Tag Archives: Manchester

My favourite game: Manchester United v West Ham, 2001 FA Cup | Jacob Steinberg | Football

Paulo Di Canio scores with the outside of his boot as Fabian Barthez is busy appealing for offside.

They moved the ball quickly and gracefully, the three kids at the heart of West Ham’s midfield. There was no hint of any fear, no sign of Michael Carrick, Joe Cole and Frank Lampard shrinking. They took the ball in difficult areas and it was impossible not to admire how …

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Golden Goal: Georgi Kinkladze for Manchester City v Southampton (1996) | Sachin Nakrani | Football

Kinkladze looks to escape the attentions of Barry Venison and Mark Walters.

Manchester City’s history books are filled with the names of players who caught the eye and captured the imagination, from past heroes such as Colin Bell, Mike Summerbee and Dennis Tueart to modern superstars such as Yay Touré, David Silva and Sergio Agüero, but it’s arguable none have left the …

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Marcus Rashford puts Manchester children first in coronavirus crisis | Football

Marcus Rashford says helping children is his top priority after working to get food to those who relied on free school meals. The Manchester United and England forward has been working with the charity FareShare to help local youngsters after schools were closed across the country due to the coronavirus …

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Manchester United will offer fans ticket refunds if season is not completed | Football

Manchester United remain committed to finishing the current season, but have informed fans they can expect a pro-rata rebate or refund if matches are played behind closed doors or cancelled. The coronavirus suspension appears certain to be extended beyond the end of April and talk continues to rumble on about …

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Old Trafford ‘racist assault’ not caught on CCTV, family told | UK news

An alleged racist assault against a teenage Manchester United worker by security staff outside Old Trafford was not captured by CCTV as the cameras were pointing in the wrong direction, his family have been told. Kamarl Nelson, 19, was allegedly slammed against a wall and put in a choke-hold in …

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My Favourite Game: Manchester United’s 1999 replay against Arsenal | Daniel Harris | Football

Manchester United’s David Beckham celebrates scoring the first goal.

Much as the internet wills it otherwise, football inhabits the grey areas: everything is subjective, nothing is absolute, and it is no more deviant to change your mind than it is fraudulent to say you don’t know. However, certain truths are elemental, and here’s one: the 1996-2005 rivalry between Arsenal …

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Manchester United thrash Lask in front of empty stands in Europa League | Football

Odion Ighalo opens the scoring in the first half.

Fireworks ignited outside the closed Linzer Stadion marked the beginning of a last-16 tie that may not be completed next week due to coronavirus. The disease is causing more and more sport to be suspended so when Manchester United will hope to seal passage to the quarter-finals is unclear. Here, …

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Spurs v Manchester United, Six Nations showdowns and magic | Classic YouTube | Sport

Spurs v Manchester United, Six Nations showdowns and magic | Classic YouTube | Sport

1) “Lads, it’s Tottenham,” for Manchester United this weekend in north London. Back in 2001, United went 3-0 down at White Hart Lane, only to hit back with five unanswered goals of their own. Spurs have enjoyed some success against United down the years, though, including this drubbing thanks to …

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Back from the brink: how Lask came back to set up Manchester United tie | Football

Valerien Ismael

It is not going to be the joyful occasion they first thought, but the Lask players are determined to make history regardless. When the Europa League last-16 draw pitted them against Manchester United on 28 February games were still played with fans in the stadiums in Austria but that has …

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