Jose Mourinho leaves Man United after 2½ years

Soccer 12/18/18, 04:56

Manchester United says Jose Mourinho has left the Premier League club with immediate effect.The decision was announced Tuesday, two days after a 3-1 loss to Liverpool left United 19 points off the top of the Premier League after 17 games.Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho looks out from the bench prior ...

Pogba or Mourinho: Who will last longer at United?

Sports 12/17/18, 06:12

Paul Pogba was soccer's most expensive player two years ago. He was lifting the World Cup with France only five months ago.So how has it gotten to the stage where, on Sunday, one of the world's most talented midfielders didn't even get off the bench for Manchester United in one ...

Man United’s season hits new low with 3-1 loss to Liverpool

Sports 12/16/18, 14:08

Jose Mourinho chose his words carefully, and they proved to be as candid as they were concerning for Manchester United as its worst start to a Premier League season hit a new low."Liverpool," Mourinho said, "is a better team than us."Liverpool's 3-1 win over its great rival on Sunday was ...

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

Soccer 12/13/18, 13:06

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDJose Mourinho loves nothing more than spoiling the party at Anfield, so ending Liverpool's unbeaten start and potentially knocking it off the Premier League summit is a tantalizing prospect for Manchester United on Sunday.Manchester City's loss to Chelsea last ...

Towering Van Dijk the center back Mourinho desperately needs

Soccer 12/13/18, 09:19

Jose Mourinho's dire need for a top-drawer center back at Manchester United will be brought into sharp focus when his team comes up against a defender whose commanding presence has laid the foundations for Liverpool's English Premier League title challenge.The imperious performances of Virgil van Dijk are helping to change ...

Man United beats Fulham 4-1 to end 4-match EPL winless run

Soccer 12/08/18, 12:36

Manchester United ended a four-match Premier League winless run as Jose Mourinho's sixth-place team eased to a 4-1 victory over rock-bottom Fulham in the Premier League on Saturday.Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku, center, celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Fulham ...

Lowering of ambitions sum up sad state of Mourinho’s United

Soccer 12/06/18, 08:11

Forget the many labored performances.Forget the measly points total.Forget, even, the fact that the English Premier League title was out of realistic reach barely a third of the way in.Perhaps the saddest indictment of the situation Manchester United finds itself under manager Jose Mourinho is the lowering of ambition that ...

Patched-up Man United recovers to draw 2-2 with Arsenal

Soccer 12/05/18, 17:51

Manchester United's patched-up side twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Arsenal in the Premier League on Wednesday after Jose Mourinho made a statement by dropping Paul Pogba.Mourinho made seven changes to his United team, including demoting Pogba to the bench, and had to rely on some players who ...

United recovers to draw 2-2 at Southampton in Premier League

Soccer 12/01/18, 15:18

Manchester United came from two goals down after 20 minutes to draw at Southampton 2-2 in the English Premier League on Saturday, with Romelu Lukaku playing his part in the recovery by scoring for the first time since mid-September.Ander Herrera's goal — a deft flick at the near post — ...

Mourinho expects to be without Sanchez until January

Sports 11/30/18, 06:13

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expects striker Alexis Sanchez to be out injured until January.Mourinho says Sanchez sustained a hamstring injury on Thursday in a training session ahead of Saturday's Premier League game against Southampton.Mourinho says "the painful scream and the way the injury happened, I know it's going to ...

Smashing! Fellaini goal prompts bizarre Mourinho celebration

Soccer 11/27/18, 17:45

Marouane Fellaini scored an injury-time winner to send Manchester United into the knockout stage of the Champions League — and prompt a bizarre touchline celebration from manager Jose Mourinho.After Fellaini sent a shot on the turn into the bottom corner to secure a 1-0 win over Young Boys at Old ...

Boos greet Man U 0-0 draw at home to Crystal Palace in EPL

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:53

Manchester United stuttered to 0-0 at home against struggling Crystal Palace in the English Premier League on Saturday as Jose Mourinho's disjointed side fell further behind the leading pack.Boos greeted the final whistle at Old Trafford, such was the home side's listless performance against a side without a league win ...

Man City, Liverpool enjoy big wins in Premier League

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:30

A two-week break for international soccer failed to break the stride of Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League.City swept to a 4-0 victory at West Ham to stay two points in the lead, with wingers Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling between them involved in all the goals at ...

Man City goes 12 points clear of United with 3-1 derby win

Sports 11/11/18, 14:36

Manchester City surged 12 points clear of Manchester United with a 3-1 derby win on Sunday that highlighted just how far Jose Mourinho's team is from dethroning its neighbor as Premier League champions.As United was run ragged, and unable to disrupt City's passing, David Silva swept the league leaders in ...

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

Soccer 11/08/18, 14:38

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDJose Mourinho has started to accept that attack is the best form of defense for his Manchester United team that has kept just one clean sheet in the Premier League all season.Will he maintain that stance ahead of a ...

Solari’s claim on Madrid coaching job faces test at Celta

Soccer 11/08/18, 10:20

When Real Madrid visits Celta Vigo on Sunday, interim coach Santiago Solari may have his last chance to convince the club that he should stay on the job.Solari has steered Madrid to three wins since he was promoted from reserve team last week to replace Julen Lopetegui with the team ...

Man United to take momentum into Manchester derby

Soccer 11/08/18, 09:43

Jose Mourinho has Manchester United playing with spirit and determination once again.Two late goals gave United a surprise 2-1 victory at Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday and will serve as a big boost heading into another important match: Sunday's Manchester derby."Onwards and upwards, and especially with the big ...

Manchester rivals get big wins in Champions League

Sports 11/07/18, 19:31

It was Manchester's night in the Champions League as United stunned Juventus with late goals and City routed Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.Cristiano Ronaldo's brilliant goal — a volley from a long pass that dropped into his path over his right shoulder — was set to give Juventus victory against his ...

Mourinho could still face ban for using bad language

Soccer 11/07/18, 12:17

Jose Mourinho could still receive a touchline ban for using bad language in front of a TV camera after the English Football Association appealed against a decision by a disciplinary panel to clear the Manchester United manager.The FA announced its decision to appeal on Wednesday after considering the written reasons ...

Grief-stricken Leicester wins, Man U overcomes in EPL

Soccer 11/03/18, 13:44

Leicester marked its first game since the death of club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash last weekend by winning at Cardiff 1-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel gave an emotional team talk and, in a highly charged atmosphere, Leicester was inspired enough to prevail ...

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