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Jose Mourinho considering surprise tactical gamble for crucial Liverpool clash

Jose Mourinho considering surprise tactical gamble for crucial Liverpool clash

Jose Mourinho considering surprise tactical gamble for crucial Liverpool clash Miguel Delaney 9 March 2018 Jose Mourinho is considering going back to a two-man midfield for Manchester United’s crunch home match with Liverpool on Saturday, but much will depend on the fitness of Paul Pogba, who has picked up a knock in training. While sources […]

Serial winner v serial entertainer: Klopp has yet to match Mourinho’s ability when it comes to winning silverware

Serial winner v serial entertainer: Klopp has yet to match Mourinho's ability when it comes to winning silverware

Serial winner v serial entertainer: Klopp has yet to match Mourinho’s ability when it comes to winning silverware Brian Kerr 10 March 2018 When these sides met six months ago, there was a real sense that a rivalry seeped in historic animosity might provide us with some evidence that one of the pair could be […]

Nemanja Matic snatches Manchester United dramatic comeback win

Nemanja Matic snatches Manchester United dramatic comeback win The Serbian’s sweetly-struck 25-yard strike earned United a 3-2 win after they had been two goals down. By Declan Warrington, Press Association Sport 5 March 2018 Nemanja Matic struck in stoppage time as Manchester United came from two goals down to secure a vital 3-2 victory at […]

Matic saves United in thrilling comeback

Matic saves United in thrilling comeback

Matic saves United in thrilling comeback C Palace 2 Man Utd 3 Jason Burt 6 March 2018 For so much of this fixture Manchester United were simply abject and yet they somehow managed to turn it around to snatch a vital victory in injury-time. It was desperately cruel on relegation-threatened Crystal Palace, who could not […]

Chelsea players fear Conte tactics will hasten Hazard departure

Chelsea players fear Conte tactics will hasten Hazard departure

Chelsea players fear Conte tactics will hasten Hazard departure Matt Law 6 March 2018 Chelsea players are worried that the safety-first tactics of head coach Antonio Conte could persuade Eden Hazard to leave. The club are prepared to pay Hazard more than £300,000 (€337,000) a week to extend his contract past 2020 and ignore interest […]

Cristiano Ronaldo continues red-hot form as Real Madrid brush aside PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo continues red-hot form

Cristiano Ronaldo continues red-hot form as Real Madrid brush aside PSG PSG 1 Real Madrid 2 – Real Madrid win 5-2 on agg Holders Real Madrid eased into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 2-1 win at 10-man Paris St Germain. Cristiano Ronaldo’s 12th goal in the competition and Casemiro’s late strike ensured Zinedine Zidane’s […]

‘I don’t give trust for free’ – Jose Mourinho opens up on why he is picking Scott McTominay over Paul Pogba

'I don’t give trust for free' - Jose Mourinho

‘I don’t give trust for free’ – Jose Mourinho opens up on why he is picking Scott McTominay over Paul Pogba Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has claimed young midfielder Scott McTominay has earned his trust and that is why he is starting key games ahead of £89m club record signing Paul Pogba. Mourinho left […]

Mourinho hoping Man United kick off ‘amazing’ few weeks with Chelsea result

Mourinho hoping Man United kick off ‘amazing’ few weeks with Chelsea result

Mourinho hoping Man United kick off ‘amazing’ few weeks with Chelsea result  Mourinho’s public spat with current Blues boss Antonio Conte has only heightened interest in Sunday’s Premier League encounter. Mourinho hoping Man United kick off ‘amazing’ few weeks with Chelsea result , Manchester United  manager Jose Mourinho will attempt to kick off an “amazing” few […]

David de Gea with more heroics as uninspiring Man United hold Sevilla to drab draw in Spain

David de Gea with more heroics

David de Gea with more heroics as uninspiring Man United hold Sevilla to drab draw in Spain Crissjohns 21 February 2018 David De Gea’s exceptional display saved Manchester United’s blushes as Jose Mourinho’s men somehow escaped with a goalless draw from a match dominated by Sevilla. Wednesday’s trip to the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan was […]

Conte intends to honour Chelsea contract after facing exit talk since opening day

The Blues boss has overcome a wave of criticism, but acknowledges that a decision on his future could be taken out of his hands in the summer Antonio Conte has reiterated his desire to stay on at Chelsea, but acknowledges his plans could be scuppered by a club partial to change. The Italian coach has […]

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