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Guardian - Fri Oct 20 5:44 PM
Huddersfield, eager to arrest a decline that has seen them take one point from their past five matches, were walloped 4-0 by Tottenham Hotspur in their last home game but that does not mean they will park the bus against their latest illustrious visitors. That tends not to be how David Wagner ope...
Guardian - Fri Oct 20 3:23 PM
• Manchester United manager says striker is working hard after knee injury • Marcus Rashford fit to face Huddersfield on Saturday, Mourinho reports José Mourinho believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return in December and has said Marcus Rashford is available for Manchester United’s trip to Huddersf...
Guardian - Fri Oct 20 8:48 AM
Today’s fluff can see it smiling over the sky Mesut Özil has told team-mates that he’s going to sign for Manchester United , screams the Mirror in their exclusive back-page lead . The 29-year-old, they say, “is ready to make the bombshell switch and is confident he will move to Old Trafford”, the...
Guardian - Thu Oct 19 4:02 PM
It is 15 years to the day since Wayne Rooney introduced himself to the wider world and, in a new book, we hear from the people who saw him come through David Moyes’s early period at Everton was helped by the emergence of the club’s most outstanding youth player in living memory. On the opening da...
Guardian - Thu Oct 19 1:01 PM
The Manchester United manager, José Mourinho, accuses his managerial counterparts of 'crying' about injuries and denies he would do anything of the sort. However, on analysis there is plenty of evidence to counter Mourinho's claim Chelsea’s Antonio Conte hits back at Mourinho barb after draw with...
Guardian - Thu Oct 19 12:21 PM
Manchester United are flying through the early stages of the season so why is their manager doing and saying things that he does not seem to need to? A credible goalless draw at Liverpool , a solid away win in the Champions League at Benfica , an is-he-or-isn’t-he flirtation with Paris-Saint Germ...
Guardian - Thu Oct 19 8:50 AM
José Mourinho and Antonio Conte exchange some tense words on Wednesday following Manchester United's win over Benfica and Chelsea's draw with Roma in the Champions League. Mourinho says other managers are quick to bemoan injuries and argues he does not 'cry' when players are hurt. Conte suggests...
Guardian - Thu Oct 19 12:05 AM
• ‘I think he has to think about his team and start looking at himself’ • Manchester United manager had said ‘other managers cry and cry’ Antonio Conte has reacted angrily to José Mourinho’s observation that “other managers cry and cry and cry” about injuries to their players, a criticism perceiv...
Guardian - Wed Oct 18 9:56 PM
This was an uneven Manchester United display lit up by the stellar talent of Marcus Rashford. José Mourinho’s team were heading for a draw or worse until the teenager took hold of this Group A game following the break. Rashford had been terrorising Benfica with his pace when he stepped up to take...
Guardian - Wed Oct 18 7:06 PM
Champions League updates from the 7.45pm BST kick-off in Lisbon And you can mail paul.doyle@theguardian.com or tweet @Paul_Doyle 7.02pm BST The 18-year-old Belgian Mile Svilar becomes the youngest goalkeeper to start a Champions League match, beating the record previously held by Iker Casillas, c...
Guardian - Wed Oct 18 2:54 PM
Speaking before his Manchester United side's Champions League match against Benfica, José Mourinho posited that the British media had taken comments he made about his future out of context. Mourinho claimed that Arsène Wenger is the last manager who'll last at a club at the top level for a long p...
Guardian - Tue Oct 17 9:53 PM
With the notable exception of José Mourinho’s stifling tactics at Anfield it had always seemed a question of when, not if, Liverpool would polish their performances with a finishing touch. The answer arrived in emphatic style in Maribor, where Jürgen Klopp’s side recorded the biggest away win in...
Guardian - Tue Oct 17 4:16 PM
• Portuguese claims that in football, the ‘future is tomorrow’ • He signed a three-year deal when becoming manager in 2016 José Mourinho has refused to commit his long-term future to Manchester United, with the manager stating that in football, the “future is tomorrow”. The Portuguese is nearing...
Guardian - Tue Oct 17 8:24 AM
Today’s tittle-tattle is asleep Having spent their Saturday afternoon fruitlessly beating fists against José Mourinho’s brick wall, Liverpool reckon some fresh cut and thrust is in order. The man on Jürgen Klopp’s radar is Sheffield United’s rising star David Brooks , the 20-year-old winger who h...
Guardian - Mon Oct 16 6:59 PM
• Liverpool defender says Manchester United player ‘could move away’ • FA backs referee in deciding Lukaku should not face any action Dejan Lovren has made the startling claim that Romelu Lukaku deliberately stamped on his face during Liverpool’s goalless draw against Manchester United . The Croa...
Guardian - Mon Oct 16 3:53 PM
• Mourinho not seeking move but wants deal to reflect his success there • Manager, who earns around £15m a year, won two trophies last season José Mourinho is minded to sign a new contract at Manchester United but will do so only if he believes the terms reflect his achievements at the club and i...
Guardian - Mon Oct 16 8:38 AM
Anthony Knockaert could make all the difference fro Brighton, Pablo Zabaleta is fed up with West Ham’s ill-discipline and Kevin de Bruyne is drawing more praise Mark Hughes was in no doubt he had witnessed the favourites for the title. “Clearly I would say that after being beaten 7-2 but they do...
Guardian - Sun Oct 15 11:59 PM
• Portuguese says ‘something special’ happening at Paris Saint-Germain • ‘I am still a coach with the desire to do new things, ’ Mourinho says José Mourinho has ruled out spending the rest of his career at Manchester United while talking up the “special” project at Paris Saint-Germain. The Portug...
Guardian - Sun Oct 15 10:30 PM
• Forward learned trade at Everton but embraces ethos at Manchester United • Despite draw at Liverpool he is in side ‘who want to win against big teams’ Romelu Lukaku has claimed there is no doubt he will deliver on the big occasion for Manchester United as – unlike Everton and despite Saturday’s...
Guardian - Sun Oct 15 3:42 PM
This match was moved to Sunday afternoon so it could be shown live in India yet those tuning in across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and elsewhere would have been forgiven for turning off early given the very English contest on show: plenty of huff and puff but very little quality. For Ronald Koeman it...
Guardian - Sun Oct 15 11:30 AM
It wasn’t just José Mourinho who was cautious – by keeping Henderson, Wijnaldum and Can on, Liverpool’s manager shunned the hyperactive approach It’s not something you often have to consider, but what if José Mourinho was right? What if, on Saturday, there was for once no bluff or manipulation, n...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 10:01 PM
The Republic of Ireland manager, once the favourite to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, is unfortunate never to have had a chance at one of the biggest clubs Blink, and you might have missed the part Shepshed Charterhouse, in the puddles and potholes of the Northern Premier League,...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 6:05 PM
Following the goalless draw at Anfield, the managers of Liverpool and Manchester United spell out their interpretation of the game. José Mourinho concedes that Liverpool's midfield was better than his, while Jürgen Klopp praises his team's defending and laments their inability to convert their bi...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 5:06 PM
José Mourinho came for a point at Anfield yet Manchester United could ultimately regret not exploiting Liverpool’s defensive vulnerabilities First the good parts of Manchester United’s performance at Anfield. With 34 minutes gone David de Gea produced a genuinely wonderful save, sticking out his...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 4:46 PM
• Manchester United manager says game was like ‘chess’ in second half • Jürgen Klopp: You could not play this way at Liverpool José Mourinho defended Manchester United’s tactics after a 0-0 draw at Anfield that left Jürgen Klopp remarking that he would never set up his Liverpool side in such a de...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 2:40 PM
If nothing else, Liverpool should probably take it as a compliment that Manchester United would choose to approach the game this way. It was the second successive season this fixture has ended in a goalless draw and it didn’t need an overly suspicious mind to deduce that José Mourinho had decided...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 11:43 AM
Premier League latest as Man Utd head to Anfield (12.30pm BST kick-off) Introducing our new football notifications on the Guardian app And feel free to email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 11.42am BST There is a suggestion that United will play 3-4-2-1 : De Gea; Smalling, Jones, Darmian; Valencia, Her...