LONDON (AP) — Ravel Morrison, the former Manchester United player once regarded as the top English soccer talent of his generation, is back in the Premier League after signing for promoted team...
PSG becoming Champions League specialists in failure
PARIS (AP) — There really are no excuses left for Paris Saint-Germain.
For the second time in three seasons, the cash-rich French club made the wrong kind of Champions League history in a...
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...
Man United forwards Martial, Lingard out for 2-3 weeks
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United could be without forwards Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial for at least two weeks.
In the 2-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday, Lingard was substituted just before halftime with a hamstring injury. Martial's groin problem saw him withdrawn before the start of the second half.
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the players will be "out for two to three weeks, looking at it now."
FA Cup: Sanchez scores on Arsenal return as United advances
LONDON (AP) — Booed throughout his return to Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez responded to the rancor with a rare goal for Manchester United and reveled in the celebrations.
The forward's fifth goal in 33 appearances since leaving Arsenal a year ago set United on its way to a 3-1 victory on Friday that booked a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
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.
Shaqiri double earns Liverpool 3-1 win over Man United
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Substitute Xherdan Shaqiri scored two goals from deflected shots to help Liverpool beat fierce rival Manchester United 3-1 and lift his team back atop the Premier League on Sunday.
Days after keeping Liverpool in the Champions League with a stunning late save against Napoli, Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker made a dreadful mistake that gifted United an equalizer through Jesse Lingard in the 33rd minute at Anfield.
Patched-up Man United recovers to draw 2-2 with Arsenal
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United's patched-up side twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Arsenal in the Premier League on Wednesday after Jose Mourinho made a statement by dropping Paul Pogba.
Mourinho made seven changes to his United team, including demoting Pogba to the bench, and had to rely on some players who were struggling for full fitness amid injury problems in his squad.
England rises again, Belgium slumps in Nations League drama
GENEVA (AP) — England surged into the UEFA Nations League finals tournament on Sunday, and Belgium threw away its place in a stunning 5-2 loss at Switzerland.
On a day of come-from-behind wins and twisting fortunes for the World Cup's beaten semifinalists, England edged Croatia 2-1 to avenge defeat when the teams met in Russia in July.
Pulisic back as US loses 3-0 at England; no goal for Rooney
LONDON (AP) — Christian Pulisic nearly put the United States ahead against England midway through the first half, only for goalkeeper Jordan Pickford come off his line and make a kick save. A short while later, Pulisic lost the ball and Jesse Lingard gave England the lead. Just 104 seconds later, Trent Alexander-Arnold doubled the advantage.
REPINO, Russia (AP) — If anybody embodies the new-found positivity and fun coursing through England's World Cup squad, it's Jesse Lingard.
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.
Man United beat Bournemouth 2-0 in Premier League
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku scored as Manchester United earned a routine 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday to strengthen its grip on second place in the Premier League.
Smalling netted his third goal in six league games by meeting a low cross from Jesse Lingard and slotting into an empty net in the 28th minute. Lukaku then sealed the win in the 70th after coming off the bench and running onto a through-ball from Paul Pogba and finishing with a first-time shot.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It's a scenario that Jose Mourinho and Alexis Sanchez, in particular, would have hoped to avoid.
With uncanny timing, Manchester City has the chance to clinch the English Premier League title on Saturday by beating its fierce rival, Manchester United, at Etihad Stadium.
For Mourinho, the United manager, there's the painful prospect of having to congratulate long-time foe Pep Guardiola on beating him to the biggest prize in English soccer.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Jesse Lingard scored his first international goal as England beat the Netherlands 1-0 Friday in a friendly that proved Gareth Southgate's team can win without striker Harry Kane.
Lingard opened his England account in his ninth international, firing low into the corner past the despairing dive of Jeroen Zoet in the 59th minute after a cross from the left had rebounded to him off a Dutch defender.
Lukaku scores, sets up winner as United beats Chelsea 2-1
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Romelu Lukaku chose the visit of former club Chelsea to end his scoring drought against the Premier League's top teams and produce his best performance for Manchester United.
Shrugging off his tag as a so-called "flat-track bully," Lukaku scored the equalizer, set up Jesse Lingard for the second-half winner and delivered a mature, hard-working all-round display as United came from behind to beat the champions 2-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Marquee signings could be solutions, problems for EPL powers
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was the obvious question, and a fairly unconvincing answer.
Just how was Arsene Wenger planning to fit newcomers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan into an Arsenal attack already containing previous club-record signings Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette?
"It's always possible," Wenger said on Friday, with a furrowed brow. "Will I do it? Maybe. I don't know."
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.
Street footballer Sanchez to provide spark at Man United
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez was welcomed to Manchester United by its greatest manager when he arrived at Old Trafford on Monday to put the finishing touches to his high-profile transfer from Arsenal.
Alex Ferguson was spotted chatting to Sanchez and his representative outside the ground, eight years after trying — but failing — to bring the Chile international to United from Italian team Udinese.
FA Cup: Van Dijk grabs derby winner on dream Liverpool debut
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — It couldn't have gone any better for Virgil van Dijk on his Liverpool debut.
Signed last week for $100 million as the world's most expensive defender, Van Dijk scored an 84th-minute winner against Everton — Liverpool's fierce local rival — in front of the storied Kop stand at Anfield in the third round of the FA Cup on Friday.
Man United beats Everton 2-0 to end run of draws in EPL
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard delivered a pair of brilliant second-half finishes to lead Manchester United to a 2-0 win at Everton on Monday, ending its run of three straight draws in the Premier League.
After a disappointing first-half display at Goodison Park, United was dominant after halftime with Paul Pogba — playing in a more attacking role — at the heart of everything for the visitors.
Lingard salvages 2-2 draw for Man United against Burnley
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United was on the right side of a last-minute equalizer in the English Premier League as Jesse Lingard's double from the bench salvaged a point against Burnley in a 2-2 draw on Tuesday.
United conceded with virtually the last kick of its previous game, at Leicester on Saturday, but this time was relieved to see a 2-2 final scoreline after Ashley Barnes and Steven Defour gave Burnley a 2-0 halftime lead.
Lukaku scores again, United beats West Brom 2-1 in EPL
WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Romelu Lukaku scored for the second straight Premier League game to set Manchester United on its way to a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
Man U beats Arsenal 3-1 in EPL as de Gea shines in goal
LONDON (AP) — Jesse Lingard scored twice for Manchester United and goalkeeper David de Gea pulled off a string of stunning saves in a 3-1 win over Arsenal to keep pace in the English Premier League race on Saturday.
The result left United in second place behind Manchester City before both teams meet next week.
De Gea made 14 saves, equaling the record for the most stops in a Premier League match.
Man United scores 4 goals again to showcase attacking talent
So often lauded for its defensive strength, Manchester United issued another reminder of its attacking talent by scoring four goals in a Premier League game for the sixth time this season.
On the receiving end this time was Watford, which had already been pummeled 6-0 by Manchester City — the team that second-place United is striving to reel in.
Man United beats Watford 4-2 to keep in sight of City
WATFORD, England (AP) — A first-half double from Ashley Young and Jesse Lingard's 60-meter solo goal helped Manchester United beat Watford 4-2 on Tuesday to keep in sight of Premier League leader Manchester City.
Watford fought back from 3-0 down with goals in the 77th and 84th minutes, but Lingard ensured the hosts would not complete the comeback by running from inside his own half, skipping past two defenders before finding the corner.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been many things for Manchester United this season: A leader, a guaranteed source of goals, an inspiration to the club's youngsters on and off the field.
But, in one way, has he been holding the team back?
Ibrahimovic was dropped to the bench for United's Premier League game against Chelsea on Sunday and his replacement, 19-year-old Marcus Rashford, produced an electric, goal-scoring display in a 2-0 win.
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.
MIDDLESBROUGH, England (AP) — A tunnel bust-up erupted after Manchester United's 3-1 win at Middlesbrough on Sunday that lifted Jose Mourinho's team out of sixth place in the Premier League for the first time in 19 weeks.
There was a heated on-field fracas involving Middlesbrough's Rudy Gestede and United's Eric Bailly in stoppage time and the dispute continued after the game, coming to a head in the tunnel.
Bailly and his teammate, Ashley Young, appeared most unhappy.
Ibrahimovic, Costa light up misty day in EPL
LONDON (AP) — As fog engulfed English stadiums, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Diego Costa illuminated the Premier League on Saturday.
And the 35-year-old Ibrahimovic is fast catching the striker seven years his junior on the scoring leaderboard with only two goals separating them.
Ibrahimovic provided both goals at the Hawthorns as Manchester United rolled over West Bromwich Albion 2-0 for a third consecutive league victory — a header after five minutes and a deflected second-half strike.
Rooney leads Man United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal
Wayne Rooney surpassed Ruud van Nistelrooy as Manchester United's all-time top scorer in European competitions on Thursday, leading the English club to a 4-0 win over Feyenoord and keeping it alive in the Europa League.
After scoring his 39th European goal in the 35th minute, Rooney also unselfishly set up Juan Mata in the 69th, leaving United on its way to an easy victory and in a good position to advance to the knockout rounds.
Rashford, Lingard get England calls by new coach Southgate
LONDON (AP) — Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard were rewarded for breaking back into the Manchester United team by getting call-ups to Gareth Southgate's first England squad since he took over as coach from Sam Allardyce.
There were also recalls for fullback Glen Johnson and winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after long absences when the squad was announced on Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored an 83rd-minute winner as Manchester United beat Leicester 2-1 Sunday to capture the Community Shield and earn Jose Mourinho his first trophy as the club's manager.
On the day United moved closer to signing Paul Pogba in potentially a world-record transfer, its most high-profile offseason signing so far made an immediate impact in the English season's traditional curtain-raiser at Wembley Stadium.