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Ralf Rangnick says Manchester United lacked physicality in their Champions League loss to Atletico Madrid. United were relegated to a fifth trophyless season with a 1-0 second leg loss to go 2-1 on aggregate in the round of 16. Rangnick barely concealed his dislike of Atletico’s stubborn style during his post-match press conference and particularly …

Ralf Rangnick says Juan Mata has faced intense competition at Manchester United as his career at the club falters. United extended Mata’s contract for a year this summer, but the 33-year-old has only featured four times this season and his two starts were against West Ham in the League Cup and the last stage game …

Mansfield Town right-back Elliott Hewitt has described Manchester United goalkeeper on loan Nathan Bishop as the “best professional” he has ever seen and the “best goalkeeper” he has ever played with. The shot-stopper, who joined United two years ago from Southend United, joined the League Two side last summer in search of regular first-team football. …

Liverpool picked up another crucial win at home to West Ham United on Saturday which was great to see. In my opinion, we haven’t played as well as we could in the last month, but we’re keeping clean sheets and getting results, which is a really good sign, because if people like (Sadio) Mane click …

A non-league football club have joked they have ‘no comment’ on Edinson Cavani spending time in their area at the weekend. Cavani, 35, missed Manchester United’s goalless draw with Watford in the Premier League on Saturday through injury but was spotted at Bakewell, Derbyshire, less than 24 hours later. Bakewell Town FC took to social …

Welcome to BirminghamLive’s coverage of all things blues Wednesday February 16. Great management Ian Holloway has praised Lee Bowyer for letting go of the past and bringing Lyle Taylor to Birmingham City. The striker has scored three times in four games since his loan from Nottingham Forest. And while there was initial skepticism about the …

Manchester City fans took the opportunity to troll neighbors Manchester United as they took control of their game against Norwich. After watching their arch-rivals drop points earlier in the day as United were held 1-1 by Southampton, City have widened the significant gap separating the two sides in the Premier League. After taking the lead …

Manchester United’s transfer strategy has been a thorn in the side of the club for the better part of a decade. Bar Bruno Fernandes, United have failed to sign a player in recent years which has been considered an undisputed success and only a handful of players have been sold for a profit. Daniel James …

Burnley came from behind to earn a share of the spoils against Manchester United at Turf Moor and help their Premier League survival hopes. The Clarets fell behind thanks to Paul Pogba’s first-half goal after United had two goals ruled out. But Jay Rodriguez struck after the break to ensure the scoreline ended 1-1 and …

Former Premier League defender Martin Keown has asked Manchester United to recall loanee James Garner from loan at Nottingham Forest following his performance against Leicester City. The midfielder was part of a performance that saw Steve Cooper’s side win 4-1 against the Foxes on Sunday, knocking the starters out of the competition in spectacular fashion. …

Few minutes have passed since referee Michael Oliver closed the final chapter in Manchester derby history and Roy Keane corrected a fundamental error. Analyzing Manchester United’s form at Old Trafford, the former United skipper hit the nail on the head, focusing on how easily Manchester City, Aston Villa, Everton and Liverpool found their way to …

Squad numbers for the rest of the season have been finalized by Manchester United – after the January transfer window came and went with no further additions. After finishing second to Manchester City in the Premier League last season, key figures in the boardroom at Old Trafford have released a triple statement of intent – …

Leeds United have suffered a number of injuries this season and it has affected the club both on and off the pitch. Marcelo Bielsa has had to deal with key players missing for the majority of the 2021/22 campaign, with the most notable absentees being Kalvin Phillips and Patrick Bamford. Liam Cooper has also been …

Erling Haaland wants to draw a line under his recent criticism of Borrusia Dortmund after saying the club are putting him under ‘pressure’ to make a decision on his future. The prolific striker is set to be at the center of the biggest transfer saga of the summer, with all major European clubs – including …

James Garner had told Manchester United what he had learned from his first victory in the East Midlands derby. After spending time on loan with Nottingham Forest last season, the 20-year-old has returned to the City Ground this campaign and has featured against arch-rivals Derby County – led by United icon Wayne Rooney – three …

Caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick disagrees with Declan Rice’s suggestion that a draw should have been a fair result of Manchester United’s clash with West Ham United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. United, just as time ran out, earned a final goal thanks to the predatory instincts of substitute Marcus Rashford in the final minute …

Manchester United will miss both the Champions League and the Europa League as they would have to settle for the UEFA Europa Conference League, a supercomputer has predicted. United’s pre-season hopes of challenging for the Premier League title have been dashed after a two-month slump saw them drift away from title contention and found themselves …

Ralf Rangnick considered switching to three backs after Manchester United trailed 2-0 at Aston Villa but feared it would send the ‘wrong signal’ to the players. Bruno Fernandes scored his second of the game to give United a two-goal cushion following a Morgan Sanson error as Villa threatened to equalize in the first 20 minutes …

Gordon Strachan reflected on when he was released by Manchester United. The former Scotland international joined United from Aberdeen in 1984 before being released in 1989 and joining Leeds United. Speaking on the Seaman Says PodcastStrachan recalled leaving Old Trafford and having recently discussed it with Sir Alex Ferguson. He said: “I spoke to Sir …

England midfielder Daniel Rigge has joined West Ham United from Manchester City, according to an employee of the ExWHU. The teenager has since played for the Hammers’ Under-18s in the Under-18 Premier League, playing in their 2-0 win over their Norwich City counterparts last month. Hammers’ reliable insider claimed on the West Ham Way Patreon …

Manchester United have been told they already have the solution to their lingering Premier League problems. After finishing second to neighbors Manchester City last season, the Old Trafford side have signed Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo in a triple declaration of intent. However, their title hopes were in tatters ahead of the November …

Happy New Year, the transfer window is finally open. Clubs around the world of football anxious to recruit reinforcements could finally bring in players to help them end the season strong. Celtic wasted no time as they started their activities early, bringing back three longtime targets from the J-League. The Hoops could have a busy …

Ralf Rangnick has said the three recent additions to Manchester United’s coaching staff are only under contract with the club until the end of the season. Since Rangnick was appointed interim manager, he has hired Chris Armas as assistant coach, Ewan Sharp as coach and analyst, as well as Sascha Lense, the very first sports …

The Premier League have confirmed that Newcastle’s clash with Manchester City tomorrow will still go according to plan – for now. Six high-level matches have already fallen victim to the coronavirus as epidemics continue to plague clubs across the country. Aston Villa v Burnley are the last game to be rescheduled due to several confirmed …

Leeds United’s season hit its lowest point on Tuesday night as they suffered a humiliating 7-0 loss to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. The Whites have been in and around relegation places throughout the season, but their beating in Manchester is the heaviest loss in history. And it doesn’t get much easier for Leeds …

Manchester United fans have highlighted their class by sending messages to Sergio Aguero after the Manchester City big has announced his retirement. Born in Argentina, the frontman arrived at the Etihad Stadium from Atletico Madrid for £ 36million in 2011 and scored a city record of 260 goals in 390 appearances. Aguero won five Premier …

Michael Owen believes all four England teams – including Manchester United and Manchester City – could advance to the Champions League quarter-finals. United and City, as well as Chelsea and Liverpool, were all in the hat as the round of 16 draw took place in Nyon on Monday – although it did not go without …

Trevor Sinclair predicted Liverpool would be the team to beat in the Champions League round of 16 in a warning to Manchester City and Manchester United. After winning a third Premier League title in four seasons – on top of winning another Carabao Cup – Pep Guardiola and his star-studded side failed terribly in the …

D’Mani Mellor is back for Manchester United U23 despite being on loan from the club in the summer transfer window. The 21-year-old signed for League 2 from Salford City in August for the duration of the 2021/22 campaign to boost his chances of winning regular football at a competitive level. However, Mellor was back to …

Manchester United have a whole host of attacking talent at their disposal this season, but over the summer their options could become much slimmer. Edinson Cavani’s contract is expiring and he is generally expected to move to new pasture and many fans see no future for Anthony Martial at the club. That would leave United …

Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes were Manchester United’s only representatives for the 2021 Ballon d’Or. Ronaldo placed sixth and Fernandes placed 21st in the award while Lionel Messi took the honor for the seventh time. Ronaldo has won five Ballon d’Ors in his career and only Paris Saint-Germain’s Messi had won more with six before …

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane joked that Chelsea may have requested United defender Harry Maguire to be available to face them in this afternoon’s huge Premier League meeting at Stamford Bridge. Maguire has come under heavy criticism from Keane in recent weeks following a drop in form but will be suspended for this afternoon’s …

Paul Merson slammed the Manchester United midfielder in a fierce rant surrounding their lack of combat and courage amid recent performances. The former Arsenal striker has said he sees no silver coins being won at Old Trafford with the current crop of midfielders after notable surrenders to Liverpool and Manchester City. Two deflating losses to …

Speculation continues to swirl around Brednan Rodgers and Manchester United. Reports have claimed Rodgers will be United’s main target in the event Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is sacked. Solskjaer is under intense pressure after a string of results dating back to September 19 when United won at West Ham United. Since that game, the Red Devils …

Manchester United great Gary Neville has lambasted the Premier League after his 20 clubs were barred from removing their away kits on Boxing Day. As the action-packed Christmas schedule unfolds, once again Manchester City are home to Leicester City on Sunday, December 26 – while United are in action 24 hours later at Saudi-backed Newcastle …

Ed Woodward was invited to wake up and “smell the coffee” under the pressure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Manchester United appear ready to stick with their manager following alarming defeats to their two biggest rivals – Liverpool and Manchester City – at Old Trafford in 14 days. It was a double hammer blow that left …

Football star Dixie Thirde is inspired by the success of Keira Walsh, a former student of Haslingden High School in Rossendale. The 12-year-old defender secured a place at the Manchester United Regional Talent Club (RTC) at the age of seven – Manchester’s opposing side in midfielder England and Manchester City. “I used to watch Burnley …

Aston Villa have become the second Premier League club in as many days to show their head coach the door, confirming they have parted ways with manager Dean Smith. Smith, named Villa boss in 2018, was eliminated after a streak of five successive Premier League defeats, including Friday night’s 1-0 loss to Southampton at St …

Greater Manchester’s economy continued to “rebound strongly” in the second quarter of 2021, despite the continuing challenges of Brexit and Covid. The latest economic survey from the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce in the past three months shows that the success of the vaccination program and the easing of Covid-19 restrictions have contributed to a …

Manchester’s economy will not return to the level it was before the Covid-19 pandemic until at least 2025, the chamber of commerce has said. This is despite the organization’s quarterly economic survey which found the Greater Manchester business community to be optimistic about the recovery. The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce said the success of …

Fears have been expressed that the Conservative Party’s conference in Manchester next week will be postponed or canceled following the Supreme Court ruling that prorogation of Parliament was ‘illegal’ yesterday. While Tory Party Chairman James Cleverly has insisted he will continue, Jeremy Corbyn has said he will try to defeat him – and government sources …

Traffic jams cost Manchester’s economy £ 169million a year, according to a new study. A study by telematics company TomTom analyzed the number of working hours lost while sitting in traffic and found that vehicles spend an average of 169 hours per year on the region’s roads – with drivers losing around 21 days working …

Greater Manchester’s tourism sector is most valuable to Greater Manchester’s economy, says Marketing Manchester boss. Speaking at the second annual Greater Manchester Tourism Conference, Sheona Southern said tourism is worth more than key sectors such as financial and professional services, life and creative sciences, digital and technology. Greater Manchester’s tourism sector is worth £ 7.9 …

Manchester’s small and medium-sized businesses are expected to contribute £ 14 billion to the region’s economy by 2020. Research conducted by the Hampshire Trust Bank in partnership with the Center for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), found that the contributions of SMEs to the economy nationwide would increase by 11% from 2015 to 2020 – …