- Sun Aug 20 10:30 PM
Old Trafford club’s forward Anthony Martial has overcome his troubles of last season to score in the first two Premier League matches In some ways it is a surprise that Anthony Martial is still at Manchester United. Whenever José Mourinho mentioned the French forward last season, it seemed like i...
- Sun Aug 20 7:49 PM
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- Sat Aug 19 8:00 PM
It was risky for the champions to help rivals solve a problem, something Manchester United try hard to avoid, as players such as Wayne Rooney
and Gabriel Heinze can testify It was the cartoon, published on the Daily Telegraph website a few years ago, that probably demonstrated the perception at t...
- Sat Aug 19 5:59 PM
• United score four goals in opening two matches for first time since 1907 • ‘It’s not always motorway. You always find difficult roads’ Manchester United continued their superb start to the season by again scoring four goals – the first time they have done that in their opening two matches since...
- Sat Aug 19 5:39 PM
José Mourinho has said that his Manchester United team is playing with confidence after their 4-0 win away at Swansea in Saturday’s early kick-off. The Swans manager Paul Clement defended his tactics, making it clear that he’s not interested in damage limitation, and wanted to try to get back i...
- Sat Aug 19 2:35 PM
José Mourinho has been quick to stress that Manchester United are anything but a “dream team” but his players have made a perfect start to the season, collecting maximum points, scoring freely, failing to concede and looking like a side that have all the credentials to mount a legitimate challeng...
- Sat Aug 19 11:30 AM
Premier League updates from the 12.30pm BST kick-off Mourinho: Chelsea are title favourites with no excuses And feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 11.22am BST Simon will be here shortly . In the meantime, here are the thoughts of our reporter Stuart James before kick-off: Everything...
- Fri Aug 18 6:00 PM
A rejuvenated Man Utd remind us of Premier League’s thrilling years but even their renewed strength cannot stop the feeling the football landscape is changing In the 1940 edition of Wisden, RC Robertson-Glasgow wrote that looking back at the last pre-war summer of 1939 was “like peeping through t...
- Fri Aug 18 5:08 PM
Everything fell into place for Manchester United against West Ham last Sunday and it will be a surprise if José Mourinho’s team fail to pick up another three points . Mourinho’s only real selection dilemma revolves around whether he should set up a bit more conservatively away from home and recal...
- Fri Aug 18 4:38 PM
• Mourinho encouraged by 4-0 opening-day win against West Ham • Portuguese repeats wish for transfer deadline to be mid-August José Mourinho has denied Manchester United are now a “dream team” following Sunday’s 4-0 win over West Ham United at Old Trafford. The victory was arguably the best displ...
- Thu Aug 17 10:30 PM
Having once juggled football with a job managing phone boxes, the Ivory Coast centre-back has worked hard to get where he is – and having impressed in his first season at Old Trafford he is keen to follow in the footsteps of club legends Following Eric Bailly’s impressive opening season at Manche...
- Thu Aug 17 4:51 PM
• Retired sprinter reveals left hamstring will need three months’ rehab • Bolt had been due to play in match v Barcelona on 2 September Usain Bolt will be prevented from achieving his lifelong dream of playing for Manchester United by the hamstring injury sustained in his farewell race. United Le...
- Wed Aug 16 2:01 PM
After seeing José Mourinho hijack their Romelu Lukaku
deal and letting Nemanja Matic go to Old Trafford, Chelsea have undeniably strengthened a direct rival while weakening themselves Opinion has been divided on the wisdom of Chelsea selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United for £40m. There are...
- Mon Aug 14 8:01 AM
Liverpool’s defensive frailties, Wayne Rooney
’s nous in both boxes, an unwanted headache for Paul Clement and Manchester United’s unsung heroes The excellence of Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic will attract most attention, but equally crucial was went on around them. Because José Mourinho omitted...
- Mon Aug 14 12:01 AM
José Mourinho paired £75m Romelu Lukaku
with Marcus Rashford and it paid dividends with goals and a sense the forwards already understand each other This was a Romelu Lukaku
-Marcus Rashford show that José Mourinho and Manchester United will hope can run and run. The Belgian’s double put United in...