Friday, February 14, 2020

Tag "Jose Mourinho"

    Iwobi overlooked as Wenger finally beats Mourinho

Iwobi overlooked as Wenger finally beats Mourinho

Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi was unused on Sunday as José Mourinho’s unbeaten record against Arsene Wenger came to an end. Arsenal defeated Manchester United 2-0 at the Emirates to hand Wenger his first Premier League victory over the Portuguese tactician in 13 years. Although the first forty-five minutes of the game was an end to end affair, neither side could find the back [...]

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    Moses fails to shine as Man U secure 2-0 win over Chelsea

Moses fails to shine as Man U secure 2-0 win over Chelsea

Victor Moses, Nigerian and Chelsea winger failed to take Chelsea to the promised land as they fell 2-0 to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. Moses, who played from the left wing, was substituted with Cesc Fàbregas in the 59th minute. United were excellent, sharp in the tackle and clever up front in the first forty-five minute while Chelsea struggled all [...]

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    Guardiola wins first EPL manager of the month award

Guardiola wins first EPL manager of the month award

Pep Guardiola, Manchester City manager, has won the English Premier League manager of the month award for February. It is the first time the Spaniard has won the award since moving to England. Guardiola defeated Antonio Conte of Chelsea, Jose Mourinho of Manchester United and Tony Pulis of West Bromwich, to win the award. City only played three Premier League games last month, [...]

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    Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Manchester United on Sunday defeated Southampton 3-2 to win the 2016-17 English Football League (EFL) Cup at Wembley Stadium. Ibrahimovic was the hero for Manchester United as his late goal secured the first major silverware of the season. The Swede curled a free-kick into the bottom-left corner of the goal to give United the lead in the 20th minute. Jesse Lingard got his [...]

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    I’m staying at Manchester United, says Wayne Rooney

I’m staying at Manchester United, says Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney will remain a Manchester United player, the striker said in a statement released on Thursday. The 31-year-old said he's not ready to leave the Red Devils for the Chinese Super League - or anywhere else - just yet. The presence of his agent, Paul Stratford, in China had given life to speculation that his time at the club he joined [...]

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    Rooney’s Man Utd future in doubt as agent goes to China ‘to discuss move’

Rooney’s Man Utd future in doubt as agent goes to China ‘to discuss move’

Speculation over Wayne Rooney's future has dominated football headlines for the past 24 hours. The Manchester United skipper is likely to depart Old Trafford between now and the summer. His agent, Paul Stratford, is said to be in China to thrash out a mega-money deal. Since he broke Sir Bobby Charlton's 250 goal record for Manchester United on January 29, Rooney haś been [...]

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    Winning FA Cup is very important to Chelsea, says Mourinho

Winning FA Cup is very important to Chelsea, says Mourinho

José Mourinho will return to Stamford Bridge for a second time this season to face his former club, Chelsea. Manchester United, the FA Cup holders, were hammered 4-0 earlier this season at Stamford Bridge in a Premier League game. Mourinho praised his side’s display at Blackburn on Sunday but expressed concerned over a potential fixture pile-up before the FA Cup game at Chelsea. "No [...]

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    Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record

Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record

A late goal from Red Devils' prolific scorer, Wayne Rooney, helped his team get a 1-1 draw with Stoke at Bet365 stadium on Saturday. Stoke City took the lead in the first half with a lucky deflection off Juan Mata in the 19th minute. Although Manchester United enjoyed a great deal of possession, they just couldn’t get the goal their play merited. Wayne [...]

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    Pogba, Martial help United to comeback win on Ferguson’s 75th birthday

Pogba, Martial help United to comeback win on Ferguson’s 75th birthday

Manchester United won its sixth straight game in the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Aitor Karanka's Middlesborough at Old Trafford Saturday evening. Manchester United had the right to feel aggrieved for a goalless scoreline at half time, as Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw his strike ruled out harshly for a high boot towards on Victor Valdes in the 39th minute. Middlesbrough led at [...]

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Ibrahimovic’s brace seals Man U away victory against the Baggies

A Zlatan Ibrahimovic's brace saw Manchester United defeating West Bromwich Albion at home Saturday night at the Hawthorns. Manchester United led at half time thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s header just five minutes into the game. Jesse Lingard bursted down the right-hand side on to a long ball from Antonio Valencia and swung in a perfect cross on the half-volley for Zlatan Ibrahimovic [...]

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    Mourinho: England did not do enough to protect Rooney

Mourinho: England did not do enough to protect Rooney

Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho felt England did not do enough to protect the team captain Wayne Rooney. This was after the striker was pictured socialising in the early hours of the morning, while on international duty. Rooney made a public apology on Wednesday after his images were published at the team hotel after last week’s victory over Scotland at Wembley. “The only [...]

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    Ibrahimovic scores EPL’s 25,000th goal as Man Utd defeat Swansea

Ibrahimovic scores EPL’s 25,000th goal as Man Utd defeat Swansea

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th goal of the premier league on Sunday during a match between Manchester United and Swansea. The goal was the 400th of the player's career. The Red Devils bounced back from their poor run of form and claimed all three points in the Liberty Stadium game, which ended 3-1. A Paul Pogba screamer and a double from Ibrahimovic rendered Mike van der [...]

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    Mourinho to take over as Man United fire Van Gaal

Mourinho to take over as Man United fire Van Gaal

After many months of speculation, Louis Van Gaal, Manchester United manager, has been sacked. The Dutchman was shown the way out of the club with one year left on his three-year contract, according to the BBC. Despite winning the English FA cup on Saturday, the management of the club insisted on his departure, with Jose Mourinho, former Chelsea boss, set to take [...]

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    Mourinho will replace Zidane if he fails, says Calderon

Mourinho will replace Zidane if he fails, says Calderon

Zinedine Zidane's spell as coach of Real Madrid may come to a quick end should the Frenchman fail and Jose Mourinho brought in for the second time, Ramon Calderon, former Madrid president, has said. Mourinho was fired from the Bernabeu in 2013 following disharmony with some of 'big' players and fans of the club. The 43-year-old, who was a part of the [...]

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    LVG storms out of press briefing at the mention of Mourinho

LVG storms out of press briefing at the mention of Mourinho

Louis Van Gaal stormed out of a media briefing in the UK on Wednesday when a journalist referred to Jose Mourinho during an interactive session. Gary Lineker, former England international, confirmed the incident via his social network. https://twitter.com/GaryLineker/status/679696499857600513 The Dutchman reportedly stormed out in anger following speculations that he would be replaced by his ‘colleague’ Mourinho, should he fail to succeed during the [...]

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    Van Gaal awaiting sack after Mourinho agrees 5-year United deal

Van Gaal awaiting sack after Mourinho agrees 5-year United deal

Louis Van Gaal could be sacked in days, following report across western media and would be replaced by Mourinho. The Dutchman awaits his fate which hangs on the boxing day game against Stoke City and possibly a home game against Chelsea two days later. Report suggested that the Glazers, American owners of the club, are awaiting proceedings at the New York Stock exchange, while also suggesting that [...]

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