Category Archive: Manchester United

Apr 25

Anthony Martial; a phoenix from the flames?

Manchester United forward Anthony Martial played 90 minutes in the 2-0 victory over Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. United extended their unbeaten run in the Premier League to 23 matches, which is great form. Martial is a player who last season had shown why Louis van Gaal paid £36 million to sign […]

Apr 25

Carling In Off The Bar’s back!

Man City v Man Utd is live on Sky Sports this Thursday and so is Carling In Off The Bar, our fun-packed online show.

Apr 25

Paul Pogba has shown his worth; but his absence would magnify it

Manchester United fans will have been given a real injury scare as the Manchester Derby inches closer. They still await word, and probably will be waiting up until an hour till kickoff on Thursday, on whether Paul Pogba, their £89 million man will be fit enough to take the field. Over the last week, Pogba […]

Apr 25

Jose: Better years to come

Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United have laid the foundations this season for “better years to come”.

Apr 25

Maturity is needed amongst Manchester United’s youngsters against Manchester City

Injuries have mounted up for Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United squad, as Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Juan Mata and Marcos Rojo are all unavailable for Mourinho when he goes to select his team on Thursday. Ander Herrera, who picked up a slight knock against Burnley is expected to recover in time, while Paul Pogba’s […]

Apr 25

WATCH: Top PL knockout moments

Heavyweight Week continues on Sky Sports when Manchester City take on Manchester United on Thursday and Tottenham host Arsenal on Nissan Super Sunday.

Apr 25

Who is PL’s most injured player?

Jack Wilshere has been the most injured Premier League player over the past six seasons, data shows.

Apr 25

‘Man Utd express interest in Griezmann’

Manchester United have expressed the “most concrete” interest in signing Antoine Griezmann, says the Atletico Madrid striker’s agent.

Apr 25

Griezmann Utd’s ‘type of player’

Antoine Griezmann would suit Manchester United’s style of play perfectly, according to former United midfielder Ray Wilkins.

Apr 25

Liverpool round-up: Brazilian winger linked; pole position for Manchester United target; Can discusses Palace slip-up

Tuttosport, as reported by the Express and Calciomercato, claim that Liverpool are leading the race for Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa as the Brazilian grows frustrated at the German club’s reluctance to negotiate a new contract for the 26-year-old who joined the Bundesliga outfit in 2015. Since then, he has impressed with his pace and crossing […]

Apr 25

Conte questions rivals’ spending

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte made a veiled criticism of Manchester United and Manchester City’s transfer spending, saying money does not guarantee success.

Apr 25

Manchester United round-up: Deal for Frenchman agreed says ex-agent; Zlatan reacts to injury; Mourinho discusses priorities

Antoine Griezmann has reached a financial agreement with Manchester United, respected ex-football agent Vincent Rodriguez claimed on Twitter. The French forward has long been linked with the Red Devils, but the agent’s claim goes beyond just speculation in suggesting that the two parties have agreed a deal. However, from his tweet it does seem that […]

Apr 25

Could Saints decide top four?

There’s one team in the Premier League who could have the greatest say in how the top four shapes up at the end of the season – and that’s ninth-placed Southampton.

Apr 25

Moneyball and Mourinho: Sporting Inspiration

The epic Hollywood blockbuster tells the tale of Oakland Athletics’ General Manager Billy Beane and his assistant Peter Brand who revolutionised the world of Major League Baseball with their analytical and meticulous approach to managing a sports team. Moneyball isn’t just inspiration for followers of baseball, it stirs something in every sports fanatic. “I hate […]

Apr 24

Antoine Griezmann; Old Trafford’s next mega-star?

The third placed 2016 Ballon d’Or winner, Antoine Griezmann, needs little introduction to football fans across the world. The Atletico Madrid forward is regarded as one of the best attackers on the planet and his La Liga goal scoring record of 106 goals in 286 games proves why. Notorious for his agile dribbling, rapid burst […]

Apr 24

City is ‘game of the season’

Ander Herrera insists Manchester United’s trip to Manchester City is a potential make-or-break “game of the season”.

Apr 24

Anthony Martial records career-first in fine return to first-team action against Burnley

Anthony Martial was the key behind Manchester United’s victory over Burnley at Turf Moor this weekend. Grabbing the opener in his side’s 2-0 success, before assisting Wayne Rooney’s second, this was the first time in his Red Devils career, to date, that the Frenchman has both scored and assisted a goal in a Premier League […]

Apr 24

Mourinho’s Manchester United could equal best-ever league run against Manchester City

After their 2-0 victory against Burnley on Sunday afternoon, Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United have stretched their unbeaten run to a rather impressive 23 matches – a record that has seen them win on 13 occasions, while accruing 10 draws. This represents the Red Devils’ longest streak in the English top flight for six years, since […]

Apr 24

Five Reasons Why: Marcus Rashford will be a history of success at Manchester United

Marcus Rashford was introduced to the world of football on a cold Thursday night at Old Trafford and became the hero that saved Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United in a victory over Midtjylland in the UEFA Europa League. One year after, Rashford was again the star, tearing the opposition’s defence apart, this time against Chelsea […]

Apr 24

More Mourinho mind games ahead of the Manchester derby?

Manchester United will go head to head with Manchester City in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday evening in the Manchester derby, which was rescheduled from February after United won the EFL Cup, beating Southampton, on the day the derby should have taken place this season. With United’s participation in the UEFA […]

Apr 24

PL Daily: City ‘haven’t progressed’

Manchester City are 11 points off league leaders Chelsea and are out of the FA Cup. So what has gone wrong in Pep Guardiola’s first season in charge?

Apr 24

1 Goal; 1 Assist: Frenchman’s determined display ensures Manchester United defeat Burnley

With Marcus Rashford rested and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out for the rest of the season, Jose Mourinho gave under-fire forward Anthony Martial the perfect opportunity to impress on Sunday at Burnley. Without a start since the beginning of the month, and openly criticised by the Manchester United manager for his lack of impact, Martial proved […]

Apr 24

WATCH and VOTE: PL Goals of the Week

Anthony Martial’s opener for Manchester United against Burnley? Philippe Coutinho’s strike against Crystal Palace? Which was your favourite goal of the weekend in the Premier League?

Apr 24

FantasyFC: Merse meets Carrick

Paul Merson interviews Michael Carrick on a special episode of The Fantasy Football Club this Thursday.

Apr 24

Euro papers: Bayern want London duo

As the end of the season draws nearer and near, some of Europe’s biggest clubs are already lining up some big moves to strengthen their squads for the next campaign.

Apr 24

Weekend football grades

Did your team live up to expectations this weekend in the Premier League or the FA Cup?

Apr 24

Benteke top and Palace dominate

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke has topped the Sky Sports Power Rankings this week.

Apr 24

Manchester Derby Memories

On Tuesday evening, watch Gary Neville sit down with Mike Summerbee and Denis Law for a very special show.

Apr 24

Merson’s predictions

Paul Merson is back to predict the midweek Premier League fixtures, including Chelsea v Southampton, Crystal Palace v Tottenham and Man City v Man Utd.

Apr 24

Ref Watch: Were Reds denied pen?

Following another round of Premier League fixtures, Ref Watch returns to debate a number of the weekend’s controversial talking points.

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