Mourinho avoids punishment over charge of bad language

Soccer 10/31/18, 12:22

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will not face any disciplinary action after a charge of using bad language into a TV camera was found not proven.The English Football Association says Mourinho was cleared following a hearing by the Independent Regulatory Commission on Wednesday.The FA had issued the charge against Mourinho, ...

Dropped Lukaku set for time out of spotlight at Man United

Soccer 10/29/18, 01:24

Romelu Lukaku spends a lot of his spare time watching videos and YouTube clips of some of the world's greatest strikers in a bid to improve his own game.If he watches footage of his own recent performances for Manchester United, the Belgium striker may understand why he was dropped at ...

Pogba, Martial score as Man United beats Everton 2-1

Soccer 10/28/18, 14:48

Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial scored either side of halftime as Manchester United beat Everton 2-1 to secure a much-needed victory for under-pressure manager Jose Mourinho on Sunday.Talk of crisis and the need for a managerial change may have dissipated at Old Trafford but the importance of a win remained ...

Thai cave boys watch Man United v Everton

Soccer 10/28/18, 12:31

The 12 boys who were trapped with their soccer coach in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for almost three weeks were guests at Old Trafford for Manchester United's home match against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.Wearing red-and-white United scarves and with a look of excitement on their ...

Mourinho’s warning underlines extent of Man United’s fall

Soccer 10/24/18, 08:29

The presence of Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford revived memories of much better times at Manchester United, when England's biggest club had a slew of the world's best players and no trophy felt beyond them.It was only a decade ago, after all, that United was winning the Champions League and ...

Mourinho walks to Old Trafford amid heavy traffic

Soccer 10/23/18, 14:53

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho chose to walk to Old Trafford for the Champions League match against Juventus as traffic problems struck England's biggest club once again.United's team bus arrived just 50 minutes before kickoff because of heavy traffic around the ground. Embarrassingly for United, the same thing happened for ...

Fire returns inside Mourinho at Man United

Soccer 10/22/18, 11:58

The fire is back inside Jose Mourinho.Two weeks ago, the Manchester United manager was swearing in front of a television camera . Two days ago, he was involved in a touchline fracas at the end of a Premier League game. And on Monday, he was expressing a desire for a ...

Box-office Mourinho center of attention again in EPL

Soccer 10/20/18, 12:14

Deflated after seeing his team concede a last-minute goal against his former club, Jose Mourinho looked up from his seat in the dugout to see a rival coach taunting him just a few meters away.So began a chain of events that offered another illustration of why the Manchester United manager ...

Mourinho melee as United concedes late at Chelsea

Soccer 10/20/18, 09:49

Ross Barkley scored in the sixth minute of injury time to earn Chelsea a 2-2 draw against Manchester United in the Premier League and spark a touchline fracas involving United manager Jose Mourinho on Saturday.A member of Chelsea's coaching staff celebrated wildly in front of United's bench and clearly angered ...

UEFA fines Man United, warns Mourinho for bad timekeeping

Soccer 10/19/18, 11:06

UEFA has fined Manchester United 15,000 euros ($17,250) and warned coach Jose Mourinho after the team was late to arrive for a Champions League home game and then late for the delayed kickoff. Mourinho blamed police in Manchester for the team's arrival at Old Trafford only 45 minutes before a scheduled ...

FA charges Man United manager Jose Mourinho over TV outburst

Soccer 10/16/18, 09:25

The English Football Association has charged Jose Mourinho for using bad language into a TV camera after a Manchester United game.The FA alleges Mourinho's language after a victory over Newcastle on Oct. 6 "was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper."United was trailing Newcastle 2-0 then came from behind to win 3-2 ...

Paul Pogba back to friendly environment with France

Soccer 10/10/18, 01:48

Far away seem the days when Paul Pogba was praised for the mature displays that helped France win the World Cup.For the Manchester United midfielder, the euphoria that engulfed French players following their title lasted only a few weeks as he fell out with coach Jose Mourinho on his return ...

Man United sinks Newcastle 3-2 in thrilling comeback

Soccer 10/06/18, 15:44

Three goals in the last 20 minutes by Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, and Alexis Sanchez earned Manchester United its first English Premier League win since the opening day as it rallied from 2-0 down to beat Newcastle 3-2 in a thriller on Saturday.With Jose Mourinho coming under increasing scrutiny because ...

Mourinho relieved after gutsy Man U rally to beat Newcastle

Soccer 10/06/18, 15:06

Just when Jose Mourinho needed it most, Manchester United dug deep to pull off a gutsy victory for its under-fire manager.Mourinho, under mounting scrutiny over his position because of poor results and frequent criticism of his players, was a picture of abject misery on the touchline as United went 2-0 ...

Mourinho irritable as pressure mounts at Man United

Soccer 10/05/18, 10:09

Jose Mourinho says there are "many reasons" behind Manchester United's poor start to the season. He's just not willing to discuss them.The United manager held another terse news conference Friday, refusing to answer one question and giving brief replies to three others. The whole thing lasted 3 minutes, 32 seconds ...

UEFA charges Man United for team’s late arrival at game

Soccer 10/03/18, 09:08

Manchester United has been charged with arriving late at its home stadium for a Champions League match and faces punishment from UEFA.A disciplinary panel will judge charges of "late team arrival" and "late kickoff" on Oct. 18.The team bus arrived at Old Trafford 45 minutes before Tuesday's scheduled kickoff against ...

United stutters to 0-0 draw vs Valencia after arriving late

Soccer 10/02/18, 17:23

Manchester United turned up late for the match and produced another lackluster performance in a 0-0 home draw with Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday, increasing the scrutiny on under-fire manager Jose Mourinho.Kickoff was delayed by five minutes at Old Trafford because United's team bus got stuck in traffic ...

Man United slump has players in a jam over how to speak out

Soccer 10/01/18, 08:15

By giving a glimpse of what it's like at Manchester United right now, you run the risk of repercussions.A public plea by Paul Pogba for the team to "attack, attack, attack" — invoking a fan chant after a draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers — was swiftly followed by the club's most ...

United coach Mourinho under pressure ahead of Valencia game

Soccer 10/01/18, 00:25

When Jose Mourinho showcased his motivational powers by guiding Inter Milan to the Champions League eight years ago, it cemented his reputation as the most ruthlessly effective coach in Europe.The "Special One" — as he first called himself — danced with unabashed joy on Barcelona's field and jabbed his finger ...

Man U slips further behind Man City and Liverpool after loss

Soccer 09/29/18, 16:21

After a third loss in seven English Premier League games so far, Jose Mourinho was quick to apportion blame for Manchester United's collapse at West Ham.While the moans about refereeing decisions were predictable after the 3-1 loss on Saturday, holding the media partly responsible was a fresher excuse to pour ...

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