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FA charge Abel Hernandez for sucker punching Manchester United Phil Jones

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Hull striker Abel Hernandez has been charged with violent conduct after allegedly punching Manchester United defender Phil Jones during Sunday's 0-0 draw between the sides.

The incident, which happened in the 70th minute of the game, was not spotted by the match officials and will now be referred to a three-man panel of former elite referees.

FA charge Abel Hernandez for sucker punching Manchester United Phil Jones

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Hull striker Abel Hernandez has been charged with violent conduct after allegedly punching Manchester United defender Phil Jones during Sunday's 0-0 draw between the sides.

The incident, which happened in the 70th minute of the game, was not spotted by the match officials and will now be referred to a three-man panel of former elite referees.

Photo: Man Utd’s Phil Jones pokes fun at his header vs Arsenal

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I'm ready for the banter!!! #faceplant A photo posted by Phil Jones (@philjones_4) on May 17, 2015 at 12:54pm PDT Manchester United defender Phil...

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Sealed WIth A Miss: Best Reactions To Phil Jones’ Tackle On Giroud For Manchester United Against Arsenal

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Manchester United's Phil Jones just wanted it more than Arsenal's Olivier Giroud. Some say it wanted to eat it, others that he wanted to balance it on his nose and be rewarded with a large raw herring.

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That Jones face tackle has garnered a few choice reactions on twitter:

You're all laughing at Phil Jones, but that's what raw desire looks like.

David De Gea leaving Man Utd would be big blow, admits Phil Jones

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David De Gea leaving Manchester United this summer would be a massive blow, admits teammate Phil Jones. De Gea's current contract expires at...

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Stats Don’t Lie…Phil Jones Is The Best Young Defender In Europe

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Stats Don't Lie...Phil Jones Is The Best Young Defender In Europe - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The stats don't lie, and they say that Phil Jones is the best defender under the age of 23 in Europe, beating the likes of Raphael Varane and Marquinhos!

The CIES Football Observatory is a specialist research foundation based in Switzerland whose sole purpose is statistical research in football.

Man Utd star says he has recovered from injury to face Crystal Palace

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Manchester United look set to be able to call upon the services of centre-back Phil Jones after the defender announced he was over his injury he...

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Guess What Man United Star Is Called The Best Young Central Defender In Europe ?

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According to a new study compiled by CIES Football Observatory, Europe's best central defender aged 23 and under is not Real Madrid's Raphael Varane or Jose Gimenez of Atletico. Instead it is Manchester United defender Phil Jones!

BEST U23 CENTRAL DEFENDERS

1 Phil Jones (Man Utd)
2 Jose Gimenez (Atletico Madrid)
3 Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
=4 Marquinhos (PSG)
=4 Stefan de Vrij (Lazio)
6 Tin Jedvaj (Leverkusen)
7 Niklas Sule (Hoffenheim)
8 Michael Keane (Burnley)
9 Jores Okore (Aston Villa)
10 Shkodran Mustafi (Valencia)

Jones credited United boss Louis van Gaal for his improved play this season, saying in an interview last month that:

‘Every player is well aware of the philosophy of the manager and the way he wants his teams to play.

Chelsea Preview: Five Keys To Victory

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So... It happened again. Van Gaal's carpet has been lifted as high as possible, with a sub-standard beginning to his tenure and ridiculous David Moyes comparisons swept underneath and into the darkest crevises and beyond reach following a rousing 4-2 derby win last weekend. With United holding down third place with an eight point advantage over Liverpool in fifth, Champions League qualification would seem all but wrapped up.

Daily musings: Arsenal star off the pace, Man Utd duo have tough night and a Cristiano Ronaldo reliance

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Daily musings: Arsenal star off the pace, Man Utd duo have tough night and a Cristiano Ronaldo reliance - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It has been an interesting round of international fixtures for the major European nations, with last night's action throwing up a number of intriguing talking points.

Jones: We enjoy proving people wrong

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Having been written off and criticised all season, United look to have hit top form at the right time, having just beaten Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool.

Phil Jones says he enjoys proving people wrong after they've had a dig at you.

We have proved people wrong up to now.

Man Utd enjoying proving all the doubters wrong, says Phil Jones

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Manchester United are enjoying proving all the doubters wrong this season, says Phil Jones. The Red Devils backed up their best performance of the...

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Louis van Gaal gives latest Manchester United injury update

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed that Luke Shaw missed today's clash against Sunderland because he was injured, while Phil Jones was suffering from illness.

The 20-times English champions managed a 2-0 victory over Sunderland at Old Trafford, courtesy to a brace from Wayne Rooney in the second half of the match.

Van Gaal confirms Robin van Persie and Phil Jones are fit to face Swansea

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Louis van Gaal has confirmed his star striker Robin van Persie and centre-back Phil Jones are fit to face Swansea City.

The 20-times English champions make a trip to Wales as they take on the Swans in the Premier League clash scheduled between the two sides at the Liberty Stadium.

Young: Spirit and bond at United is great

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Ashley Young has spoken to the club's official website about what it's like being a part of the Manchester United dressing room.

On my left I've got Wazza and on my right I've got Angel [Di Maria]; Fletch also sits with us. Despite the language barrier with Angel we all have a laugh.

Man United held by ten man Villa.

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Aston Villa1 Manchester United 1 Villa Park is a stadium which holds fond memories for the United team and the fans. Throughout our history it has been a happy hunting ground, as we have enjoyed many...

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Man Utd’s Phil Jones hits back at claims he is a crock

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Phil Jones has hit back at claims he is a crock after missing a number of games already this season. The defender returned after two months out with...

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David De Gea. “Why always me?”

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Manchester United 3 Liverpool 0 This is still the biggest match of the season for both teams and especially the fans. Yes, local derbies against City, the matches against Arsenal and more recently...

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Phil Jones returns to Man Utd training

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones has returned to training. The England international's comeback will help to ease Louis van Gaal's...

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Kevin Strootman transfer: Manchester United ‘firmly expected to bid’ for Dutchman

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Strootman: A Louis van Gaal favourite

Manchester United to become the new Galactico! Well, that's the buzzword coming from UK press this morning.

According to highly respected journalist James Ducker of The Times, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is planning radical overhaul of the squad next summer, ready to take his total spending spree to around/over£350m in two years.

Evans: Don’t know what to do about these freak injuries

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Manchester United have suffered from more injuries than any other club in the league this season, particularly in defence.

Jonny Evans has revealed they are unsure what to do about these "freak injuries".

Players don't get injured on purpose. There have been injuries with the odd hamstring or groin, there have been quite a few of those, but Rojo dislocated his shoulder and I had a fracture in my foot.

Wayne Rooney

Rooney with incredible penalty ranking story

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Wayne Rooney has revealed that he started off the season as Manchester United's penalty taker, replacing Robin van Persie who took on the duty from Rooney the season before.

"In pre-season, he asked me to take penalties, so I said 'yeh'. Obviously, I want to take the penalties," he said. "So he said he's got a structure of if you take one and miss one, then you're at the back of the queue.

Jones: Rooney is our leader and we all follow him

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Wayne Rooney's teammates have been singing his praises over recent weeks, particularly following the inspirational speech he gave to them ahead of the fantastic display against Spurs a few weeks ago.

Phil Jones has joined in with claim Rooney is a fantastic captain, pointing to his talk ahead of the victory over Villa.

United deliver Spurs a ‘knockout punch’.

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Manchester United 3 Tottenham Hotspur 0 Louis van Gaal was unhappy with Rooney getting knocked out in a friendly boxing bout but was pleased that his team delivered an uppercut to Spurs. Following...

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STATS: United, corners and Phil Jones

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Last season, United averaged 5.7 corners per game and this season it is 5.4. 15% of the corners we took last season lead to chances, and this year it is 13%. Just 1.4% of our corners last season resulted in goals and this year, so far, it is 2.5%.

In real terms, that means this season we've scored 3 times from 119 corners this season, which is pretty shocking.

Man United didn’t rule Britannia.

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Van Gaal: Rooney will play against Southampton

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Louis van Gaal has got good news on the injury front. After previously ruling out Wayne Rooney, the manager has confirmed that the captain will be available for Monday's game against Southampton and Angel di Maria isn't far behind him.

On Rooney: The news is very good, he shall play.

On Di Maria: It (his return) shall be quickly but not for Monday.

Daley Blind

Five key thoughts following United 4-2 Manchester City as Young and Fellaini shine

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Manchester United defeated local rivals Manchester City 4-2 at Old Trafford to solidify third position in the Premier League table. A Sergio Aguero brace sandwiched goals from man of the match Ashley Young, Marouane Fellaini, Juan Mata and Chris Smalling, who erased bad memories of the reverse fixture in which he was sent off.

STATS: Average age of United’s team compared to City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Spurs

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The average age of United's 10 most regular starters is 26.8. At the older end of the scale is Robin van Persie (31) with 24 starts, Antonio Valencia (29) with 22 starts and Radamel Falcao (29) with 12 starts.

Daley Blind (25), Marcos Rojo (25), Chris Smalling (25), Phil Jones (23) and Adnan Januzaj (20), amongst others, are not included in the average as they are outside the top 10 for number of starts.

STATS: United’s win over Liverpool

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Player stats
Most passes
Antonio Valencia 69 (92%)
Juan Mata 67 (92%)
Mamadou Sakho 53 (90%)
Ander Herrera 52 (87%)
Joe Allen 48 (84%)

Attacking third passes
Marouane Fellaini 17 (65%)
Antonio Valencia 17 (90%)
Juan Mata 16 (80%)
Ander Herrera 13 (81%)
Philippe Coutinho 11 (65%)

Ball recoveries
Antonio Valencia 10
Philippe Coutinho 9
Michael Carrick 7
Phil Jones 7
Joe Allen 6

Tackles
Ander Herrera 7/9
Daley Blind 6/7
Emre Can 4/6
Marouane Fellaini 4/5
Phil Jones 4/4

Aerial duels
Marouane Fellaini 11/16
Martin Skrtel 4/8
Emre Can 4/7
Wayne Rooney 4/6
Jordan Henderson 3/6

Top passing combinations
Valencia to Mata 35
Mata to Valencia 23
Blind to Fellaini 20
Herrera to Valencia 17
Valencia to Herrera 16
Mata to Herrera 16

Team stats
Liverpool passes: 302/402 (75%)
United passes: 460/562 (82%)
Liverpool possession: 41.

Man Utd’s FA Cup bore draw.

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Cambridge United 0 Manchester United 0 An FA Cup 4th round tie between two sides, one of which is struggling in their league to find any cohesion and rhythm and with no realistic chance of ending the...

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Jones: Our foreign players understand how important derby day is

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For today's game against Manchester City, you would imagine that players like Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and Daley Blind are going in the starting line-up. While they're not Mancunians, and haven't grown up caring less about Manchester City, Phil Jones insists the foreign players at the club fully understand how important a win for us is today.

Jones: We want to win this game of passion

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Phil Jones has spoken about today's derby against Manchester City. He claims they are trying to prepare as they would for any other game, but realises that's difficult to do when there's so much at stake.

I don't think it [City's recent form] matters one bit when you look at the quality of their players and what they can do.

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Jones: Rojo plays in the right way

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Phil Jones has sung the praises of his team mate, Marcos Rojo, after the Argentinean has settled in well after moving to the Premier League from Portugal.

Since Marcos has come he's played the right way and in the way we've wanted to play. It's difficult to come over to a different country and a different league and go straight into the team and hit your form, but he's done well.

Jones: RvP the hardest to play against in training

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Phil Jones has answered fans questions for United Review.

Who's the best defender you've played with?
I've been lucky to have played with a lot of really good defenders already, so obviously the likes of Rio Ferdinand or Nemanja Vidic have to be up there. But even when I go back to my Blackburn days, I learned a lot from playing with Ryan Nelsen.

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VIDEO: Hull player charged for punching Phil Jones

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In the final game of the season, Abel Hernandez was spotted punching Phil Jones in the stomach. The referee didn't notice the punch though and Hernandez went unpunished.

He has now been charged retrospectively and is set to face a three game ban in the Championship next season.




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Jones: We’re looking forward to derby day

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Phil Jones put in a good shift this afternoon in United's 3-1 win over Aston Villa. The defender is pleased with the result, particularly following an international break where players have travelled all over the world.

It was a big win especially when you have players coming back from international duty on Thursday and Friday.

Jones: Boss is happy with our spirit

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Phil Jones has spoken of his disappointment at not managing more than one point away to West Ham.

While both Manchester City and Liverpool have lost their this season, United knew that if they won, they would close the gap on 2nd place to just three points.

Now, they are right back in the thick of it again, fighting to stay in the top four.

Five key thoughts from Cambridge United 0-0 Manchester United

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Manchester United suffered the humiliation of being held to a goalless draw by League Two side Cambridge United on Friday night. The hosts, who sit in mid-table in the fourth tier of English football, earned a deserved replay after United failed to create enough chances throughout. Luckily for the Red Devils, the replay should not be an issue due to the absence of European football at Old Trafford this season.