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PICTURE: Chelsea fans remove Mourinho banner after United link

PICTURE: Chelsea fans remove Mourinho banner after United link

Following reports that Jose Mourinho is keen to replace Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager, Chelsea fans removed the “Special One” banner at Stamford Bridge.

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Klopp: United will be feeling brilliantly now

Klopp: United will be feeling brilliantly now

Following Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Liverpool at Anfield, Jurgen Klopp has bemoaned his team’s inability to score, while conceding another strike themselves from a set play. When Klopp first took charge of Liverpool, they were four points behind United. A few months later, where United have really struggled, Liverpool are now six points behind. [...]

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LvG: I asked Rooney to score at Anfield

LvG: I asked Rooney to score at Anfield

Following Manchester United’s 1-0 win against Liverpool at Anfield, Louis van Gaal has revealed he asked Wayne Rooney to score ahead of kick-off. Rooney had only scored one goal away against Liverpool before today, and that was 11 years ago. United have now won all the games they’ve played against Liverpool with Van Gaal, taking [...]

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Gerrard Nil

Gerrard Nil
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When Liverpool last won the league…

When Liverpool last won the league…

Tottenham Hotspur’s Gary Lineker was the division’s top scorer. Ghost, starring Patrick Swayze, was the highest grossing film of the year. Liverpool captain, Jordan Henderson, was almost two months old. “Call me” by Blondie was number one in the charts. Manchester United’s assistant manager, Ryan Giggs was yet to make his Manchester United debut. Mr [...]

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Did John Obi Mikel miss the two penalties United should have had?

Did John Obi Mikel miss the two penalties United should have had?

The only thing funnier than Chelsea paying Manchester United £12 million for John Obi Mikel, despite the midfielder never playing a single game for them, is the fact Mikel is due to have his testimonial at Stamford Bridge next summer. Mikel would have won five league titles had he stayed at United, but instead he [...]

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Toure: I want City to be like United

Yaya Toure has spoken about how he hopes that Manchester City can one day be like Manchester United. Having been accused for just joining City for the money, Toure insists that his feelings for the club are stronger than that. He has seemingly forgiven them for not allowing him time off to see his dying [...]

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Tevez: My time at United was wonderful

In Carlos Tevez’s two seasons at Manchester United, he won two Premier League titles, the Champions League, the League Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup. When I first got to West Ham it was bad because they threw me in London and I didn’t know what to do. At West Ham, I followed Mascherano [...]

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Rio: City fans appeared from nowhere after the takeover

Rio Ferdinand has poked fun at Manchester City’s glory supporters who were nowhere to be found before the money. Noel Gallagher hadn’t gone near a City game for God knows how long until they won the league, leaving Ferdinand to ask where all these ‘City fans’ were before. The whole dynamic changed after the takeover [...]

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Mata: Our fans deserved derby day victory

Juan Mata has updated his blog with thoughts on yesterday’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City. Hi everyone, today I’m writing from home, a few hours after our derby against City. Obviously, all of us were expecting something more from this game, both in football and in the score. Honestly, because we pushed more in the [...]

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Was De Bruyne playing today? Ask Marcos Rojo

Was De Bruyne playing today? Ask Marcos Rojo

In the seven games before the derby, Kevin De Bruyne had scored five goals, as well as two in two for Belgium during the international break. With every passing week, the decision to make him the most expensive player in the Premier League looks all the more warranted, while Jose Mourinho’s decision to sell him [...]

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Jones: My favourite derby was when RvP scored a late winner

Phil Jones has reflected on his favourite derby, which was in December 2012, when Robin van Persie scored an injury time winner. I’d go for the one when Robin scored the winner when we were 2-0 up. They came back to 2-2 and then Robin curled one in late on. It was a great day. [...]

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PICTURES: Derby day moments over the years

PICTURES: Derby day moments over the years

United fans in the crowd in 1926 when we faced City in the FA Cup semi-final at Bramhall Lane. George Best scoring against City at Old Trafford in 1968. United fans invading the pitch on derby day in 1974 in a failed attempt to get the game abandoned and avoid relegation. Eric Cantona equalising and [...]

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Rooney: We want to win today for local pride

Wayne Rooney has scored more goals in the Manchester derby than any other player, but has played down the idea that this game will decide who wins the title. Winning is top of our agenda, but you can’t say whichever team wins will go on to win the title. There is a lot of local [...]

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Jones: We want our fans to have the bragging rights

Ahead of the derby this afternoon, Phil Jones insists that he is looking for Manchester United fans being able to go in to work on Monday morning with the bragging rights. They’re great players but City can also bring great players into the squad as well. It can be a bonus [if they don’t play] [...]

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