PERTH, Australia (AP) — Anthony Martial's 69th-minute penalty completed the scoring in Manchester United's 4-0 win over Leeds on Wednesday for its second consecutive victory on a preseason...
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Manchester United's hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League ended with a 1-1 draw at already relegated Huddersfield on Sunday, removing the chance of...
Mourinho selection backfires, United misses out on top spot
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Manchester United missed the chance to finish top of its Champions League group as an understrength team lost 2-1 at Valencia on Wednesday, with an embarrassing own-goal by Phil Jones proving decisive.
With first-place Juventus losing 2-1 at Young Boys, United could have jumped above the Italian team in Group H with a win at the Mestalla but manager Jose Mourinho's decision to play a virtual reserve lineup backfired.
League Cup: Mourinho’s Man United ousted by Lampard’s Derby
LONDON (AP) — The coaching apprentice got the better of his former master as Frank Lampard's Derby knocked Jose Mourinho's Manchester United out of the League Cup.
In a shootout after the game ended 2-2 on Tuesday, the teams scored 15 consecutive penalties before United defender Phil Jones' effort was saved by goalkeeper Scott Carson.
England calls up 4 newcomers for friendly matches
LONDON (AP) — England coach Gareth Southgate named four uncapped players in his squad Thursday for this month's friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy.
Burnley duo Nick Pope and James Tarkowski, Swansea's Alfie Mawson and Bournemouth's Lewis Cook were included in a 27-man squad for the game in Amsterdam on March 23 and the Italy match at Wembley four days later.
Cook, an England under-21 midfielder, was called up for the friendly against Brazil last November but didn't play.
10.5-second goal sets Spurs on way to win over Man United
LONDON (AP) — Watched by the Premier League's biggest-ever crowd, Tottenham scored one of the competition's fastest goals.
Manchester United hadn't even had a chance to touch the ball when Christian Eriksen put the ball in the net after 10.5 seconds at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.
"It feels a bit weird to score from your first touch," Eriksen said after Tottenham's 2-0 victory.
Derby weekend in European soccer as leagues resume
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:
The 12th round of the Premier League kicks off on Saturday with the north London derby, and a chance for Tottenham to validate its supremacy over Arsenal. For the first time in 22 years, Tottenham finished above its neighbor last season. Already, Mauricio Pochettino's second-place team has a four-point advantage over Arsene Wenger's Arsenal.
World champion Germany held by experimental England to 0-0
LONDON (AP) — World champion Germany was held by an experimental England to 0-0 in a friendly at Wembley Stadium on Friday as the teams prepare for the World Cup in Russia.
Jesse Lingard missed the target in stoppage time at the end of the game as England failed to score at home for the first time since 2013.
Five England players made their debuts and coped despite losing Phil Jones, the most experienced player, 25 minutes into the defender's 24th appearance.
Mourinho-Hughes friction as Man United’s perfect start ends
STOKE, England (AP) — Jose Mourinho took aim at Stoke's apparently defensive tactics after Manchester United's perfect start to the English Premier League ended in a 2-2 draw in the fourth round on Saturday.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting became the first player to score against United this season when he netted twice for Stoke by capitalizing on errors by Eric Bailly and Phil Jones.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA banned Manchester United defender Phil Jones on Monday for two European games for abusing a doping control officer following the Europa League final in May.
Jones was also fined 5,000 euros ($5,900), while the club was fined 10,000 euros ($11,800) for incidents which took place after United beat Ajax to win the Europa League title in Stockholm.
Daley Blind was fined 5,000 euros ($5,900) for failing to comply with regulations.
VIGO, Spain (AP) — Manchester United defender Luke Shaw will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.
The 21-year-old Shaw missed most of last season after a double leg break and has endured a frustrating comeback campaign.
The England international had managed to force his way back into Jose Mourinho's plans in recent weeks. In only his 19th appearance of the campaign, Shaw was force off inside the opening 10 minutes against Swansea in the Premier League on Sunday.
England calls up uncapped Gibson for Lithuania qualifier
LONDON (AP) — England manager Gareth Southgate has a defensive headache to solve after Chris Smalling dropped out of his squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley on Sunday.
Manchester United's Smalling has an unspecified injury, and has been replaced by uncapped Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson.
Man United beats 10-man West Ham for 6th successive win
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United benefited from a controversial red card and an equally debatable goal to beat 10-man West Ham 2-0 in the English Premier League on Monday, earning a sixth successive victory.
Substitute Juan Mata gave United the lead before Zlatan Ibrahimovic secured victory from what clearly appeared to be an offside position, after referee Mike Dean had controversially dismissed Sofiane Feghouli in the opening stages.