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Ander Herrera: Man Utd midfielder could have bad injury, says Jose Mourinho

Ander Herrera: Man Utd midfielder could have bad injury, says Jose Mourinho

Ander Herrera had returned from injury after missing games against Newcastle and Huddersfield Ander Herrera could have a “bad injury”, says Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho after the midfielder was substituted in Wednesday’s Champions League goalless draw at Sevilla. The Spaniard picked up a muscle injury 17 minutes into the last-16 first-leg tie and was […]

‘People have been stopping me in the street’ – Dyer praised after revealing abuse

‘People have been stopping me in the street’ – Dyer praised after revealing abuse

Kieron Dyer made his England debut in 1999 shortly after joining Newcastle for £6m Former England midfielder Kieron Dyer says strangers have stopped him in the street to commend him for revealing he was sexually abused as a child. The ex-Newcastle player, 39, revealed the 20-year secret – which he says has “blighted his life” […]

De Gea helps Man Utd earn creditable draw in first leg at Sevilla

De Gea helps Man Utd earn creditable draw in first leg at Sevilla

David de Gea has kept 19 clean sheets so far this season. He has never kept more than 20 in a single campaign for Manchester United David de Gea’s stunning first-half save helped Manchester United claim a creditable draw at Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. The Spain keeper had […]

Firmino will not face FA punishment over clash with Holgate

Firmino will not face FA punishment over clash with Holgate

Media playback is not supported on this device MOTD pundits on Holgate’s push on Firmino Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino will not face disciplinary action from the Football Association after his clash with Everton’s Mason Holgate in the FA Cup tie at Anfield in January. Holgate had alleged Firmino used a “discriminatory term”. Following an investigation, […]

Wolves’ lead cut after stunning last-gasp Norwich equaliser

Wolves’ lead cut after stunning last-gasp Norwich equaliser

Nelson Oliveira crashed in a late goal to earn Norwich a point Wolves had victory snatched from them with the last kick of the game at Molineux as Nelson Oliveira’s long-range right-foot shot earned Norwich City a dramatic point. The hosts led 2-0 inside 25 minutes thanks to a Jamal Lewis own goal and an […]

Pogba set to be left out of Man Utd starting line-up

Pogba set to be left out of Man Utd starting line-up

Paul Pogba (centre) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (right) took part in a Manchester United training session on Tuesday BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Paul Pogba is set to be left out of Manchester United’s starting line-up for Wednesday night’s […]

Gerrard and Butt in rival dugouts as Liverpool U19s beat Man Utd U19s

Gerrard and Butt in rival dugouts as Liverpool U19s beat Man Utd U19s

Steven Gerrard and Nicky Butt were former England team-mates Liverpool Under-19s, managed by former Reds’ captain Steven Gerrard, beat Nicky Butt’s Manchester United 2-0 to progress to the Uefa Youth League quarter-finals. Wales forward Ben Woodburn opened the scoring at Tranmere’s Prenton Park with a first-half header. Rafael Camacho’s stunning long-range strike made sure of […]

‘Pogba, Matic, Khedira… he’s destroyed them all’ – what makes Dembele so special?

‘Pogba, Matic, Khedira… he’s destroyed them all’ – what makes Dembele so special?

As a former midfielder, whenever I analyse players in my old position I think about why I would and wouldn’t like to play against them. With Tottenham’s Mousa Dembele, there is a long list of reasons why he is an opponent I would hate to face. In the past few weeks he has come up […]

Craig Bellamy: Oxford United want Cardiff City coach as new boss

Craig Bellamy: Oxford United want Cardiff City coach as new boss

Craig Bellamy spent 2010-11 on loan at Cardiff City and joined on a permanent basis in August 2012 Oxford United are in talks with Craig Bellamy about becoming their new manager. The former Wales and Liverpool forward works for Cardiff City as their player development manager. The 38-year-old was interviewed for the Wales job before […]

Chelsea can do ‘something incredible’ against Barcelona in second leg

Chelsea can do ‘something incredible’ against Barcelona in second leg

Lionel Messi ended a 730-minute drought against Chelsea with a crisp left-foot drive 15 minutes from time Chelsea will “try to do something incredible” by knocking Barcelona out of the Champions League, said manager Antonio Conte after a drawn first leg. Willian put the Blues ahead at Stamford Bridge, but Lionel Messi capitalised on an […]