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Mourinho salutes gritty Manchester United

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho praised Manchester United’s refusal to let fatigue get the better of them as they kept their top four bid on course with a 3-1 victory at Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Having lost to Chelsea in the FA Cup on Monday and beaten Rostov in the Europa League on Thursday, Mourinho had predicted his team might struggle against a Middlesbrough team fighting to avoid relegation.

Mourinho salutes gritty Manchester United

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho praised Manchester United’s refusal to let fatigue get the better of them as they kept their top four bid on course with a 3-1 victory at Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Having lost to Chelsea in the FA Cup on Monday and beaten Rostov in the Europa League on Thursday, Mourinho had predicted his team might struggle against a Middlesbrough team fighting to avoid relegation.

United on the up as Fellaini strikes

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Marouane Fellaini scored his first Premier League goal for 15 months as Manchester United extended their unbeaten Premier League run to 18 games to move up to fifth with a 3-1 victory at relegation-threatened Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Jesse Lingard added a stunning second and Antonio Valencia a stoppage-time third after an embarrassing mistake by former United keeper Victor Valdes as Jose Mourinho’s side ended a 19-week stay in sixth by climbing a place.

United on the up as Fellaini strikes

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Marouane Fellaini scored his first Premier League goal for 15 months as Manchester United extended their unbeaten Premier League run to 18 games to move up to fifth with a 3-1 victory at relegation-threatened Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Jesse Lingard added a stunning second and Antonio Valencia a stoppage-time third after an embarrassing mistake by former United keeper Victor Valdes as Jose Mourinho’s side ended a 19-week stay in sixth by climbing a place.

Former outcast Schweinsteiger scores as United cruise

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Headers from Marouane Fellaini and Chris Smalling, and second half efforts from Henrkih Mkhitaryan and Bastian Schweinsteiger ensured holders Manchester United enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 fourth round FA Cup victory against Wigan on Sunday.

For German World Cup winner Schweinsteiger it was a rare sweet moment since Jose Mourinho took over he banished him at one point to train away from the first team before welcoming him back into the fold at the end of October scoring on his first start in 385 days.

Former outcast Schweinsteiger scores as United cruise

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Headers from Marouane Fellaini and Chris Smalling, and second half efforts from Henrkih Mkhitaryan and Bastian Schweinsteiger ensured holders Manchester United enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 fourth round FA Cup victory against Wigan on Sunday.

For German World Cup winner Schweinsteiger it was a rare sweet moment since Jose Mourinho took over he banished him at one point to train away from the first team before welcoming him back into the fold at the end of October scoring on his first start in 385 days.

Liverpool manager with egg on his face

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Last weekend, Manchester United scored a late equaliser against Liverpool after bringing on Marouane Fellaini for the final 15 minutes.

After the game, Jurgen Klopp gave several bitter interviews, criticising United for playing long balls and claiming it "wasn't football" once Fellaini was substituted on.

Mourinho With Another Ill-Tempered Press Conference As United Woes Continue

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Jose Mourinho gave an ill-tempered press conference after Manchester United suffered a late equaliser against Everton, dismissing the opposition as a long-ball side, claiming to have missed key moments in the game and citing double standards in the media.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's finessed first-half finish, a long-range lob over the advancing Maarten Stekelenburg, looked to have settled the points, but Leighton Baines made it 1-1 from the penalty spot after a last-gasp trip from Marouane Fellaini.

Baines strikes late as Mourinho’s Manchester United problems mount

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Liverpool (AFP) Leighton Baines scored a dramatic late penalty to add to Jose Mourinho's problems as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at Everton on Sunday.

Former Everton star Marouane Fellaini had only been on the field for two minutes as a United substitute when he tripped Idrissa Gueye unnecessarily and Baines made no mistake with a clinically-taken 89th minute penalty.

Baines strikes late as Mourinho’s Manchester United problems mount

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Liverpool (AFP) Leighton Baines scored a dramatic late penalty to add to Jose Mourinho's problems as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at Everton on Sunday.

Former Everton star Marouane Fellaini had only been on the field for two minutes as a United substitute when he tripped Idrissa Gueye unnecessarily and Baines made no mistake with a clinically-taken 89th minute penalty.

Video: Maroune Fellaini on summer call from Jose Mourinho to keep him at Man Utd

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Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has been discussing a pre-season phone call from manager Jose Mourinho that kept him at the club. The...

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Fellaini was Man United ‘panic’ buy – Giggs

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London (AFP) Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has described former manager David Moyes's decision to buy Marouane Fellaini from Everton in September 2013 as a "panic" buy.

Fellaini joined United from Everton, Moyes's former club, in a 27.5 million pounds ($33.6 million, 30.9 million euros) move on transfer deadline day.

Fellaini was Man United ‘panic’ buy – Giggs

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London (AFP) Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has described former manager David Moyes's decision to buy Marouane Fellaini from Everton in September 2013 as a "panic" buy.

Fellaini joined United from Everton, Moyes's former club, in a 27.5 million pounds ($33.6 million, 30.9 million euros) move on transfer deadline day.

Analysis: Manchester United will struggle to beat the big teams until this tactic changes

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Despite the fanfare, the helicopter entrances, the glitzy photo shoots, hashtags and multi-millions spent, Manchester United's start to the season is yet to match the summer's bombast....

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Manchester United star doubtful for Manchester City clash

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Ahead of the much vaunted Manchester Derby, Manchester United were struck with an injury blow as attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan was forced off in the first half with rib injury on his international duty.

In Armenia's friendly clash against the Czech Republic, the 27-year-oldsuffered a rib injury and was subbed off.

Opinion: Revamped United Leave Ghost of Van Gaal Behind

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These are still early days in Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United revolution but two games into the league campaign and United appear to have recouped their lost swagger making a veritable step towards resurgence.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a spectacular header in the first half and added a second from the spot to give his side a comfortable 2-0 win over Southampton on Friday.

Leicester City 1-2 Manchester United: Game in 10 Tweets as Zlatan winner settles Community Shield

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The season's traditional top flight curtain-raiser took place today in trademark Wembley sunshine. Premier League champions Leicester City played well, but F.A. Cup holders Manchester United...

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Jose Mourinho makes contact with big-money signing with ‘welcome’ message

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has already made contact with midfielder Marouane Fellaini, the Belgium international has revealed. The...

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Fellaini: I need to show Mourinho he can trust me

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Marouane Fellaini has revealed that Jose Mourinho has been in contact with him to offer his good luck for Belgium at Euro 2016.

Fellaini is one of the favourites to be sold by Mourinho this summer, although he still has two years remaining on his current deal. The player wants to impress his new manager at the Euros.

Horror Hair: Marouane Fellaini Reveals New Blonde Afro Do Ahead Of Euro 2016

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Footballers, understandably, want to look their best during a major international championship, with the eyes of the world upon them. One such player, Belgium and Manchester United beanpole Marouane Fellaini, has gone and got his hair did, and the result is a dyed Afro-tastic marvel...

Fellaini's blonde 'fro is sure to make him stand out in France.

RoM Reads

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Scott reviews the season for ESPN.

The Mirror interviews Marouane Fellaini and discusses whether he's a dirty player.

The Evening News looks at Paul Scholes' thoughts on the final.

The Guardian reports on Van Gaal's claim that we deserve the FA Cup.

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Liverpool legend wants Man Utd man out of Premier League for good

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Robert Huth and Marouane Fellaini charged over Old Trafford clash

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London (AFP) Leicester City's Robert Huth and Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini were charged with violent conduct on Tuesday after clashing in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, the Football Association announced.

Belgian midfielder Fellaini appeared to swing his elbow into Huth's jaw after the German centre-back seemed to pull his hair in an incident missed by match referee Michael Oliver but picked up by television cameras.

Robert Huth and Marouane Fellaini charged over Old Trafford clash

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London (AFP) Leicester City's Robert Huth and Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini were charged with violent conduct on Tuesday after clashing in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, the Football Association announced.

Belgian midfielder Fellaini appeared to swing his elbow into Huth's jaw after the German centre-back seemed to pull his hair in an incident missed by match referee Michael Oliver but picked up by television cameras.

Video: LvG grabs reporter's hair, defends Fellaini after Man Utd vs Leicester

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has defended Marouane Fellaini by pulling a reporter’s hair in the aftermath of his team’s 1-1 draw with Leicester City in the Premier League.

During the first half, Fellaini was involved at the heart of an aggressive exchange at Old Trafford, when he appeared to have lashed out his elbow at Leicester defender Robert Huth.

Dirty (Red) Devil: Louis Van Gaal Pulls Interviewer’s Hair, Gets Fruity Over Marouane Fellaini’s Clash WIth Robert Huth (Video)

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Louis van Gaal's rather prosaic brand of football has hardly endeared himself to Man Utd fans. However, when it comes to press conferences and post-match interviews, the Dutch tactician is a master of entertainment.

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After the Red Devils' 1-1 draw with Leicester City on Sunday, van Gaal discussed Marouane Fellaini's contentious tussle with Robert Huth, which saw the lanky Belgian appear to elbow his opponent in the face.

Louis Van Gaal describes Robert Huth’s attempted foul as ‘sex masochism’

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal bizarrely compared Leicester defender Robert Huth's hair-pull on Marouane Fellaini with "sex masochism" and also tugged a television reporter by the hair in an eccentric attempt to defend his player.

Van Gaal was quizzed on the incident which saw United midfielder Fellaini escape without punishment after elbowing Huth in the neck and opted to explain why the Belgian had reacted that way by getting physical with the reporter.

Louis Van Gaal describes Robert Huth’s attempted foul as ‘sex masochism’

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal bizarrely compared Leicester defender Robert Huth's hair-pull on Marouane Fellaini with "sex masochism" and also tugged a television reporter by the hair in an eccentric attempt to defend his player.

Van Gaal was quizzed on the incident which saw United midfielder Fellaini escape without punishment after elbowing Huth in the neck and opted to explain why the Belgian had reacted that way by getting physical with the reporter.

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Fellaini: Carragher only a champion of talking and breaking legs

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Jamie Carragher isn't the biggest fan of Marouane Fellaini, claiming he hoped he never played in the Premier League again after getting banned for three matches for elbowing Robert Huth last season.

My personal hope is that we would never see him playing in the Premier League again.

REVEALED: The man left most disappointed by abandoned match

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Marouane Fellaini was banned for three matches after retrospective action saw that he elbowed Robert Huth in our 1-1 draw against Leicester.

This ban meant he would miss the final three games of the Premier League season and be able to return for the FA Cup final, as he no doubt would given Louis van Gaal's overuse of Fellaini.

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Mourinho: Everyone is happy for Basti and he could be here next season

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Bastian Schweinsteiger played in his first game of the season in Wednesday's 4-1 win over West Ham. Jose Mourinho made it clear in the summer that the German was surplus to requirements, leaving Schweinsteiger to train away from the first team.

However, with the suspension of Paul Pogba and injury of Marouane Fellaini, Mourinho called on Schweinsteiger to come off the bench.

PICTURES: Luke Shaw and co. arrive at POTY awards

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The Manchester United players have arrived at the Player of the Year awards, where the fans and players will decide on their best performing players of the season, as well as the academy and U-21 players of the year too.

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Under Siege

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It was only one month ago that we sat in the stands for the first home match of the season, my brother, my dad and me, under the floodlights on a balmy Friday Manchester night. We left buoyed by what we'd seen, and by the gasps and coos we'd shared with the thousands of other Manchester United fans who had watched their team beat Southampton 2-0.

VIDEO: Ibrahimovic, Rooney, Fellaini and Mata’s goals vs Galatasaray

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Euro 2016: Wales Go Barnstorming Into The Semi-Finals With Heroic 3-1 Victory Over Belgium (Photos & Highlights)

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Wales went a-rollicking into the semi-finals of Euro 2016 tonight with an outstanding 3-1 victory over Belgium in the last eight.

One again, the win was a resultof the Welsh ensemble's enviable collective spirit,which has been percolating nicely since thestart of the tournament.

However, things got off to a slightly rocky start when Radja Nainggolan put Belgium ahead in the 12th minute with a shot hit so hard it almost ended up in Hill Valley, California, circa 1955.

Euro 2016 best players: From Eric Dier to Dimitri Payet – Every teams’ star performer of round one

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Euro 2016: Belgium v Italy Team News & Predictions

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Euro 2016
Date: Monday, 13th June, 2016
Time: 20.00pm BST
Venue: Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon

The first heavyweight clash of Euro 2016 takes place in Lyon this evening as potential winners Belgium and Italy meet at Olympic Lyonnais' new stadium in Group E.

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Palace, Man Utd go to extra time in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) The FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United went to extra time after the match finished 1-1 following normal time at Wembley on Saturday.

Substitute Jason Puncheon gave underdogs Palace a 78th-minute lead by slamming a shot past David de Gea at the near post, but United equalised within three minutes as Marouane Fellaini chested down Wayne Rooney's right-sided cross for Juan Mata to volley home.

Palace, Man Utd go to extra time in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) The FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United went to extra time after the match finished 1-1 following normal time at Wembley on Saturday.

Substitute Jason Puncheon gave underdogs Palace a 78th-minute lead by slamming a shot past David de Gea at the near post, but United equalised within three minutes as Marouane Fellaini chested down Wayne Rooney's right-sided cross for Juan Mata to volley home.

Herrera: This club has something special

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Ahead of the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon, Ander Herrera has spoken about his hopes of lifting the trophy.

Herrera is likely to lose his place in the starting team to Marouane Fellaini, who is returning from suspension. However, when Herrera came on as a substitute in the semi-final, he played the ball through to Anthony Martial to score the winner.