trafford and has been quick to praise the positive impact of his manager.
As Ireland encounter looms, Eriksen insists Spurs situation won't affect international form
The Denmark international playmaker continues to run his deal down towards free agency.
'It was not sarcastic' - Guardiola defends post-match greeting of referee
The Manchester City manager defended his approach in the 3-1 loss and would not be drawn on the match officials.
Mane jokes he would 'dive' again to win Liverpool penalty
Manager Jurgen Klopp jumped to his defence after Pep Guardiola’s controversial comments.
LGBT Liverpool fans 'will be welcome in Qatar'
CEO Peter Moore says the Premier League leaders have been given assurances on the matter.