Stories tagged: Manchester United
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 2:30 a.m.
Man United to begin FA Cup defense against 2nd-tier Reading
Manchester United will begin its defense of the FA Cup against second-tier Reading, which is managed by former United defender Jaap Stam.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 5:38 p.m.
As United winless run ends, Jose Mourinho turns on absent players
Even after Manchester United’s four-match winless run in the Premier League ended, Jose Mourinho wasn’t happy – turning on players who missed Sunday’s 3-1 victory at Swansea.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
Manchester United pays record fee to sign Paul Pogba
Manchester United has made Paul Pogba the world’s most expensive footballer, signing the France midfielder for around 105 million euros ($116 million) four years after releasing him for virtually nothing.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
First pizzas, now sports cars for Leicester’s title-winners
First it was pizzas. Now it’s top-of-the-range sports cars.
Sun., May 15, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Police: Fake bomb at Man United left from training exercise
A fake bomb left behind during a security exercise led police to evacuate Manchester United’s home stadium on Sunday, disrupting the final day of the English Premier League season and …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2015
Manchester City pays $77 million for de Bruyne
Manchester City demonstrated its financial might by breaking the club’s transfer record for the second time this summer to sign Kevin de Bruyne on Sunday, making the Belgium midfielder who …
Tue., Sept. 2, 2014
Sky win OT thriller, force third game
WNBA: Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-3 Eastern Conference finals Monday. Former Gonzaga standout Courtney …
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
Manchester United signs Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria for $99 million
Manchester United has signed Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for a British-record fee of $99 million. Di Maria, 26, joined on a five-year contract, taking United’s spending …
Mon., Aug. 4, 2014
Louis Van Gaal off to encouraging start at Man United
Although it’s easy to dismiss a preseason tournament, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal understands the significance of this next game. There will be at least some bragging rights on …
Sun., Aug. 3, 2014
Manchester United defeats Real Madrid before record crowd
Ashley Young scored twice in the first half, and Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 on Saturday in front of the largest crowd to see a soccer game in the …
Tue., July 15, 2014
Man. U. lands lucrative sponsorship
Soccer: Manchester United landed the richest uniform deal in soccer, a $1.3 billion, 10-year agreement with Adidas that replaces its Nike sponsorship. The contract, worth an average of $128 million …
Tue., May 20, 2014
Signed The Seattle Seahawks have signed defensive end Cassius Marsh, the first of their fourth-round picks in the NFL draft. Financial terms of Marsh’s deal were not released but he …
Mon., May 20, 2013
Ferguson manages last game for Man U
Alex Ferguson. Former Manchester United manager. At the end of his 1,500th game in charge of Man United on Sunday, the 71-year-old Scot bowed in front of thousands of applauding …
Mon., May 13, 2013
MANCHESTER, England – As red-and-white ticker tape flew into the rainy sky above Old Trafford, a beaming Alex Ferguson hoisted up the Premier League trophy for a 13th and final …
Mon., May 6, 2013
Ernst earns surprise victory at Quail Hollow
Golf: A week like no other at Quail Hollow held one final surprise Sunday when 22-year-old rookie Derek Ernst birdied the 18th hole to force a playoff, and then won …
Tue., July 17, 2012
Man U ranked most valuable franchise by Forbes
FRANCHISES: Manchester United is the most valuable franchise in sports at $2.23 billion, according to Forbes magazine’s annual survey. The English Premier League team, owned by the same American family …
Sun., July 31, 2011
Owen’s goal puts Manchester United past Barcelona
LANDOVER, Maryland – Again, Manchester United let FC Barcelona have most of the ball. But this time, it made Barcelona pay for losing it. Michael Owen scored on a counterattack …
Thu., July 28, 2011
Manchester United rolls past MLS All Stars
HARRISON, N.J. – Wayne Rooney set up two goals with magnificent passes and Ji-Sung Park danced around a defender for another and Manchester United put on another show during its …
Tue., July 26, 2011
No bending the truth
David Beckham didn’t need to be educated about Manchester United’s motivation heading into Wednesday’s MLS All-Star Game at Red Bull Arena. The L.A. Galaxy star, capped 115 times for England’s …
Tue., May 24, 2011
Back on a Brit pitch
David Beckham (pictured) is headed back to play for Manchester United – for one night only. The former England captain will play at Old Trafford in an exhibition today to …