Man U midfielder Herrera confirms leaving club
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Midfielder Ander Herrera confirmed he's leaving Manchester United after its season ends this weekend.
Herrera's contract ends this season after five years at...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says uncertainty over Ander Herrera's future might explain why the midfielder has been unavailable for the team in recent...
Man United defies injury crisis to beat Palace 3-1
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United made light of its injury crisis by winning 3-1 at Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Wednesday, with Romelu Lukaku scoring two of the goals on his return to...
Liverpool back atop Premier League after 0-0 at Man United
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League by drawing 0-0 at Manchester United on Sunday in a lackluster game featuring more injuries than outstanding...
A captain without the armband, Herrera key to United revival
Ander Herrera strode up to Alexis Sanchez after the final whistle, clasped his teammate's hand forcefully, pushed him aggressively in the chest and squeezed him tight.
Man United defeats Chelsea, advances to FA Cup quarterfinals
LONDON (AP) — Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba each scored first-half goals as Manchester United defeated Chelsea 2-0 on Monday at Stamford Bridge to advance to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup.
United, which has lost just once in interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's 13 games in charge, has reached the quarterfinals of the competition for the fifth consecutive season.
Lingard lights up Man United’s 5-goal show at Cardiff
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Jesse Lingard scored twice as Manchester United celebrated its first match under new coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 5-1 rout of lowly Cardiff in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Solskjaer took over this week after Jose Mourinho was fired for the club's poor results.
Marcus Rashford needed only three minutes to give United the lead as he blasted home a free kick from 25 meters.
United recovers to draw 2-2 at Southampton in Premier League
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Manchester United came from two goals down after 20 minutes to draw at Southampton 2-2 in the English Premier League on Saturday, with Romelu Lukaku playing his part in the recovery by scoring for the first time since mid-September.
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton secured English Premier League football for another season by beating Manchester United 1-0 on Friday.
Pascal Gross scored early in the second half and Brighton ended a seven-match winless run.
United arrived on the south coast knowing a win would all-but seal second place, but a poor effort led to its first loss to Brighton since 1982.
LONDON (AP) — A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More FA Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham.
While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of football, the manager has yet to actually win a trophy in management.
A 2-1 collapse to United at Wembley Stadium on Saturday left Tottenham reeling from an eighth successive loss in the FA Cup semifinals.
LONDON (AP) — Ander Herrera kept Manchester United in with a shot of silverware this season by securing a place in the FA Cup final after beating Tottenham 2-1 on Saturday.
Herrera struck in the 62nd minute at Wembley Stadium after Paul Pogba canceled out Dele Alli's opener for Tottenham to send Jose Mourinho into his third final with United.
But it was Tottenham's eighth consecutive FA Cup semifinal loss since last winning world football's oldest knockout competition in 1991.
6-year bans sought for 36 players for match-fixing in Spain
MADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors are seeking two-year prison sentences and six-year soccer bans for 36 players accused of match-fixing in the Spanish league seven years ago.
Former Mexico coach Javier Aguirre is facing the same sentence if found guilty in the case involving clubs Levante and Zaragoza at the end of the 2010-11 season, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Sanchez sets up 2 goals on Man United debut in FA Cup win
YEOVIL, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez set up two goals on a lively debut as Manchester United won 4-0 at fourth-tier side Yeovil in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday.
The Chile forward, who joined from Premier League rival Arsenal on Monday, created goals for striker Marcus Rashford and midfielder Ander Herrera before coming off with around 20 minutes remaining.
Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku added late goals in southwest England at modest Huish Park, which has a capacity below 10,000.
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney made the most of rare starts by scoring first-half goals in Manchester United's 2-0 win at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, lifting the team to within a point of the Champions League qualification positions.
With Zlatan Ibrahimovic injured and Marcus Rashford rested, Martial started as the center forward and opened the scoring in the 21st minute at Turf Moor after exchanging passes with Ander Herrera on a quick counterattack.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A tactical masterclass from Jose Mourinho ensured the path to the English Premier League title will no longer be a procession for his former club, Chelsea.
Only four points separate Chelsea and second-placed Tottenham with six games left after Manchester United's 2-0 win over the lackluster leaders opened up the title race on Sunday. At one stage four weeks ago after a 2-1 win over Stoke, Chelsea held a 13-point lead.
Man United beats Chelsea 2-0 to open up EPL title race
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ander Herrera scored one goal, set up another and executed the perfect man-marking job on Eden Hazard to set up Manchester United's 2-0 win over Chelsea that opened up the Premier League title race on Sunday.
United didn't even need rested top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic to consign the leaders to their fifth league loss of the season, which left them only four points ahead of Tottenham with six games left.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United endured familiar frustration at Old Trafford by drawing with West Bromwich Albion 0-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday, a damaging result in its bid to qualify for the Champions League.
West Brom was the eighth side to leave Old Trafford with a draw this campaign, joining the likes of Hull, Stoke, and Burnley in defying United.
Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Henrikh Mkhitaryan underlined his growing importance to Manchester United by scoring in a 1-0 win over Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday, sealing the team's most important victory under Jose Mourinho.
Mkhitaryan's match ended prematurely when he was carried off on a stretcher in the 85th with a left ankle injury, but by then he'd done the damage with his 29th-minute goal at Old Trafford.
Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Henrikh Mkhitaryan underlined his growing importance to Manchester United by scoring in a 1-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday, sealing the team's third Premier League victory since August.
In the biggest win for United manager Jose Mourinho since his arrival at Old Trafford, Mkhitaryan raced onto Ander Herrera's through-ball and drove home a rising shot in the 29th minute.
Four-goal Man City, Arsenal, Liverpool leading way in EPL
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City, Arsenal, and Liverpool matched each other with four-goal wins and only goal difference separated them at the top of the English Premier League on Saturday.
It's shaping up to be the tightest title race in years — and Manchester United is not part of it.
Instead, Jose Mourinho is experiencing a frustrating start to his United career. Mourinho was sent off as a 0-0 draw with Burnley left United with no wins in the league in October and three points from a possible 12.
Manchester United midfielder Herrera called into Spain squad
MADRID (AP) — Spain coach Julen Lopetegui is adding Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera to his squad for World Cup qualifiers against Italy and Albania.
The 27-year-old Herrera will be making his debut with the Spanish national team.
Bayern Munich's Javi Martinez was ruled out because of a muscle injury in his left leg.
Spain plays against Italy in Turin on Thursday and Albania three days later.