Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck is the latest player in David Moyes' squad to have his future called into question. Newspaper reports suggest that the England international could be moved on in the summer as part of a radical overhaul of the United squad. United are set to spend up to £200m to rebuild their [.
Robin van Persie will forego a £10m loyalty payment to leave Manchester United this summer, according to reports. The Sunday Mirror claims that the Dutchman is ready to quit after becoming disillusioned with life at Old Trafford. The 30-year-old is entitled to a £10m bonus if he sees out the final two years of his [.
Manchester United want Arsenal benchwarmer Thomas Vermaelen to replace Inter Milan-bound skipper Nemanja Vidic, according to reports. David Moyes has targeted the out-of-favour Gunners captain as the man to replace Vidic, claims The Sun. The 28-year-old would reportedly cost £12m if he was to move to one of Arsenal's Premier League rivals.
Manchester United manager David Moyes was in Paris on Wednesday evening to watch Real Sociedad's Antoine Griezmann make his France debut against Holland. After scoring 20 goals in Spain this season, Griezmann was given the chance to make an impression for Les Bleus. The 22-year-old has been linked with a move to Arsenal in recent [.
Manchester United may have come out on top in today's 0-3 win at West Brom, but there were still a few areas of concern very much apparent. David Moyes' side have had a lot of problems recently and when Juan Mata was bought to add creativity, he came with his own liability to the side. [...]
Manchester United got back to winning ways against West Brom today with one eye on the past and one eye on the future. A relatively youthful defence put in a decent display to provide the platform that allowed the champions to coast to the sort of regulation win we were accustomed to before this season.
Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj has been shown a yellow card for this attempted reenaction of Diego Maradona's Hand of God during today's game at West Brom. The teenage winger whose willingness to bend the rules has already brought him some negatve headlines during his fledgling career handled the ball above Baggies keeper [.
Here's the line-up of commentators for gameweek 29 of Premier League matches on US television across the NBC Sports Group networks this weekend:
Saturday, March 8:
West Brom vs Manchester United, 7:45am, NBCSN; Peter Drury & Efan Ekoku Cardiff vs Fulham, 10am, NBCSN; Tony Jones & Trevor Francis Crystal Palace vs Southampton, 10am, Premier League Extra Time; Phil Blacker & Dean Sturridge Norwich vs Stoke, 10am, Premier League Extra Time; Joe Speight & Ray Houghton Chelsea vs Spurs, 12:30pm, NBCSN; Arlo White & Graeme Le Saux
Bookmark thePremier League TV scheduleguide for upcoming TV and Internet times.
Nothing less than three points will do for David Moyes this weekend as he faces gardening duty straight in the face despite the backing of the club surely more dropped points against West Brom would change their tune!
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West Brom have conceded the highest proportion of first half goals in the Barclays Premier League this season (54%).
Manchester United manager David Moyes badly needs this game, not to exact vengeance to what happened at Old Trafford earlier this season but to move on from what happened in Greece. West Brom boss Pepe Mel is also in desperate need for a victory because a winless streak spanning his entire West Brom career leaves [.
This chap's name is Paul Quinn, he is a Manchester United fan (but try not to hold that against him!) and he has spent a recent evening creating a sublime, multi-layered acoustic rendition of The Champions League theme music or "Zadok the Priest", if you prefer its proper classical name.
Perhaps concerned that he is not going to get to hear the Champions League anthem on too many more occasions this season, Manchester United fan Paul Quinn has recorded his own version. Paul says: "A lot of work went into it and I arranged it all by ear." Now he can just sit back and [...]
Literally a couple of minutes into Les Bleus' friendly against der Oranje, Patrice Evra took a nasty studding to the face from Dutch winger Quincy Promes which came perilously close to raking the Manchester United full-back's eyeball out of his skull...
In England and Wales today, there are several matches of key importance as Arsenal-Everton battle it out in the FA Cup to determine who will play in the FA Cup semi-final, as well as the Premier League matches featuring relegation battles, a London derby and more.
Here's today's TV/Internet schedule for soccer fans in the United States:
Arsenal vs Everton (FA Cup), 7:45am, FOX Sports 1 andFOX Soccer 2Go West Brom vs Manchester United, 7:45am, NBCSN Cardiff vs Fulham, 10am, NBCSN Crystal Palace vs Southampton, 10am, Premier League Extra Time Norwich vs Stoke, 10am, Premier League Extra Time Chelsea vs Spurs, 12:30pm, NBCSN
Before, during or after today's matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow soccer fans from around the world.
English football historian, author and researcher Gary James has published a new paper that examines the history of the sport in Manchester and reveals, for the first time, that there was another football club operating in the area during the 1860s, making that team the oldest in the region, not Manchester City (founded in 1880 asSt.
While I knew that this job would be a challenge when I took it on, the difficult season we have experienced was not something that I envisaged, which I am sure is the case as well for you supporters – and my players, staff and I am desperate to compensate for that.
Everywhere we turn people outside the club have a lot to say about Manchester United, but we have all stuck together through some tough times this season and I firmly believe that, in the long run, we will all come out at the other end, stronger for the experiences.
The four players Manchester United MUST sell this summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It's an old maxim in football that you build a team from the back. If the saying is true, it's one that David Moyes should take to heart when looking to rebuild his Manchester United squad. The backline of Rafael, Vidic, Ferdinand and Evra has had its days, and all must now be moved on if the new manager is to make his mark on the club.
Manchester United manager David Moyes has written to the club's season ticket holders to say that he didn't envisage the "difficult season" the champions are currently enduring. With his side languishing in seventh place in the league and trailing Olympiacos 2-0 ahead of the Champions League last-16 second leg, Moyes has acknowledged that while he [.
Manchester United has been linked with a number of players that might arrive to Old Trafford and help Moyes for the upcoming seasons but according to the former coach of the Premier League club, Sir. Alex Ferguson all that he needs is time to settle in.
Sir. Alex Ferguson recommended the club on placing David Moyes as the new coach of the squad but things aren't going on he would have desired and following the number of negative results, Moyes was recently even given an ultimatum of 12 matches for him to improve or else the club will be in search of a new club.
David Moyes has written to all season ticket-holders to thank for their support throughout his dismal inaugural campaign, while admitting that the job of managing Manchester United has been a lot more complicated than he could ever imagine and the season has exceed even his worst expectations.
With United seventh in the table and almost out of the Champions League, many feel that the United manager should be relieved of his duties at the end of the season, or else the club could run the risk of wasting a lot of money in the summer to sign players that Moyes has identified as prime targets, but who might not deliver if forced to play within United's archaic system.
Federico Macheda, Manchester United's forgotten man, has claimed that David Moyes has shown nothing of the belief Sir Alex Ferguson had for the 22-year-old striker who is now resigned to leave Old Trafford in the summer, six years on from THAT goal against Aston Villa in April 2009.
Macheda's turn and strike deep into stoppage time sunk Villa and put United on course for a record-equalling 18th title, as they managed to keep a resurgent Liverpool at arm's length thanks, in no small part, to the then teenager late goal against Aston Villa in a 3-2 win and against Sunderland the following week.
"David Moyes is a football genius" http://t.co/SgptwPcw5Q #MoyesOut #thekop pic.twitter.com/JtgdZCYm4y Emil Lundberg (@emlbg) March 6, 2014 Liverpool fans have been giving a sneak preview of a banner they've prepared ahead of their meeting with Manchester United. The old enemies face each other a week on Sunday, and with Liverpool towering above their north-west rivals [.
Wayne Rooney could be made new United captain before the end of the season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United are reportedly set on naming Wayne Rooney as the new club captain, and could promote the England man to top dog even before the end of the season.
Present incumbent Nemanja Vidic yesterday agreed to a move to Serie A side Inter Milan, and with Rooney's contractual situation now as water-tight as an eel's undercarriage, the Daily Star claims that David Moyes is ready to hand over the armband to Rooney, and soon.
Ferguson covers Moyes' back in Manchester United's boardroom - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sir Alex Ferguson was recently spotted at the Oscars ceremony in America. The crueller elements of the press may have suggested that he wanted to be in the company of by winners for a change as he'd probably forgotten what that felt like.
Lallana could be the Saint to save Manchester United's midfield - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It's not the first time someone has put these two ends of an equation toghether to make a match, but last night's England international friendly against Denmark saw Adam Lallana again underscore the talent he has and why he would be such a perfect fit for David Moyes' new Manchester United revolution.
Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley is set to sign a new five-year contract worth £15m, according to reports. The champions are set to show their faith in the 24-year-old following recent bursts of vitriol from his critics by tying him down to the new long-term deal. Cleverley's name was booed when it was read out [.
Bryan Robson, Steve Bruce, Roy Keane and Gary Neville. They are all former Manchester United captains. Any one of them would take a rocketing ball to the head if it resulted in a United win, any one of them would play in any position required if it helped the team and any one of them would gladly take a pay cut if it lengthened their stay at their club Manchester United.
How things change. The last time United traveled to this part of the country, they conceded five goals and scored just as many during 90 incredible minutes and yet the game itself was nothing more than a mere backdrop to what was the day's main event Sir Alex Ferguson's last ever game in charge of Manchester United.
Player of the Month for February, Juan Mata spoke exclusively to United Uncovered about settling in at Old Trafford and making Manchester home. I hope he continues with his great form as we head into a mammoth month of March. Here's his interview with ManUtd.com: Q: Congratulations, Juan. You're ManUtd.
As you may have heard, David Moyes has written an open letter to the Manchester United fans to thank them for their loyalty (ahem) during his "difficult" first season at Old Trafford viathe club's '12th Man' magazine which is sent to United season ticket holders on a quarterly basis.
Manchester United youngster Michael Keane was unable to play for England Under-21s against Wales this week after his twin brother was inadvertently registered for the game instead. Gareth Southgate had wanted the 21-year-old defender in his team for the game, only to discover that his brother Will, currently on loan from United to QPR, had [.
It appears that this might be Manchester United's home kit for the 2014/15 season. The kit features lots of quite ugly black panels, including one on the neck that appears to house a zip. Chevrolet will become United's main kit sponsor next season having paid £25m-a-year to secure that deal, so the logo on the [.
Twin trouble: Michael (left) and Will (right) Keane
Oopsy daisy. There were a few quizzically arched eyebrows in the terraces on Wednesday evening when Manchester United youngster Michael Keane failed to turn out for the England U21s against Wales at Pride Park as expected leaving a few bemused fans wondering just what had happened to the 21-year-old defender in the hours before kick-off.
Zack Steffen and Alex Shinsky will travel with Maryland to England; Billy McConnell's Hoosiers face annual date with Mexico U20 team and more as Union Academy alums in college compete in slate of spring friendlies.
While many of their classmates will be relaxing somewhere warm, Maryland goalkeeper Zack Steffen and midfielder Alex Shinsky have international friendlies with the development teams of some of the best clubs in the world to look forward to for their spring break this year.
Falling for Football editedby Adam Bushby and Rob MacDonald Published by Ockley Books 2014, £11.99 [F]alling for Football is a highly significant book and not just because of the way it expertly conjures up why we fall for the sport, its tribulations and tensions, its vitality and emotion, in the first place.
Real Madrid have reportedly stolen a march on Manchester United by opening talks with Juventus over possible transfers for midfield duo Paul Pogba and Arturo Vidal. The Juve pair are considered two of the world's best midfielders at the moment and United have been heavily linked with attempts to sign them.
There is a tendency in the football world to look for a glaring problem and presume that it is the main one. Sometimes it is an unfortunate player, a scapegoat. In the case of Manchester United, it's the quality of the squad that is being blamed for everything that's going wrong there at the moment. [.