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Manchester United defender’s performance gives England a boost

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Manchester United’s 4-0 victory over West Ham on Sunday featured a host of impressive performances, with the likes of Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku amongst the players rightly praised for their displays.

However, one player whose performance went under the radar somewhat was defender Phil Jones.

Man Utd: Phil Jones Given Two-Match Ban For Using ‘Abusive Language’ In Front Of UEFA Drug Test Officials

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"So I says to him, 'F**k off, you white-coat, p*ss-bottling UEFA tw*tshaft! There's no f**king way I'm widdling in that f**king cup so you can f**k yourself right off!'"

Phil Jones will be banned for the first of Manchester United's Champions League group games after being found guilty of abusing UEFA officials in the aftermath of the Europa League final.

Man Utd ‘in trouble’ with injuries – Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United’s mounting injury problems mean they are “in trouble” going into the season’s decisive weeks, according to manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho lost Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimiovic to injury during Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final win over Anderlecht, the pair joining Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Juan Mata on the sidelines.

Man Utd ‘in trouble’ with injuries – Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United’s mounting injury problems mean they are “in trouble” going into the season’s decisive weeks, according to manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho lost Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimiovic to injury during Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final win over Anderlecht, the pair joining Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Juan Mata on the sidelines.

England’s Smalling out of Lithuania qualifier

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London (AFP) – Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is injured and will play no part in England’s World Cup qualifier with Lithuania on Sunday, the Football Association said on Friday.

In his place Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson got his first senior England call-up for the match at Wembley.

England’s Smalling out of Lithuania qualifier

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London (AFP) – Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is injured and will play no part in England’s World Cup qualifier with Lithuania on Sunday, the Football Association said on Friday.

In his place Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson got his first senior England call-up for the match at Wembley.

Manchester United vs. Bournemouth Preview

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Manchester United vs. Bournemouth

Premier League

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Old Trafford

Fresh from their League Cup success at Wembley last weekend, Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday afternoon as they prepare to welcome Eddie Howe's Bournemouth side to Old Trafford.

Man Utd Injury blow: Mourinho confirms these two players will miss out in Europa clash

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Wayne Rooney will not only miss Manchester United’s Europa League match against Saint-Étienne, but could also be ruled out of Sunday’s EFL Cup final clash against Southampton.

The Manchester United skipper suffered a muscle injury in United’s 3-0 win away to Leicester City, and is yet to recover since.

Video: Phil Jones rates other Man Utd defenders

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Manchester United: What is Jose Mourinho’s best team?

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United to sign Lindelof for £38m – but who is he?

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Reports today have claimed that Manchester United are close to signing Benfica's Victor Lindelof for £38m in the January transfer window.

The 22-year-old plays in defence and would be a welcomed addition to the squad, particularly if Eric Bailly leaves for the African Cup of Nations next month.

United to sign Lindelof for £38m – but who is he?

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Reports today have claimed that Manchester United are close to signing Benfica's Victor Lindelof for £38m in the January transfer window.

The 22-year-old plays in defence and would be a welcomed addition to the squad, particularly if Eric Bailly leaves for the African Cup of Nations next month.

Mourinho dismissal just ‘passion’, says Jones

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London (AFP) Manchester United centre-back Phil Jones has defended Jose Mourinho following the manager's latest dismissal, saying it was just an indication of his "passion".

Mourinho left himself exposed to the risk of sanctions from the Football Association after being sent to the stands for kicking a water bottle during United's 1-1 draw at home to West Ham United on Sunday.

Manchester United duo set to impress Mourinho to save OT career

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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones are facing a tough battle to save their Old Trafford career.

The Argentine international was brought by former Red Devils manager Louis van Gaal in 2014. After starring in the centre-back position, injuries and lack of fitness saw a drop in performance at the end of his debut season.

Mourinho gives insight on Manchester United team news for Dortmund clash

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Jose Mourinho has confirmed summer signing Eric Bailly will partner Phil Jones in the heart of Manchester United’s back four during the pre-season clash against Borussia Dortmund on Friday.

The Red Devils made a trip to the Far East, where they will take on the Bundesliga club and Manchester City in the two pre-season fixtures scheduled in China.

Manchester United transfer news: Why Mourinho needs to sell this five players

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Manchester United showed their former manager Louis van Gaal the exit door just days after the Dutchman guided the Red Devils to the FA Cup triumph. They replaced him with Jose Mourinho as he returned to management for the first time, following his departure from Chelsea last December.

Since the Portuguese tactician took charge at Old Trafford, United have completed deals in signing Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

PICTURES: Rooney, Young and Jones back in training

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Ahead of Manchester United's game against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, Wayne Rooney, Ashley Young and Phil Jones were back in training, following months out of the team with injury.

Fergie: United’s bad season is down to injuries

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Sir Alex Ferguson has defended Louis van Gaal following a disappointing season at Manchester United. The legendary manager claims that the number of injuries United have suffered has played a huge part in their failure, and would have had an impact on any team.

It's dead easy to be critical.

Who’s better? Our injured XI or our non-injured XI?

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If Manchester United's injured players were fit to play and took on our injury free players, who would win?

Injured XI:

David de Gea; Matteo Darmian, Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw; Antonio Valencia, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Marouane Fellaini, Ashley Young; Adnan Januzaj, Wayne Rooney.

Confirmed: Man Utd’s Phil Jones makes return from injury vs Norwich U21

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U21s: #mufc v Norwich: Romero; Love, McNair, Jones, Varela; Weir, Harrop; Januzaj, A.Pereira, Memphis; Keane. Manchester United (@ManUtd)...

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Herrera: I want to get in United’s away end with our fans

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Phil Jones, Michael Carrick and Marcos Rojo were all in the away end at Anfield to watch Wayne Rooney score a late winner in front of the Kop.

Ander Herrera has reflected on that day and claimed he wants to experience an away game with Manchester United fans one day.

I want to do it also but that would mean I am injured so hopefully I can play as many games as possible.

CONFIRMED: United’s Europa League squad

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Manchester United have confirmed the squad for the Europa League, with our first game against Midtjylland on February 18th, followed by the return leg at Old Trafford on the 25th.

David De Gea, Sergio Romero, Sam Johnstone; Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind, Luke Shaw, Antonio Valencia, Guillermo Varela, Matteo Darmian, Regan Poole; Juan Mata, Michael Carrick, Ashley Young, Ander Herrera, Marouane Fellaini, Morgan Schneiderlin, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Jesse Lingard; Memphis Depay, Anthony Martial, Wayne Rooney, Will Keane.

[VIDEO] Jones celebrates United’s winner

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Phil Jones, Michael Carrick and Marcos Rojo watched United from the away end today and celebrated Wayne Rooney's winner with the fans. What a club.

lmao @PhilJones4pic.twitter.com/ze0wYx0bUu

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VIDEO: Jonesy 1, Gerrard 0

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Phil Jones was spotted in the away end at Anfield on Sunday, during Manchester United's 1-0 win over Liverpool. When leaving the ground, United fans spotted him and serenaded him with a song which serves as a reminder to the fact Steven Gerrard never won the league.

LVG gives key injury update on United star duo for Liverpool fixture

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed Michael Carrick is out, while Bastian Schweinsteiger is doubtful for the Red Devils' upcoming crucial clash against Liverpool.

The Dutchman will take his men to Anfield for the Premier League clash on Sunday.

LvG: I subbed Herrera to waste time like Swansea

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During Manchester United's 2-1 win over Swansea, Phil Jones was substituted at half-time, before Ashley Young was taken off with 10 minutes to play. Louis van Gaal has explained these two decisions were forced because of injuries, but reveals he took Ander Herrera off at the end of the game to waste time, after Swansea had spent all match taking their time with every freekick and throw-in, apart from when they were losing.

Phil Jones thinks Louis van Gaal ‘is doing a terrific job’

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones has issued a rallying call to his teammates to stick together and relieve some of the pressure on under-fire boss Louis van Gaal. The Dutchman has come under increased scrutiny amid a poor run of results, with Saturday's 2-1 home defeat against Norwich seeing United slide out of the Premier League's top four.

Phil Jones thinks Louis van Gaal ‘is doing a terrific job’

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones has issued a rallying call to his teammates to stick together and relieve some of the pressure on under-fire boss Louis van Gaal. The Dutchman has come under increased scrutiny amid a poor run of results, with Saturday's 2-1 home defeat against Norwich seeing United slide out of the Premier League's top four.

Phil Jones says Man Utd mood was worse under David Moyes

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POLL: Which injured player would you most like to return first?

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Manchester United are currently enduring an injury crisis. It couldn't be worse timing, given the build up of fixtures and important games ahead.

Chris Smalling and Phil Jones were predicted to return in May, while Juan Mata has the potential to return for the very end of the season. Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic won't play again this season.

United, Mourinho and making a case for the defence

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The majority of Jose Mourinho's first season in charge at Manchester United has been dominated by one major issue: his side does not score enough goals. It is hard to argue with the criticism, for while United have only failed to score in five Premier League games this season, their profligacy in front of goal has meant they have struggled to put games to bed, which has in turn seen them drop precious points.

Mourinho ‘totally against’ international friendlies

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London (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is “totally against” international friendlies following injuries to key central defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty.

Mourinho expects to be without five first-team players against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, including the injured Paul Pogba and suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Mourinho ‘totally against’ international friendlies

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London (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is “totally against” international friendlies following injuries to key central defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty.

Mourinho expects to be without five first-team players against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, including the injured Paul Pogba and suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

TOP FIVE: Best things Jose Mourinho has done at Manchester United so far

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Other than the one about Anthony Martial, none of the worries outlinedin last month's TOP FIVE have really gone away. Manchester United have, of course, won a trophy since then—which was really nice—but have also missed out on a glorious opportunity to apply more pressure to those currently above them in the league by drawing at home with Bournemouth—which was really, really, really, really frustrating.

Shaw: Smalling has a funny voice, Jones can’t dance, and Blind’s clothes are awful

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In the official programme for the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace, Luke Shaw has dished the dirt on his team mates.

David de Gea: He's probably the greatest person in the dressing room, and one of the nicest as well. He's always asking how you are and giving you a hug.

Manchester United 2015 review – The defence

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David de Gea @JamesMUFC77

As we entered 2015, the cloud looming over De Gea was his contract which was set to expire at the end of the season amid speculation that his heart was set on a move to Real Madrid.

The speculation didn't distract De Gea from his duties as he maintained his high levels on the pitch, being the ever reliable last line of defence.

The Rest

A stadium of fight

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There are very few gifts in life, but writing satire on Sunderland the week Adam Johnson faces up to being called Patricia by his new cellmate is definitely one of them.

With a risk of this entire article being centred around prison jokes it's probably best to get them out of the way now.

It's unlikely we'll see the Sunderland winger running around in his predator boots this weekend.

Under-21s – 7-0 Thrashing of Norwich, Regan Poole, Loan watch & Will Keane’s resurgence

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Last Match: United 7-0 Norwich (Keane x5, Pereira (p), Fosu-Mensah)

Despite last weeks game against Everton, the way the under-21 side have been playing and the strength of the line-up on the night meant this result was coming. Memphis does actually qualify as under-21 having been born in 1994, making his first appearance for the under-21s dropping down from the first-team.

Rooney: Jones, Carrick and Rojo really enjoyed the away end at Anfield

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Phil Jones, Michael Carrick and Marcos Rojo are all currently injured and were spotted in the away end at Anfield last weekend. When Wayne Rooney scored the winner, Jones was seen going crazy with our fans.

Rooney has spoken about how much the players enjoyed being with the supporters.

It's great for us as players on the pitch to celebrate and you can see the fans and how much it means to them for the goal and the final whistle as well.

VIDEO: Jones, Giggs and Rojo celebrating Rooney’s goal

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