newsfootball17 days ago

With no Champions League, Chelsea are in a position of privilege, says Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho feels that his former club Chelsea’s Champions League absence has handed them a big advantage ahead of their FA Cup quarter-final clash. Mourinho, however, has praised Antonio Conte for devising a tactic which is suited to the skills of his players.
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newsfootballa month ago

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United fans should urge Ibrahimovic to sign new deal

Manager Jose Mourinho has called for Manchester United fans to camp in front of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's house to force the striker to sign a contract extension with the club after the Swede struck a brace to secure his side's 3-2 victory over Southampton in the League Cup final on Sunday.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Premier League | Who said what ahead of Gameweek 25

After a disappointing result against Chelsea last week, Arsene Wenger has refused to accept defeat in the title race stating that if they are out of it, so is everyone else. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte echoed Wenger's comments saying that all six teams are still capable of winning the Premier League.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Which are the most hated clubs in England? Reddit answers

The results of an EPL-focused Reddit survey, which had received over 15000 responses, are out, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, Manchester United top the most-hated-clubs list in England, followed by Liverpool and Chelsea. Interestingly, Watford are the least-hated club in England at the moment.
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newsfootball2 months ago

The Republik of Mancunia: Love him or loathe him, Wayne Rooney deserves his record

English blog Therepublikofmancunia argues why Wayne Rooney, who continues to divide opinions, deserves the record of being the Red Devil's top goalscorer. The writer believes that the recent blip in his performances only "highlights what incredibly high standards" he had set since joining the club.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Former United manager Louis van Gaal retires from football

Former Man United boss Louis van Gaal, on Monday, announced his retirement from professional football, bringing an end to a successful career that spanned over 26 years. The Dutchman won the Champions League with Ajax in 1995 and also bagged league titles with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
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newsfootball3 months ago

WATCH | Jose Mourinho answers journalist's phone during press conference

Jose Mourinho decided to answer a journalist's phone that started ringing during his pre-match press conference in Carrington yesterday. Mourinho, for once, appeared to be in a good mood as he prepares to face arch rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford for the first time in his career.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Zlatan Ibrahimovic : It has taken time, but I have conquered England

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced in typical fashion that he has conquered England while also saying that he has no individual goals as of yet. The Swede is confident that his team are ready to cash in on the inevitable mistakes their Premier League rivals are going to make.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Wayne Rooney becomes United's joint all-time top scorer

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's FA Cup goal against Reading on Saturday took him on level with club legend Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time highest tally of 249 goals for the club. It is more impressive to notice that the 31-year old has achieved this feat in 215 matches lesser than Charlton.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Jose Mourinho calls for expanded World Cup and video referral system in football

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has voiced his support for an expanded World Cup tournament as it would help develop the sport across the world given the clubs and players are not burdened. Mourinho also felt that the video referral system is required to protect the referees from criticism.
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