Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho insists Juan Mata is not unhappy at his treatment during the Community Shield. Mourinho deemed the Spaniard surplus to requirements at Chelsea, selling him to United, and raising doubts over the 28-year-old’s Old Trafford future.
The pair’s relationship was again in the spotlight after United’s 2-1 win over Leicester at
The UEFA Champions League third qualifying round draw will be streamed live on UEFA.com from Nyon at 12:00CEST, with Ajax, Shakhtar Donetsk, Fenerbahçe, Monaco and Olympiacos among the teams entering. Draw procedure Beginning at this stage is the league route, which is made up of the third-placed team from the sixth-ranked member association (France) plus
Tony Stewart bought Rotherham in 2008, helping them out of administration and leading into the Championship Rotherham United has attracted a “high calibre” of managerial candidates to replace Neil Warnock, says chairman Tony Stewart. Warnock left on 18 May after securing Rotherham’s Championship status during his three months in charge. Ex-Blackburn manager Gary Bowyer and
Former Tottenham and Leeds goalkeeper Paul Robinson, 36, joined Burnley in January after leaving Blackburn Rovers last summer, but is yet to play a game for the Clarets Joey Barton has hinted that he has decided to join Scottish giants Rangers, despite being offered a new deal by Burnley. Midfielder Barton has also been offered
So you can’t take a fourth who hasn’t played there for months. No disrespect to Eric Dier, he’s a good player. But he’s a holding midfielder. Say we play Portugal in one of the knockout rounds, and Dier has to play centre-half. You watch where Cristiano Ronaldo plays. He won’t be playing on the wing.
New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists being part of the Wales coaching staff at Euro 2016 will not hinder the Championship club. Trollope was confirmed as Russell Slade’s successor on Wednesday, although Cardiff chairman Mehmet Dalman declined to disclose the length of the contract at a hastily-arranged press conference.
The 43-year-old joined Wales manager Chris
Liverpool captain James Milner said: “We never started in the second half and it is devastating. We didn’t show near our ability and that is the biggest disappointment. “We were ready, we made sure we said the right things at half-time. We gave a sloppy goal away and never got back into the game. “The
Petr Cech has won the Premier League’s 2015/16 ‘Golden Glove’ award for the most clean sheets, after amassing 16 shut-outs this season. The Arsenal goalkeeper’s chances of claiming the prize looked slim until Chris Smalling’s own goal in stoppage time during Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Bournemouth. Smalling’s error deprived team-mate David De Gea of
Barton was named Burnley’s player of the year after helping them gain promotion to the Premier League Rangers have made a move to sign Burnley midfielder Joey Barton on a free transfer this summer. The 33-year-old was shown round the club’s Auchenhowie training ground on Saturday. Talks will continue and a deal could be imminent.
The ex-Burnley striker ruptured a cruciate ligament during Jurgen Klopp’s first training session as Reds’ boss in October. However, Ings made his big return before the end of the season as a substitute against the Baggies and the fans were absolutely delighted to see him. Check out their reaction in our gallery above.